MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Discovery’s CEO and president David Zaslav is convinced his company is best poised to face the many challenges of the fast changing word of television.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Discovery Communications’ Eurosport and Snap have reached a strategic advertising and content agreement that will deliver a new partnership for the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang 2018.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. News agency Ruptly has announced the launch of the first video streaming platform to offer global live events with the ability to broadcast directly to social media.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Hustler has named Christina Foley, the former managing director of Playboy Europe, as its new head of Sapphire Media International.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Music broadcaster Stingray is launching a third 4K UltraHD channel in Europe, Now4K.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Japanese public broadcaster NHK will launch an 8K satellite channel in December 2018.
Lagardère Studios, a subsidiary of Lagardère Active, has signed an agreement to take a majority stake in Aito Media Group.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Samsung is adding three channels with Insight programming to its OTT service TV Plus.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Dutch based adult TV channel Dusk has launched its OTT app for Smart TV’s.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. SPI International/Filmbox and Vienna-based Telekom Austria Group are extending and expanding their strategic agreement until 2022.