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BT Q1 TV subs at 1.8m

BT Q1 TV subs at 1.8m

In announcing its results for the first quarter to June 30th, UK telco BT has revealed that its TV customer base continues to grow with TV net adds of 8,000…

Court rules Italy DTT rollout broke EU rules

Court rules Italy DTT rollout broke EU rules

The Court of Justice of the European Union has issued two rulings in which it states that the switchover from analogue to digital TV in Italy was based on resolutions…

Premier League awarded High Court Blocking Order

Premier League awarded High Court Blocking Order

As part of its biggest ever crackdown on the illegal streaming of its content, the English Premier League has obtained a High Court Order that will require UK Internet Service…

Portugal: Government action cuts piracy website traffic

Portugal: Government action cuts piracy website traffic

A report from online brand and content protection specialist INCOPRO indicates that Portugal’s regulatory site blocking orders have successfully reduced use of large-scale piracy websites by 69.7 per cent. Site…

China in online copyright clampdown

China’s latest national campaign to protect intellectual property rights will focus on online movies, TV shows and news articles, according to senior management at the National Copyright Administration. “To protect…

Dangerous devices seized in anti-piracy raid

Trading standards officers in the inner-London Borough of Westminster have led a successful operation that seized a cache of potentially dangerous illegal TV streaming devices. The joint operation between Westminster…

Intelsat joins anti-SpaceX satellite move

Intelsat joins anti-SpaceX satellite move

Intelsat wants US the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to block – at least for the time being – SpaceX’s plan to girdle the Earth with more than 4400 mini-satellites. Intelsat…

Man arrested in illegal STB crackdown

Police in the UK Midlands city of Derby have executed a warrant as part of a crackdown on devices that illegally stream subscription services, in a joint investigation with intellectual…

YouTube to redirect “terror” searches

YouTube to redirect “terror” searches

YouTube has revealed plans to redirect users searching for “violent extremist propaganda” and instead offer them videos that denounce terrorism. People searching for certain terms relating to the Islamic State…

Sinclair, Nexstar agree spectrum share

In preparation for the approval of next-generation broadcast standard ATSC 3.0 by the Federal Communications Commission, as well as the implementation of national television station ‘repacking’, Sinclair Broadcast Group and…