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SingTel, StarHub win broadcast rights to World Cup

Singapore’s pay-TV operators SingTel and StarHub have secured the broadcast rights of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The deal follows months of negotiations by the pay-TV operators. The rights of…

Yahoo scores Premier League highlights

Yahoo has struck a deal with the Premier League for the UK online highlights for the next three seasons. From the start of next season in August, Yahoo will run…

Hong Kong broadcasters resolve World Cup row

Three Hong Kong broadcasters have ended a dispute that would have shut out free coverage of the World Cup in the city of 7 million people but the partial solution…

More TV on PS3

Sony Corporation has signed a deal to bring Major League Baseball's live streaming service to PlayStation3 video game consoles. PlayStation owners will be able to sign up with MLB.TV to…

Altibox partners with TV 2

Norwegian triple-play operator Altibox has entered into a strategic cooperation with commercial television station TV 2, under which Altibox is helping to finance TV 2’s recent acquisition of broadcast rights…

Epix going nationwide in Dish deal

US movie channel Epix has it signed a carriage agreement with Dish Network that will give Epix nationwide distribution for the first time, marking a breakthrough in its efforts to…

Spanish regulator cuts soccer deals to three years

From David Del Valle in Madrid Spain's National Competition Commission (CNC) has limited to three years the duration of contracts between TV operators and football teams to broadcast the matches…

Premier League takes on Ofcom over Sky ruling

The English Premier League is to challenge the decision by media regulator Ofcom to force pay-TV broadcaster BSkyB to sell its sports content to rivals at a reduced rate. The…

Viacom: YouTube used copyright threat to bully content owners

Viacom has said that court documents show Google ignored warnings about YouTube’s copyright violations and now uses the threat of infringement to force content owners into licensing deals. The documents…

ART on NeuLion platform

Arab Radio and Television Network (ART), the leading Arabic language television network in the Middle East, and NeuLion, an end-to-end IPTV service provider, have inked a long-term partnership to distribute…