CBS Corp is close to making an offer for its sister company Viacom Inc.
ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery have launched their joint German streaming platform Joyn, offering 55 TV channels as free live-streams.
Ad-supported, free streaming platform Pluto TV has acquired a programme package from ZDF Enterprises, the commercial arm of German public broadcaster ZDF, and uses the content to offer two channels: Kultkrimi and Telenovela ZDF.
Ad-supported streaming service Pluto TV, recently acquired by Viacom, is strengthening its European distribution with launches on Amazon Fire TV devices and Amazon Fire Tablets in the UK, Germany and Austria.
Gabor Harsanyi has been appointed VP, general manager for VIMN Central Eastern Europe and Israel (CEEI).
Katarzyna Samojluk has been promoted to the position of VP, finance for Central and Eastern Europe and Israel (CEEI), as well as country manager VIMN Polska.
Viacom is launching 14 free channels in the United States on its newly owned Pluto TV service on May 1, 2019.
Fox, NBCUniversal, and Viacom have unveiled OpenAP 2.0, expanding the advanced audience platform into a centralised premium video marketplace with workflow automation for national linear and long-form digital video, developed in collaboration with Accenture and FreeWheel.
Viacom’s free streaming service Pluto TV has added two drama channels to its portfolio in the UK.
Viacom’s acquisition of Pluto TV will boost their position in the direct-to-consumer market, according g to GlobalData.