Discovery Benelux is launching a new premium streaming video OTT service Dplay, offering on-demand and live streaming from Discovery, TLC and Investigation Discovery, among others.
WarnerMedia is launching its OTT SVOD video platform in the US in the fourth quarter featuring catalogue content from HBO, Warner Bros. and Turner.
HBO has launched in Portugal with Vodafone Portugal as its exclusive operator partner.
Flix Snip has partnered with Russia’s Rostelecom to launch the premium, curated short form content service in the country.
DistroScale, a video-as-a-service provider, is launching DistroTV, a streaming OTT service in the US, Canada and UK with a range of entertainment, news, sports, film and TV programming in live, linear and video-on-demand formats.
Viacom’s acquisition of Pluto TV will boost their position in the direct-to-consumer market, according g to GlobalData.
Netflix has begun to offer content in Slovakia with Czech dubbing and subtitles.
SPI International has signed a new agreement with Skylink, the leading DTH platform in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Stefan Langefeld, chairman of the management board of German media company Pantaflix AG, has resigned from the management board in agreement with the supervisory board as of the end of the current month.
UK-based digital kids’ network and studio WildBrain has been appointed to exclusively manage content on YouTube for German toy manufacturer Playmobil to help grow the brand internationally.