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Court: Retailer accountable for promoting piracy

Court: Retailer accountable for promoting piracy

A bankruptcy court in Florida has ruled that Amit Bhalla, a retailer of IPTV streaming devices with unauthorised channels, cannot use a bankruptcy case to shield himself from monetary liability…

White Rabbit unveils payments solution

A team of seasoned filmmakers, distributors and software developers has announced White Rabbit, a blockchain-based smart contract solution that intends to improve the way users watch content, distribute it, pay…

Study: Netflix’s changing user base

Not only has Netflix’s audience grown significantly in the past two years, but the composition of its user base has changed dramatically as well, according to a DeepProfile study from…

Facebook wanted ‘free’ Champions League

Facebook has asked football’s UEFA media bosses permission to live stream the Champions League and Europa League games into certain markets and territories which do not have TV rights for…

South Africa to regulate YouTube, Netflix

South Africa is set to introduce new regulations to cover streamed content coming into the country. Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says there will be a draft White Paper issued shortly…

LiveU powers BILD live multi-platform content

Best-selling German tabloid newspaper BILD has turned to video transport technologist LiveU to stream live video content across multiple platforms. Already experienced with video, BILD wanted to expand into live…

Western European TV market worth €99bn

The TV market in Western Europe was worth €99.4 billion at the end of 2016, accounting for an annual growth rate of 1.8 per cent. This compares to a 17.5…

Analysis: Media players load up on debt

Analysis: Media players load up on debt

To badly paraphrase Archimedes: “Give me a leverage big enough, and I can move the world”, a sentiment that Ampere Analysis has identified as a key factor behind strategies from…

Analyst: APAC SVoD to overtake N America

SVoD subscriptions are forecast to reach 546 million by 2022; double the 263 million recorded by end-2016, according to Digital TV Research’s Global SVoD Forecasts report, which covers 621 platforms…

Eleven streams Ivy League Football on Twitter

Eleven streams Ivy League Football on Twitter

Eleven Sports has agreed a deal with Twitter to live-stream Ivy League American football games. The sports broadcaster will stream seven games during October and November on its @ElevenSportsUSA Twitter…