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Premier League opens Singapore office  

Premier League opens Singapore office  

The Premier League’s first international office has opened in Singapore. Based in Tanjong Pagar, the office will provide a base for the Asia-Pacific region and has primarily been established to…

Liberty Latin America eyes Millicom

Liberty Latin America, a wireless and cable operator in South America and the Caribbean, has approached Millicom International Cellular with an acquisition bid, according to a Reuters report. Liberty Latin…

Endeavor Streaming formed with Neulion

Endeavor Streaming formed with Neulion

Endeavor, a global player in sports, entertainment, and fashion with a portfolio of companies including WME, IMG, and UFC, has announced the formation of Endeavor Streaming, encompassing the company’s video…

Analysis: Women take lead roles in US network dramas

Analysis of US broadcast network dramas in development or production has revealed that 42 per cent feature a strong female lead – more than double that of programmes with a…

Konnect Africa high-speed satellite Internet for Ivorian market

Konnect Africa, an initiative of the satellite operator Eutelsat dedicated to satellite broadband on the African continent, has announced the launch of its Internet access offers in Côte d’Ivoire. According…

Kantar Media: Super Bowl ad spend rockets

Kantar Media: Super Bowl ad spend rockets

While the 2017-2018 season may have been a rocky one for the NFL, the league’s signature event still continues to shine: The average cost of a 30 second ad in…

TKS deploys Openvault solutions

Industry analytics and technology solutions provider OpenVault has confirmed that TKS – a Vodafone company that provides American TV programming, telephone, Internet and wireless services to US military communities, including…

ETL Systems acquires Atlantic Microwave

ETL Systems, a global designer and manufacturer of RF equipment for satellite communications today announced it has acquired Atlantic Microwave, a provider of microwave components and satellite communication test equipment. ETL…

Synamedia extends partnership with TrueVisions

Synamedia extends partnership with TrueVisions

Synamedia, the independent video software provider, has extended its seven-year partnership with TrueVisions, Thailand’s leading pay-TV operator. As part of the new multi-year contract, Synamedia VideoGuard will protect and secure…

ESPN enhances ESPN app

Disney’s Direct-To-Consumer & International (DTCI) segment and ESPN have released a series of enhancements to the ESPN+ streaming service within the ESPN app, designed to improve the consumer experience by…

Vestel launches pay-TV without STB

Home appliance and consumer electronics manufacturer, Vestel, has launched the first TVs which allow consumers to access pay-TV services directly through their TVs without the need for a separate set-top…

Brexit: Discovery seeks Dutch home

Brexit: Discovery seeks Dutch home

Discovery Communications is applying for Dutch broadcast licences and plans to move its European pay-TV HQ to The Netherlands due to ongoing Brexit uncertainty. The company said “This decision ensures…

Study: UK multichannel investment tops £1bn

Signalling how the UK television industry has become a truly ‘mixed ecology’ of different players, investment in the creation of home-grown television programmes by multichannel broadcasters has hit £1.1 billion…

Analyst: African OTT TV revs to reach $1bn

Analyst: African OTT TV revs to reach $1bn

Sub-Saharan African OTT movie and TV episode revenues will reach $1.018 billion (€890m) by 2024 – up from $223 million in 2018. Despite this quintupling of revenues, Africa still has…

NEC, NTT 5G UHD trial

NEC, NTT 5G UHD trial

IT and network technologies integration specialist NEC Corporation has contributed to a video transmission test utilising 5G conducted by Japanese telco NTT DOCOMO and Tobu Railway through the provision of…