SVOD


SVOD service TrueRoyalty.tv launches

Following on from the global popularity of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s recent wedding, a new on-demand TV service has launched this week that will consist entirely of royal-themed content. Called TrueRoyalty.tv, it offers subscribers a mix of documentaries and factual dramas about Royalty from around the world and through the ages, chosen by BAFTA […]

Broadcasters take forward ‘Russian Hulu’ plan with new OTT TV platform

Russian broadcaster CTC Media and the country’s largest media holding company, National Media Group, are to create a single joint online TV platform, More.TV. The pair will create the new platform as a virtual TV and video-on-demand operator, offering a distribution network for streamed TV channels and popular Russian and international content that will be […]

SVOD service Stan secures Lionsgate and Starz programming

Australian streamer Stan and Lionsgate have a new licensing agreement that will bring a robust slate of upcoming Starz original series and hundreds of hours of additional Lionsgate and Starz premium programming to the service. With the move, Stan becomes the Australian home of Starz Originals. The agreement marks the latest step in the continued […]

Vodafone to offer Amazon Prime Video with mobile plans

Vodafone UK has teamed up with Amazon to become the first UK mobile company to offer Amazon Prime Video as part of its mobile plans. The agreement means that Vodafone UK customers will be able to enjoy Amazon prime Video series such as The Marvelous Mrs Maisel and The Grand Tour, and forthcoming series Cloak […]

Acorn TV launches in Latin America on Roku

Acorn TV, the North American streamer hosting British and international TV, will now become available in twelve Latin American countries through Roku streaming devices. The Latin America launch includes Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru. Viewers will be able to subscribe to Acorn via their Roku […]

Discovery to invest US$2bn in new PGA OTT TV ‘home of golf’ service

Discovery has struck a 12-year deal with the PGA golf tour to create a new multi-platform home for golf that includes global TV and multi-platform rights outside the US to all PGA Tour properties. Discovery will create a new PGA Tour-branded OTT video streaming service to attract international golf fans across all screens in 220 […]

OSN launches new all-inclusive pricing model for WAVO

OSN has changed the pricing structure of its online streaming service, WAVO, from various skinny bundle options to an all-in-one tariff. OSN’s new all-inclusive price gives viewers in the Middle East access to WAVO’s full line-up of entertainment, movie and sports for US$9.99 per-month. The previous pricing structure offered WAVO Entertainment for US$9.99 per month; […]

CBS teams up with Japanese SVOD service U-Next

CBS Studios International (CSI) has signed a multi-series, multi-year content licensing agreement with one of Japan’s largest SVOD platforms, U-Next. From this month, U-Next subscribers will have access to over 1300 episodes of current and past programming from CBS Television Studios, including the NCIS franchise, Hawaii Five-0, The Good Wife (pictured) and Reign – which will launch in Japan for the first […]

KPN to shut down KPN Play due to ‘insufficient demand’

Dutch teclo KPN is due to shut down its over-the-top TV service KPN Play on July 2 citing “insufficient demand”. In a statement the company said that the subscription online service, which offered a new way of watching TV when it launched in 2015, did not get sufficient traction. During June the company will make […]

Orange and SFR ‘close to deal’ to combine OCS and Altice Studio

Orange and Altice France/SFR are close to a deal to merge their premium series and movies offerings, OCS and Altice Studio, according to a French press report. According to Le Figaro, the pair are looking to merger their premium channel offerings to better take on the likes of Netfliix. The paper said that Orange and […]

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