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Twitter Announces Live Video Streaming Line-up Over New Collaborations 30 April 2019

Twitter confirms content deals with popular media companies & sports leagues including Viacom, ESPN, NFL, TIME, and The Wall Street Journal for showcasing live-streaming and on-demand videos on its platform. With this development, Twitter aims to deliver better opportunities to advertisers for connecting with receptive and influential audiences. Mainly, the new collaborations are announced across …

Viacom Signs Distribution Deal with FuboTV Live Streaming Service 22 February 2019

Viacom Media expands its digital footprints by signing a distribution deal with FuboTV. With this strategic partnership, conglomerate’s networks – including BET, Nickelodeon, MTV, and Comedy Central, will be added to the FuboTV’s live streaming service. As traditional cable and TV satellite distributors are losing their subscribers, Viacom is all set to overcome its limitations …

Viacom launches new VoD App MTV Play in the UK 05 February 2019

Viacom has launched an all-new video streaming app, MTV Play, in the UK. This app will let users stream both on-demand and live contents of MTV. After a free-trial session for one month, users will have to pay a subscription fee of $5.22 per month. This application will be available to both Android and iOS …

Viacom procures Free VoD Service Pluto TV for $340 Million 23 January 2019

The Los-Angeles based IPTV service Pluto TV has been acquired by Viacom for $340 million. This move is supported by Viacom’s desire to enter the OTT market. The ad-supported VoD service Pluto TV offers viewers with a variety of contents free of cost. It has around 12 million monthly users streaming content over a range …

Cookie TV partners with Viacom to Stream MTV, Nickelodeon OTT in Myanmar 22 January 2019

The video streaming channel Cookie TV formed a partnership with Viacom International Media Networks to stream MTV Asia, MTV Live HD, and Nickelodeon. Signifying the growth of OTT, the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Viacom, South Asia – Paras Sharma has said that it is their first collaboration with an over-the-top platform. He …

MTV+ enters Germany & Austrian OTT market through Prime Video 14 December 2018

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) recently launched MTV+ on OTT giant Prime Video channels in Germany & Austria wherein the video streaming platform’s subscribers will have access to the channel for €2,99 per month on their existing Prime membership. A free 14-day trial option is also there for subscribers before they take the final call …

Viacom Plans ‘Multifaceted’ Approach To OTT In 2019 05 December 2018

Viacom is all-in on embracing over-the-top video, but the company is forging what CEO Bob Bakish believes is a “differentiated strategy” than some of its competitors. The differentiated OTT strategy is built on three pillars: direct-to-consumer streaming services, digital studios that sell content to other streaming services, and OTT streaming bundles such as Philo and …

Nickelodeon Japan and MTV MIX to debut on Prime Video 03 July 2018

Viacom International Media Network (VIMN) has signed a deal with OTT giant Amazon Prime Video which will see Nickelodeon Japan and MTV MIX debuting on Prime Video channels. Both channels were launched last year in Japan but only on OTT platforms. The channel distribution gets effective from 3rd July. Mark Whitehead, President and Managing Director, …

Viacom launches kids streaming service on Amazon Prime Video in May 25 April 2018

American multinational media conglomerate Viacom is going to launch Nickelodeon’s preschool kids’ streaming network Noggin on Amazon Prime Video Channels.Available at $7.99 per month, Noggin is an OTT product that delivers curriculum-driven content for preschoolers. Tom Gorke, Executive Vice President, Viacom, said, “Our audiences continue to enjoy Viacom content in more places and with more …

Viacom’s OTT platform to arrive late 02 March 2018

Viacom has decided to launch its video-on-demand (VOD) service in late 2018. The company is eyeing to exploit opportunities in the emerging over-the-top digital space by pulling back on licensing its content specifically in the U.S. market.   Bob, Bakish, Prez and CEO, Viacom, quoted, “Later in the year, you’ll hear about the product we’ll …

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