Molotov has added a selection of movies from Sony Pictures to Mango, the free on demand service it launched earlier this month.
The recently launched French streaming service Salto has entered into an initial distribution agreement with Bouygues Télécom.
In a pan-European tender German public broadcaster ZDF has awarded the budget for the further development of its catch-up TV service to TeraVolt.
Andalucia’s Canal Sur (RTVA) is set to become the first regional broadcaster in Spain to launch an on demand platform.
Providers of audiovisual online on demand services in Poland contributed nearly PL4 million (€892,000) to the Polish Film Institute (PISF) in the first quarter of a so-called VOD tax on such companies.
Five global platforms are expected to have a total of 678 million paying customers by 2025.
The OTT platform operator Molotov has launched France’s first free VOD ad-supported service.
Online services such as Netflix, HBO and Amazon Prime face the prospect of having to allocate 5% of the income they generate in Spain to finance European films and series.
Turkey’s Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK) has awarded Netflix and Amazon Prime Video 10-year licences to operate in the country.
Netflix has raised monthly charges in the US for its standard and premium subscription plans, a move that sent the company’s shares climbing nearly 5%.