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Global agencies discuss illegal streaming challenges

Global agencies discuss illegal streaming challenges

Over 90 people representing law enforcement, rights owners, platform operators, media technology providers, broadcasters and other trade associations from Europe, the US, the Far East, Middle East and Latin America…

Jurassic World stars back Moments Worth Paying For

Jurassic World stars back Moments Worth Paying For

Movie stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard star in an exclusive trailer for summer blockbuster Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the latest film to support pro-copyright education body the Industry…

India talks tough on IFE

There’s considerable interest from the world’s airlines in providing ‘direct-to-seat’ broadband connectivity for email and TV entertainment. The pattern being employed is that the likes of Gogo, Panasonic Aviation and…

FCC considering stance on micro-satellites

In January, a new company, US-based Swarm Technologies, launched 4 tiny satellites (‘Space Bees’) each barely larger than a slice of bread.  The FCC told Swarm in December last year…

Intelsat soars 42% on FCC decision

Intelsat soars 42% on FCC decision

Intelsat had a reasonable set of results on May 1st, but it was a decision by the FCC to examine how its C-band spectrum might be utilised by the upcoming…

UK competition watchdog submits Fox/Sky report

The UK’s Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has submitted its final report on 21st Century Fox’s bid to buy the 61 per cent of Sky it does not already own…

Ericsson pushes FCC for 5G access to satellite’s C-band

A March 29th letter from Ericsson to the FCC called on the US regulator to make the 3.7-4.2 GHz band available for mobile broadband. Moreover, Ericsson asked that the FCC…

Kantar Media calls for standardised ad measurement

Kantar Media calls for standardised ad measurement

Kantar Media, a global player in media intelligence, has published the second iteration of its annual DIMENSION report. The study reveals that while consumer attitudes towards advertising have stayed consistent…

Confusion over Spacecom satellite plans

Spacecom, which operates the AMOS fleet of satellites from Israel, has today (April 30th) notified the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange that the Israeli state is to buy a new communications…

EU SVoD quotas: How dare they?

The news that Europe (collectively its Parliament, Council and European Commission) is contemplating ruling that OTT platforms such as Amazon and Netflix must face tough new ‘made in Europe’ 30…