Home » Archives by category » Content (Page 906)

AT&T ordered to apply for cable TV licence

Connecticut State utility regulators have ordered AT&T to get a cable television licence for the IPTV service it is currently providing in Connecticut. Department of Public Utility Control commissioners said…

BBC keeps rights to US Masters golf

The BBC has retained the UK broadcasting and online rights to the US Masters golf tournament up to 2010. Sky had been keen to wrest away rights from the BBC,…

Lin puts YouTube in TV

Lin, a multiple station owner in the US, is partnering with YouTube to launch dedicated YouTube channels for its 31 stations. The sites will feature a mix of news content…

O2TV offers Disney films

Telefónica O2 Czech Republic has signed a contract The Walt Disney Company for the distribution of its films through O2TV fixed-line television. In addition to new titles, Telefónica O2 also…

Premiere slumps on Kirch return

Shares in Premiere slumped as it emerged its former owner Leo Kirch had won the rights to market Bundesliga football for the next six years. Kirch, now aged 81, saw…

Dailymotion brings CNN to Europe

Dailymotion, the independent video sharing site, and Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) Europe have confirmed an agreement to make news, entertainment and animation programming available to audiences across Europe. The agreement…

No comment from EuroNews on YouTube

From Colin Mann in Cannes International news channel EuroNews has created a new channel based on its No Comment programme. On No Comment TV, Internet users will be able to…

i-concerts extends its brand reach

From Colin Mann in Cannes Music VOD service i-concerts is strengthening its brand position worldwide by launching a new global consumer facing website- i-concerts.com. The site will serve as a…

Green light for 24hr BBC Arabic service

The BBC World Service will press ahead with expanding its Arabic TV news service to a 24-hour operation and broadcasting a news channel in Farsi after the chancellor, Alistair Darling,…

Red Dwarf on mobile TV

Fans of the international, award winning, cult sci-fi comedy series Red Dwarf, are now able to watch exclusively created ‘mobisodes’ of the show on their mobile phone via Pitch, the…

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…

TiVo into music

TiVo and RealNetworks have made an agreement that will allow TiVo subscribers to listen to songs from the Rhapsody digital music service on their televisions. Both services require a monthly…

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…

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…

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…