Study: Live TV no longer 1st viewing choice

According to findings from Decoding the Default, the annual study by Hub Entertainment Research which tracks the TV sources US consumers consider their go-to viewing platform, there is a continuing increase in multiple platform use and a steady move away from live TV as a default source. Highlights from the…

Mediaset to broadcast Serie A

Mediaset to broadcast Serie A

Italian broadcaster Mediaset has reached an agreement with digital sports content and media group Perform for the broadcasting of selected Serie A football games and the entire Serie…

£14/share floor set for Disney Sky bid

The UK’s Panel on Takeovers and Mergers – which administers the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers – has ruled that Disney must offer £14 a share for…

Forecast: Online viewing to exceed an hour a day

Forecast: Online viewing to exceed an hour a day

Global consumers will spend an average of 67 minutes a day watching online video this year, up from 56 minutes last year, according to Zenith’s Online Video Forecasts…

Pay-TV in LatAm at 71.4m subs in Q1

According to Dataxis, as at Q1 2018 pay-TV in Latin America reached 71.4 million subscribers, which represents a drop of around 0.1 per cent compared to the end…

Telco: ‘Fibre ads misleading’

Telco: ‘Fibre ads misleading’

Research from UK alternative digital infrastructure provider CityFibre suggests that millions of broadband customers across the UK may have been misled about their broadband service. Now that almost…

Google spins off Project Loon/Wing

Two of Google X’s futuristic development projects, its Project Loon and Project Wing have been spun off by Google’s parent company (Alphabet) as standalone businesses although remaining as…

Senators call for Smart TV privacy investigation

Senators call for Smart TV privacy investigation

US Senators Edward J Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), members of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, are requesting that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) launch an…

ProSieben’s Galileo Spezial goes UHD

On July 22nd, German broadcast group ProSieben’s will air an episode of science programme Galileo Spezial in UHD for the first time. Viewers with a compatible TV set can…

Australian creatives call for evolved content rules

Australia’s film, television and music industries have united to call on the Government to evolve Australian content rules to make them fit for purpose in the digital environment.…

COBA: Brexit White Paper offers little clarity

COBA: Brexit White Paper offers little clarity

The Government’s White Paper on Brexit offers little clarity for the UK’s £1 billion (€1.13bn) international broadcasting sector, according to the Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA), the trade body…

Eleven Sports launching UK sports channels

Global sports provider Eleven Sports has announced a strategic partnership with IMG in the UK and Ireland for the launch of two new sports channels that will include…

US DoJ appeals AT&T/Time Warner verdict

The US Department of Justice is appealing the June 12th decision by a US District Court judge that cleared the merger of US telco giant AT&T and entertainment…

Italy: 37% admit piracy in 2017

Italy: 37% admit piracy in 2017

In 2017, the number of Italians who pirated audiovisual content at least once amounted to 37 per cent, down by 2 per cent compared to 2016, and the…

First 5G auction in Spain

Spain will launch its first 5G auction next week to award licences and kickstart 5G deployment, with the first services scheduled for June 2020 when DTT migration is…

Italian media market worth €14.75bn

Italian media market worth €14.75bn

The Italian media sector in 2017 achieved a turnover of €14.75 billion, down 0.9 per cent year-on-year, with TV and radio contributing €8.95 billion (-2 per cent). In…

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