Digital TV News: MGM

Time Warner to develop and produce Shows for Snapchat
Jun 19, 2017 – Time Warner and Snap have announced a global partnership to invest in content and ads. As part of the deal, Time Warner will develop and produce Shows for Snapchat from across its networks and entertainment companies.
News categories: Time Warner, Snap Inc, Gary Ginsberg, Nick Bell, Digital TV, Worldwide

Amazon Channels launches in the UK and Germany
May 23, 2017 – Amazon has announced the launch of Amazon Channels in the UK and Germany. Amazon Channels allows Prime members to add channel subscriptions for a low monthly subscription fee, available individually without the need to sign up for a bundle or enter a lengthy contract.
News categories: Amazon, Alex Green, Digital TV, Germany, Streaming, UK

Pluto TV launches free Video On Demand offering
May 16, 2017 – Pluto TV has announced the launch of a free Video on Demand (VoD) offering. Like Pluto TV's lean-back TV channels, the VoD offering is powered by content partnerships with major networks, studios, and digital media brands.
News categories: Pluto TV, Tom Ryan, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

Turner and Warner Bros to offer Boomerang OTT
Mar 8, 2017 – Time Warner’s Turner and Warner Bros. have announced that they have partnered on a standalone U.S. premium video subscription service – Boomerang – that will launch in the Spring.
News categories: Warner Bros., Turner, Craig Hunegs, Christina Miller, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

COSMOTE TV reaches 500,000 subscribers
Jan 30, 2017 – OTE Group, the largest telecommunications provider in the Greek market, has announced that COSMOTE TV has continued to grow, reaching 500 thousand subscribers, with more than 250 thousand migrating to hybrid services.
News categories: OTE Group, COSMOTE TV, Digital TV, Greece, IPTV, Satellite, Subscribers

Technicolor Experience Center for immersive media opens
Jul 28, 2016 – Technicolor (Paris: TCH; OTCQX: TCLRY) has announced the opening of the Technicolor Experience Center. The center is tasked with developing content, platforms and technology for virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and other immersive media applications.
News categories: Technicolor, Digital TV, USA, VR, Worldwide

thePlatform selected for Australia's 'Stan' SVOD
Mar 31, 2015 – thePlatform has announced that it has been selected by Stan, the joint venture between Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media, to provide back-end video services for the Australian subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service.
News categories: thePlatform, Stan, Marty Roberts, Mike Sneesby, Australia, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Mobile, Streaming

Australia's Presto adds smartphone support
Feb 23, 2015 – Australia's Presto has announced that its movie and TV subscription streaming service has broadened its mobile device compatibility footprint, adding smartphones to the service. Presto can now be viewed on select iPhones and Android handsets.
News categories: Presto, Shaun James, Apps, Australia, Smartphone, Streaming

SmartVOD launches first VOD Hollywood premium service in Africa
Aug 25, 2014 – SmartVOD by Vonetize has launched the first ever OTT Hollywood premium service in Africa. The service, branded Aflix by SmartVOD, launched in collaboration with a Nigerian technology company in the African Sub-Sahara.
News categories: Vonetize, Aflix, Noam Josephides, Africa, Apps, Digital TV, Smartphone, Streaming, Tablet