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.
Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has extended its distribution agreements with YouSee and Stofa, the two largest TV distributors in Denmark, on a long-term basis.
NBCUniversal will launch its own streaming OTT service in 2020. the new service will also be available in Europe.
NBCUniversal International’s SVOD service Hayu is rolling out in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.
NBCUniversal’s Telemundo and Eleven Sports Networks have now also complained about piracy of their live exclusive sports rights by Saudi based BeoutQ TV platform.
NBCUniversal has teamed up with Google to produce virtual reality (VR) content including original content from Saturday Night Live, Bravo Media’s Vanderpump Rules and Syfy wire.
British OTT platform TVPlayer has added four channels from NBCUniversal International Networks, Universal Channel, E! Entertainment Television, SYFY and Movies 24.
Social media network Snapchat is to debut short TV-like content for mobile devices.
Sky has extended its distribution agreement with NBC Universal. A series of multi-year agreements cover Sky Cinema and NBCUniversal International Networks’ (NBCUIN) suite of channel brands for Sky’s customers in the UK, Ireland, Germany and Austria.
Viasat World has signed multi-title agreements with NBCUniversal and Sony Pictures.