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DMR launches Yuyu OTT service

Digital Media Rights (DMR) has announced the launch of Yuyu in the US, an OTT video streaming service featuring premium movies and television programmes. “There is a great divide between…

Arqiva selected by Red Bull Media House

Arqiva, the communications infrastructure and media services company, has announced a new partnership with multi-platform media company Red Bull Media House to distribute live video sports content to international broadcasters.…

Mediaset seeks damages from Vivendi

Mediaset seeks damages from Vivendi

Italian broadcaster Mediaset has initiated legal action before a Milan Court to enforce a contract signed in April with French media group Vivendi. Mediaset is requesting €50 million in damages for…

Sky Germany launching 2 UHD channels

As widely expected, Sky’s German operation will launch two Ultra-HD sports channels on SES Astra’s 19.2 degrees East position shortly. While the precise date has not been unveiled, Sky Deutschland…

UK commercial TV viewing H1 increase

UK commercial TV viewing H1 increase

As Viceland – the new broadcast TV channel from global youth media brand Vice – is set to launch in the UK next month, commercial TV channels in the UK…

BBC Worldwide focuses on younger audiences

BBC Three’s upcoming premiere of the BBC Worldwide-commissioned five-part digital-first travelogue cum photography series Mission Selfie, marks the commercial arm of the BBC’s debut with content specifically produced for online…

Rovi signs licence agreement with DISH

Rovi signs licence agreement with DISH

Rovi has it signed a 10-year patent renewal licence agreement with DISH Network in the US. In addition, this agreement will continue DISH’s license to Rovi’s Conversation Services natural language…

Music publishers join anti-piracy fight

The Music Publishers Association (MPA) has become the seventh partner to join Operation Creative, the City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) initiative designed to disrupt and prevent…

KCTV VoD service for North Korea

A set-top box offering VoD services has been unveiled by North Korean state broadcaster KCTV in North Korea, according to local reports. The box, branded Manbang, has been likened to…

SiriusXM Canada gets close to US ‘parent’

SiriusXM Canada is based in Toronto, although its US ‘parent’ only owns 25 per cent of the company. John Bitove’s Canadian Satellite Radio holdings is the official licensee of the…