NENT Group makes new international plans with Viaplay Select

In a fresh twist to its international expansion plans, Nordic Entertainment/Viaplay has launched a branded content concept, Viaplay Select, that will be available through partner platforms in selected markets starting with Japan. The group has meanwhile also revealed that its paid subscriber base role by over half in the year to March, fuelled by a […]

Japan’s Wowow taps NPAW for On Demand service

Japanese satellite pay TV channel operator Wowow has tapped Spain-based quality assurance and analytics specialist Nice People at Work (NPAW) to support its recently launched Wowow On Demand offering. Wowow, through technology partner Innotech Corp, has integrated NPAW’s video intelligence software to support access to its content via OTT for mobile and tablet users. NPAW […]

WOWOW appoints new board members in senior management shakeup

Japanese premium pay TV broadcaster WOWOW has revealed senior level management changes. Five new members have been elected to WOWOW’s board of directors. They include three executives who have joined WOWOW from outside companies: Hideki Tashiro, who joins the company from TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System Television), will oversee both the programming and production capacities at […]