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Euro agencies shut down illegal streaming network

Euro agencies shut down illegal streaming network

A crime group suspected of hosting a large-scale illegal IPTV streaming business has been shut down, following a collaborative investigation led by the Cypriot Police, with the support of the…

Ostmodern: Online VR and kids’ VoD big in 2018

Ostmodern: Online VR and kids’ VoD big in 2018

Tom Williams, CEO at digital video specialist Ostmodern, has given his predictions for the industry in 2018, including where the future of VoD is headed, the continued importance of sports…

Singapore: Box sellers charged with copyright infringement

Singapore pay-TV operators Singtel and StarHub have teamed up with Fox Networks Group and the English Premier League to take two Android TV box sellers to court, alleging that they…

Motorsport.tv launches on Freesat

Motorsport.tv launches on Freesat

Freesat, the UK’s subscription-free satellite TV platform, has added Motorsport.tv, the broadcaster of live racing and automotive content, to its News & Sport genre. Available on channel number 253, the…

Twitter, Snapchat content for FOX Sports World Cup

Twitter, Snapchat content for FOX Sports World Cup

FOX Sports, the exclusive English-language home of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the US, has agreed collaborations with Snapchat and Twitter for the global event, with the intention of…

Licensee fined for illegal Sky Sports

Licensee fined for illegal Sky Sports

A pub licensee from Huddersfield in the north of England has pleaded guilty to six offences of dishonest reception of a television transmission by showing Sky Sports football matches to…

BT Sport’s NBA London free on Facebook

BT Sport will be broadcasting the NBA London Game between the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics via Facebook, the BT Sport app, on TV or on BTSport.com. The NBA London…

Italy: Discovery, RAI Winter Games partnership

Italy: Discovery, RAI Winter Games partnership

Viewers in Italy can watch more of the Olympic Games than ever before following a new partnership between Discovery Communications and RAI for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. The…

WWE, Astro extend content deal

WWE, Astro extend content deal

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and Astro, a Malaysian and ASEAN digital-first media and lifestyle company, will extend their partnership into its 17th year with a new agreement to continue airing…

Altice to spin off US ops

Multinational cable, fibre, telecommunications, content and media company Altice N.V. is to separate Altice USA Inc. from Altice N.V. (which will be renamed Altice Europe). The separation will enable each…