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Spain: Pay-TV growth hurts DTT

The increasing number of pay-TV subscribers is driving DTT to record low levels of consumption in Spain. The latest CNMC report reveals that 76.4 per cent of Spaniards watch TV…

Research: Co-viewing on increase

Research: Co-viewing on increase

While more and more Americans are watching video content – TV shows, movies, and short video – on their smartphones, research from MRI shows that video remains a highly social…

Report: Digital tech to drive sports revenue growth

Report: Digital tech to drive sports revenue growth

A report by global digital infrastructure provider Tata Communications examining the commercial transformation of sports identifies 2019 as a defining tipping point for the global sports industry, with digital technology…

Premier League opens Singapore office  

Premier League opens Singapore office  

The Premier League’s first international office has opened in Singapore. Based in Tanjong Pagar, the office will provide a base for the Asia-Pacific region and has primarily been established to…

Vestel launches pay-TV without STB

Home appliance and consumer electronics manufacturer, Vestel, has launched the first TVs which allow consumers to access pay-TV services directly through their TVs without the need for a separate set-top…

Brexit: Discovery seeks Dutch home

Brexit: Discovery seeks Dutch home

Discovery Communications is applying for Dutch broadcast licences and plans to move its European pay-TV HQ to The Netherlands due to ongoing Brexit uncertainty. The company said “This decision ensures…

Study: UK multichannel investment tops £1bn

Signalling how the UK television industry has become a truly ‘mixed ecology’ of different players, investment in the creation of home-grown television programmes by multichannel broadcasters has hit £1.1 billion…

Turner Italia closes successful year

Turner Italia closes successful year

Turner Italia has ended a successful 2018 for its kids channels in the Italian market. The broadcaster has a total of four channels – two free-to-air and two subscription based.…

Ofcom study: How different groups use comms services

Ofcom study: How different groups use comms services

Differences in how certain groups use communications services are explained in regulator Ofcom’s latest Access and Inclusion research report. The report looks at how affordability, take-up and engagement with telecoms,…

Multichoice scraps Nigerian OTT scheme

Multichoice says it will not launch an OTT service in Nigeria “despite demands for a service”. The company’s Chief Customer Office, Martin Mabutho, says that the broadcaster will stick to…

Luxembourg: Discovery channels for Entertain Me

Several new channels are now available on Entertain Me – the à la carte pay-TV package on IPTV in Luxemborg – following a new arrangement between POST Luxembourg and Discovery. Popular…

Research: Dual play customers’ ‘loyalty’ risk

Customers who sign up for combined broadband and TV packages are being hit with loyalty penalties of up to £690 (€766) a year, according to research from UK consumer body…

My-HD extends channel agreement with SPI

The My-HD pay-TV platform in the MENA region will carry SPI International’s most popular channels for another three years after the companies extended their partnership. “SPI International and My-HD have…

Vodafone Spain to axe 1,200 jobs

The football TV war and the proliferation of low-cost packages is seeing Vodafone Spain drastically cut staff. The company has announced a redundancy plan that will affect 1,200 out of…

Sky Italia profit more than doubles

Sky Italia profit more than doubles

Italian pay-TV broadcaster Sky Italia closed the financial year to June 30th 2018 with a 3.8 per cent increase in revenues on the same period in 2017, to €2.99 billlion.…

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