SPI/FilmBox has signed its first ever agreement with the French streaming service Molotov.
The global sports streaming service DAZN is expected to inform global rights holders that it will not make its next rights fee payments for any content that has not been delivered.
German internet TV provider waipu.tv has added Motorvision TV Free and tvtraveller to its portfolio.
Subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service Cirkus has launched on internet TV platform Zattoo in Germany and Switzerland.
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) will launch its Viaplay streaming service in Iceland on April 1.
The Walt Disney Company’s Disney+ has today (March 24) made its debut in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will only be able to offer Disney+ as an app on its Sky Q platform from April 2021.
The providers of paid-for and advertising-financed streaming services in Germany generated a total turnover of €3.6 billion in 2019.
Disney+, which will launch in many European countries on March 24, 2020, has a user experience equal to Amazon Prime Video, but still clearly lags behind industry leader Netflix.
Fox Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the free ad-supported service Tubi for around $440 million in cash. Funding for the transaction will be obtained principally from the sale of its 5% stake in Roku.