Digital TV News: Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures Networks extends distribution deal with Intelsat
May 29, 2024 – Intelsat has renewed its contract with Sony Pictures Networks India to deliver entertainment to viewers across Asia-Pacific including Southeast Asia where there is a large Indian diaspora.
News categories: Intelsat, Sony Pictures Networks, Gaurav Kharod, Asia, Content Distribution, Digital TV, India, Satellite

VinFast first with Sony Pictures in-car service
May 10, 2024 – VinFast Auto has launched Sony Pictures Entertainment's new online service, RIDEVU, on its VF 8 electric car model in the US. RIDEVU offers access to a selection of over 2,000 movies.
News categories: VinFast, Sony Pictures, David Duncan, Pete Wood, Apps, Canada, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, USA

NAGRA and Eluvio launch forensic watermarking for sports and events streaming
Apr 11, 2024 – NAGRA (SIX:KUD.S) and Eluvio have commercially launched an integration of NAGRA NexGuard forensic watermarking for live streaming via decentralized networking using the Eluvio Content Fabric.
News categories: Eluvio, NAGRA, Michelle Munson, Ken Gerstein, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, Streaming, Watermarking, Worldwide

Sub-Saharan Africa to add 9 million SVOD subscriptions
Feb 12, 2024 – According to Digital TV Research, Sub-Saharan Africa will have 16 million paying SVOD subscriptions by 2029, up from 7 million at end-2023.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Africa, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming

Sony initiates termination of Zee merger agreement
Jan 22, 2024 – ZEE Entertainment has received, from Culver Max Entertainment (formerly Sony Pictures Networks India) and Bangla Entertainment, a communication terminating their Merger Co-operation Agreement.
News categories: ZEE Entertainment, Culver Max Entertainment, R. Gopalan, Digital TV, India, MandA, Streaming

NAGRA and Eluvio partner on video distribution with forensic watermarking
Sep 6, 2023 – NAGRA (SIX:KUD.S) and Eluvio have announced the integration of NAGRA NexGuard forensic watermarking to secure playback of video via the Eluvio Content Fabric and Eluvio Media Wallet.
News categories: NAGRA, Eluvio, Ken Gerstein, Michelle Munson, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IBC2023, Streaming, Watermarking, Worldwide

U-TO and Mangomolo partner on OTT platform for Asia and S. Africa
Aug 29, 2023 – Mangomolo has announced that t is partnering with U-TO Solutions to offer its full-service, end-to-end OTT video platform to the media and broadcast sector in Asia and South Africa.
News categories: Mangomolo, U-TO Solutions, Wissam Sabbagh, Dheeraj Lilani, Asia, Content Distribution, Digital TV, South Africa, Streaming

Africa to add 10 million SVOD subscriptions by 2029
Aug 14, 2023 – According to Digital TV Research, African SVOD will see plenty of growth in the coming years. Africa will have 18 million paying SVOD subscriptions by 2029, up from 8 million at end-2023.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Africa, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming

VinFast EVs to integrate Sony RIDEVU in-car streaming
May 18, 2023 – RIDEVU, a streaming service created by Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) for integration into vehicle infotainment systems, will launch in VinFast EVs starting this summer.
News categories: Sony Pictures, VinFast, Pete Wood, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, USA