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STV strikes new partnerships for STV Player

Scottish commercial broadcaster STV has struck partnerships with Flame Distribution and Jukin Media to provide additional content for its video-on-demand service STV Player. Jukin Media owns and operates online brands including FailArmy, The Pet Collective, and People Are Awesome, providing short-form content online and on social media platforms, while Flame Distribution is an international distributor of factual, […]

STV launches subscription service STV Player+

Scottish broadcaster STV has launched an ad-free subscription video-on-demand service, STV Player+, that will be available to viewers at home and abroad. The direct-to-consumer offering will allow subscribers to view STV content in Europe for the first time – including shows like Coronation Street, Britain’s Got Talent and the 2019 Rugby World Cup. STV Player+ will offer live and […]

STV Player to launch on Sky for first time

Scottish commercial broadcaster STV has struck a new five-year strategic partnership with pay TV operator Sky that will give Sky customers in Scotland access to STV’s regional variants in full HD, as well as STV’s leading VOD service – STV Player – on their set top boxes for the first time. The deal will enable Sky customers […]

STV Player launches on Virgin TV

Scottish commercial broadcaster STV has launched its video-on-demand service, STV Player, on Virgin TV set-tops from Liberty Global-owned cable operator Virgin Media. The move, which follows the signing of a four-year strategic partnership deal between STV and Virgin Media earlier this year, will integrate the STV Player app and STV catch-up programming on Virgin TV […]

STV partners with Eleven Sports

Scotland’s STV has agreed a strategic partnership deal with Eleven Sports as the sports broadcaster looks to expand its subscription offering in the UK. The deal establishes STV as the exclusive digital sales agent for Eleven Sports across all digital platforms and sponsorships in the UK. STV said the agreement builds on its experience in marketing […]

UK PSBs call for new prominence rules to tackle tech giants

The UK’s public service broadcasters have asked the government to guarantee the prominence of their linear and on-demand services in the face of mounting pressure from global giants like Netflix. In an open letter signed by the heads of the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, STV and S4C, the broadcasters urged broadcast regulator Ofcom to modernise […]

STV hires new productions managing director

STV has appointed Tinopolis’ David Mortimer as its new managing director for STV Productions. Mortimer will take charge of STV’s production teams in Glasgow and London. His brief is to turn STV into one of the UK’s leading production companies, repositioning the brand to focus on developing returning series for terrestrial and SVOD players across […]

STV Player to launch on Virgin Media

Virgin Media will launch STV’s on-demand service, STV Player, on its set-top boxes for the first time as part of a new deal with Scottish broadcaster. The four-year partnership will also give Scottish Virgin TV customers access to fully regionalised versions of STV in high definition. Virgin Media will broadcast STV in HD in all cabled STV regions – […]

Hopster content added to STV Player

Hopster, the kids’ learning and entertainment app, and STV are teaming up to add Hopster content to the broadcaster’s online streaming platform. Hundreds of pre-school titles, such as In the Night Garden, will become freely available on a new dedicated Hopster-branded children’s area within STV Player. The line-up of content integrated within the new STV […]

STV names UKTV Play chief as head of digital

Scottish commercial broadcaster STV has named UKTV Play chief Richard Williams as managing director of digital television. Williams twill take charge of STV’s newly formed Digital division as part of a strategy to place digital at the centre of the organisation to deliver its three-year growth plan. He joins STV from UKTV where he was […]

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