Study: Netflix most preferred way to watch TV

“Goodbye​ ​broadcast,​ ​hello​ ​streaming”​ ​is​ ​the​ ​overwhelming​ ​response​ ​from​ ​a​ ​study​ ​about​ ​content​ ​and​ ​viewing​ ​habits produced​ ​by​ ​Qualtrics,​ ​a​n ​experience​ ​and​ ​insights​ ​company.​ ​Although​ ​the​ ​shift​ ​from broadcast​ ​television​ ​to​ ​on-demand​ ​streaming​ ​has​ ​been​ ​a​ ​talking​ ​point​ ​of​ ​media​ ​watchers​ ​for years,​ ​Qualtrics’​ ​study​ ​has​ ​produced​ ​some​ ​surprising​ ​data​…

Qatar denounces “unjust siege” over beIN Sports

Qatar’s Emir, Sheikh Tamim Al Thani, speaking in Indonesia where he is currently on a visit, was highly critical of the recent move by Egypt to further escalate…

Study: VR ads deliver memorable brand experiences

YuMe, a partner for video advertising, in partnership with Isobar, a global digital agency; RLTY CHK, an immersive entertainment studio; and RetinadVR, an immersive media analytics platform, have…

Portugal: ERC names 12 risks in Meo-Media Capital deal

Portugal: ERC names 12 risks in Meo-Media Capital deal

Portugal’s Media Regulatory Authority (ERC) has been unable to reach a consensus on the proposed acquisition of Media Capital by Meo, referring the case to the Competition Authority.…

Spain: Record profit for Mediaset and Atresmedia

Mediaset, owner of Tele 5 and Cuatro among other channels, and Atresmedia, owner of Antena 3 and La Sexta, among others, made a combined €250 million for the…

Ericsson posts further losses

Ericsson posts further losses

Ericsson has posted its fourth consecutive money-losing quarter, with an operating loss of 4.8 billion Swedish crowns (€498.1 million) that was 37 per cent worse than the average…

Orange’s Jazztel à la carte offer

Jazztel, owned by Orange, has launched a new à la carte offer enabling subscribers to choose the speed of the Internet connection, the amount of mobile data and…

Hispasat still in play for take-over

Madrid-based satellite operator Hispasat is still very much a potential take-over target. The name now most-frequently mentioned as being the buyer is Red Electrica De Espana (REE), the…

AMC launches VR app

AMC launches VR app

AMC has launched a new, immersive virtual reality app, AMC VR, which allows users to step into the worlds of AMC’s original series such as The Walking Dead, Into…

Avanti tumbles to all time low

Confidence in London-based specialist satellite operator Avanti Communications has again been dented. October 17th and 18th saw significant movement in its share (1.46 million on 17th and 790,000…

Strong September for iPlayer

Strong September for iPlayer

The new series of acclaimed drama Doctor Foster topped a strong month for BBC iPlayer to kick off the autumn schedule. The returning show was the most popular…

China Digital turfed off NYSE

China Digital TV Holdings, a conditional access/smart card supplier in China, has lost its listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The company, founded in 2004, had…

Eurosport lines up Formula E coverage

Eurosport lines up Formula E coverage

Eurosport has extended its agreement with the FIA Formula E Championship that will see the broadcaster showcase the all-electric single seater car race series to all of Europe…

Inside Secure licence revenue up 296%

Inside Secure, a specialist in security solutions for mobile and connected devices, has reported revenue in Q3 2017 was $11.4 million, up 47 per cent compared with the…

Clikia TV goes live in US

Clikia, has announced the full-scale launch of Clikia TV, a streaming cable television subscription service in the US that delivers over 40 of Cable TV’s most popular channels…

Qatar hit by Egypt in beIN Sports row

Qatar hit by Egypt in beIN Sports row

The diplomatic problems between Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Gulf states and Qatar has escalated and now threatens the TV output from Qatar-based beIN Sports. October 18th saw…

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