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Spain: TV to get €10m each for DTT migration

Spain’s TV operators will receive a state subsidy of €10 million each to finance their costs in the ongoing digital migration. This aid is added to the €145 million package…

Private Equity deal for Isle of Man media ventures

Private Equity deal for Isle of Man media ventures

Isle of Media – the public, private partnership launched to market globally the Isle of Man’s media cluster and guide media ventures locating on the Isle of Man – has…

MPs: ‘Restore free TV licences for over-75s’

MPs: ‘Restore free TV licences for over-75s’

The Government and the BBC should agree a funding formula to restore free licences, according to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the UK House of Commons, which…

Report: £60bn full fibre UK economy boost

Report: £60bn full fibre UK economy boost

Connecting the UK to Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband by 2025 would deliver almost a £60 billion (€68bn) boost to UK productivity – an average of more than £1,700 per worker –…

Broadband boost for UK flat-dwellers

Broadband boost for UK flat-dwellers

A new law will ensure the nine million people in the UK living in blocks of flats aren’t left behind in the Government’s nationwide upgrade to gigabit speed broadband, Digital…

SABC gets government bail out

SABC gets government bail out

South Africa’s government was due to make a special payment to the nation’s SABC public broadcaster on October 7th. The initial payment was expected to be a massive Rand 2.1…

Zimbabwe seeks $690m to fund digital restructuring

Zimbabwe, a nation that’s mired in corruption and by any normal measure is bankrupt, is looking for some $690 million (€632m) for its 2020 budget year in order to finance…

Is Netflix now an accident waiting to happen?

In the latest issue of Euromedia we look at the dawning of the era of D2C. It is, I suppose, the natural evolution of the stunning success of the era…

LeoSat restructures financing

LeoSat is planning to girdle the planet with between 78-108 satellites, each equipped with laser-based connectivity for ultra-fast low-latency communications. But raising sufficient cash has proved to be a major…

Telesat looks to raise $500m

Ottawa-based satellite operator Telesat is to raise $500 million (US) of new debt, in Senior Notes due for repayment in 2027. The intention is to use the cash to pay…

NextUp Comedy hits crowdfunding target

NextUp Comedy has smashed their crowdfunding target in just 10 days, with over £350k raised at the time of writing and seven days of fundraising left to go. So far,…

OneWeb to seek more funding

OneWeb wants to place an initial 650 low-orbiting broadband satellites into space. It has already raised $3.4 billion (€3bn) in funding – but needs more. OneWeb reportedly needs some $5…

LeoSat struggling to wrap funding

LeoSat wants to place between 78-108 satellites into Low Earth orbit at 1400 kms and use laser beams to move huge quantities of data extremely quickly around the globe. It…

Avanti: Share price meltdown

London-based speciality satellite operator Avanti Communications says it wants to cancel its listing of its ordinary shares from the London ‘junior’ exchange Alternative Investment Market. It made the announcement early…

‘Get It Right’ champions legal content

‘Get It Right’ champions legal content

Get It Right (From A Genuine Site) – the UK consumer education initiative that engages fans in new and exciting ways to encourage them to value the creative process and…