Deloitte: ‘5G will stay niche’

Consultancy Deloitte, in its Technology, Media and Telecommunications Predictions 2019, says that the upcoming Fifth Generation (5G) mobile phone technology is unlikely to enjoy rapid adoption and will be a relatively niche service even into the middle of the next decade. Deloitte says that the existing – and far from…

Spain: 6.6m pay-TV homes

Pay-TV penetration is growing in Spain: in the second quarter of the year, pay -TV reached 6.6 million, up 8.1 per cent versus the same period in 20177,…

TDF trials third UHD pilot channel

TDF trials third UHD pilot channel

French TV transmission services company TDF is launching a third pilot channel as part of UHD trials that are taking place in Paris area and the cities of…

Ergen links with Hispasat over Mexico

Ergen links with Hispasat over Mexico

Charlie Ergen’s DISH Network has joined Hispasat to bring a broadband-by-satellite service to Mexico. The service, called ‘ON’ is designed to bring the Internet to areas with poor…

CBA promises new US-built satellites

CBA promises new US-built satellites

The C-Band Alliance (CBA), which is looking to restructure a total of 200 MHz of its frequencies over the US for 5G use, says that its members will…

Research: Nordic SVoD homes growing

Research: Nordic SVoD homes growing

The appetite for streaming services among Nordic consumers continuously rises, according to analysis and consultancy firm Mediavision. currently, 5.3 million Nordic households subscribe to at least one VoD…

Ofcom proposes ‘Fair Deal’ rules

Ofcom proposes ‘Fair Deal’ rules

Half of British households could switch to faster broadband today, UK comms regulator Ofcom has found, as it announces a range of action to protect loyal broadband customers…

Facebook Watch: 400m monthly viewers

Facebook Watch: 400m monthly viewers

Fidji Simo, Head of Video at Facebook, has revealed that three months since its global launch, there are already more than 400 million people monthly and 75 million…

Smithsonian OTT

Smithsonian Networks is going OTT with the launch of subscription based Smithsonian Channel Plus. The $4.99 per month service will feature over 1,000 hours of content from the…

Yahoo Finance Apple TV app

Yahoo Finance has announced its first standalone app for Apple TV. It provides users with free access to live-streamed market coverage, as well as on-demand video clips and…

Research: Demand for Netflix originals to overtake licensed titles

Research: Demand for Netflix originals to overtake licensed titles

New research by Parrot Analytics and Kagan, a media research group within S&P Global Market Intelligence, shows support for one of Netflix’s most important strategic goals: To have…

Industry support for digital supply chain specs

Industry support for digital supply chain specs

Trade bodies DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG), the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) and Motion Pictures Laboratories, Inc. (MovieLabs), together with member studios, retailers, and service providers, have approved and…

EU facilitates cross-border content access

EU facilitates cross-border content access

Negotiators from the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council have reached a political agreement on the proposed copyright legislation on TV and radio programmes. The new…

Eleven Sports at risk as UFC pulls out

Eleven Sports at risk as UFC pulls out

Eleven Sports, the so-called “Netflix of Sports” may be on the brink of closure in the UK as the UFC triggers its right to walk away as the…

Watchdog: ‘EastEnders refurb not value for money’

Watchdog: ‘EastEnders refurb not value for money’

The BBC’s E20 programme, to replace and enlarge the external set of long-running soap opera EastEnders and improve various infrastructure at BBC Elstree Centre is now forecast to…

Motorsport Network buys Virtually Entertained

Motorsport Network says its strategic push into the rapidly growing esport sector gained extra momentum today with the acquisition of a market-leading specialist business, Virtually Entertained, that operates…

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