OTT TV episode and movie revenues for 22 Eastern European countries will reach $3.51 billion in 2023; more than triple the $1.01 billion recorded in 2017.
French content aggregation and distribution company Alchimie has signed agreements with European cultural channel Arte and ZDF Enterprises, the commercial arm of German public broadcaster ZDF, to monetise existing documentary and factual content.
OTT on-demand platform Xumo has said its viewership rose 325% and user consumption over the past year increased 90%.
Sports rights organisation IMG is launching Serie A Pass, a global OTT subscription service delivering live coverage of every game from the top Italian League in selected markets around the world.
Facebook has secured rights to broadcast the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Super Cup in Spanish-speaking Latin American territories.
Juventus, one of the titans of Italian football, is dropping its linear TV channel and instead moving to an OTT service.
Sports streaming service DAZN will continue to show the matches of the first Italian football league Serie A live in Germany and Austria.
The Roku Channel is now available on web via PCs, mobile phones and tablets in the US, as a subscription-free OTT service.
German video-on-demand platform Pantaflix has acquired an entertainment package from German production group Red Arrow Studios International.
Bob Iger has shed some light on Disney’s plans to launch its own SVOD service rather than licensing its content to third parties such as Netflix.