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Russia’s Stream inks SVOD deal with Miramax

Russian pay TV service Stream has inked a subscription video-on-demand service with US distributor Miramax.

The deal means Stream, the content arm of MTS and formerly known as Omlet.ru, will be the first pay TV service to launch Miramax movies via SVOD in Russia. Titles included in the multiyear deal include Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction and The English Patient.

Danny Goldman, Miramax senior vice-president and head of sales, EMEA said:  “Stream has developed into a leader in the Russian media content market, and we are very pleased that they are our first partner in Russia as we continue to extend Miramax’s global relationships.”

Stream’s content is available on Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets, set top boxes, and PCs. It has programming deals with NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Warner Bros and Disney among others.

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