Viacom Play Plex


Viacom streaming app Nick Jr. Play goes int’l

Nickelodeon has launched its preschool streaming app, Nick Jr. Play, on the international market. As of today, the app is available in the UK and Denmark on iOS- and Android-enabled devices, with multi-language support. In Denmark, it’ll be offered through pay TV and telco operator YouSee, and will also offer Nickelodeon Play. Other international territory […]

Viacom makes 100-country direct-to-consumer BET

Viacom is launching BET as a direct-to-consumer streaming service in 100 countries. BET Play is the streaming version of the black culture channel, and its SVOD roll out marks Viacom’s first direct-to-consumer move with one of its non-kids channels. Last September Viacom launched Play Plex – a suite of mobile apps offering content from channels […]

Viacom Play Plex apps hit Asia

Viacom’s mobile app suite, Viacom Play Plex, is to debut in Asia for the first time, via Singapore’s Singtel. Viacom Play Plex allows Viacom’s distribution partners to offer branded apps that provide VOD content for current and library programming. The Singtel deal cover Nickelodeon Play, Nick Jr. Play, MTV Play and Comedy Central Play. A […]

Viacom plots further int’l digital expansion

Viacom has witnessed double-digit viewer growth across two of its UK platforms – MTV.co.uk and My5 – and announced plans for further digital expansion as part of its ‘always on’ strategy. Speaking at the TV Connect event in London yesterday, James Currell, chief operating officer of Viacom International Media Networks UK, Australia, Russia and eastern […]

Dauman outlines Viacom plan to ‘turn the corner’

Investment in big data, new distribution approaches and content and a focus on events will help Viacom “turn the corner” and deliver “a new period of prosperity and growth”, according to Philippe Dauman, president and CEO. Speaking to analysts after reporting less than stellar fourth quarter and full year financials, Dauman cautioned that progress would […]

Viacom reveals global SVOD service

Viacom has unveiled Viacom Play Plex, a suite of mobile TV apps that will offer subscription access to programming from international channels including Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and MTV. Play Plex will comprise a suite of mobile apps for Android and iOS-enabled devices, which Viacom’s distribution partners can offer to their customers. The service is likely to […]