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fuboTV buying Vigtory gaming

fuboTV buying Vigtory gaming

fuboTV is buying interactive gaming company Vigtory, and expects to launch a sportsbook before the end of the year. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but is expected to…

SiriusXM beats 2020 guidance

Pay-radio company SiriusXM told the NASDAQ exchange that it added 909,000 new subscribers to taking the operator’s total self-pay numbers to 30.9 million “and beating its most recent guidance”. Moreover,…

Pearson heads Sky Media UK

Pearson heads Sky Media UK

Sky has appointed Tim Pearson as the new Managing Director of Sky Media UK, replacing John Litster who is stepping down from the role after eight years, and following a…

BT, BBC zero rate mobile lockdown learning

BT, BBC zero rate mobile lockdown learning

BT and the BBC have announced plans to zero rate the hugely-popular online education strand BBC Bitesize for all EE, BT Mobile, and Plusnet Mobile customers, while UK schools remain…

NOW TV hires Universal’s Schwartz

NOW TV hires Universal’s Schwartz

NOW TV has announced that Jamie Schwartz will be joining the streaming service, effective immediately, as Director of Brand, Marketing and Merchandising. Schwartz will report into Marina Storti, Managing Director…

Executive appointments at DAZN

Executive appointments at DAZN

Suggesting the move positions it for future growth, global sports streaming platform DAZN Group has named Shay Segev and James Rushton Co-Chief Executive Officers. Segev will join DAZN Group in…

Analyst: South Africa TV licence plan unworkable

South Africa is looking to charge users a full television licence fee if they view programming on their phones or laptops. The plan includes viewing of OTT content from the…

Arianespace revenues flat, but busy year ahead

Arianespace revenues flat, but busy year ahead

Arianespace carried out a total of 10 launches in 2020: three by Ariane 5, five by Soyuz and two by Vega. This was one more than in the previous year,…

Zurleni named Eleven Italy MD

Eleven has appointed Giovanni Zurleni as the Group’s new Managing Director in Italy. Zurleni will be responsible for further developing Eleven’s business and operations in Italy. He will work to…

SES vs Intelsat dispute drags in Telesat

SES, which is suing Intelsat with a $1.8 billion claim and due to go to trial in June, is looking to bring testimony from Ottawa-based Telesat into the dispute. At…

MediaKind names Marmolejo CFO

MediaKind, a global player in media technology and services, has announced Amy S. Marmolejo as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Marmolejo joins the Company with an extensive background in advising, developing…

MPs to question BBC Chair-designate

MPs to question BBC Chair-designate

Richard Sharp will appear before the UK House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee for pre-appointment scrutiny following the Government’s announcement that he is the preferred candidate…

FCC frequency auction passes $80bn

FCC frequency auction passes $80bn

Five US frequency auction bidding sessions on January 7th raised $1 billion. The gross total in the FCC’s repository now stands at $80.51 billion (€65.7bn). Some smaller telcos can expect…

MPs criticise Government digital target failures

MPs criticise Government digital target failures

The Public Accounts Committee of the UK House of Commons, in its Improving Broadband report, has identified a digital inequality, compounding the economic inequality “harshly” exposed by Covid-19, suggesting that…

More FCC auction cash for satellite operators?

The demand for the FCC’s allocation of new spectrum in its current Auction 107 has been staggering. The bids and the auction have resulted in the highest-ever payments being made…

NextGen TV set for 2021 boost

NextGen TV set for 2021 boost

On the heels of the initial rollout of NEXTGEN TV broadcasting that has now reached more than 20 cities and 80 TV stations, America’s broadcasters are now planning a push…