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Paramount Channel enters the Originals trend in Spain

Programming Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 22-10-2016
Viacom has launched Paramount Channel Originals in Spain aiming to drive in-house production through three short films.

Netflix, Telemundo extend worldwide partnership for Spanish-language content

VOD Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 22-10-2016
More Telemundo Spanish-language series and telenovelas are about to land on Netflix on a worldwide scale, although the newest ones will be exclusive to Latin America.

Claro reigns over a steady Colombian pay-TV market

Cable Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 22-10-2016
Times of strong growth seem over for Colombia’s pay-TV market, which keeps adding subs but is overall remaining stable, led by América Móvil’s Claro.

Prime spot for AMC, Equidia content

Deals Editor 22-10-2016
On the back of a strong MIPCOM, French content firm Prime Entertainment Group is celebrating scoring deals with content giant AMC Sundance and distributor Equidia TV.

New deal sees Virgin first to offer Viacom’s Play mobile streaming in UK, Ireland

Deals Editor 22-10-2016
Expanding further their existing partnership, UK cableco Virgin Media has inked a new multi-year programming deal with Viacom in the UK and Ireland.

DISH debuts YouTube app on Hopper 3 DVR

Online Video Editor 22-10-2016
In what the firm says is a continuation of its strategy to blur boundaries outside its traditional satellite business, DISH Network is now claiming to be the only nationwide US pay-TV provider to deliver YouTube on a set-top box.

MENA broadcast anti-piracy coalition agrees enhanced co-operation

Security Editor 21-10-2016
MBC 21 octAs it attempts to strengthen the fight against piracy, the MENA Broadcast Anti-Piracy Coalition has convened to develop strategies to reduce the number of infringements and to prevent notoriously rogue pirate channel operators.

Victoria’s reign continues on ITV

Programming Editor 21-10-2016
ITV’s lavish and rather unexpectedly huge hit Victoria has been recommended for a second series by the UK’s largest commercial broadcaster.

Ooyala powers Toca TV

OTT Michelle Clancy 21-10-2016
Online video infrastructure provider Ooyala is powering all video for Toca TV, the first video streaming service from Toca Boca.

HITN-TV adds Lidia cooking shows

Programming Gabriel Miramar-Garcia 21-10-2016
HITN-TV has added celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich and her shows La Italia de Lidia and La Italia de Lidia en América to its growing line-up of health and lifestyle programming for Hispanics.

TeraVolt, 3SS drive bobbles.tv

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 21-10-2016
TeraVolt and 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) have been selected to design, engineer, develop and integrate apps and management systems for bobbles.tv.

Rapid TV Everywhere - October 2016