VIMN announces key leadership changes

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has announced leadership changes in its OTT and studio businesses. Pierluigi Gazzolo, current president of VIMN Americas and EVP of Nickelodeon International, has been appointed president of OTT International and Viacom International Studios (VIS), while VIMN Americas EVP and COO Juan (JC) Acosta will be promoted to president of VIMN […]

Viacom taps Fenu for director of licensing and consumer products in Italy and Greece

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has announced the appointment of Simone Fenu to the role of senior director of licensing and consumer products for Italy and Greece.  In this role, Simone will be responsible for defining the strategy for Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products (VNCP) in these regions, leading the VNCP team and managing local CP […]

Greece’s Cosmote TV signs up Viacom’s Nick+ on-demand service

Viacom International Media Networks has announced the launch of Nick+ on Greece PayTV platform, Cosmote TV. The new service will offer access to more than 400 hours of Nick entertainment, any time on any device for Cosmote TV subscribers. Commenting, David Urgell, SVP of strategy, content distribution and digital for VIMN’s Southern & Western Europe, […]

Viacom launches Paramount+ SVOD service in Hungary

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has launched Paramount+ in Hungary, marking the SVOD service’s second release in the region following its recent rollout in Poland. Paramount+ is available to customers of Magyar Telekom as part of the network operator’s Moziklub video-on-demand platform. It can be accessed through Magyar Telekom’s set top boxes and via its […]

Viacom to launch Paramount SVOD service in Poland

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is launching a Paramount-branded SVOD service for the first time in the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region. Paramount Play is due to debut this month in Poland with mobile operator Play and cable TV distributor Toya, with more network operators expected to launch the service in the coming months. […]

Viacom promotes Jesper Dahl to VP of VIMN in the Nordics

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has promoted Jesper Dahl to general manager, vice-president for VIMN in the Nordics. Dahl, who first joined Viacom in 2005, is due to take up his new role on October 1, reporting to James Currell, President of VIMN in the UK, Northern and Eastern Europe. He replaces Andrea Sahlgren, who is […]

Nick Play VOD app launches in the UK with Virgin Media

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has launched its Nick Play video-on-demand app via Virgin Media in the UK. The rollout marks the UK debut of VIMN’s first mobile streaming app to feature long-form content, with the Nick Play app available free to Virgin Media customers who subscribe to Nickelodeon channels. Nick Play will offer both […]

Viacom hires ex-Myspace and BBC Worldwide execs

Viacom International Media Networks has hired a former Myspace exec, Chris Ellis, to become its Australasian commercial chief, and an ex-BBC Worldwide (BBCWW) sales manager, Robyn Campbell. Ellis, who is also a former managing director of digital at newspaper group Trinity Mirror in the UK, is considered a media industry veteran, and joins alongside new […]

VIMN hails ‘milestone’ batch of European deals

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has agreed a string European “milestones and deals”  in the past month across countries including Spain, Italy and Portugal. From early 2018 MTV Bankia credit card holders in Spain will be able to watch premium content on the  MTV Play mobile app, accessing a range of MTV content including a […]

MTV UK teams up with Amazon for flash briefing on Echo Show

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN)-owned MTV UK has teamed up with Amazon to launch a new ‘flash briefing’ skill for Amazon’s Echo Show, which is being launched in the UK following its rollout in the US. Echo Show has similar functionality to the existing Amazon Echo voice assistant but with the addition of a seven-inch […]

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