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TiVo: US consumers push back on pay-TV prices

TiVo: US consumers push back on pay-TV prices

TiVo has released the 16th edition of its quarterly Video Trends Report, covering key topics across pay-TV, VoD, PPV, OTT, TV Everywhere, streaming devices and content discovery. Based on a…

BT defends Euro football exclusivity

John Petter, CEO of BT’s Consumer division, has defended the telco’s securing of exclusive UK rights to Europe’s top club football competitions, the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa…

Kwesé TV brings ESPN back to Africa

Kwesé TV brings ESPN back to Africa

Econet Media’s Kwesé Sports and ESPN has launched the ESPN channel on the Kwesé TV bouquet. This collaboration with Africa’s emerging home of premium sports marks the much anticipated return…

UK Culture Secretary Fox “standards” concerns

UK Culture Secretary Fox “standards” concerns

Karen Bradley, the UK Culture Secretary, has expressed concerns about corporate governance at News Corp and breaches of broadcasting standards by 21st Century Fox. Speaking in the House of Commons,…

Card-sharing fraudster sentenced

A man from the Scottish town of Belshill in Scotland has been sentenced to unpaid community work by a Sheriff Court after pleading guilty to four charges of fraud, and offences…

BT retains Euro football rights for £1.2bn

BT retains Euro football rights for £1.2bn

BT Sport will remain the exclusive UK home of all UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League football. Following a competitive auction process, BT has secured the rights until the…

Netflix: Major Indian partnerships

Netflix: Major Indian partnerships

Netflix has revealed strategic partnerships with Indian service providers Airtel, Videocon d2h and Vodafone. “India is one of the most important and vibrant countries in the world and we are…

APAC: Impressive pay-TV growth forecast

Unlike most of the rest of the world, the Asia Pacific pay-TV sector is vibrant, with subscribers and revenues forecast to rise over the next five years according to Digital…

Murdoch: “Fox Sky bid will boost British TV”

Murdoch: “Fox Sky bid will boost British TV”

James Murdoch, chief executive of 21st Century Fox and chairman of Sky, has suggested that 21st Century Fox’s £11.7 billion (€13.6bn) takeover of Sky would benefit the UK creative sector…

Sky deal goes to EC, UK ‘minded’ to refer to Ofcom

With 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch extolling the creative benefits of Fox’s proposed takeover of Sky, the next stage in the process has been triggered now that the European…