Since advancing to his new position in late 2014, Armstrong has continued to identify new market opportunities to launch BET, Paramount and Spike in addition to overseeing the strategy, branding and operations of those launches. “Michael has had a long, impactful tenure with Viacom, both in the U.S. and at international, spanning key lines of business including affiliate, advertising and now network development,” says Robert Bakish, President and CEO of VIMN in a statement. “This promotion recognizes the significant value that Michael’s leadership has delivered for the company.”

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TiVo, NCTC Agree To New MobiTV Deal

TiVo signed a master services agreement with the NCTC . The deal centers around TiVo’s recently-acquired MobiTV assets and allows NCTC to continue to receive MobiTV’s IPTV service.

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