The Russian OTT operator Okko has appointed Maxim Evdokimov as its general director and Oleg Manzha the head of Okko Sport.
German broadcast and telecommunications solutions provider VIDI has appointed Plamen Yankov as Business Development Director East Europe.
Molotov and WarnerMedia have extended their long-term distribution agreement that includes Toonami, Adult Swim, Boomerang, Boing, CNN and TCM Cinema services.
Belgian developer AlphaNetworks has been selected by WarnerMedia to manage its Toonami Max SVOD service.
ESRevolution has selected Eutelsat’s 13 degrees East position for the European launch of its video gaming channel ESR.
Netflix is to deliver a new feature that instantly selects content a subscriber wants to watch.
Austrian TV channel ServusTV is strengthening its sports rights and distribution division with Slaven Paunovic.
Sky is to release over 125 new Sky Originals over the next 12 months, as the pay-TV platform looks to maintain its position against streaming services Netflix and Amazon Prime.
Orange has entered into an exclusivity agreement with La Banque des Territoires (Caisse des Dépôts), CNP Assurances and EDF Invest for the sale of a 50% stake and co-control of Orange Concessions.
With around 6.6 million TV sets, 20% more smart TVs were sold in Germany last year than in 2019 (5.5 million), reports industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform with reference to GfK figures.