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TiVo increases Q2 revenues


TiVo reported higher Q2 revenue as the DVR specialist benefited from worldwide growth and am increased customer base. For the quarter ended July 31st, TiVo reported a profit of $9.3 million compared with $268.9 million a year earlier. The year-ago period included $276 million in net income from its settlement with Cisco and Motorola over patent claims. Total revenue increased […]

AsiaSat revenues squeezed

AsiaSat announced a set of sharply reduced revenues and operating profits for the 6 months to June 30th, and warned the market that its full-year results will not be much of an improvement over the first half-year. AsiaSat had issued a profits warning back in July when it explained that lower prices achieved on renewed contracts, cancellations of some others […]

RTL cuts 2014 outlook

Europe’s largest television company RTL Group has cut its 2014 outlook, citing among other issues a new advertising tax in Hungary that hit its earnings in the first half of the year. The broadcaster said it now expected 2014 revenues to decline slightly, with a more significant decrease in earnings before interest, tax and amortisation (EBITA), having previously seen both […]

Kudelski H1 profits and revenues up

The Kudelski Group, a provider of media content protection and value-added service technology, has published its 2014 first half results. Group revenues in constant currency increased by 9.5 per cent over the same period in 2013, primarily driven by a patent cross-licence agreement with Cisco and by the consolidation of Conax starting in April 2014. Reported first half revenues increased […]

Brazil’s Oi makes dramatic pay-TV progress

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New Brazilian pay-TV operator Oi registered the highest gains in the Brazil DTH market with 24,900 net new subscribers, and which represented 38.5 per cent of all new subs in the country. The numbers were for June and come from regulator Anatel. The increase was 12.2 per cent up on May’s numbers. Oi has more than 110 channels (of which […]

Telstra’s Thody: ‘Content piracy is theft’


David Thodey, CEO of Australian telco Telstra, has declared that piracy of content is theft, and suggested that the company can play a role in its prevention. “Piracy of content is theft. I hold a very strong view on that. You can’t justify it because of the price of content. A whole industry exists to create great content and it’s […]

mirada moves to profit

mirada, the audiovisual content interaction specialist, has revealed its final results for the year ended March 31st 2014. Revenue came in at £4.57 million (€5.78m), down from £4.84 million in 2013. Revenues earned from subscriber-based licence fees increased to £1.74 million (£1.49 million in 2013). Gross profit was £4.39 million (£4.63 million in 2013). Gross profit margin remained stable at […]

Netflix’s Hastings: We’re same league as HBO

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has suggested the Internet entertainment streaming service is now in the same league as premium cable and satellite television network HBO, having surpassed its subscriber revenue figures for the last quarter, but is yet to match it in terms of profits and Emmys. In a Facebook page status update, Hastings wrote: Minor milestone: last quarter we […]

AMC Networks Q2 up 37%


US cable TV network AMC Networks has reported a 37 per cent rise in quarterly revenue as its international business got a boost from its purchase of Chellomedia. Net income from continuing operations fell to $58.7 million (€43.8m) in the second quarter ended June 30th, from $135.7 million a year earlier. Revenue rose to $522.1 million from $379.3 million a […]

Cairo turns profit at La7, plans new channels


The new owners of La7 have managed to turn around the fortunes of the Italian national broadcaster, after purchasing it from Telecom Italia Media in March 2013. According to the financial report of the Cairo Communications group for the H1 2014, La7 achieved a gross operating profit (EBITDA) of €4.9 million, compared to a loss of €28.7 million in the […]

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