BBC Worldwide has strengthened its partnership with All3Media Germany, in the jointly-owned production company Tower Productions by combining both format catalogues into one definitive collection.
French media company Vivendi wants to counter competition from Amazon Instant Prime, Netflix, maxdome and other players in the German subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) market through a relaunch of its SVOD service Watchever.
The BBC is planning the launch of a new OTT service in the United States.
BBC Brit, BBC Earth and BBC First will launch on MultiChoice’s DStv platform in South Africa.
BBC Worldwide will launch of new premium factual channel, BBC Earth, in Asia on October 3.
The part-sale of BBC America to AMC Networks reduced the headline profit of BBC Worldwide down by 11.9% to £136.6 million.
German public broadcaster ZDF has acquired a rights package from UK-based licence company BBC Worldwide containing around 160 hours of BBC documentaries focusing on history and science for its thematic channel ZDFinfo.
BBC Worldwide has announced the launch of BBC First in Belgium on the Telenet cablenet on Thursday, June 4.
Clipfish, the ad-supported free-of-charge video-on-demand portal operated by German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, has renewed its rights deal with BBC Worldwide.
German mobile TV app dailyme TV has expanded its rights deal with BBC Worldwide.