Iflix expands into MENA


South-East Asian SVOD provider Iflix has expanded into the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with launches in eight territories. The service is now… Read more

Telenet reports 15% increase in SVOD as TV numbers fall


Liberty Global-owned Belgian cable operator Telenet reported a 15% year-on-year increase in users to its subscription VOD packages, Play and Play More, in Q1 as… Read more

Raft of OTT channel deals for Celestial Tiger

Todd Miller

Celestial Tiger Entertainment has struck a raft of OTT deals for its movies, action and horror networks. The Lionsgate and Saban-backed channel operator runs a… Read more

Netflix breaks into China with iQiyi deal

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Netflix has inked a deal with Chinese SVOD service iQiyi, which will carry its originals in the country, according to reports coming out of the… Read more

Turner taps Nick for Boomerang SVOD chief

Sundance Feniger

Turner has poached Sundance Feniger from Nickelodeon to run its new Boomerang subscription VOD service. He has been named VP and general manager of the… Read more

Viaplay orders first Icelandic original

Hilmar Sigurdsson

Scandinavian SVOD player Viaplay’s latest original is an Icelandic drama. The commission of Stella Blómkvist is the first time MTG-owned Viaplay has looked to Iceland… Read more

Boomerang OTT service goes live


Turner and Warner Bros’ animation subscription video-on-demand service, Boomerang, has gone live in the US. The service, which was announced last month, is aimed at… Read more

Yaddo adds offline viewing options


Yaddo, the documentary SVOD service set up by former BBC executive Nick Fraser, has added offline viewing options. Users can now download titles to watch… Read more

Insight launches UHD SVOD service


Insight UHD has launched a subscription video-on-demand service, initially on Apple TV and Android devices, with other CE platforms including Chromecast, LG, Xbox One, Amazon,… Read more

France Télévisions chief highlights Netflix rival SVOD project’s progress

Delphine Ernotte Cunci

France Télévisions’ plans for a new SVOD service are progressing well, with agreements in principle signed with five production groups, according to director-general Delphine Ernotte-Cunci.… Read more