Channel Launches


MyMTV launches in Switzerland

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has launched MyMTV Music in Switzerland on Swisscom. As opposed to traditional music tv channels, MyMTV Music promises a personalised linear music channel. This is achieved by allowing users to curate their own channel through accessing MTV’s library of music videos, live performances and other exclusive content.  VIMN claims the […]

Pluto launches Christmas pop-ups

Viacom-owned AVOD service Pluto TV has announced the launch of four new pop-up channels for the festive season.  The channels, available through the Pluto app, are Pluto TV Christmas, Pluto TV Mistletoe, Fireplace and Holiday Lights. Pluto TV Christmas features family-friendly movies and specials such as Scrooge, Cat in the Hat and Christmas In Wonderland. […]

Rakuten TV launches European AVOD 

Rakuten TV has announced the launch of its first AVOD channels within the platform.  The free section of Rakuten TV will launch with an initial offer including Hollywood and local content to be expanded to additionally include exclusive Rakuten content, TV series, documentary series, news and sport channels in the coming months – with a […]

DNMG partners with Stingray for launch of three UHD channels

German DNMG has partnered with music, media and tech company Stingray to launch three native 4K channels to its network operators in the country.  This will mean that the three channels, Stingray Festival 4K, Stingray Hits 4K and Stingray Ambiance 4K, will be available in Germany for the first time.  Stingray Festival 4K is dedicated […]

Pluto adds seven new Viacom channels

Viacom has further bolstered its Pluto TV AVOD with seven new channels. The most noteworthy of these channels is one solely dedicated to VH1’s popular series RuPaul’s Drag Race, which is made up of episodes from the show’s first five seasons. There are also channels dedicated to other VH1 series Love & Hip Hop and […]

La Liga signs on with Premier Sports for UK and Ireland

Premier Sports has announced a deal with La Liga to bring every match to the UK and Ireland. The three-year deal will see the league become the first in the world to have a dedicated channel showing all live matches in the countries.  La Liga TV will be available to subscribers of Premier Sports on […]

Fubo launches free-to-air Sports Network

FuboTV has lifted the lid on its free-to-view Fubo Sports Network, including the operator’s first original programming. The company says that the channel is designed to expand Fubo’s revenue base and audience beyond its core pay-TV service. Fubo sports Network soft-launched in June, available in the US on Xumo.  In addition to original programming such […]

Vevo partners with Vewd for smart TV app launch

Music video platform Vevo has announced a deal with OTT software provider Vewd to bring the service to smart TVs. The agreement will see Vevo’s extensive music video library to Vewd-enabled smart Tvs, which includes sets and devices made by Sony, Hisense, Philips and TiVo. The deal covers North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia […]

Insight TV announces European LG Channels launch

UHD broadcaster and content producer Insight TV has announced the launch of its channel in Europe on LG channels.  Insight TV is one of the few channels that solely broadcasts content that has been produced in native 4K UHD HDR. It is available in 27 countries via linear channels. Content is mostly focused on adventure […]

Globecast and Eutelsat launch new Hotbird platform with Deutsche Welle as first customer

International distribution firm Globecast has announced an extension of its partnership with Eutelsat Communications on the creation of a new Hotbird platform. Globecast says that the new platform is designed to “satisfy the growing move from SD to HD in the market”. “We’ve seen increasing demand for capacity across Europe from west to east as […]

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