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Alpac wraps Euronews acquisition

The acquisition of the majority of the capital of Euronews by Alpac Capital, announced in December 2021, has been finalised, following the approval of the investment by the French Ministry of the Economy, Finance and the Recovery. Alpac Capital is an investment fund manager based in Portugal, owned by Pedro Vargas David and Luís Santos. […]

July 6, 2022By Chris Forrester

ZEASN, Euronews partnership

ZEASN, a provider of OTT and smart TV solutions, has announced a partnership with Euronews, the international news channel in Europe, to distribute the Euronews French, German, English-language channels, and AVoD contents to ZEASN’s WhaleLive, the free ad-supported live streaming service on ZEASN-enabled smart TVs. Winson Chen, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at ZEASN, said: “It […]

June 24, 2022

Arabsat extends Euronews capacity contract

Euronews is extending its contract with Arabsat. Arabsat will provide transmission broadcasts on its BADR-4 satellite (also known as Arabsat 4B). “We are delighted with our long partnership with Euronews, one of the most viewed news channels in Europe and look forward to continue to offer their uniquely rich and varied news on Arabsat BADR-4,” […]

April 26, 2022By Chris Forrester

Euronews launches new apps with Alteox

Alteox, the Luxembourg-based digital media, VoD, and SmartTV App development company, has announced its partnership with Euronews under which the technology provider has developed and launched two digital products for the news broadcaster. The products are an application for Linux’s operated STBs (B2B2C) and an Android TV application for the Google Play store (B2C). The […]

April 20, 2022

Euronews banned in Russia

Euronews has joined other news outlets with the Russian media authority, pulling the international news channel off-air and blocking its websites in Russia. Noting that it has not received any official communication, Euronews strongly rejects the allegations of “fake news” and of calling citizens to protest, with the unacceptable threat of criminal liability. We firmly […]

March 22, 2022

Haystack News expands to 400+ news providers

Haystack News, an ad-supported streaming service that connects US viewers with hyper-relevant local, national and world TV news, has announced the service now offers content from more than 400 providers on its Haystack News streaming AVoD platform, and will surpass more than 50 live news channels this January. Haystack News launched live news as a […]

January 25, 2022

Alpac Capital takes majority stake in Euronews

Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris has agreed a deal to sell his majority stake in Euronews, the pan-European TV news network, to Portuguese investment firm Alpac Capital. Alpac will acquire the 88 per cent of Euronews’ shares owned by Sawiris’s Luxembourg-based holding Media Globe Networks (MNG) for an undisclosed amount. The deal should be closed by […]

December 20, 2021

Alchimie channels on Samsung TV Plus mobile app

Alchimie has extended its relationship with Samsung by providing an array of its themed channels to Samsung’s mobile app TV Plus, which is now freely available on select Samsung Galaxy tablets in the UK, France, Italy and Spain, giving access to free content on-the-go. The thirty Alchimie channels available on Samsung TV Plus run across […]

July 13, 2021

Haystack News adds Deutsche Welle

Haystack News, the US, ad-supported streaming service that connects viewers with local, national and world TV news, has announced a new content distribution agreement with Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany’s international broadcaster. With the agreement between the companies, Haystack Newshas  launched DW’s world news content as the latest addition to its curated and personalised AVoD service […]

June 11, 2021

NewsPlayer+ goes live in UK

NewsPlayer+ has launched in the UK, just in time to give viewers an opportunity to watch global perspectives on the US Presidential Inauguration across 15 channels via its new one-stop streaming destination. NewsPlayer+ brings a range of premium English-language news brands together, live and around the clock, offering seamless navigation across diverse international perspectives. UK […]

January 19, 2021