Channel 4 launches programme sales site

Channel 4 has launched a new TV programme sales website aimed other linear broadcasters in the UK and Ireland. The Channel4.com/distribution site features a searchable catalogue of the content that Channel 4 offers for sale to other channels, along with programme information and links so that programming teams can view programmes via 4oD. “The launch […]

ITV automates multi-platform content delivery

UK broadcaster ITV has migrated its content to a file-based distribution and transmission model and brought all catch-up services in house. ITV said that the move marks the completion of a “significant stage” in its content delivery modernisation (CDM) project, which is designed to automate linear, catch-up and archive content delivery to a variety of […]

Fashion TV extends deal with SatLink

Israel-based teleport provider SatLink Communications has extended its deal with Fashion TV for the global playout, content management and distribution of its HD and SD channels.  SatLink will distribute Fashion TV via satellite to Asia on the AsiaSat 3S satellite at 105.5° East, to the Americas on Intelsat’s IS805 C-band platform at 55.5° West and […]

Vuguru signs streaming deal with Flipps

Phone-to-TV video streaming service Flipps has signed a distribution deal with web series studio Vuguru, allowing it to distribute two of the latter’s shows via its platform.  Under the deal, Flipps will make Vuguru scripted series Prom Queen and Back on Topps available to stream on smart TVs and web-connected games consoles using Flipps’ iOS […]

Sky Deutschland names marketing chief

German pay TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has named Anthony Liow as senior vice-president of marketing and Simin Lange as head of commercial distribution. Liow, who will be responsible for all marketing and brand communications, was most recently head of product marketing and customer proposition at Sky Deutschland, and has previously worked at Sky Italia. Lange, […]