Hybrid TV & OTT

Russian OTT services see subscription revenue outpace advertising

Ivi.ru is the leading Russian OTT provider

Subscription and transactional income for Russia’s streaming services surpassed advertising revenues in the first half of this year, according to a report by Telecom Daily.… Read more

Médiamétrie adds Molotov to multi-screen measurement

Molotov - screenshot iPad

France’s audience measurement organisation, Médiamétrie, has included digital service Molotov into its ‘four screen TV’ ratings. From this month Médiamétrie will measure the 14 channels… Read more

HBO unveils first Scandi original

HBO's Gösta

Swedish filmmaker Lukas Moodysson will create HBO Europe’s first original series out of Scandinavia. Scripted show Gösta (its working title) will be a “mix of comedy… Read more

Iflix hires Sky M&A chief as CFO

Anil Jhingan

Emerging markets subscription video-on-demand service Iflix has named Sky M&A executive Anil Jhingan as its chief commercial and financial officer. Jhingan, who has served as… Read more

Netflix to produce first Polish original

netflix THUMB

Netflix has announced its first original series in Poland, a key market for the global streaming video leader in central and eastern Europe. The eight-episode… Read more

The Africa Channel launching SVOD offering

Demand Africa

US-based The Africa Channel is launching a subscription video-on-demand service targeted at the African diaspora audience and others interested in Africa-themed content. Demand Africa is… Read more

Report: Philo SVOD service to offer channels from US cable giants


Channels from US cable TV giants like Discovery, AMC Networks and Viacom are set to become available on a new entertainment-focused SVOD service called Philo.… Read more

SPI International channels to launch on Youfone TV


SPI International/Filmbox is launching three linear TV channels on YoufoneTV, the new OTT TV service being launched by Dutch SIM-only MVNO Youfone, including its new… Read more

Sky launches OTT TV service for Spain

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Sky has launched its planned OTT TV streaming service for the Spanish market, offering a line-up of Spanish pay TV channels, TV series and on-demand… Read more

Iflix expands in Africa with Ghana launch


Emerging market SVOD service, Iflix, has expanded its African reach after going live in Ghana last week.  The launch marks Iflix’s third African rollout, following… Read more