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Star Trek: Discovery finds UK linear home on E4

Star Trek: Discovery finds UK linear home on E4

E4 has acquired the UK exclusive broadcast rights for new CBS comedy Man With A Plan, starring Matt LeBlanc. The deal with CBS Studios International also gives E4 the UK…

NEXTGEN TV: 2nd transmission facility

NEXTGEN TV: 2nd transmission facility

As broadcasters converge on Manhattan this week for NAB Show New York, the Phoenix Model Market partners and Pearl TV have revealed several developments that will positively impact the deployment…

MPs: ‘Restore free TV licences for over-75s’

MPs: ‘Restore free TV licences for over-75s’

The Government and the BBC should agree a funding formula to restore free licences, according to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the UK House of Commons, which…

Report: UK still largest audiovisual market in Europe

Report: UK still largest audiovisual market in Europe

The UK is still the dominant player in the broadcast content and services market even as Brexit approaches. In fact the Office of National Statistics reveals the booming film and…

iPlayer ‘complete revamp’ in face of SVoDs

iPlayer ‘complete revamp’ in face of SVoDs

The BBC is preparing a complete revamp of iPlayer as it prepares for more global SVoD competition. The BBC now says it expects iPlayer to eventually become the main way…

EBU: 5G FTA important for pubcasters

The EBU wants 5G broadcast standard that means FTA broadcasters can be seen without a dedicated SIM card. The EBU’s media director Jean Philip de Tender told Media 2020 in…

Spain: Bleak ad outlook for FTA TV

The outlook for TV ad revenues in Spain this year and next paints a gloomy picture. A report from Zenith Media reveals that TV advertising on commercial TV channels will…

UK Wrestling FTA on Sports Channel Network

Sports Channel Network (SCN) is teaming up with UK Wrestling to provide a free to air TV platform for grapple fans. UK Wrestling is a leading brand in British Wrestling,…

Carp Wars 2 goes FTA on Sports Channel Network

Carp Wars 2, the hit series from Fishing TV, is now live and free-to-air on Sports Channel Network (SCN). This adds to the archive of fishing content that SCN has…

Ex-DG: BBC ‘hobbled’ by policy makers

Ex-DG: BBC ‘hobbled’ by policy makers

Mark Thompson, President/CEO New York Times, has suggested that the BBC, where he was Director General between 2004 and 2012, has suffered at the hands of British policy makers over…

Channelbox launches on Freeview

Channelbox – a new streaming TV service that bundles a curated selection of free-to-air TV channels of various genres and languages – is delivering them to the Freeview platform (on…

BBC extends Ryder Cup TV highlights

The BBC has extended its broadcast deal with the European Tour ensuring coverage of one of the biggest events in the international golf calendar, the Ryder Cup, remains free to…

Culture Secretary calls for PSB co-operation

Culture Secretary calls for PSB co-operation

The UK Culture Secretary, Nicky Morgan has pushed for the biggest events in women’s sport to become ‘listed events’ on free-to-air TV, so that mass audiences can watch them and…

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…

ICASA wants “public interest” sports on FTA

South Africa’s media regulator ICASA wants certain key sporting events to be classified as of significant public interest and made available to free-to-air broadcasters. However, the sporting rights-holders are not…

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