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Sky, Channel 4 back TV rights venture TRX

Sky, Channel 4 back TV rights venture TRX

Dial Square 86 Limited, the holding company for The RightsXchange Limited (TRX), has confirmed that pay-TV broadcaster Sky and UK public service broadcaster Channel 4’s Indie Growth Fund have invested…

DISH targets Loolbox in anti-piracy push

In its latest effort to combat piracy further, US pay-TV operator DISH has filed a lawsuit against the makers of the Loolbox streaming device, which unlawfully retransmits numerous Arabic TV…

Ofcom closes Premier League TV rights probe

Ofcom has closed its two-year investigation of the Premier League’s TV rights auction – a move which complainant Virgin Media believes will lead to price hikes for football fans. The…

Pub fined £50k for illegal Sky Sports football

Pub fined £50k for illegal Sky Sports football

A pub landlady in the UK Midlands city of Birmingham has been fined £50,000 (€58,940) after being caught illegally showing football on Sky Sports, having earlier received a final warning…

Eurosport expands Wimbledon deal

Eurosport expands Wimbledon deal

Eurosport has confirmed an extended partnership with The All England Club, Wimbledon, to present all matches of tennis tournament in an additional sixteen countries. The new agreement means Eurosport show…

Time Warner takes 10% Hulu stake

Time Warner takes 10% Hulu stake

Time Warner is to become a 10 per cent owner of premium streaming TV service Hulu. Time Warner joins The Walt Disney Company, 21st Century Fox, and Comcast in the joint…

Warner Music for Vevo

Vevo CEO Erik Huggers will be making a keynote speech at IBC in a few weeks with an especially wide smile on his face having wrapped the last of the…

Neville-Rolfe retains IP brief

Baroness (Lucy) Neville-Rolfe has retained her responsibility for Intellectual Property following her promotion to Minister of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in the Government reorganisation…

Liberty Global, All3Media original programming deal

International TV and broadband company Liberty Global and independent television, film and digital production and distribution company All3Media have agreed a major multi-territorial original programming partnership. The deal, for four…

Orange, La Liga football deal

Orange, La Liga football deal

The Spanish La Liga and pay-TV platform Orange Spain have reached an agreement whereby the French operator will broadcast La Liga 1|2|3 (the second Spanish division) over the next three…