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Vodafone TV adds Vodafone yu

Vodafone Spain has added the Vodafone yu app to its Vodafone One pay-TV offer enabling subscribers to have access to yu streaming content targeted at young people. With the launch,…

BSB founder and CEO dies

BSB founder and CEO dies

Anthony Simmonds-Gooding a former senior advertising executive with Saatchi & Saatchi and who from 1988 headed up British Satellite Broadcasting, the official licensee of the UK’s 5-channel DBS satellite transmissions,…

CNN in trouble with Russia again

Only days after resolving a technical spat with Russia over alleged “violations” of the country’s media legislation, CNN is again in potential hot water. This time the problems come from…

FOX Networks selects Ericsson for broadcast services

Ericsson has signed a multi-year contract with FOX Networks Group Middle East to provide playout, media management and global distribution services for three new HD channels. The new channels –…

Insight TV first US 4K launch

Insight TV first US 4K launch

Insight TV, the UHD broadcaster and producer of native UHD HDR content, has revealed a major distribution deal with next-generation US cable company Layer3 TV. This is the first 4K…

First nbn trial connection on driveway tech

nbn, the company building Australia’s national wholesale broadband access network, has activated its first Fibre-to-the-Curb (FTTC) premises as part of its ongoing trials of the network technology in Coburg, a…

Study: Netflix most preferred way to watch TV

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​…

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 the already…

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 released the…

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. The ERC…