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Analyst: Major SVoDs struggle in MENA

Analyst: Major SVoDs struggle in MENA

According to Max Signorelli, research analyst, home entertainment, IHS Markit, although Netflix and Amazon Prime Video launched subscription video services in the MENA region in 2016, lacklustre offerings mean the…

Fines for illegal Sky Sports streamers

Fines for illegal Sky Sports streamers

A judgment has been obtained in the High Court of England and Wales against a Sky customer who had been streaming Sky Sports content illegally online. Yusuf Mohammed, of Bristol…

Netflix: APAC subs connected TV users

Netflix: APAC subs connected TV users

In a world where all-episodes-at-once has quickly become ubiquitous, what else will consumers want out of their entertainment experience in the future? Netflix believes that while consumers access their favourite…

Facebook considering live sports broadcasts

Facebook considering live sports broadcasts

Facebook is actively looking at the possibility of broadcasting live sports content via its Facebook Live service, according to its global head of Strategic Partner Development – Sports Media, Rob…

UEFA eyes online coverage

UEFA eyes online coverage

Following similar comments made by Ed Woodward, the Vice-Chairman of Manchester United Football Club in respect of English Premier League rights, and those made by F1 commercial MD Sean Bratches,…

Huawei, Dolby debut HDR STB

Huawei, Dolby debut HDR STB

Huawei and Dolby Laboratories have unveiled the Huawei Q22 set-top box, which they say is the first IPTV set-top box in the world to support Dolby Vision high-dynamic-range (HDR) technology.…

MX1 scores with Goalplay deal

MX1 scores with Goalplay deal

Goalplay, an online coaching platform for gaming players, is using media services solutions provider MX1’s content management solution and CDN services to deliver content securely to a wide range of…

F1 plans OTT service for 2018

F1 plans OTT service for 2018

Formula 1 has revealed plans to launch an online live streaming service in 2018 as it reviews its digital and broadcast strategies. While the sport, under the previous management of…

Canal+, Telecom Italia JV

With its parent company Vivendi under regulatory pressure regarding its shareholdings in both Telecom Italia and pay-TV operator Mediaset, Canal + is forming a joint-venture with Telecom Italia focused on…

IHS: Video processing market more competitive

IHS Markit says the increasing popularity of time- and place-shifted content viewing is disrupting the media management industry. Global media management revenue is forecast to grow at a 5.9 per…