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TiVo stock dives on Amazon PVR plan

TiVo stock dives on Amazon PVR plan

TiVo shares crashed 10 per cent at one point on August 17th when news emerged that Amazon is contemplating building its own TV recorder. TiVo shares were already under pressure…

Research: UK £9bn superfast broadband boost

Local businesses in areas covered by the UK Government’s rollout of superfast broadband have seen a combined £9 billion (€10.05bn) increase in turnover since the boost to their broadband speed,…

La Liga seeks expansion to catch up with Premier League

La Liga seeks expansion to catch up with Premier League

Spain’s top flight football league La Liga is seeking international expansion to become as big as the Premier League in terms of revenues. The latest move is a 15 year…

SES urges US C-band owners to register

SES is urging its C-band clients in the US to ensure that their receiving dishes are properly licensed with the FCC. A White Paper, originally written back in April, is…

beIN Sports accuses Arabsat

beIN Sports accuses Arabsat

The controversy over which satellite is illegally beaming out pirated signals deepened with a statement August 16th from Qatar-based beIN Sports. The broadcaster accuses beoutQ and Arabsat as facilitating blatant…

Jail term for ISD seller

Warren Gleave, of Burnley in the northwest of England, has been sentenced to 16 months in prison having been found guilty of selling illicit streaming devices pre-loaded with premium content.…

DPP and SMPTE launch IMF spec

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP), the media industry’s international business network, has announced the release of a new technical specification to support the mastering and international exchange of content: SMPTE…

Spain: Vodafone ‘Movistar abusing football rights’

Vodafone Spain has submitted a complaint to regulator CNMC against Movistar over alleged breaches of competition rules in its football pay-TV offers. Vodafone has asked the CNMC to step-in and…

UK: CMA probes celebrity social media endorsements

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an investigation into whether celebrities are making it clear when they are paid to endorse a product on social media. The CMA…

Swisscom TV reaches 1.5m customers

At CHF 5.8 billion (€5.1bn), Swisscom’s net revenue for the first half of 2018 was above the previous year’s level (+ 2. per cent). Revenue in the Swiss core business,…

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