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Nick Snow is the founder and publisher of advanced-television as well as Euromedia and IP Television magazines. In 1984 he worked in the debut issue of Cable & Satellite Europe and over the years his companies have published many of the industry’s most highly regarded titles.

Netflix: Far from immortal

I seriously doubt any media company has ever had as many namechecks as Netflix over this last couple of years. We are as guilty as any, but then that’s what…

Clouds gather. Shift Happens.

SCTE Denver. Shifts Happen was the pithy up sum on how cable has to keep on keeping up with every new innovation that tries to eat its lunch. It was…

de Mol confirms SBS approach from Discovery

Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf says Endemol founder John de Mol is in discussions with Discovery Communications about a possible sale of his 33 per cent stake in broadcaster SBS. Publisher…

Beware of 4K fever

4k and UHD really are the talk of the town just now and are bound to dominate IBC. The September issue of Euromedia, released at the show, contains a comprehensive…

Rupert runs. Really?

Fox has dropped its bid for Time Warner. The surrender was unequivocal; “We’re done, period,” said Chase Carey, Murdoch’s right hand man. Fox was done in by an inclining Time…

King Content, King Rupert?

Exactly three years ago, Rupert Murdoch was wiping custard pie from his shirt as his now ex-wife struck out at his assailant in the House of Commons Media Committee room.…

Targeting and collateral damage

blinkx, the ad targeting company, took a real pasting when it recently issued a profit warning. It said it was partly down to the damaging blog from a Harvard academic…

BBC broadcasts Wimbledon, Glastonbury via SES

BBC broadcasts Wimbledon, Glastonbury via SES

SES has revealed that the BBC has contracted one additional transponder at ASTRA 28.2 degrees East from the duration of the 2014 Wimbledon Tennis Championships and Glastonbury Festival – both…

Entone scores in Brazil with Telecom Italia Mobile

Entone, a provider of Cloud TV and Connected Home solutions, has been selected by TIM Brasil for their “Live TIM Blue Box” launch. The product provides a seamless blend of…

M&A: Back in the room

For the last few years, M&A has been off the menu; recession tends to dull the corporate appetite, no matter how many dishes the desperate investment bankers offer up. But…