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Telefónica, Spectranet climb Netflix ISP Speed Index

Netflix has released July data from its ISP Speed Index – a monthly update on which Internet Service Providers (ISPs) provide the best primetime Netflix streaming experience. Speeds at Telefónica…

Danish broadcasting ‘hurt by Netflix’

Denmark is an important European market, but – along with its Scandinavian neighbours – tends to be overlooked. Now, equity analysts at investment bank Exane-BNP/Paribas have taken a close look…

Hulu picks AWS as cloud provider

Hulu picks AWS as cloud provider

Premium streaming service Hulu has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its cloud provider, and leveraged AWS to launch its new, over-the-top (OTT) live TV service. Hulu turned to AWS…

Brazil: Vubiquity, Oi sign VoD deal

Vubiquity, a global provider of premium content services, has signed a deal with Oi in Brazil that will provide customers with exclusive access to on-demand video content. The deal allows…

Telefónica plans ‘Netflix for Europe’

Reports in Spanish newspaper El Pais say Telefónica is planning to launch a streaming video platform with its own original content in Europe to compete against Netflix. The Spanish operator is…

Survey: Australians watching more TV/video content

According to Kimberly Chang, Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Leader at consulting firm Deloitte, the demise of media is an oft-told story, but Deloitte’s 2017 Media Consumer Survey shows that…

WWE Network for China

WWE Network for China

WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) and PPTV have confirmed that WWE Network will be available in China for the first time beginning on August 18th, launching exclusively on PPTV as an…

Advocacy group: ‘SVoD services unsafe for children’

Advocacy group: ‘SVoD services unsafe for children’

In a new study of the top US streaming video platforms and content providers, the Parents Television Council – a non-partisan education organisation advocating responsible entertainment – found that children…

Australians streaming 1.5bn mins of TV each month

Flexible TV viewing is on the rise, with 6.9 million Australians streaming more than 1.5 billion minutes of catch-up and live streaming content in the past month, according to the…

BritBox comes to Amazon Channels

BritBox comes to Amazon Channels

BritBox, the subscription video-on-demand (SVoD) streaming service from BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, and ITV, the UK’s biggest commercial broadcaster, which launched exclusively in the US earlier…