Sundance Channel regionalizes content in Brazil
LatAM, Content, Pay TV
Sundance Channel regionalizes content in Brazil
Apr 07 2015 8:15 AM

Sundance Channel Global has regionalized its content in Brazil, replacing selective content on the network’s pan Latin America satellite feed with more localized and relevant content for Brazil.

Ooyala News, Content, APAC
Ooyala APJ partner summit highlights security, monetization, 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Apr 02 2015 12:00 PM

Attendees at Ooyala’s recent Asia Pacific & Japan Partner Summit in Singapore cited security, monetization, content rights and acquisition of content as critical challenges the industry will face in coming years.

HBO Now adds Vice news show, rumors say Turner content is next
Cloud TV, Content, OTT
HBO Now adds Vice news; rumors say Turner content next for Cloud TV play
Mar 27 2015 5:45 AM

HBO Now, the over-the-top service set to launch next month, might also include content from other Time Warner-owned properties including Turner’s TBS and TNT, according to a published report.

Bloomberg, quoting unnamed sources with knowledge of the plans, could also choose to include more alternative programming like Cartoon Network and Adult Swim.

A spokesman told Bloomberg that no plans currently include any other content besides HBO.

Canada mandates skinny bundle, a la carte from pay-TV providers
Pay TV, Content
Canada mandates skinny bundle, a la carte from pay-TV providers
Mar 20 2015 11:30 AM

Turn out the lights, the party’s over in Canada. Regulators in the Great White North are mandating that pay-TV operators offer a la carte programming to the hoi polloi. The big question? How much will it cost consumers to buy the programming they actually want to see?