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Ofcom could fine video-sharing apps

Ofcom could fine video-sharing apps

UK government is considering giving Ofcom powers to fine video-sharing apps and websites.The proposal would mean Ofcom could impose multi-million pound fines if the platforms have failed to prevent youngsters…

2nd screen MotoGP app from NativeWaves

2nd screen MotoGP app from NativeWaves

Broadcast, e-sports, cinema and events advanced streaming solutions provider NativeWaves has delivered what it describes as a digital broadcast innovation for the 2019 MotoGP World Championship, available on the MotoGP…

The Boys one of Prime Video’s most watched series ever

The Boys one of Prime Video’s most watched series ever

Amazon Prime Video has announced that its irreverent new superhero drama, The Boys, from executive producers Eric Kripke, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, has become one of its most watched series…

Shaun the Sheep supports Moments Worth Paying For

Shaun the Sheep supports Moments Worth Paying For

Ahead of its October release, A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, is to feature in an exclusive trailer for the Industry Trust for IP Awareness’s Moments Worth Paying For campaign,…

EPIX on AT&T TV NOW

EPIX on AT&T TV NOW

Premium TV network EPIX has launched on the AT&T TV app, the company’s streaming service, for $6 (€6.70) per month. The launch follows EPIX and AT&T’s recently-announced distribution agreement and…

SPI/FilmBox, Discover Digital Sub Saharan Africa channel boost

Global media company SPI/FilmBox and converged online television service Discover Digital have expanded their existing partnership in Sub Saharan Africa by adding another seven channels from SPI’s channel portfolio to…

Entertainment One using 3Vision’s Show Tracker service

Independent studio Entertainment One is joining a growing list of major distributors (most recently All3Media) and buyers in using the 3Vision Show Tracker tool to drive forward their global distribution…

CBS, Viacom miss merger deadline

Ahead of quarterly earnings, the two companies are not in a position to announce their ‘re-merger’ according to reports. The delay is due to final negotiations over an exchange ratio…

WSC Sports raises $23m

WSC Sports, a leader in AI-powered sports video content, announced it has raised $23 million (€25.69m) in Series C funding, bringing the company’s total funding to$39 million. The new capital…

beIN SPORTS secures RWC rights

beIN SPORTS secures RWC rights

beIN Asia Pacific – part of global sports and entertainment group beIN MEDIA GROUP – has secured exclusive rights to the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Cambodia, Indonesia, Hong Kong,…

DAZN channel on Sky Italia?

DAZN channel on Sky Italia?

OTT sports broadcaster DAZN is in talks with Sky Italia to launch a TV channel on the satellite pay-TV platform. According to a report in La Repubblica, the negotiations are…

Serie A: ‘Piracy kills football’

Serie A: ‘Piracy kills football’

Italy’s premier football league, Lega Serie A, is taking action against audiovisual piracy, which it describes as “a criminal act” and an increasing plague in recent years, all over the…

FA launching women’s football streaming app

FA launching women’s football streaming app

The Football Association(UK) has revealed it will launch a new live streaming platform, exclusively dedicated to women’s football, from the start of the 2019-20 season. The FA Player, which will…

Sky Studios takes stake in True to Nature

Sky Studios takes stake in True to Nature

Sky Studios has acquired a 24.9 per cent stake in True to Nature (TTN), a UK’s producer of natural history programmes. Bristol-based TTN was founded in 2016 by former Head…

Garfield finds new home at Nickelodeon

Garfield finds new home at Nickelodeon

Viacom has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Paws – the entity holding global intellectual property rights to the Garfield and the U.S. Acres franchises. The acquisition is expected…