Advanced Television


WBD acquires BluTV

In a move that will further bolster its growing streaming business, with the international rollout of Max beginning in the next few months, Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has acquired BluTV, an SVoD service in Turkey. The announcement follows three years of extensive partnership, which started in 2021 with the launch of discovery+ on BluTV and an […]

January 2, 2024

Electric Entertainment content deal with BluTV

Electric Entertainment, the LA-based production and distribution company, and BluTV, the SVoD platform for Turkish and Arabic-speaking audiences, have entered into an agreement to license five of Electric’s franchised series. The deal includes SVoD rights to the recently launched original SYFY series The Ark, Amazon Freevee’s original series Leverage: Redemption, the episodic crime series, Almost […]

October 16, 2023

NINETNINE partners with BluTV

NINETNINE, the disruptive content provider to digital and media platforms, has signed an agreement with Turkey’s first and largest local SVOD service, BluTV, that will see the two companies jointly launch Helwa TV, a new live linear entertainment TV channel on March 15th.  BluTV, where Discovery is also a strategic investor, is Turkey’s first and […]

March 3, 2022

BluTV adopts Veset Nimbus

BluTV, the Turkish SVoD service, has selected Veset Nimbus to power its original linear action and comedy channels in the cloud. The linear channels are delivered by Veset Nimbus to BluTV’s OTT platform, as well as to various smart TV apps, including AppleTV, Samsung, AndroidTV, and LG Smart TV. Erkut Göksel Çınar, OTT Headend Lead, […]

April 27, 2021

BluTV add-on for StarzPlay

StarzPlay, the MENA region SVoD service, has announced the launch of a new add-on in partnership with BluTV, Turkey’s largest local subscription video-on-demand service, which is globally available for all Turkish and Arabic speaking audiences. With this new partnership, StarzPlay subscribers  will have access to BluTV’s Turkish catalogue featuring popular local drama series, all dubbed […]

April 13, 2021

Brazil: Smithsonian Channel on BluTV

Smithsonian Channel, a network dedicated to the factual genre in Latin America, has expanded its presence in Brazil by launching on BluTV. “It’s an extraordinary time for the world, and our entertaining and informative range of premium factual content has never been more valuable to people,” said David Royle, EVP, Chief Programming Officer, Smithsonian Channel. […]

October 30, 2020

Brazil: BluTV on EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite

1Sat Telecomunicaçoes has launched BluTV, a new Direct to Home broadcast platform dedicated to the Brazilian market, leveraging the coverage of Eutelsat Communications’ EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite. BluTV’s basic offer will include over 100 channels of films, series, sports, lifestyle, culture and news, broadcast in a mix of standard and high definition. Commenting on […]

August 10, 2020