Roku will begin rolling out premium subscriptions to Epix, Showtime and Starz on The Roku Channel in the US.
Speaking to investors, CBS CEO Leslie Moonves said the company continued to “surpass expectations” for its digital subscriber base.
Last year, the two CBS OTT services reached almost five million subscribers, reaching the target originally set for 2020.
UFC is to refund fans after heavy demand resulted in a collapse of online streaming during Saturday’s Mayweather-McGregor fight.
Canal+ Group has signed an exclusive licence with CBS to screen content from US premium channel Showtime.
The Rakuten group plans to integrate its video operations in Europe (Wuaki), Japan (Showtime) and the US (Viki).
Amazon has launched the Streaming Partners Program, an OTT streaming subscription programme for video providers that enables them to reach tens of millions of Prime members.
Cablevision Systems Corporation and CBS Corporation have signed a broad-based multi-year content carriage agreement.
Showtime has announced plans to launch its own standalone internet service at a monthly $10.99. Branded simply ‘Showtime’, the CBS-backed premium channel will make its debut in on July 12th, coinciding with new series of Ray Donovan and Masters of Sex.
Among cable networks, HBO saw the most piracy, with 381,952 users worldwide and 38,330 users in the US illegally sharing HBO content daily.