German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will only be able to offer Disney+ as an app on its Sky Q platform from April 2021.
2019 was a defining year for the German TV and video market, with mass market resistance to premium digital video finally falling away and paving the way for this month’s launch of Disney+.
Dutch IPTV and DTT provide KPN has signed a last-minute deal to continue carrying the Fox channels and Disney Channel.
Fox Networks Group Spain and Orange have launched the streaming service Fox Now on Orange TV.
Sinclair Broadcast Group will acquire 21 regional sports networks (RSNs) and Fox Collge Sports in $10.6 billion deal from Disney.
Fox, NBCUniversal, and Viacom have unveiled OpenAP 2.0, expanding the advanced audience platform into a centralised premium video marketplace with workflow automation for national linear and long-form digital video, developed in collaboration with Accenture and FreeWheel.
Dutch incumbent KPN said it is withdrawing five Fox channels from its various distribution platforms.
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.
Sony is in talks to sell its two Italian digital terrestrial channels Pop (kids) and Cine Sony.
RTL will acquire BrandDeli, the sales house for the Discovery, Fox and Viacom brand portfolio.