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Report: Illicit streaming devices pose safety risk

A series of product safety tests on popular illicit streaming devices entering the UK have found that 100 per cent fail to meet national electrical safety regulations. The findings are…

Argentina to liberalise satellite pay-TV

Argentina to liberalise satellite pay-TV

Reports out of Buenos Aires say that Argentina is expected to permit telephone companies to offer satellite-delivered TV services by the end of this year. Enacom, Argentina’s telecoms regulator, was…

Australia: Content theft remains static

Australia: Content theft remains static

Independent research commissioned by anti-piracy organisation Creative Content Australia (CCA) shows the growth of online screen content theft has been arrested and remains static, with 21 per cent of adults…

Phoenix ‘model market’ for next-gen broadcast

Phoenix ‘model market’ for next-gen broadcast

Forming the first collaborative single-market effort to plan for and implement a transition to next-generation over-the-air television broadcasting, broadcast groups E.W. Scripps Company, Fox Television Stations, Meredith Local Media Group,…

Hisense buys Toshiba’s TV brand

Hisense buys Toshiba’s TV brand

China’s Hisense Electric has bought Toshiba’s TV production, its brand, R&D and operations, effective November 14th. Hisense will purchase 95 per cent stock shares of Toshiba Visual Solutions Corporation (TVS), a…

TalkTalk sees TV, fibre growth

TalkTalk has reported 1.6 million customers now benefit from its Fixed Low Price Plans, a year after the telecoms company launched the packages. TalkTalk says it remains the first and…

O’Sullivan joins Eutelsat as EVP Global TV and Video

O’Sullivan joins Eutelsat as EVP Global TV and Video

Eutelsat Communications has appointed Gerry O’Sullivan as Executive Vice President, Global TV and Video. In his new role he will drive the company’s product development strategy. Video, Eutelsat’s most longstanding…

Bidding for Persidera DTT multiplexes starts Nov 20

Bidding for Persidera DTT multiplexes starts Nov 20

The bidding for Italian DTT multiplex operator Persidera will start on November 20th, when the first non-binding bids should be submitted, according to local reports. In recent days, parties that…

ITV slows ad decline

ITV slows ad decline

UK commercial broadcaster ITV said it expects Q4 advertising revenues to be up 1 per cent on last year, compared with a decline of 7 per cent across the first…

Vodafone Spain profits and subs up

Vodafone Spain made an EBITDA of €751 million in the first fiscal half of the year (April to September), up 9.6 per cent on the same period last year. The…