Afrostream launching SVOD service across Francophone Africa

Afrostream, the subscription video-on-demand service that set itself the goal of being the ‘Netflix of Afro-American and French films’, will tomorrow kick off a major international expansion that will see it launch in 24 countries across French-speaking Africa. The expansion of Afrostream’s availability marks its first major move outside Europe, where it is available in […]

Sky Atlantic launches in Germany

The Sky Atlantic channel was officially launched in Germany yesterday with a party thrown in Hamburg attended by about 500 guests including Game of Thrones stars Emilia Clarke, Michelle Fairley and Tom Wlaschiha, and Sky Deutschland CEO Brian Sullivan. The channel kicked off with the German TV premier of the second season of Game of […]

Interview: Sean Cohan SVP, international, A&E Networks

As A&E Networks’ international business continues to increase its footprint in Europe, Sean Cohan tells Graham Pomphrey about the broadcaster’s growth strategy, the importance of localization and the potential for 3D. A&E Networks has seen its presence in Europe grow this year, despite the tough economic conditions faced by the region. Backed by local partners, […]