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.
NBCUniversal is launching a new cable channel in the US in partnership with the IOC and USOC, The Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.
Competition is heating up in France with the news that Altice has signed exclusive distribution deals with Discovery and NBCUniversal for its French SFR cablenet and multiscreen offering.
NBCUniversal is in discussions with Euronews about acquiring a stake in the Lyons-based broadcaster.