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BBC DG calls for new investment

BBC DG calls for new investment

BBC Director General Tony Hall has suggested the Corporation needs new investment to enable it to continue to provide distinctive programmes and products, that reflect Britons’ experiences and outlook on…

BT extends partnership with UKTV

BT extends partnership with UKTV

BT has signed a new long-term deal with UKTV that will include an enhanced catch-up VoD offering for BT TV customers. UKTV, the multichannel broadcaster, has been a BT TV…

UK issues ‘No Brexit deal’ broadcast guidance

UK issues ‘No Brexit deal’ broadcast guidance

Although it suggests that scenario in which the UK leaves the EU without agreement (a ‘no deal’ scenario) remains unlikely given the mutual interests of the UK and the EU…

BBC’s Hall: “Streaming services require regulation”

Tony Hall, the BBC’s director general, is this week preparing to call for video streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon to be regulated to the same extent as the…

IHS: YouTube turns to premium subs to raise revenue

IHS: YouTube turns to premium subs to raise revenue

To address rising competition in the advertising market, Google-owned YouTube is diversifying its business model by rebranding and expanding its YouTube Premium subscription service and other measures to raise revenue,…

Peled: “Streaming new piracy scourge”

Peled: “Streaming new piracy scourge”

Dr Abe Peled, incoming chairman of Synamedia, the company being created from the sale of Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions business to a company backed by the Permira funds,…

DC Universe goes live

DC Universe goes live

The DC Universe SVoD service from DC Comics goes live this weekend. From September 15th, fans in the US can download the service on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Android TV…

AI, all that bright?

Artificial Intelligence is a phrase you hear everywhere these days. It will make the buses the run on time, it will diagnose your illness better than your doctor, it will…

UKTV Play launches on Freesat

UKTV Play launches on Freesat

Freesat, the UK’s subscription-free satellite TV platform, has added catch-up service UKTV Play to its on demand offering. Freesat customers can now watch shows from Dave, Yesterday, Really and Drama…

Study: Rising global demand for premium OTT

Study: Rising global demand for premium OTT

A report from business-to-consumer subscription management solutions specialist Vindicia has found that premium OTT subscription revenue is quickly rising across four regions: Western Europe, USA, Latin America and Asia Pacific,…