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Ofcom: Sky ruling delayed

Ofcom: Sky ruling delayed

The government has given Ofcom and the competition authorities more time to investigate and recommend on the takeover of Sky by 21st Century Fox. The Secretary of State for Culture…

Broadcast industry set to embrace ATSC 3.0

More than 75 per cent of US broadcast industry executives say they are excited about next-generation broadcast standard ATSC 3.0, while more than 70 per cent reported that their station’s…

Further anti-piracy court success for DISH

In another blow to peddlers of illicit video piracy services and a further success for US pay-TV operator DISH on the heels of forcing the closure of an illegal IPTV…

Intelsat, OneWeb merger facing challenges

Intelsat is reportedly extending the timetable deadline for bondholders to accept the proposals of a proposed merger with giant satellite constellation OneWeb. Reuters reports that the merger – announced back…

MTG reports record Q1 sales

Modern Times Group (MTG) has reported record Q1 sales of SEK 4,228 million (€438.7m) with 8 per cent organic growth. This was the third consecutive quarter with organic sales growth…

Canada strengthens net neutrality commitment

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has strengthened its commitment to net neutrality by declaring that Internet Service Providers should treat data traffic equally to foster consumer choice, innovation…

IMAX impresses with Q1 numbers

IMAX impresses with Q1 numbers

Giant cinema screen specialists IMAX, reporting its Q1 numbers, says that its backlog of new cinema screen commitments is up 52 per cent on the same period last year. Moreover,…

Sky Q3: ‘Delivering’ as football costs drag

Sky Q3: ‘Delivering’ as football costs drag

Jeremy Darroch, Group Chief Executive, has described Q3 as another strong quarter for Sky, despite it being the broadcaster’s seasonally quietest period. “We continue to perform well, attracting another 106,000…

Ofcom consults on opening up BT’s infrastructure

UK comms regulator Ofcom has set out detailed plans for improving access to BT’s network arm Openreach’s infrastructure, making it cheaper and easier for competing providers to connect their own…

Mediaset suffers record losses

Mediaset suffers record losses

Italian media group Mediaset posted its worst-ever loss in 2016, amounting to €294.5 million, largely due to the dispute with Vivendi over Mediaset Premium. This is in contrast to a…