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Ofcom’s BBC content quotas

Ofcom’s BBC content quotas

The BBC must broadcast more original UK programmes under new rules set out by broadcasting regulator Ofcom designed to ensure the broadcaster offers high-quality, distinctive programmes for its entire audience.…

NAB defends Next Gen TV

NAB defends Next Gen TV

The National Association of Broadcasters – the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters – has defended the future adoption and potential of the ATSC 3.0 ‘Next Gen TV’ broadcast transmission…

33,000+ young people caught without TV Licence

33,000+ young people caught without TV Licence

More than 33,000 young people between the ages of 18 and 25 were caught watching live TV or BBC programmes on iPlayer without a TV Licence in the past year,…

Disney, Altice finalise distribution deal

Disney, Altice finalise distribution deal

Following the announcement on October 1st of a tentative carriage deal that averted a potential blackout of Disney-owned channels in nearly 2.6 million homes in the greater New York area…

Mediaset: “Telcos distort the TV market”

The CEO of Mediaset Spain, Paolo Vasile, has accused telco operators – Telefónica, Vodafone and Orange- of distorting the TV market by inflating the prices for football TV rights. At…

BT’s AMC going FTA for a week

BT’s AMC going FTA for a week

BT and AMC have announced that viewers will be able to watch AMC free of charge from October 28th to November 5th via the Sky digital satellite platform. Viewers can…

Sky warns it will drop RTÉ if not FTA

Sky Ireland has warned it will not carry RTÉ content on its platform if the State broadcaster decides to charge a fee for its channels. Findings in a report commissioned…

ESPN wins US F1 rights race

ESPN wins US F1 rights race

Formula One and ESPN have agreed a multi-year linear and digital partnership to broadcast every race live in the US from the start of the 2018 season. NBC Sports Group…

MPs to quiz Ofcom on Sky takeover

UK communications regulator Ofcom is to face questions from parliament’s House of Commons Digital, Culture Media and Sport Committee on October 10th. It is expected that the session will cover…

Sky Ocean Rescue FTA pop-up channel

To support ocean health, Sky is launching a dedicated Ocean Rescue ‘pop-up’ channel, giving viewers an exclusive opportunity to watch live events and panels from the EU Our Ocean Conference…