A number of American media and technology companies, in collaboration with US smart TV company Vizio, have formed a consortium dedicated to the development and deployment of a new, open standard for addressable advertising on connected TVs.
Sky wants to become less dependent on cable and satellite distribution and is now making its entire pay-TV offer available in Austria through the new streaming service Sky X.
ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery are extending the management of their joint streaming service around CEO Alexandar Vassilev, scheduled to launch in summer 2019.
Discovery has appointed Elena Anniballi in the newly created position of Senior Scheduling Director, Male Brands UK.
Bavarian media authority BLM has granted Discovery Communications Deutschland broadcast licences for 19 TV channels targeting Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.
The BBC and Discovery have reportedly agreed to pool their natural history and wildlife programming in a new subscription streaming service.
Discovery Deutschland has extended its partnership with MX1 for fully managed playout and content management services.
Discoveryhas named Avi Saxena, former VP of Technology for Amazon Marketplace, as Chief Technology Officer, Direct-to-Consumer.
Post Luxembourg has added several channels from Discovery to the pay-TV service Entertain Me on its IPTV platform PostTV.
Discovery Communications will establish a European operational headquarter for its pay-TV channels in the Netherlands.