Sky could be the first pay-TV operator in the UK to sign a deal with Disney+.
Advertising-financed video-on-demand service Popcorntimes has launched in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, providing movies from the 1910s to the 2010s free of charge.
SVOD revenues in MENA are set to reach $2.97 billion by 2025.
The users of German streaming service Joyn, operated by ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery, can now also receive movies from video-on-demand provider Netzkino.
Poland’s leading mobile operator Play has entered into a partnership with Amazon Prime Video.
Vodafone Deutschland will make German children’s and family channel Fix&Foxi TV available on its cable network.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland is now making all highlight videos of live sports events available on the Sky Q app (Apple TV and Samsung TVs), the Sky Q Mini box and through the Sky Go app on mobile devices.
UK-based Play Sports Group (PSG), part of Discovery, has launched a German-language version of its Global Cycling Network (GCN).
Password sharing – one of the most significant threats to pay-TV companies – is said to be at its highest among the 13 to 24-year-old demographic.
Poland’s Kino Polska TV would like to partner with Netflix in the production of new movie content, according to its CEO Boguslaw Kisielewski.