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Mobile to drive 20% boost in online video

The average amount of time each day people will spend consuming online video will increase by 23.3 per cent in 2015 and by a further 19.8 per cent in 2016, according to the Online Video Forecasts, a new report by global media network services company ZenithOptimedia in conjunction with Newcast,…

NBCU to invest in BuzzFeed, Vox

NBCU poised to make investments in BuzzFeed and Vox, seeking to appeal to younger viewers who are abandoning traditional media, according to the NYT. NBCU, owned by Comcast,…

Movistar Plus tests new audio technology

Following the recent integration of Canal Plus into Telefonica’s Movistar Plus, it is testing new technology to improve the audio quality based on the EAC3 format. The pay…

Liberty Global increases ITV stake to 9.9%

Cable MSO Liberty Global has acquired 138.7 million shares in UK commercial broadcaster ITV plc, thereby increasing its existing stake to a total of 398.5 million shares in…

France launches fresh HD DTT tender

France’s broadcast regulator the Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel (CSA) has issued a new call for bids to offer nationwide services in HD on the country’s DTT platform. The…

TV Everywhere boost from Videocon d2h

Indian DTH satellite pay-TV operator Videocon d2h has reinforced its investment in over-the-top (OTT) services with the launch of a mobile TV app. The new app – Direct…

US Senators decry lack of STB choice and competition

Findings gleaned by two US lawmakers suggest that consumers have little choice in their pay-TV set-top boxes, with the average household spending $231 (€254) a year on STB…

Civolution sells Teletrax to focus on content protection

Civolution, the specialist provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetising content, has sold its TV Analytics and TV Synced Ads business Teletrax to data science…

SES secures Star Times Sub-Saharan Africa delivery

SES Platform Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of satellite operator SES confirmed that StarTimes, the fastest-growing digital TV operator in Africa, will distribute TV channels for irs direct-to-home (DTH)…

Pay-TV in 21% of East African TV households

The five countries of the East African Community (EAC) had a total population of 146.89 million end-2014, with 33.61 million households and a TV household penetration rate of…

UK Copyright Hub launches

The UK Intellectual Property Minister Baroness Neville-Rolfe has become the first public user of The Copyright Hub and the Digital Catapult’s new copyright technology at an event in…

4K TV shipments to grow 147%

4K TV shipments to grow 147%

According to the worldwide TV market report from Futuresource Consulting, 4K TV shipments are expected to grow by 147 per cent in 2015, despite an overall 2 per…

Discovery partners with Turkey’s Dogus

Discovery Communications has agreed to form a strategic relationship with Doğuş Media Group, one of the leading media groups in Turkey, to increase its portfolio to 13 channels…

Ex-Top Gear trio motor into Amazon Prime Video

Ex-Top Gear trio motor into Amazon Prime Video

Former Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have signed a deal for a motoring show on Amazon Prime Video. UK commercial broadcaster ITV and…

Research: Brits spend 14% of life watching TV

Britain is a nation of TV addicts, according to new research that reveals Britons spend more than seven full weeks a year in front of the telly, which…

BT adds 60,000 TV customers

BT adds 60,000 TV customers

In reporting its Q1 results, BT has revealed that it added 60,000 TV customers in the quarter, bringing its total to 1.2 million. BT Sport average daily audience…

Chris Forrester

Intelsat rockets back to normal

Stephen Spengler, Intelsat’s CEO, could have started his half-yearly (Q2) results presentation by using a biblical quote, saying “O Ye…

Chris Forrester - Jul 31 2015 / Read More

Nick Snow

The inevitable BBC?

Everyone admires many things about the BBC, some go so far as to love everything about it, and some of…

Nick Snow - Jul 20 2015 / Read More

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