Greece’s Nova, which is operated by Forthnet, has renewed its long-term agreement with HBO.
The three leading Spanish FTA broadcasters Atresmedia, RTVE and Mediaset have entered into a partnership in order to compete with Netflix, HBO and Sky.
The Nordic market for S-VOD services has grown considerably over the last few years in both subscriptions and revenues.
Poland’s Cyfrowy Polsat has significantly revamped its SVOD service Ipla.
Proximus TV subscribers will have access to the linear premium offer of Be tv, which consists of six HD channels.
The OTT subscription online video-on-demand market in Europe should keep growing over the next five years, with Kagan, a media research group within S&P Global Market Intelligence.
The Spanish commercial TV association UTECA has criticised the “legal jungle” under which online services such as Netflix, Amazon TV, HBO and Sky operate in the country.
US prosecutors have charged an Iranian man they believe to have been behind the hacking into HBO and a $6 million ransom demand.
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.
Four people have been arrested in India in connection with the leaking of an episode of Game of Thrones.