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Widevine partners with Digital Latin America

Digital Latin America, provider of digital content and applications for Latin America, and Widevine Technologies, provider of multiformat, multiplatform content protection and watermarking solutions, have partnered to secure content for…

NDS, Kaon support ASTER

NDS, provider of technology solutions for digital pay-TV, has joined forces with Kaonmedia (Kaon) to deliver digital set-top boxes (STB) and DVRs, including a DVR for viewing in High Definition,…

US awareness of switchover grows, education still needed

According to a survey by Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM), there is growing awareness of the nation's February 2009 transition to digital television by US TV broadcasters. However,…

Sky expands leading movie download service

Sky is to significantly increase the range of movies available for customers to download after agreeing terms with Paramount and Warner Bros. The agreements mean that Sky Anytime on PC…

Sogecable acquires rights to Euro 2008

From David Del Valle in Madrid Sogecable has acquired the exclusive rights to broadcast the Euro 2008 football tournament in Spain. The pay-TV group will broadcast all 31 matches on…

China DTV subs 23.6m, IPTV subs 1.14m

China Netmedia, a consulting arm of the State Administration of Radio Film and Television (SARFT) has revealed that as of November 31, 2007 the number of cable DTV subscribers in…

Prisa bids for Sogecable

From David Del Valle in Madrid The Spanish media group Prisa, owner of newspaper El Pais, has launched a bid for the rest of Sogecable, Spain’s largest pay-TV group, that…

Italy's 1.500 digital TV channels earn E2.5 billion

From Branislav Pekic in Rome There were nearly 1.500 digital TV channels available in Italy and in 2006 they earned E2.5 billion, according to the New TV Observatory of the…

Ofcom digital progress report

According to Ofcom figures, Freeview achieved near-record sales of 2.4 million digital television receivers in the third quarter of 2007. The media regulator’s quarterly digital TV progress report, for the…

Telefónica launches Terra TV

From David Del Valle in Madrid The Spanish telco company is launching Terra TV, a free-of-charge VoD service through the Internet, financed by ad revenues, that will allow users to…

Vivendi in Canal Plus for long haul

The chief executive of Vivendi has dismissed renewed talk on that his group may sell pay-TV unit Canal Plus. The statement followed speculation that the French media giant might exit…

Scott to Digital UK

Former Channel 4 managing director David Scott has been appointed chief executive of analogue TV switchover body Digital UK. Scott will take up the post, which puts him in overall…

Oz digital switch by 2013

Australia's Broadband, Communications and Digital Economy minister Stephen Conroy has ordered that free-to-air television be broadcast only in a digital signal in all major cities by 2009 with a final…

Edgeware powers Telia Stofa's Zaptor

Edgeware has revealed that Danish cable TV operator Telia Stofa is using the Orbit 2x server system to deliver the on-demand functionality of their new Zaptor service. Edgeware's distributed server…

Ofcom pay TV concerns

Ofcom has raised possible concerns over competition within the UK pay TV sector. The concerns are raised in a consultation document investigating the pay TV market. Ofcom launched an investigation…