The QYou

The QYou expands in the Netherlands

Youth broadcaster The QYou is expanding its Dutch footprint after agreeing a deal with Tele2. Tele2 is adding The QYou’s linear network to its IPTV programming line-up, marking its third deal in the Netherlands following agreements with Ziggo and T-Mobile Netherlands’ OTT service Knippr. “The Netherlands is one of the most evolved markets in the […]

The QYou completes US$7.3m financing deal

Youth broadcaster The QYou has completed a US$7.3 million financing deal that will see it listed on the TSX Venture Exchange in Calgary, Canada. The best-of-the-web broadcaster said the funding comes at an important time for the company, with online video a “global phenomenon that shows no signs of slowing”. The QYou formally began trading […]

ShowMax teams up with The QYou for curated series

Naspers-owned South African subscription video-on-demand provider ShowMax has teamed up with short-form best-of-the-internet channel The QYou to curate a series of shows in East Africa. ShowMax has selected The QYou to increase its reach among millennial audiences through the launch of a new series, Q Hits, that features a curation of short-form online videos. The […]

The QYou in deal with Sinclair Broadcast Group to launch new channel

US local TV group Sinclair Broadcast Group is teaming up with ‘best-of-the-web’ broadcaster The QYou to launch TBD, a new over-the-air TV network that will deliver digital-first programming to US homes aimed at a millennial audience. TBD, Sinclair’s second ‘multicast’ launch – essentially an additional digital-terrestrial service delivered via an unused portion of spectrum allocated […]

The QYou moves into China

Youth broadcaster The QYou has entered the Chinese market through a partnership with China Entertainment Group. The deal will see the companies launch a curated ‘best of YouTube’ content channel on Chinese online video platforms including Weibo, YouKu, LeTV and Tencent. The QYou described China Entertainment Group as “the perfect partner to localise The QYou”, […]

The QYou launches in Poland

The QYou is due to launch in Poland after agreeing to deliver its content to subscribers of Play Poland’s recently launched OTT service, Play NOW. The linear channel deal with Play Poland will make youth broadcaster The QYou’s curated line-up of short-form internet content to Play NOW subscribers. This deal marks a further expansion of […]

The QYou strikes deal with OTT service Knippr

Youth-focused broadcaster The QYou has struck a deal with T-Mobile’s Dutch over-the-top service, Knipppr. Under the deal, The QYou’s linear channel of curated web content will be available to subscribers of Knippr, which went live in June. The agreement marks The QYou’s latest expansion in the Netherlands, following its partnership with Ziggo Sport earlier this year. […]

The QYou launches in LatAm with TotalPlay

Youth-focused broadcaster The QYou has partnered with Mexican triple-play provider, TotalPlay, in its first move into the Latin American market. The internet, TV and phone service provider will air The QYou’s linear channel on its IPTV service and plans to roll out a re-branded version of The QYou mobile app later this year. “We are […]

The QYOU strikes in-flight entertainment deal

Short-form internet video entertainment service The QYOU has struck a deal with aviation technology specialist Lufthansa Systems to make its content available for in-flight entertainment systems on selected European carriers. The QYOU said its shows would debut with “a well-known low-cost airline” in the spring. Passengers will be able to watch episodes of The QYOU’s […]

The QYou launches in Portugal with Vodafone

The QYou, the linear TV channel focused on the curation and programming of web-based short-form video content, has launched in Portugal on Vodafone’s TV service. The QYou is now available to Vodafone’s 400,000 subscribers across Portugal. The company cited research from Statistica that showed over 40% of Portuguese consumers watch online video several times a […]