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VOOM HD's ‘Virgin’ launch into UK

From Colin Mann in Cannes VOOM HD Networks has inked an agreement with UK quad-play operator Virgin Media, to trial the global VOOM HD channel starting in October 2007 as…

Virgin Media to offer C4 HD

Virgin Media and Channel 4 have agreed a deal where the cable operator will offer High Definition (HD) content from Channel 4 via its on demand service. Subscribers will be…

Prom Queen goes abroad

Web TV series “Prom Queen,” produced by former Walt Disney Chief Executive Michael Eisner, is heading to France and Japan under deals that will revamp the short Web films into…

ABC News on Kamera

ABC International Television and Internet and mobile TV specialist aggregator Kamera have closed an agreement to distribute news video content from ABC News. The deal will enable Kamera to market…

Virgin Media beefs up online content

Virgin Media has launched three new services a major online content, it will offer shows from its recently launched digital TV service Virgin 1, as well as games and music…

ITN boosts Joost line up

ITN has signed a deal with IPTV platform Joost to provide its news, entertainment and sports content and a new weekly programme entitled Movie Buff. ITN will keep Joost viewers…

MTG and Canal agree non-exclusivity

Modern Times Group (MTG), has revealed that MTG Norway and Canal Digital have signed a non-exclusivity agreement, whereby both parties have agreed not to exclusively distribute any of the five…

Joost launched Off the Fence

ndependent production and distribution company Off the Fence has partnered with Joost, the broadcast-quality Internet television service, to launch two new channels via their online platform – 'Off the Fence…

ESPN Star in US

ESPN Star Sports is launching a version of SportsCenter in South East Asia, as well as Hong Kong and China. SportsCenter is consistently one of the highest rated programs on…

MTV for Hungary

MTV Networks International's (MTVNI) has launched MTV Hungary, the latest addition to its growing portfolio of channels in Central and Eastern Europe. The MTV channel will be a fully localised…

Price, not content, wins

The mantra of the comms and technology industries has long been “content is king”. Yet for consumers choosing from a wide range of bundled telecommunications packages, price and convenience are…

Private Media aggressive IPTV rollout

Adult digital content distributor Private Media Group has revealed that during the third quarter it has entered into agreements with nine additional European IPTV operators in the Netherlands, Italy, Poland,…

Major League Baseball signs with Teletrax

Major League Baseball has signed an agreement with Teletrax to track the use of its game broadcast footage more effectively. It provides a service that digitally watermarks broadcasts, allowing the…

Chellomedia acquires new channels

Chellomedia, the European content division of Liberty Global has acquired three new channels for Chello Central Europe. The latest acquisitions, TV Paprika, TV Deko, and Filmmuzeum, have been acquired from…

MySpace UK Video Content

News Corp owned social networking site MySpace will launch sponsored video channels in the UK next month that will include advertising. MySpace has opted to experiment with placing advertising next…