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Comcast joins Movies Anywhere

Comcast’s Xfinity TV customers can now sync their accounts with digital content ownership ecosystem Movies Anywhere and seamlessly combine eligible movie purchases from the Xfinity Digital Store with those from…

Amazon Prime Video on Comcast Xfinity X1

US cable giant Comcast and Amazon have confirmed that the Prime Video service will launch over the next week on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 platform, giving millions of people access to…

Esports for TV2

MTG’s esports companies Turtle Entertainment (ESL) and DreamHack have signed a broadcasting deal with TV 2, a national TV network in Denmark, that will bring over 700 hours of premium…

Inside Secure buys Verimatrix for $125m

Inside Secure buys Verimatrix for $125m

The content security sector is being further consolidated with the news that mobile and connected devices security solutions specialist Inside Secure has entered into an exclusivity agreement to acquire network-connected…

Sky Sports Racing: Jan 1st Starter’s Orders

Sky Sports Racing: Jan 1st Starter’s Orders

Executives at Sky Sports have revealed further details of the relaunch of the At The Races horse racing service as Sky Sports Racing, set to go live on January 1st…

Netflix pays $100m to keep Friends

Netflix pays $100m to keep Friends

Netflix has paid $100 million (€88m) to keep the globally-popular Friends sitcom in its streaming library for another year. News recently emerged that Netflix’s current deal with Warner Bros for…

Analyst: SVoD sports ‘could work’

Analyst: SVoD sports ‘could work’

A Netflix-style SVoD platform for live sports can exist, but faces high hurdles, according to analysis from GlobalData. Live sports are an essential part of any pay-TV package, and are…

Mediapro secures French La Ligue 2 TV rights

The Spanish TV group Mediapro has consolidated its position in the French TV market following the awarding by the French professional football league (LFP) of the domestic media rights for…

BBC content boost for Kaleidescape

BBC content boost for Kaleidescape

Luxury home cinema experience specialist Kaleidescape is partnering with BBC Studios – Americas to bring BBC documentaries and TV series to Kaleidescape. The deal marks the first time Kaleidescape has…

Australia: Tougher laws to fight online piracy

Stronger laws to crack down on online pirates will commence shortly after the Australian Government’s Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2018 passed the Parliament. The Bill strengthens the capacity of…