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Pluto TV expands European offering

Pluto TV has strengthened its European offering by making its app available on Amazon Fire TV devices and Amazon Fire Tablets in the UK, Germany and Austria. The app is available from today. Pluto TV, which was acquired by Viacom earlier this year, was previously only available on Roku and Now TV devices. The company […]

EE provides Amazon Prime Video with inclusive mobile data

BT-owned UK mobile operator EE has launched new content offerings with Amazon Prime Video and MTV Play featuring inclusive mobile data for new and existing EE pay monthly mobile customers.  EE is offering six-month subscriptions to Prime Video and MTV Play with inclusive data, for new and existing pay monthly mobile customers. The operator has […]

Viacom teams with Facebook for MTV Stax

Viacom International Media Networks’s (VIMN) MTV has teamed up with Facebook in the UK to launch a live and interactive quiz game show on Facebook Watch called MTV Stax. The agreement means that MTV will be one of the first UK partners to utilise Facebook Watch’s new game show functionality, which it developed as part […]

MTV launches mobile SVOD service in the UK

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has launched MTV’s first-ever direct-to-consumer SVOD mobile streaming app MTV Play in the UK. MTV Play is targeted at younger, mobile-first audiences who want to watch MTV’s youth-focused reality content. The app will include a broad array of catch-up and box set content and a live feed of the MTV […]

MTV+ joins Amazon channels line-up in Germany and Austria

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has launched MTV+ on Amazon Prime Video Channels in Germany and Austria. Prime members can add MTV+ to their existing Prime membership for €2.99 per-month and use it to access MTV on-demand content and the linear MTV Brand New channel. The news comes after VIMN recently signed an SVOD deal […]

Sky and Virgin to broadcast MTV EMAs in Ultra HD

UK pay TV broadcasters Sky and Virgin TV have secured rights to air this year’s MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) in ultra-high definition (UHD). Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announced the deal, which will see Sky take the MTV EMAs UHD feed for the second year in a row, while Virgin TV will take the […]

Former MTV and Conde Nast exec joins CannabisMD as CEO

Former MTV, Conde Nast and Sundance TV executive Michael Klein has been appointed CEO of digital media company CannabisMD. Klein will oversee all creative and business operations for CannabisMD, which launched in April 2018, and also becomes CEO of parent company Miraculo Inc. This plans to launch a portfolio of verticals in the cannabis space. CannabisMD […]

Telia to acquire Bonnier Broadcasting

Nordic telecom operator Telia has struck a deal to take control of Bonnier Broadcasting, owner of Swedish commercial broadcaster TV4 and Nordic pay TV channel provider C More for SEK9.2 billion (€890 million). Telia said the move was in line with the strategy adopted by the Board in 2014 to create a new Telia Company […]

New MTV channel for UK

Viacom International Media Networks-owned MTV UK is to launch a new channel aimed at 16-34 year-olds. MTV OMG – ‘Obsessed by Music and Gossip’ – will debut on March 1 and will be available as a pay TV service on Sky and Virgin Media. The channel will feature a mxi of content including The Official […]

MTV goes free-to-air in Germany

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has launched MTV as a free-to-air channel in Germany. The music and entertainment channel is available via satellite, cable networks, IPTV and internet TV. Viewers can also live stream it on MTV.de/live and on through the free MTV Play App for iOS and Android. Viacom will start a launch campaign and introduce a new programming schedule […]

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