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Kaltura powers Watcho OTT

DTH operator Dish TV India Limited has partnered with video technology provider Kaltura for its OTT platform Watcho. Kaltura TV Platform powers Watcho’s multiscreen access to linear, VoD and time-shifted…

Study: Consumers hold brands responsible for questionable content

Harris Poll and DoubleVerify, a provider of digital media measurement software and analytics have revealed the results of a new study showing that the majority of consumers online say it…

Nickelodeon Play VoD for Poland, Bulgaria

Nickelodeon Play VoD for Poland, Bulgaria

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is partnering with mobile operators Play in Poland and Telenor in Bulgaria to deliver a premium experience Nickelodeon Play mobile VoD app. Mobile customers in…

Stratolaunch up for sale

The late Paul Allen, via his Vulcan Ventures holding company, has backed the development of the giant Stratolaunch satellite launch aircraft since 2011. But the financial plug was pulled on…

Altice Portugal, RTP 5G broadcast

Altice Portugal has partnered with public broadcaster RTP on Portugal’s first TV broadcast using 5G technology. During the trial, a pre-commercial 5G ecosystem was activated from the client terminal to…

IMDb TV triples content selection, European expansion

IMDb TV triples content selection, European expansion

Movie, TV and celebrity website IMDb has confirmed that IMDb TV, a free streaming video channel formerly known as IMDb Freedive, will triple its content selection, bringing thousands of new…

Eurosport serves up 31% Roland-Garros streaming increase

Pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport is reporting a significant rise in digital viewership for Roland-Garros, as the global direct-to-consumer (D2C) strategy of its parent, Discovery, continues to reap rewards. The service…

WarnerMedia, AsiaSat partner for APAC HD

Asia Satellite Telecommunications has been selected by WarnerMedia as a strategic partner for distributing regional HD services of CNN International, Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Warner TV, as well as HBO…

French Court decides in Arabsat’s favour

It seems that the Media Relations team at beIN Sport were a little quick with their claim of victory in their dispute with Arabsat. The ‘victory’ was widely publicised over…

BBC record high reach

More people around the world are tuning into the BBC than ever before, reaching a new high of 426 million a week – an increase of 50 million (13 per…

Viasat chooses Ariane debut flight

Viasat of California used the Paris Air Show to confirm that it has modified the launch contract for its upcoming Viasat-3 satellite. Viasat will move the launch from the existing…

Sky Deutschland, MX1 expand collaboration

MX1, an SES subsidiary and global solutions provider of media services and pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland have agreed a new service agreement extension, which will see the German broadcaster’s customers…

South Africa’s SABC on verge of collapse

South Africa’s SABC on verge of collapse

South Africa’s public broadcaster SABC is asking the country’s government to provide it with a Rand 3.2 billion (€1.9bn) guarantee to help stop a blackout of broadcasts. The guarantee is…

Massive confusion over beoutQ pirates

Last week, a French Tribunal found – apparently decisively – that Saudi Arabia-based Arabsat is distributing pirated signals from beoutQ. The legal action had been brought by Qatar’s BeIN Media Group…

Measat adds Travelxp 4K

Mumbai-based Travelxp 4K continues its dramatic expansion across the world, and Malaysia’s Measat is the latest platform to add the Ultra HD channel to its portfolio. The international travel channel…