Sky and Sony Pictures Television have agreed a new long-term partnership across the UK and Ireland, Germany, Italy, Austria and Switzerland.
German media company Pantaflix has acquired a series and movies rights package from Sony Pictures Entertainment Deutschland for its advertising-based video-on-demand service (AVOD).
Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom has secured a movie and series package from Hollywood studio Sony Pictures Entertainment for its video-on-demand (VOD) service MyPrime.
Sony Pictures Television (SPT), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Pictures Entertainment, has signed an agreement to acquire approximately 32% of the shares of Multi Screen Media Private Limited (MSM),
The Sky EPG slot owned by Film24 has been acquired by Sony Pictures Television (SPT). Since Film24 went into liquidation in June, channel 157 had been managed by Canis Media, showing a mix of teleshopping and classic US television to keep the slot open.
Crackle, Sony Pictures’ multi-platform video entertainment network, has launched in the UK and Australia. Advertiser supported, Crackle features original short-form series, full-length and short-form television shows, and motion pictures from the Sony Pictures library.
LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Valens Semiconductor have announced that they intend to launch a cross-industry alliance to promote and standardize the HDBaseT technology for distribution of uncompressed HD multimedia content.