ViacomCBS Network International is partnering with Sky, which owns International Comcast, to launch the Paramount + streaming platform in a number of European regions.
By 2022, the service will be expanded to the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. This agreement is part of a larger multi-year distribution agreement to expand the distribution portfolio of ViacomsyBS and paid channels. Renewal of Sky as a sales partner in some markets.
Sky Cinema subscribers can access Paramount + at no extra cost. This service will add more than 10,000 hours of content to the Sky platform. Other Sky customers need to activate the service as an add-on.
As part of this deal, Paramount Pictures movies like Franchise Mission is impossible And Transformer, Will continue to be available at Sky Cinema in the UK and will join Sky Cinema in Germany and Italy in 2022.
Paramount + will be available directly in the same locations through the app for iOS and Android, as well as on connected TV devices and supported OTT platforms. Pricing and local content will be announced later.
In short, if you are French, no luck, there is no sky in our area. This does not mean that Paramount + will not launch in France, but it will not be on this first wave, however, it’s not a favorite partner of ViacomsyBS.
One of the special Paramount + originals announced as part of this European expansion Star Trek: Prodigy. The new children’s animated series will air this fall on Paramount + CTV Science-Phi in the US and Canada. Other series Star Trek Sky is currently available in Europe markets on Netflix (DiscoveryAmazon Prime Video (Lower decks) Should continue with their current streaming partners. Strange new worlds Paramount + will launch in 2022 in the United States and Latin America, and therefore in Sky countries and CTV Science-Fi in Canada. Given the lack of launches in Paramount + France, the future of this series Star Trek: Prodigy It now remains indefinite
ViacomsyBS seems to be doing what Warner Media has struggled to do in Europe so far, gaining access to major European markets for its in-house streaming platform. The pre-agreement with Sky in the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy, which lasts until 2025, proves to be a barrier to the deployment of the HBO Max.
ViacomCBS today announced the results of the second quarter. Revenue rose 8% to $ 6.56 billion, surpassing Wall Street estimates. The channel announced that Paramount + now has 42 million subscribers worldwide.
“We are pleased to continue our long-term partnership with Sky to expand our portfolio of ViacomCBS’s premier entertainment brands and, most importantly, to reach out to Paramount + Sky in the UK, Ireland and Italy.” “This transformational distribution agreement is essential to accelerate our global streaming aspirations, while supporting Sky’s strategic goals of better serving a more flexible audience than how our content is consumed across all platforms.”
Stephen Van Ruin, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Sky UK & Europe, added: “This is another example of how we innovate and bring people together for our customers. Offers movies and TV shows, and our new deals with Viacom CBS will benefit both companies.
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