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Crunch time approaches for SES vs Intelsat

SES and Intelsat have listed their respective witnesses for the upcoming trial between the two litigants over the SES claim for a larger share of the FCC’s incentive payments in…

JW Player appoints LaPalomento as CTO

JW Player appoints LaPalomento as CTO

JW Player, the video software and data insights platform, has appointed David LaPalomento as Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately. “David has proven himself to be a visionary leader in both…

Crozier confirmed as BT Chairman

Crozier confirmed as BT Chairman

Following earlier speculation, BT Group plc has confirmed that Adam Crozier will succeed Jan du Plessis as Chairman. Crozier will join the Board from November and will become Chairman with…

Poland ‘vote out’ Discovery

Poland ‘vote out’ Discovery

Poland’s lower house passed a controversial bill that could force Discovery to sell its controlling stake in TVN. The new law, if it reaches the statute book, could prevent companies…

Poland: media law shakes government

Poland’s nationalist coalition faces the biggest challenge to it unity after one of its three parties walked out ahead of the vote on the controversial law compelling Discovery to sell…

Gopalakrishnan appointed Sky Group CTO

Gopalakrishnan appointed Sky Group CTO

Prasanna Gopalakrishnan has been appointed Sky Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO) following a global search. Gopalakrishnan will join Sky in September 2021 and oversee technology teams across Sky’s markets. She…

Boswood new Channel 4 Technology Director

Boswood new Channel 4 Technology Director

UK commercial PSB Channel 4 has appointed Grace Boswood as its new Technology Director. Reporting to Jonathan Allan, Chief Operating Officer, Boswood  will play a vital role in aligning Channel…

Crozier tipped for BT Chair

Crozier tipped for BT Chair

Adam Crozier, former chief executive of Royal Mail and ITV, has emerged as the favourite to take over as the new Chairman of UK multiplay telco BT. Current Chairman Jan…

Sarlanis heads Discovery’s Crime & Investigative content

Discovery has promoted lifestyle programming veteran Jason Sarlanis to President, Crime & Investigative Content, Linear and Streaming, effective September 1st. Kathleen Finch, Chief Lifestyle Brands Officer, Discovery, who made the…

Whittaker, Chibnall to leave Doctor Who

Whittaker, Chibnall to leave Doctor Who

Having been in charge of the TARDIS since filming for the Thirteenth Doctor began in 2017, Showrunner Chris Chibnall and the Thirteenth Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, have confirmed they will be…

Duilio heads Sky Italia

Duilio heads Sky Italia

Sky Italia has named Vodafone executive director Andrea Duilio as its new CEO. He will take up the role on September 6th. Duilio, 47, who heads Vodafone’s consumer business unit…

Muylkens appointed MD of Zappware

Muylkens appointed MD of Zappware

Koen Muylkens has been appointed Managing Director of Zappware, a provider of digital TV solutions. Muylkens is taking over the responsibilities of Patrick Vos, who will become an executive director…

Netflix – breaking bad?

Netflix seemed relaxed about raining on HBO Max’s parade (for achieving impressive subscriber growth) by telling markets: “HBO doesn’t bother us at all”. Fair enough – though the contrast between…

Alorica hires Moore

Alorica, a global player in customer experience solutions, has announced the appointment of Michael Moore as Senior Vice President, Customer Experience (CX) and Digital Solutions. Expanding on hisl executive consulting engagement…

OneWeb appoints Hoosen

OneWeb appoints Hoosen

OneWeb, the global communications network powered from space, has announced the appointment of Nadia Hoosen as Chief Legal Officer and Group Company Secretary. A dual qualified Solicitor and Chartered Secretary,…

BAFTA confirms committee Chairs and Deputy Chairs

BAFTA confirms committee Chairs and Deputy Chairs

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the newly elected Chairs and Deputy Chairs of its Film, Games and Television Committees. The Chairs of the Committees…