Nagra Anti-Piracy services have been contracted by Portuguese platform operator NOS and Benfica TV in a bid to prevent the illegal retransmission of the club’s games.
NOS saw continued growth in its subscriber base during 2017. The Portuguese cable operator also grew the number of RGUs by 334,900 in what was its 16th consecutive quarter of growth.
In the old days, cable operators would buy premium pay TV channels and market those to their customers. Now, OTT services are taking that role.
159,000 new pay-TV subscribers were added in Portugal in the 12 months to September 30, 2016.
NOS has launched a new online TV app for Microsoft HoloLens, becoming the first operator in Portugal to offer television content in augmented reality.
Discovery Communications has announced a TV and multi-platform broadcast agreement with public broadcaster NOS in the Netherlands.
Motorvision TV, the German pay-TV channel for car and motor sports fans, has continued its international expansion with launches in Australia, Cyprus, Portugal, Angola and Mozambique.
Dutch public broadcaster NOS has launched its Google Glass news app, available for download now.
The Dutch public broadcasters are stepping up their efforts to launch new HbbTV services, despite the fact that major cablers Ziggo and UPC, as well as KPN IPTV, do not distribute the service.
Dutch public broadcaster NOS us launching a number of services around this year’s FIFA World Cup in Brasil including apps, Google Glass and HbbTV.