Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa has partnered with MultiChoice to launch a new localized BET channel exclusively on DStv in South Africa.
Viacom is to launch its own MTV-branded music and video streaming apps. MTV Play and MTV Trax will be available direct through MTV and bundled with mobile operator packages.
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Spain has signed bald with Movistar TV, Canal+, ONO, Telecable and Euskaltel to add VIMN brands to their pay TV offer.
Viacom’s Nickelodeon has announced it will launch a streaming OTT service in the US this March. In France, TF1 will launch a OTT S-VOD portal for kids called TFou Max.
VIMN has expanded its MTV youth and music portfolio in Israel after its existing 24-hour Hebrew-language service split into two separate youth-oriented TV channels: MTV and MTV Music.
Philippe Dauman, Viacom’s chief executive, has accused Nielsen of failing to keep up in the way people watch TV.
Viacom and Sony Corporation have announced an agreement for Sony’s forthcoming cloud-based TV service to carry 22 Viacom networks at launch.
Internet TV platform Zattoo has taken three TV channels from US media company Viacom International Media Networks Northern Europe on board its offering in Germany.
US media company Viacom International Media Networks Northern Europe is changing the distribution strategy of the HD version of its music and youth channel MTV in Germany.
US media company Viacom will perform major changes in its German channel family this autumn: VIVA will hand over its evening hours to Comedy Central while Nickelodeon will be turned into a 24 hour service and MTV into an HD-only channel.