Man Utd: “Facebook, Amazon will bid for EPL rights”

Ed Woodward, the vice-chairman of Manchester United Football Club, has said that Amazon and Facebook are likely to bid for English Premier League streaming rights, further escalating the huge financial bonanza for England’s top clubs. In his quarterly call with bank executives who invest in Manchester United’s shares on the…

Survey: Major broadband providers failing on service

The latest broadband survey from UK consumer body Which? finds again that some of the biggest providers are rated most poorly by its customers. ​The results, based on…

UK creative industries ‘worth £128bn’

UK creative industries ‘worth £128bn’

The UK’s booming creative industries could be worth £128.4 billion (€148.1bn) to the UK economy by 2025, and help to create up to 1 million new jobs by…

Mediaset to introduce HbbTV apps in Italy

After successful tests of Italy’s first HbbTV app on the La5 channel, Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset is ready for the national rollout of several applications. These include TgCom,…

PwC: Significant shifts in Africa’s E&M industry

Significant shifts are underway in how Africa’s Entertainment and media (E&M) companies compete and generate value, as the quality of the experience they deliver to consumers becomes their…

Spain: Samsung, beIN CONNECT 4K football deal

Spain: Samsung, beIN CONNECT 4K football deal

Samsung Electronics Iberia and beIN CONNECT have signed an agreement to broadcast Real Madrid and Barcelona football matches from La Liga and the final of the Champions League…

BBC survey: ‘Fake news’ concerns on the rise

There is increased global concern about fake news online, according to a BBC World Service poll. It also indicates mounting opposition to governments stepping in with regulation. In…

Research: Australian consumers lose out in streaming

A report by researchers at QUT’s Digital Media Research Centre shows that Australian consumers are still disadvantaged compared to consumers in the US when it comes to accessing…

Campbell named Disney EMEA President

Campbell named Disney EMEA President

Rebecca Campbell is set to take the role as President of EMEA for the Walt Disney Company. The current president of ABC Owned Television Station Group and ABC…

Deutsche Telekom orders first original series

German pay-TV broadcaster Deutsche Telekom has ordered its first original series. The show, Germanized, will be a 10-episode comedy from Bavaria Fernsehproduktion and Newen Group-owned Telfrance. The series…

DISH: College football in 4K

DISH: College football in 4K

US pay-TV provide DISH is to deliver select college football games from FOX Sports’ FS1 in 4K, beginning with the Oklahoma-Baylor match-up on Saturday, September 23rd. Games will…

Procera completes Sandvine acquisition

Procera Networks, a global player in Network Intelligence, has announced the completion of the acquisition of Sandvine Corporation, a provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and…

CBS signs up for Nielsen Out-of-Home measurement

US TV network CBS has subscribed to Nielsen’s National Out-of-Home Reporting Service. The agreement is effective immediately and provides CBS with out-of-home viewing data, including ratings for all…

BBC Worldwide appoints 560 Media for rights collection

560 Media, the UK-based global rights collection agency, has signed a secondary-rights management deal with BBC Worldwide. Under the deal 560 Media will administer the distributor’s total global…

Nielsen and clypd collaborate

Nielsen and clypd collaborate

Nielsen will collaborate with clypd, an audience-based sales platform for television networks. The syndicated service will offer the advertising ecosystem a fully integrated, linear TV targeting solution that…

ZEE launches ZEE Studios International in Canada

Indian content company, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) has become the first Indian broadcaster to set up a production company, ZEE Studios International, in Canada. This also marks…

Chris Forrester

SES wins praise for mPOWER

Equity analyst Giles Thorne at investment bank Jefferies came out note to clients on September 19th covering the recent announcement…

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Nick Snow

Fox and its non-fanciful foes

That sounds like some kind of fairy tale – and maybe that’s right; an old media magician tries to weave…

Nick Snow - Sep 12 2017 / Read More

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