Sky Deutschland launches €9.99 Sport Ticket

Sky Deutschland has launched a new ‘Sport Ticket’ streaming subscription for €9.99 month. The Sport Ticket will provide subscribers with every live broadcast from the the Bundesliga, the second league and the Champions League, as well as live coverage of the the DFB-Pokal tournament and English Premier League. Other sports…

Euskaltel, Orange agree expansion deal

Basque-Country-based telco operator Euskaltel, owned by UK’s Zegona, has signed an agreement with Orange Spain to use its mobile and FTTH networks to cover the whole territory. With…

“Non-payment” behind Discovery’s decision to quit OSN

“Non-payment” behind Discovery’s decision to quit OSN

It was widely reported that “unrealistic” carriage fees was behind the decision for Discovery Communications to exit its distribution deal with Dubai-based OSN earlier this week, but Discovery…

Secuoya, Planeta to invest €120m in Madrid Content City

Spanish media group Secuoya and publishing house Planeta have joined forces to turn Madrid Content City, the audiovisual facilities that host Netflix, into one of the biggest European…

MTS holographic call on 5G

MTS holographic call on 5G

Russian operator MTS hosted a two-way, long-distance holographic video call between its 5G pilot zones in Moscow and St. Petersburg. The laser-based video conference, reported in Mobile Europe,…

Airtel and Dish TV merger back on?

India’s two DTH broadcasting giants, Dish TV and Bharti’s Airtel DTH are – once again – in talks to merge. According to local reports, the two are close…

Hulu: Binge watching ad experience

Hulu: Binge watching ad experience

US video-on-demand service Hulu is launching what it says is the industry’s first ad experience tailored to binge watching, designed to connect brands with binge watchers. In a…

France plans for C-Band/5G deployment

French transmission regulator ARCEP (l’Autorité de régulation des communications électroniques et des Postes) has published and submitted to government its thoughts and recommendations on how the 3.4-3.8 GHz…

Portugal: Altice Europe, Morgan Stanley create fibre wholesaler

Portugal: Altice Europe, Morgan Stanley create fibre wholesaler

Altice Europe, through its subsidiary MEO, has signed an agreement with Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners to create a nationwide fibre wholesaler in Portugal. MEO will sell a minority…

UK ‘altnets’ welcomes greater broadband certainty

The Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA) the UK co-operative trade association for next generation broadband services – has congratulated new Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his election victory,…

Amazon Studios first look deal with Orlando Bloom

Amazon Studios first look deal with Orlando Bloom

Amazon Studios has signed a first look deal with Hollywood actor Orlando Bloom. As part of the deal, Bloom will work with Amazon Studios to create television and…

Report: Satellite comms pricing to stabilise through 2020

In its latest research, Euroconsult details pricing for traditional C-band, Ku-band and High Throughput Satellite (HTS) capacity broken out by contracts, regions, spectrum bands, and applications. The report…

Browne named Telesat CFO

Browne named Telesat CFO

Telesat, the Canadian satellite company, has appointed Andrew Browne as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Reporting to President and CEO, Dan Goldberg, Browne will serve on Telesat’s Executive…

NBCU partners with TVSquared

NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal, and the NBC Sports Regional Networks (RSNs) have formed a partnership with TVSquared, a specialist in TV attribution. Effective immediately, all 42 NBC and…

Crouch to front Euro 2020 show for BBC

Crouch to front Euro 2020 show for BBC

Former professional footballer turned radio and TV presenter Peter Crouch is bringing a new comedy entertainment series to BBC One for next year’s Euro 2020 finals. Made by…

Frndly TV beta app on Apple TV

Frndly TV has debuted its live and on-demand TV streaming service on Apple TV in the US with the public launch of its beta app. In addition, UPtv…

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