Digital TV News: CNN

Disney and WBD announce Disney+, Hulu, Max bundle
May 8, 2024 – Disney Entertainment and Warner Bros. Discovery have announced a new streaming bundle that includes Disney+, Hulu and Max, set to launch this summer in the U.S.
News categories: Disney, Warner Bros. Discovery, Joe Earley, JB Perrette, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

Warner Bros. Discovery to launch Max in Europe beginning May 21
Mar 21, 2024 – Warner Bros. Discovery (Nasdaq: WBD) has announced that Max, its enhanced streaming service, will launch in the first European countries beginning May 21.
News categories: Warner Bros. Discovery, JB Perrette, Digital TV, Europe, Streaming

Movistar relaunches Movistar Plus+ with new streaming TV service
Jul 21, 2023 – Movistar has relaunched Movistar Plus+, with an enhanced TV service that will be available to its miMovistar customers and will also be accessible, regardless of operator, in OTT mode.
News categories: Movistar Plus, Digital TV

CIS Group and Veset power CNN Brazil on Samsung TV Plus
Jul 12, 2023 – CNN Brazil is making its news channel available on Samsung TV Plus using Veset's cloud playout solution, adding connected TV to its existing cable TV and YouTube distribution.
News categories: Veset, CIS Group, CNN Brazil, Gatis Gailis, Felipe Andrade, Rafael Duzzi, Apps, Brazil, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IBC2023, Smart TV, Streaming

Warner Bros. Discovery adds 1.6 million DTC subscribers in 1Q 2023
May 5, 2023 – Warner Bros. Discovery (Nasdaq: WBD) has reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2023. Direct-to-Consumer subscribers totalled 97.6 million at period-end, up 1.6 million versus the end of Q4 2022.
News categories: Warner Bros. Discovery, Digital TV, Results, Streaming, Subscribers, Worldwide

SLING TV launches Freestream FAST service
Feb 9, 2023 – SLING TV has launched a FAST service, Sling Freestream. Freestream is available through the SLING app on all Roku devices, and is rolling out across Comcast, LG, Samsung, Vizio and Xbox devices.
News categories: SLING TV, Gary Schanman, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

Evoca integrates Sling TV into Nextgen TV service
May 26, 2022 – Evoca has announced a partnership with SLING TV that allows Evoca users to add SLING to their Evoca subscription. Evoca customers may now add one of SLING's three services to supplement Evoca's 60+ channels.
News categories: Evoca, Sling, Todd Achilles, Apps, ATSC 3, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Streaming, USA

CNN+ launches on the Roku platform in the U.S.
Apr 11, 2022 – CNN+ has launched in the United States on the Roku platform. The Roku channel store will contain both the CNN+ subscription service app and access to the existing TV everywhere experience for pay TV subscribers.
News categories: Roku, CNN+, Apps, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, USA

CNN announces pricing for CNN+
Mar 3, 2022 – CNN has announced that CNN+ will debut this spring with a content offering that will be available for purchase at $5.99 per month or $59.99 per year. CNN+ offers three types of content: live, on-demand and interactive programming.
News categories: CNN, Andrew Morse, Alex MacCallum, Digital TV, Streaming, USA