Walter Presents launching in Belgium

International drama-focused SVOD service Walter Presents is rolling out in Belgium.  The service, which originated as a VOD play on UK broadcaster Channel 4 in January 2016, will launch to Flemish audiences mid-April through a partnership with media group Medialaan, which operates Flanders-based commercial channel VTM. Walter Presents will be made available on VTM’s newly […]

Medialaan taps YoSpace for new online TV service

Belgian broadcaster Medialaan has selected advertising technology outfit YoSpace to provide its dynamic ad insertion system to help it make money from live channels on its new TV everywhere service, Stievie Premium. A revamped pay version of Stievie’s online television service launched yesterday, offering 18 live TV channels and six catch-up services, , and can […]

Telenet completes BASE acquisition

Liberty Global-owned Telenet has completed the acquisition of mobile operator BASE Company and the sale of the latter’s 50% stake in VikingCo to Medialaan. The transactions were finalised following approval by the Belgian competition regulator and the EC on January 28 and February 4 respectively. The sale of the stake in VikingCo was a condition […]

Telenet strikes mobile deal to secure EC BASE approval

Liberty Global-owned Belgian cable operator Telenet has agreed to sell a number of acquisition target BASE Company’s JIM Mobile unit’s mobile customer base to media group Medialaan, along with BASE’s 50% stake in VikingCo NV, the company behind the mobile brand Mobile Vikings, as part of a drive to secure EC approval of the BASE […]

Telenet adds Medialaan channels to Yelo TV

Liberty Global-backed Belgian cable operator Telenet and Flemish commercial broadcaster Medalaan have signed a new deal that will see content from the VTM, 2BE, Vitaya, VTMKZOOM and JIM channels made available on Telenet’s Yelo TV multiscreen service. The new agreement, which will cover live and on-demand TV rights until 2017, will enable all Telenet Yelo […]