Dominique Delport

Vice bets big on news as Studios arm lines up Netflix, Amazon projects

Vice Media Group’s head of international Dominique Delport is betting big on the youth brand’s news division, which is set for international expansion alongside its latest asset, women’s publisher Refinery29.   Speaking to the UK’s Broadcasting Press Guild on Thursday (28 November), Delport proclaimed that “news is back” and that there is renewed scope for […]

Vice confirms Vivendi’s Delport as int’l chief

Vice has confirmed that it has appointed former Vivendi Content head Dominique Delport as its president of international and chief revenue officer. News first emerged of the company’s intentions to hire Delport earlier this month. It has now been confirmed that Delport will report directly to Nancy Dubuc, who recently moved over to Vice as […]

Vice set to hire Vivendi Content chief

Vice Media is close to naming Vivendi Content chief Dominique Delport as its international chief, charged with leading the company’s expansion in international markets. Variety first reported that Delport was in advanced negotiations to join Vice, reporting to recently appointed CEO Nancy Dubuc when she takes over the chief executive role from Shane Smith. According […]

Vivendi eyes US Studio+ launch this year

Vivendi aims to take its mobile content platform Studio+ to the US this year and is in talks with three telecom operators about launching it, according to Vivendi Content chairman Dominique Delport. “We would love to be in the key markets in the US this year, and we are in discussions with three of the […]

New Canal+ mobile TV service set for 20 countries

Canal+ has launched its vaunted premium TV-over-mobile service Studio+ in France, and said it will be in 20 countries by year-end. Vivendi-owned French TV group Canal+ is struggling at home in the pay TV arena, and is therefore betting on the new Studio+ service reaching new subs, with confirmed plans to roll it out internationally. […]

Vivendi says Europe must back its own platforms

Europe is lagging the US and Asia in terms of next-generation distribution platforms for content, and risks losing out in terms of relevance and diversity, according to Vivendi content chief Dominique Delport. Giving a keynote address here at MIPTV, Delport told delegates: “Cannes, we have a problem.” He went on to describe how the world’s […]

Vivendi launching premium mobile TV

French media group Vivendi launched Studio+, a mobile premium TV service, here in Cannes. The programming line-up comprises 25 original international titles at launch. The service, which requires the download of a paid-for app, is designed for mobile use and will roll out in 20 countries this September. There will be six different versions – […]

Delport tipped to be Vivendi Content boss

Dominique Delport is being strongly tipped to become the head of Vivendi Content. Delport (pictured) is a supervisory board member at Vivendi and the global boss of the Vivendi-owned advertising agency Havas. Vivendi would not confirm the news, but Delport himself retweeted several messages of congratulation about the new role via his Twitter account. Vivendi […]

Delport tipped to replace Méheut at Canal+

Vivendi chairman Vincent Bolloré plans to install long-term confidant and Havas Média CEO Dominique Delport as president of Canal+ to replace Bertrand Méheut, according to French press reports. Financial daily Les Echos and news magazine Le Point reported Bolloré is set to follow up the replacement of the pay TV group’s CEO Rodolphe Belmer by […]