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OD Media gains extra Netflix duties

OD Media Group is partnering with MediaCloud Networks to expand the company’s services by setting up an official content aggregation and processing hub in the South African region to service…

ZEE5 Global offers free Bollywood movies in Arabic

Global Streaming platform ZEE5 has announced the launch of content in Arabic, giving Bollywood fans across the Middle East and the diaspora across the globe access to the a number…

Quibi exclusive for T-Mobile customers

Quibi exclusive for T-Mobile customers

Quibi, the new mobile-first video service, featuring short-form original content, is to be made available on US carrier T-Mobile’s network, with the exclusive partnership giving its customers an entirely new…

ITV updates on Covid-19 response

On March 23rd, UK commercial broadcaster ITV announced a number of measures to reduce its costs and manage its cashflow in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. ITV’s priority is to…

Study: Broadcast regulation should focus on harm protection

A study of audiences’ expectations in the digital world reveals broad support for broadcasting rules, which ensure audiences are protected while freedom of expression is upheld. And the research, commissioned…

Survey: 75% of UK say broadband “coping well”

Survey: 75% of UK say broadband “coping well”

Covid-19 is prompting a shift in UK households’ digital activity. According to EY’s survey of 2,000 UK consumers, many consumers are increasing usage of services they already have – 29…

RTL Group withdraws outlook for 2020

RTL Group withdraws outlook for 2020

RTL Group has reported that it continues to monitor the rapid worldwide spread of the Coronavirus disease closely, placing the highest priority on the health of its employees and on…

Forecast: Video usage to increase at expense of audio

The implications of Covid-19 are as wide ranging as they are long lasting. As the world attempts to navigate the current pandemic, consumer behaviour is changing in key ways. A…

beIN Sports suspends Ligue 1 and 2 payment

beIN Sports suspends Ligue 1 and 2 payment

In common with Canal+ a week previously, pay-TV operator beIN Sports has chosen to suspend its scheduled Ligue 1 and 2 TV rights payments to the French Professional Football League…

BritBox app on LG Smart TVs

BritBox, the SVoD service created by the BBC and UK commercial PSB ITV, is now available on LG Smart TVs, specifically those manufactured from 2014. Users can find the app…

Trolls World Tour on Rakuten TV

Trolls World Tour on Rakuten TV

The Trolls World Tour movie sequel arrives on Rakuten TV on April 6th. In light of the current circumstances that have made it impossible for audiences to view films in…

Britain’s Got Talent spin-off on ITV Hub

ITV has commissioned a new Britain’s Got Talent spin off, titled Britain’s Got Talent: Unseen, to air solely on the ITV Hub this spring – the first show of its…

India: Times Prime offers ZEE5 for free

As more and more people stay home following state-imposed lockdowns or self-quarantine due to rising cases of Covid-19, India’s comprehensive lifestyle membership, Times Prime, has partnered with ZEE5 to offer…

This Country bows out with 52m iPlayer requests

This Country bows out with 52m iPlayer requests

The third and final series of This Country aired on the BBC last week. Daisy May and Charlie Cooper’s depiction of life in rural Britain has been a hit with…

DataMiner increases operational agility at SES

Skyline Communications has announced that its AI-powered DataMiner NMS/OSS platform has been deployed by SES, a leader in global content connectivity solutions that provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, video…