Swisscom brings Paramount+ to subscribers

Swisscom has teamed up with Paramount to bring the latter’s streamer Paramount+ to its subscribers in Switzerland. Paramount+ is now available to order providing unrestricted streaming access to series, originals and blockbusters at home or on the move. Paramount+ has been available as a standalone service in Switzerland since last year. The Swiss telcos said […]

Paramount’s Bakish highlights benefits of bundling and broader offerings

Paramount’s path to profitability for streaming includes more partnerships and the creation of a broader offering that will give it the flexibility to increase prices, according to CEO Bob Bakish. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia and Technology conference in the US, Bakish said that theintegration of Paramount+ with Showtime in the US, launched on […]

Paramount abandons sale plan for BET

Paramount Global has given up on plans to sell a majority stake in BET Media Group, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. According to the paper, the company revealed yesterday that it would end the bidding process for the outfit having concluded that a sale would not enable it to deleverage its […]

Paramount sees streaming losses narrow, but advertising decline takes toll

Paramount Global saw its streaming losses narrow slightly in the second quarter of the year, but the CBS and Nickelodeon operator was buffeted by advertising declines over the same period. Paramount+ now claims 61 million subscribers worldwide, up one million on Q1, while the streaming loss of $424m loss was an improvement on both the […]

Amazon, Netflix and Paramount+ top new subscriber chart in Q2

Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, and Paramount+ were the three most popular services this quarter for new subscribers, closely followed by Apple TV+, according to research outfit Kantar. However, the SAG-AFTRA actors strike and the preceding WGA writers strike in the US are weighing heavily on SVOD strearmers’ ability to attract new users. The Mandalorian, Ted […]

Pluto TV lands on Virgin Media

Virgin Media has signed a deal with Paramount, parent company of Pluto TV, to launch the FAST streaming app on its TV boxes.  Virgin Media customers with Virgin TV 360 and Stream can access Pluto TV’s portfolio of TV series and films directly via the set-top box  at no extra cost. Pluto TV launches on […]

Deutsche Telekom intergrates Pluto TV on MagentaTV

Deutsche Telekom has struck an agreement with Paramount to launch the FAST offering Pluto TV on its MagentaTV service on June 28. MagentaTV subscribers will have access to 150 FAST channels showcasing content from series, movies, comedy, sports and documentaries. The lineup of channels include Pluto TV Star Trek, Pluto TV Anime,  crime & mystery […]

SkyShowtime launches on Netherlands’ Ziggo

Comcast and Paramount Global’s European joint-streamer, SkyShowtime has launched on the Dutch cable operator Ziggo in the Netherlands. The deal marks SkyShowtime’s first multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) relationship in the Dutch market. Ziggo customers can subscribe to SkyShowtime directly via Ziggo and watch programming on the Mediabox Next and Next Mini priced at €6.99 per […]

Paramount+ launches on Vidaa TVs in Canada and Latin America

Vidaa, the smart TV OS that powers Hisense, Toshiba, and other leading regional OEM TV brands, has teamed up with Paramount to bring Paramount+ to smart TVs in Canada and Latin America, including Brazil. Vidaa viewers in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, […]

Paramount+ launches on Virgin TV in the UK

Streaming service Paramount+ is now available on the Virgin TV service from UK service provider Virgin Media O2. Virgin Media customers with Virgin TV 360 or the company’s Stream product can now access a Paramount+ directly via their set-top box for just £6.99 per month or £69.90 per year. The streamer is the latest in […]

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