Red Bull Media House

Liberty Global strikes exclusive deal with Red Bull Media House

Liberty Global’s Swiss and Austrian unit has formed an exclusive partnership with Red Bull Media House to include the latter’s content on the new MySports premium sports offering. MySports will carry existing Red Bull content including the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup and Red Bull Crashed Ice competitions as well as new content created within […]

Vodafone Portugal taps Red Bull for 4K movies-on-demand

Vodafone Portugal is to make movies available in 4K resolution to its Videoclube on-demand users from today. Vodafone’s line-up of 4K movies can be viewed free of charge by Videoclube subscribers equipped with one of the operator’s 4K UHD TV set-top boxes. The content being made available is produced by Red Bull Media House. The […]

Xumo hires Red Bull’s Hall to head product strategy

US OTT TV specialist Xumo has hired former Red Bull TV executive Chris Hall as head of product strategy and development. Xumo, which offers a range of live and on-demand channels via smart TVs, set-tops and mobile devices, has hired Hall to drive product strategy across its core native TV experiences in partnership with television […]

Love Nature hires Red Bull exec in partnerships role

4K UHD TV content and channel provider Love Nature has named former Red Bull Media House executive Anthony Jewitt in the role of director of partnerships. UK-based Jewitt will oversee Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks-backed Love Nature’s global SVOD and linear television distribution, excluding North America. He will also take the lead on building […]

Red Bull selects Arqiva for live sports distribution

Red Bull Media House has struck a new partnership with Arqiva, which will distribute live sports for the media company to international broadcasters. The multi-year occasional use partnership will see communications infrastructure and media services company, Arqiva, distribute the content globally to rights takers through its teleports. Red Bull hosts a range of sports events […]

Red Bull keeps Servus on air

Red Bull-owned channel Servus TV will continue to operate, despite the announcement earlier this week that that the Austrian net was closing. The channel is loss-making, but the closure was, according to local press, driven by channel founder Dietrich Mateschitz’s disgruntlement at staff plans to form a work council. The decision has now been reversed and the channel […]

Red Bull takes on new content for linear channel offering

Red Bull Media House is planning to build the presence of its Red Bull TV channel, hitherto available online, on traditional pay TV platforms by  embracing a wider variety of content, according to Bernard Hafenscher, head of commercial distribution. Hafenscher told TV Connect attendees that Red Bull was bringing in music festival content, arts programming, […]

YouTube launches live streaming for all

YouTube has opened up live streaming options to all verified YouTube channels that are “in good standing” – adhering to the site’s community guidelines and have not infringed on others’ copyright. YouTube said it is rolling out the feature in the newt few weeks, with users able to access the live streaming options from their […]

Viacom appoints Red Bull Media exec

Viacom International Media Networks has recruited Oliver Nitz to run its mobile branding division. Nitz joins from Austria-based Red Bull Media House and will be senior VP, mobile brand licensing at Viacom. In the new role he will be tasked with building VIMN’s presence in the mobile space and, based in Berlin, he will oversee […]

Red Bull Media House signs Viewster VOD deal

Red Bull Media House is launching a raft of its content on the Viewster video-on-demand platform. Viewers in the UK, Benelux, Germany and the Nordics will be able to watch Red Bull-produced action sports and culture content on-demand following the deal. Ad-supported VOD service Viewster has snagged Red Bull content including free-running show Red Bull […]