The latest report from Ampere Analysis focuses on China, where three major SVoD services have emerged since 2012 amidst fierce competition: iQIYI (backed by Baidu), Youku-Tudou (backed by Alibaba), and Tencent Video (backed by Tencent).
Ad-supported streaming service Pluto TV, recently acquired by Viacom, is strengthening its European distribution with launches on Amazon Fire TV devices and Amazon Fire Tablets in the UK, Germany and Austria.
Starzplay is now available across Europe and Latin America including the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Colombia as an Apple TV channel.
Netflix wants to open a German office in Berlin in autumn 2019. After London, Madrid, Paris and Brussels, this would be the streaming service’s fifth national office in Europe.
Red Bee Media has been contracted to deliver Managed OTT services for live tv & video-on-demand platform NLZiet in the Netherlands, after successfully completing a proof of concept with live streams of the UEFA Champions League in May 2019.
EuroVoD, the network of European independent VOD platforms, welcomed 11 new members in 2018, as well as 6 new members since the beginning of 2019.
MinersINC has unveiled India’s first blockchain powered film VOD platform ‘myNK’ at the Cannes Film Festival after a beta launch during MIP-TV.
With bumerangTV a free, ad-supported video-on-demand (VOD) service has launched in Germany for fans of series in the original language.
Roger Lodewick, CEO of Zoomin, has signed a special partnership between Zoomin and CCTV+, the Chinese video news agency specializing in video on demand.
Turkish streaming service BluTV has selected German digital payment solutions provider Wirecard to support its global expansion.