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NHK aims to broadcast 8K terrestrially

NHK aims to broadcast 8K terrestrially

Japan’s public broadcaster NHK, which is now transmitting 12 hours a day of 8K content on its satellite BS service, is working hard to make that content available to viewers…

Formula E: Record audience figures, revenue

Formula E: Record audience figures, revenue

Electric street racing single-seater series the ABB FIA Formula E Championship has further accelerated its audience growth across the board in season five and still remains the sport of choice…

Imagine enhances ITV’s ad management

Media and entertainment technologist Imagine Communications, has confirmed that a new generation of its Landmark Sales solution will improve advertising management for the UK’s largest commercial television network ITV. In…

Australia: NBA, SBS announce FTA broadcast partnership

Australia: NBA, SBS announce FTA broadcast partnership

The National Basketball Association (NBA), the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS), a national free-to-air broadcaster in Australia, have announced a multiyear partnership to broadcast…

STV, Premier Sports content partnership

STV, the Scottish broadcaster, has announced a new partnership with pay-TV sports broadcaster, Premier Sports , and their free-to-air sister channel, FreeSports. Through this new deal, the STV Player will…

ZEE5 streams news channels for free

ZEE5 Global has announced that it is making its top news channels available free for streaming in select countries in APAC, MENA and Africa. Audiences in these countries will be…

BBC’s Moore: Commissions reflect changing viewing habits

Recognising that the TV industry is in an age of changing viewing habits, Charlotte Moore, BBC Director of Content, has unveiled a raft of new commissions for BBC One at…

8K coverage for Rugby World Cup

Organisers of the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan have suggested that Asia’s first tournament will set new standards in rugby broadcast production, providing a record global footprint and attracting…

ITV scores fresh La Liga deal

ITV scores fresh La Liga deal

Ahead of the 2019/20 start of Spain’s top-flight football competition, La Liga and UK commercial broadcaster ITV have confirmed the continuation of their broadcast partnership in the UK and Republic…

Ofcom: Half UK homes SVoD subs

Around half of UK homes now subscribe to TV streaming services, according to Ofcom’s Media Nations 2019 report that reveals major shifts in the nation’s viewing habits. The number of…

Analyst: Global pay-TV set for growth

The increasing adoption of video streaming platforms has created significant challenges to traditional pay-TV services. Yet, despite the challenges, the overall pay-TV market is expected to grow at a steady…

Retro Movies launches on Freesat

Freesat, the UK’s subscription free satellite platform, has confirmed the addition of Retro Movies to its portfolio of movie channels. On channel number 307, viewers will have access to a…

SCN renews FTA Golfing World

Sports Channel Network has renewed its agreement with IMG to showing Golfing World, the comprehensive golf magazine show, for a new season in 2020. Golfing World features the latest news,…

Arqiva to be broken up?

Two years ago, UK-based transmission specialist Arqiva was contemplating a £6 billion (€6.5bn) IPO, but now reports are circulating that its owners are contemplating breaking the company up into its…

Sports Channel Network offers FTA cycling

Sports Channel Network offers FTA cycling

With live coverage of the Tour de France now over, British cycling fans can still watch the sport, free of charge, on Sports Channel Network. SCN, the dedicated OTT channel…