Disney strikes deal for branded channel with SVOD player Iflix

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Disney, fresh from pulling out of its distribution agreement with Netflix, has signed up to provide a branded channel on the streaming video outfit’s Asian… Read more

Okko reports first operating profit as user base expands


Russian OTT TV service Okko has reported its first operating profit after first-half revenues for the online movies service jumped by 59% in one year.… Read more

Telefónica ‘looking to launch’ international OTT TV service

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Telefónica is mulling the launch of a Netflix-like OTT TV service to target an international audience, according to a report in El País newspaper. According… Read more

AMC Iberia to launch streaming service

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AMC Networks Iberia is planning to launch a streaming service in Spain, in partnership with pay TV distributors, according to local reports. A promo for the… Read more

Liberty Global sees upside from ‘fragmented’ European OTT market

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Liberty Global is benefitting from a fragmented, and in some cases still underdeveloped, OTT market in Europe according to CEO Mike Fries. Speaking on Liberty’s… Read more

Disney ups BAMTech stake in strategic SVOD move

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Disney will pay US$1.58 billion (€1.34 billion) to up its stake in video streaming technology firm BAMTech, is it prepares to make a major push… Read more

Netflix makes first acquisition with Millarworld

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SVOD giant Netflix has entered the mergers and acquisitions market for the first time by acquiring comic book publishing house Millarworld. Netflix called its move… Read more

Lionsgate launches Spanish OTT service Pantaya


Lionsgate and Hemisphere Media Group have launched Pantaya, a Spanish-language OTT service dedicated to premium content for the Hispanic community in the US. The SVOD… Read more

Arris taps TiVo for new advanced set-tops


Arris has launched three advanced set-tops that combine traditional QAM video with TiVo’s signature experience, alongside OTT content. The boxes support the National Cable Television Cooperative’s VU-IT!… Read more

Ownzones names Paywizard exec as business development chief

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OTT TV technology provider Ownzones has named Serge Vaguine as senior vice-president, business development. In this new post Vaguine will be tasked with increasing the… Read more