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Viacom, Virgin Media extend content partnership

Multichannel programmer Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) and UK multiplay operator Virgin Media have agreed a new multi-year distribution deal in the UK and Ireland spanning TV channels, on-demand rights…

Research: Sneaky fees ramp up cable bills

Research: Sneaky fees ramp up cable bills

Among all the sneaky, add-on fees that plague American consumers these days, none are more common than those lurking in their cable bills, according to the consumers advice body Consumer…

StarHub TV completes fibre migration

StarHub TV completes fibre migration

Singapore multiplay operator StarHub has confirmed the completion of its cable-to-fibre migration for its TV and broadband services. “Over the past 10 months, StarHub assisted hundreds of thousands of customers…

Harmonic unveils CableOS Central

Harmonic has announced CableOS Central, a new AI-enabled service that features data analytics, 24/7 operational support and engagement tools for cable operators. Designed to complement Harmonic’s CableOS virtualised CMTS solution,…

Report: Streaming eclipses TV among US adults

Report: Streaming eclipses TV among US adults

After exponential growth in adoption of streaming between 2010 to 2016, the share of adult TV viewers in the US who stream at least some of their TV content has…

Analyst: Pay-TV subs top 1bn

Analyst: Pay-TV subs top 1bn

Pay-TV subscribers increased by 26 million in 2018 across 138 countries, according to the Pay-TV Databook from analyst firm Digital TV Research. This took the number of pay-TV subscribers beyond…

DAZN launches on Comcast

DAZN launches on Comcast

Marking its first distribution deal with a major US video and Internet provider, sports streaming service DAZN is now available to Comcast customers on Xfinity Flex and will be available…

Survey: High cable pricing fuels US cord cutting

Survey: High cable pricing fuels US cord cutting

When US consumer advice body Consumer Reports asked its members for feedback on their pay-TV, home Internet, and bundled plans, most companies got poor marks for value and many for…

CommScope, Altice France Smart Media Device

Communications and media technology provider ARRIS (now part of CommScope via acquisition) has confirmed that multiplay operator Altice France is collaborating with CommScope to bring a personalised connected home experience…

Analyst: Pay-TV subs up, revenues down

Analyst firm Digital TV Research forecasts 60 million additional pay-TV subscribers between 2018 and 2024 to take the global total to 1.08 billion. China will provide 19 million additional subs…

Cuban sells cable channels

Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks NBA team and Shark Tank judge, was an early and enthusiastic adopter of HD television broadcasting. He has now sold his…

Report: DTH declines but still leads pay-TV delivery

From Q1 2014 to Q1 2019, the total subscription revenues of the direct pay-TV market has increased by 19 per cent, reaching €8.9 billion, according to figures from Dataxis. DTH…

Malaysia: Astro, Maxis convergence partnership

In support of the Malaysian Government’s National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan to drive higher adoption of broadband nationwide, two of the country’s leading brands, Astro and Maxis, have announced a…

US Q2 pay-TV subs down 1.5m

US Q2 pay-TV subs down 1.5m

Findings from specialist analysis firm Leichtman Research Group (LRG) indicate that the largest pay-TV providers in the US – representing about 93 per cent of the market – lost about…

Liberty drops subs, ups share buyback

Liberty Global reported sales from continuing operations down 0.9 per cent in the second quarter as it shed 29,000 cable subs versus a gain of 41,000 in year ago quarter.…

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