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Netflix hails “beautiful” Q4

Netflix hails “beautiful” Q4

Netflix has released Q4 figures which it suggests are “beautiful” completing a “great” year as Internet TV expands globally. In 2017, the company grew streaming revenue 36 per cent to…

Fox/Sky deal ‘not in the public interest’

Fox/Sky deal ‘not in the public interest’

UK competition watchdog the CMA (Competition and Markets Authority) has published the provisional findings from its in-depth examination of the proposed acquisition of Sky Plc by 21st Century Fox, advising that…

Com Hem Q4 revenue up 1.4%

Swedish multi-play operator Com Hem has reported its Q4 revenue increased by 1.4 per cent to SEK 1.805 billion (€183.3m) for the Group, with Com Hem Segment increasing by 4.2…

Eurosport’s Hutton joining Facebook

Eurosport’s Hutton joining Facebook

Facebook has appointed Eurosport CEO Peter Hutton to “head up the social network’s efforts to broker worldwide deals for live-streaming sports,” according to a Variety report. At Facebook’s SIlicon Valley…

Playpilot recruits Mühle as new CEO

Playpilot, a video streaming guide in the Nordics, has recruited David Mühle as CEO to lead the upcoming expansionary phase of the company. Mühle will initially focus on scalability as…

Suitors circle Lionsgate

A number of potential suitors are eyeing US entertainment studio Lionsgate, according to reports originating in Deadline. Lionsgate is the producer of blockbuster franchises including The Hunger Games series as…

DISH files illegal IPTV suits

US pay-TV platform DISH has filed two lawsuits with the aim of ending distribution of Arabic channels and content for which it has the exclusive licences. The complaints against Spider-TV…

MTG sells stake in TRACE

MTG sells stake in TRACE

MTG has signed an agreement to sell its 75 per cent shareholding in TRACE to TPG Growth. The transaction values 100 per cent of the business at an enterprise value…

Jackson departing BBCWW

BBC Worldwide content chief Helen Jackson is to leave the business as it merges with BBC Studios after 31 years in her role. Jackson will remain with the recently rebranded…

TiVo/Google patent agreement covers YouTube TV

Entertainment technology and audience insights specialist TiVo and Google have expanded a multi-year patent licence agreement to expressly include YouTube TV. The agreement covers Google’s use of TiVo’s patented technologies…

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