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Australia: BBC content on Google Play

BBC Worldwide content is to be made available to purchase on download from the Google Play platform in Australia. Shows including Doctor Who, Frozen Planet and Sherlock will be available. Individual episodes will cost A$2.99 (€2.09), with entire seasons offered to consumers via the download-to-own platform. More titles will be added on a regular basis. “Making the BBC’s content more […] on PS4

Sony Computer Entertainment Polska and Polish broadcaster TVN, the owner of VoD service, have launched the application on PlayStation4 system. A dedicated application for PlayStation4 consoles allows free online access to an extensive on-demand collection of TV series and programmes. is the first Polish multimedia service to be launched on PS4. The application will allow […]

Netflix confirms TWC payment


Netflix has confirmed it is paying another US cable provider to guarantee better bandwidth for its subscribers. Netflix said: “We reached an agreement with Time Warner Cable in June and began the interconnection between our networks this month.” The deal comes after similar agreements with Comcast, Verizon and AT&T in the US – meaning Netflix now pays fees to all […]

Exclusive Doctor Who Extra on iPlayer


The BBC has announced Doctor Who Extra – a brand-new series, exclusively on iPlayer. The broadcaster says the programme is much more than a ‘making of’ show, as it follows Peter Capaldi every step of the way throughout the creation of his first season as the Doctor. Over the course of 12 programmes, the BBC traces the highs and lows […]



UPC DTH, a satellite television provider in Central and Eastern Europe, is adding streaming service HBO GO for all its HBO customers on UPC Direct in Hungary and freeSAT in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Available from September 1st, UPC DTH will provide to its HBO Pak and HBO MaxPak customers instant and unlimited access to exclusive content via Internet […]

1m subs for Netherlands Netflix

One million Dutch people are estimated to have a paid Netflix subscription for watching video online. A survey of 6,600 people found that seven per cent had access to a Netflix account. The survey, published by Telecompaper, suggests a near doubling of Netflix subscription figures in the country for the final quarter of 2013, which was 4 per cent. The exact […]

OTT devices take 24% of ad views


FreeWheel has released its Video Monetization Report for the second quarter 2014. Q2 has marked another quarter of strong growth and evolution in the digital television market, with video views and ad views both up over 28 per cent year-over-year. Not only did the quarter see growth across formats, categories, and platforms, FreeWheel also discovered several trends that tell a […]

YOU On Demand partners with Dr Peng

YOU On Demand, a VoD service provider in China delivering Hollywood movies to mobile and TV screens, has signed a distribution and service agreement with Beijing Hiveview Technolgy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dr. Peng Telecom and Media Group. Dr. Peng Group is the largest independent broadband service provider in China with 8 million broadband homes across the country. Under […]

Brits still prefer to watch live TV, on their TV


Research reveals that despite the growth in TV viewing via PC, tablet and smartphones, 89 per cent of viewers still regularly use the TV to watch their content live – with 85 per cent also stating that the TV is their preferred screen. The research from global broadcast solutions provider BroadStream Solutions,

WWE Network goes global


The WWE Network is now available in over 170 countries and territories, including Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mexico, Spain and the Nordics, among others. The network is expected to go live in the UK this October, and will roll out in Italy, UAE, Germany, Japan, India, China, Thailand and Malaysia in the near future. For $9.99 (€7.48) per […]

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