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Sky growth at 11 year high


Sky has posted its highest Q3 subs growth in 11 years. “We have delivered an excellent third quarter as customers across the enlarged Sky group respond to the quality and breadth of what we offer. In all, we attracted almost 70 per cent more new customers than the prior year and over one million new products. By continuing the strong…

Apr 21 2015 / Read More »

OTT subs up 32% by 2019

OTT subscriptions from providers such as Netflix and Amazon Prime will generate $31.6 billion by 2019, up from just under $8 billion in 2014, according to a report by Juniper…

Apr 21 2015 / Read More »

Sky Deutschland record customer growth

Sky Deutschland delivered record customer growth in Q3 2014/15. The number of direct subscribers for the German pay-TV provider increased by 103,000, which is 61 per cent above the previous…

Apr 21 2015 / Read More »

ESPN opposes Verizon FiOS bundles

ESPN is objecting to how Verizon is giving its FiOS TV customers more choice. In new plans that went into effect last week, Verizon made the ESPN and ESPN2 sports…

Apr 21 2015 / Read More »

Piksel supports All 4 launch

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has continued its long-standing relationship with Piksel, a global provider of video monetiaation software and solutions, to support this week’s launch of All 4 (which replaces Channel 4’s existing 4oD online video offering). Developed with support from Piksel, All 4 leverages…

Apr 21 2015 / Read More »

Netflix strong growth outside US


While Netflix’s international business has yet to turn a profit, the company has seen strong growth in its non-US markets thus far, according to research firm SNL Kagan. Netflix international paid subscribers totaled 16.8 million at the end of 2014. Netflix’s first international launch, Canada,…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

Telenet to buy KPN unit for €1.3bn

Cable telecoms company Liberty Global’s Belgian subsidiary Telenet has agreed to buy local mobile network operator Base from Dutch group KPN for €1.325 billion. For Liberty Global, Europe’s biggest cable operator, the acquisition marks a departure in strategy, having said in the past that it…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

Comcast-TWC hope to assure DoJ

Comcast and Time Warner Cable meet with the US Justice Department this week to try allay antitrust concerns of officials about their merger. The $45 billion deal would give Comcast-TWC control of about a third of US pay-TV and broadband markets. Some consumer groups and…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

O2 subs get early access to C4 shows

Peep Show

O2 customers are being offered early access to ten Channel 4 series, including Peep Show, Made in Chelsea and Fresh Meat as part of the relaunch of the broadcaster’s VoD platform as All 4. Episodes of the shows will be available to stream 48 hours…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

Australia’s iiNet: “Netflix traffic an issue”

iiNet chief technology officer Mark Dioguardi has admitted that Netflix has caused problems for some customers and revealed it is accounts for 25 per cent of the telco’s total Internet traffic less than a month after its Australian launch. Before it’s official launch in the country, Netflix made up just 3 per…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

Arabsat results “impressive and successful”

Arabsat’s deputy chairman (and Kuwaiti ministry of Communications undersecretary) Hamid Al-Qattan, praised Arabsat’s commercial performance over the past year at the operator’s Board Meeting and General Assembly held in Amman, Jordan. Al-Qattan said Arabsat’s results were “impressive and successful”, adding that the organisation’s financial and…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

9 in 10 Brits couldn’t live without broadband


Only one in ten UK broadband users say they could live without access to the Internet, according to 2,000 respondents surveyed by broadband, TV and mobile comparison site Just 10 per cent of respondents said they could live without broadband indefinitely, as opposed to 21…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

Hong Kong: now TV buys Big Fight rights

now TV has acquired the exclusive Hong Kong TV rights to broadcast the fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao live in HD. This showdown is one of the most anticipated boxing events of recent times and takes place in Las Vegas on May 2nd…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

Ericsson enhances Content Management System


Ericsson’s Media Vision 2020 predicts that the convergence of media and telecoms will result in 50 billion connected devices globally by the year 2020, ushering in a new era of entertainment and connectivity. To address the creation, delivery and distribution challenges associated with the increasingly…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »
Inside Satellite
Chris Forrester

South Africa wishes ‘April Fools’ joke was true

An April 1st story in South Africa swept the country like wild fire. The untrue story claimed that South Africa…

Chris Forrester - Apr 20 2015 / Read More »
Third Party

Hard lessons for OTT dealmakers

Larry Gerbrandt offers expert advice to anyone planning an OTT channel launch. Is there anyone who isn’t starting an online…

GuestBlogger - Apr 16 2015 / Read More »

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Channel 4 opening mobile games studio

Channel 4 is to set up a new publishing arm in Glasgow which aims to “support and showcase” the work of the mobile games industry.…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

Norway to switch-off FM radio in 2017

Norway’s Ministry of Culture has revealed plans to switch off FM radio across the country in 2017, making it the first country to axe conventional…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

Scotland superfast rollout expands


High-speed fibre broadband is being rolled out to a further 200 communities across Scotland over the summer, many in rural areas. Up to 145,000 homes…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

Amino certified for YouTube on TV

Amino’s latest range of IPTV/OTT devices now support YouTube on TV – allowing consumers to view videos from the online video portal full screen on…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

Infomir launches HEVC STBs

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Infomir has unveiled new HEVC Set-Top boxes: The high-powered MAG257 (successor to MAG254) with STiH301 processor, and the premium IPTV/OTT set-top box MAG350 featuring a…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »

Al Jazeera Media Network stick with Teracue

Al Jazeera Media Network recently moved to their new state of the art UK studio in London, located in the skyscraper :the Shard“.  Once again…

Apr 20 2015 / Read More »
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