Subscribers to Russia’s VimpelCom (Beeline TV) have lost their access to Fox TV channels on the eve of the final season of Game of Thrones.
OTT platform Fubo TYV has now launched in Spain with 12 national linear TV channels.
All cable, DTH and IPTV customers in the Czech Republic will be offered HBO 3 for free of charge from April 7 to April 14.
Exclusive productions are extremely popular among VOD users in the UK, especially those made by the leading streaming providers Amazon and Netflix.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will introduce the eighth season of Game of Thrones with its own pop-up channel.
Jan Mojto’s production company Beta Film and ZDF Enterprises, the commercial arm of German public broadcaster ZDF, have confirmed the launch of a new joint venture for scripted series.
US prosecutors have charged an Iranian man they believe to have been behind the hacking into HBO and a $6 million ransom demand.
Traffic to Telenor’s network in Norway from HBO was 40 per cent higher on Monday, compared to Saturday evening, and 20 per cent up on Sunday.
NL Connect, the Dutch trade association of cable and telecom operators, has called for action by the consumer protection authority ACM when it comes content exclusivity.
Another episode of hit HBO series Game of Thrones has been released ahead of schedule, but this time it appears the broadcaster is to blame, rather than the hackers.