French media company Vivendi wants to counter competition from Amazon Instant Prime, Netflix, maxdome and other players in the German subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) market through a relaunch of its SVOD service Watchever.
Netflix is expected to have around 900,000 subscribers in France by the end of the year.
Austria’s largest cable operator UPC Austria is preparing the launch of a subscription video-on-demand service (SVOD) following the Netflix model on which viewers can watch films, series and other content for a flat monthly fee.
Vivendi’s German subscription video-on-demand service Watchever has secured a series package from rights dealer Studiocanal.
Video-on-demand (VOD) provider Watch4 has launched a subscription-VOD service in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
German family channel Super RTL will launch a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service for children between 3 and 13 years of age.
Vivendi’s subscription video-on-demand service Watchever has renewed its content deal with CBS Studios International for several years enabling its German customers to access several hundred series episodes from the US studio.
Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom will add movies from German production and licencing company Constantin Film to its subscription video-on-demand service MyPrime.
Deutsche Telekom will launch a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service for children between 3 and 13 years of age in collaboration with German publishing house Burda in early April 2015.
German video-on-demand (VOD) service maxdome has added reportages from German TV production company Spiegel TV to its lineup.