Report: W. European TV market worth over €100bn

The total revenues of the TV market in Western Europe amounted to €101.9 billion in 2019, according to the latest Turning Digital report from Rome-based ITMedia Consulting. This figure represents an increase of 1.5 per cent over the previous year, but revenues could fall by 10 per cent in 2020…

Vodafone to acquire MásMóvil?

Speculation is mounting about a possible acquisition of MásMóvil by Vodafone Spain. According to El Economista, preliminary talks are taking place between both parties about an operation estimated…

Survey: UK favours entertainment over grocery subscriptions

Survey: UK favours entertainment over grocery subscriptions

Findings from consumer insights firm GlobalWebIndex’s latest commerce report reveal that UK consumers are more interested in subscribing to TV streaming services such as Disney+ and Netflix (46…

Scripps acquires ION Media for $2.65bn

The E.W. Scripps Company is buying US national broadcast network ION Media for $2.65 billion (€2.27bn), combining the business with Scripps’ Katz networks and Newsy to create a…

Netflix coming to Amazon’s Echo Show

Netflix coming to Amazon’s Echo Show

Amazon has confirmed that Netflix will soon be available on its Echo Show smart displays, including the new rotating Echo Show 10 In a press release, Amazon said…

Amazon unveils Luna cloud-gaming srvice

Amazon has unveiled Luna, a new cloud gaming service, designed for instant play, to rival the likes of Google Stadia and xCloud. In a press statement, Amazon explained:…

Penella oversees AMC+

AMC Networks President of SVoD Miguel Penella is expanding his role, adding AMC+ to the portfolio of streaming services he oversees, which includes Acorn TV, Shudder, Sundance Now…

WarnerMedia extends MLB rights to 2028

WarnerMedia extends MLB rights to 2028

WarnerMedia’s Turner Sports and Major League Baseball (MLB) have reached a seven-year multimedia rights extension that spans from 2022 through 2028. US cable network TBS will exclusively show…

BBC Sounds audio app on Freeview Play

BBC Sounds audio app on Freeview Play

Humax has announced that the BBC Sounds app, which features more than 80,000 hours of audio from the BBC, is now available on its Freeview Play Recorders. BBC…

SpaceX readies 13th Starlink batch

SpaceX, now that the various hurricanes have passed by, is preparing to launch its 13th batch of Starlink broadband satellites from Florida on September 27th. The launch is…

Qwest TV on Amazon Fire TV

Qwest TV, the streaming video service dedicated to jazz and related eclectic music and artists, is now available on Amazon Fire TV worldwide. The service’s subscription SVoD offering…

Amazon orders The Boys spin-off series

Amazon orders The Boys spin-off series

Superhero drama The Boys has been a huge hit for Amazon Prime Video and now, eager to cash-in on the success, the streaming platform has ordered a spin-off…

Dansk Kabel TV signs with Agillic

Agillic, a Nordic omnichannel marketing software company, has signed a contract with Danish telecom and broadband network supplier Dansk Kabel TV. The company can now leverage data from…

Frameplay integrates with Magnite

Frameplay has announced its first global integration with Magnite, the independent omnichannel sell-side advertising platform, to provide advertisers with the ability to buy intrinsic in-game advertising programmatically. The…

Study: Starlink broadband could undercut rivals by 40%

Study: Starlink broadband could undercut rivals by 40%

A study into global broadband retail prices from New BroadbandNow finds that Elon Musk’s Starlink highly-disruptive broadband-by-satellite system could see significantly lower broadband prices for consumers. The US-focused…

Forecast: US to reach 317m SVoD subs by 2025

The number of US SVoD subscriptions will climb from 203 million in 2019 to 317 million by 2025, despite already being the most mature market in the world.…

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