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Internet Society joins opposition to Stop Online Piracy Act

The Board of Trustees of Internet policy, technology standards, and future development leadership source the Internet Society has expressed concern with a number of US legislative proposals that would mandate…

Canada’s Bell Mobility ‘mustn’t own all football’

Canada’s Bell Mobility ‘mustn’t own all football’

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has found that Bell Mobility gave itself a significant competitive advantage by entering into exclusive agreements for the mobile rights to popular NHL…

Sports Stars Aim float for Mourinho

Sports Stars Aim float for Mourinho

A sports animation company with exclusive rights to the image of José Mourinho, the manager of football club Real Madrid, will float on Aim early next year. Sports Stars Media…

VTCI selects Entone’s FusionTV for cloud services

Entone has announced that Valley Telephone Cooperative (VTCI) has selected its FusionTV solution to power the delivery of hybrid TV services. The deployment creates momentum for the industry’s move to…

BCCI cancels Nimbus cricket contract

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has terminated a broadcast deal with Nimbus because of failure to pay due fees. Nimbus held TV rights for all of the…

Canal+ scores first-pick Champions League rights

Canal+ scores first-pick Champions League rights

Canal+ will continue its long-standing role as a UEFA content partner after being awarded the final, so-called ‘first-pick’ media rights package for the 2012–15 UEFA Champions League in France. The…

CEA hails Issa, Wyden anti-piracy legislation

Influential US trade body the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has commended Rep. Darrell Issa and Sen. Ron Wyden and a group of bipartisan lawmakers for introducing The Online Protection and…

smartclip and Accedo cooperate for in-gaming ads

smartclip, a specialist in video advertising, and Accedo, an enabler of Smart TV and IPTV applications, have signed a European-wide partnership agreement for the integration of pre roll video ads…

Playin’TV adds to its game offer on Numericable

Visiware, the interactive TV game specialist, has announced the addition of new interactive game channels that were developed in partnership with Numericable. Most of the channels will be offered for…

Alternative US anti-piracy bill unveiled

US House of Representatives Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa and Senator Ron Wyden have published the text of their online piracy bill. The measure is aimed at offering an alternative…

Eurosport app for iPad, iPhone

Eurosport has confirmed the availability of its Eurosport Player an iPads and iPhones. The Eurosport Player offers live streaming of Eurosport 1 and Eurosport, as well as on-demand programming and…

UltraViolet set for UK debut

The UK is to become the second territory after the US to deploy UltraViolet, the technology that bridges a single piece of content to a variety of devices. The first…

Anti-piracy bill ad campaign from Creative America

Creative America, the grass-roots coalition uniting the more than two million Americans and all those who value American creativity and innovation in the fight against content theft, has launched an…

Netflix unveils Xbox 360 Experience

Netflix unveils Xbox 360 Experience

Netflix has released a new member experience for Xbox 360 users. Netflix states the new Xbox interface makes it more intuitive and easier to explore the expanding Netflix catalogue. “For…

ESPN Star Sports acquires Cricket Australia rights

ESPN Star Sports acquires Cricket Australia rights

ESPN Star Sports (ESS), Asia’s leading sports broadcaster, has confirmed a new five-year contract for the exclusive rights to broadcast Cricket Australia’s (CA) domestic and home international matches across various…