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Spain: Vodafone packages main SVoDs

Vodafone Spain has launched a package with all streaming platforms – HBO, Amazon Prime Video and Netflix – for €74.99 a month for new and existing subscribers who sign up…

OneWeb responds to Virgin Orbit lawsuit

Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit company is suing OneWeb for $46.5 million alleging that the satellite mega-constellation company has filed to pay agreed cancellation charges for orbiting some OneWeb satellites.…

EPIX on AT&T TV NOW

EPIX on AT&T TV NOW

Premium TV network EPIX has launched on the AT&T TV app, the company’s streaming service, for $6 (€6.70) per month. The launch follows EPIX and AT&T’s recently-announced distribution agreement and…

SPI/FilmBox, Discover Digital Sub Saharan Africa channel boost

Global media company SPI/FilmBox and converged online television service Discover Digital have expanded their existing partnership in Sub Saharan Africa by adding another seven channels from SPI’s channel portfolio to…

CBS, Viacom miss merger deadline

Ahead of quarterly earnings, the two companies are not in a position to announce their ‘re-merger’ according to reports. The delay is due to final negotiations over an exchange ratio…

Kagan: Netflix UK to pass Sky subs level

Kagan: Netflix UK to pass Sky subs level

Three OTT video services — Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Sky’s NOW TV — accounted for 97 per cent  of the total subscriptions market in the UK at the end…

Nilesat revenues tumble

It seems that the glory days at Egyptian Satellite Nilesat are well and truly over. Revenues and profits are down during the first half of the year. Profits fell 12.2…

WSC Sports raises $23m

WSC Sports, a leader in AI-powered sports video content, announced it has raised $23 million (€25.69m) in Series C funding, bringing the company’s total funding to$39 million. The new capital…

OTT Mitele Plus debuts in Spain

Mediaset’s OTT Mitele Plus is making its debut in Spain in a very competitive market with Movistar and Orange as the main competitors for pay-TV football. Subscribers to the new…

Euroconsult: 8600 ‘smallsats’ set for launch by 2028

The latest study from Paris-based market researchers Euroconsult says that over the next 10 years, the so-called ‘smallsat’ market will grow in value (for the build and launch) to be…

Portuguese regulator rejects DTT simulcast proposal

Portugal’s National Communications Authority (Anacom) has rejected a proposal by DTT network operator Altice Portugal for a simulcast period during the switch from the existing 700 MHz frequency to a…

beIN SPORTS secures RWC rights

beIN SPORTS secures RWC rights

beIN Asia Pacific – part of global sports and entertainment group beIN MEDIA GROUP – has secured exclusive rights to the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Cambodia, Indonesia, Hong Kong,…

Dish TV, Airtel merger ‘on track’

Dish TV, Airtel merger ‘on track’

Indian pay-TV giant Dish TV had a solid day on the Bombay stock exchange August 7th, rising almost 5 per cent, and helped by numerous reports that an expected merger…

DAZN channel on Sky Italia?

DAZN channel on Sky Italia?

OTT sports broadcaster DAZN is in talks with Sky Italia to launch a TV channel on the satellite pay-TV platform. According to a report in La Repubblica, the negotiations are…

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…