Home » Archives by category » Broadcast » Pay TV

DISH Adds HBO Max, HBO, Cinemax

DISH Adds HBO Max, HBO, Cinemax

DISH Network has announced that the HBO Max streaming platform, as well as the HBO and Cinemax premium networks are now available to DISH TV customers in the US through…

Sky hits 100% renewable electricity target

Sky hits 100% renewable electricity target

Sky has announced that it has met its target to source 100 per cent renewable electricity across its entire business, as it continues towards its ambition to be net zero…

Research: OTT, pay-TV gap continues to grow

Research: OTT, pay-TV gap continues to grow

Findings from research firm Parks Associates Video Services Dashboard, part of its Consumer Insights Dashboard service, reveal that 82 per cent of US broadband households subscribe to at least one…

Comcast: Sky revenue up 28% in Q2

Comcast: Sky revenue up 28% in Q2

Comcast Corporation has reported results for the quarter ended June 30th 2021. Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast, commented: “We delivered excellent results in the quarter,…

Orange Spain pays Movistar €350m for football rights

Orange Spain pays Movistar €350m for football rights

Orange Spain has acquired the pay-rights to La Liga and UEFA competitions from Movistar for an estimated price of €350 million, similar to last season, according to the CEO of…

Data: 72% US homes view video on multiple platforms

Data: 72% US homes view video on multiple platforms

Data released by research firm Parks Associates ahead of its fourth annual Future of Video session indicate that 72 per cent of consumers report regularly using multiple platforms to consume…

Sky One rebranding as Sky Showcase

Sky One rebranding as Sky Showcase

Sky is axing the Sky One channel brand and replacing it with a new flagship brand, Sky Showcase. Sky One launched across Europe in April 1982 and is the oldest…

Forecast: IPTV leading pay-TV service in China over next 5 years

Forecast: IPTV leading pay-TV service in China over next 5 years

The total pay-TV services revenue in China is set to decline at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.5 per cent from $32.9 billion (€27.8bn) in 2020 to $32.1…

Analyst: NENT sees potential in Poland OTT market

Analyst: NENT sees potential in Poland OTT market

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT) has announced that Viaplay will launch in Poland on August 3rd. The Nordic media company initiated an ambitious international expansion plan to roll out its flagship…

Poland: NENT signs Viaplay distribution with UPC

Poland: NENT signs Viaplay distribution with UPC

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) and Polish cable TV operator UPC have signed a multi-year distribution deal to bring NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service to UPC’s customers. Viaplay will launch…

Duilio heads Sky Italia

Duilio heads Sky Italia

Sky Italia has named Vodafone executive director Andrea Duilio as its new CEO. He will take up the role on September 6th. Duilio, 47, who heads Vodafone’s consumer business unit…

SABC wants ICASA to limit private TV revenue sources

SABC wants ICASA to limit private TV revenue sources

South Africa’s SABC public broadcaster is asking the country’s media regulator, the Independent Communications Authority (ICASA) to introduce new rules which limit the amount and scope of revenue that pay-TV…

Court OKs Canal+ beIN contract break

Court OKs Canal+ beIN contract break

The Tribunal de Commerce de Nanterre (Nanterre Commercial Court) has authorised Canal+ to suspend the sublicensing contract with beIN Sports and to interrupt its payments for the broadcasting of two…

Bank upbeat on NENT’s Viaplay propects

Analysts at Berenberg Bank have praised Nordic Entertainment Group’s (NENT) Q2 results, saying the broadcaster’s subscription numbers “which stole the show”. While the company’s Q2/2021 sales of SEK3,072 million was…

Analysis: UK appetite for VoD grows

Analysis: UK appetite for VoD grows

As of June 2021, there are 16.7 million VoD-enabled households in Great Britain, as 57 per cent are subscribed to at least one service, while figures for those taking on…

Sky Q offers Olympics, Premier League in HDR

Sky Q offers Olympics, Premier League in HDR

Sky Q is adding High Dynamic Range (HDR) to Ultra HD (UHD), for the first time on live sport this summer. Sky says the move marks its latest step in…

Page 1 of 346123Next ›Last »