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Virgin TV serves up 4K Wimbledon finals

Virgin TV serves up 4K Wimbledon finals

UK multiplay operator Virgin Media will be giving its customers the opportunity to watch the Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s finals from the Championships at Wimbledon in 4K Ultra High Definition through…

Irdeto: Brazil matches ‘most-pirated’

Digital platform security specialist Irdeto has detected 5,088 unique illegal streams redistributing games over the Internet during the group stage of the 2018 World Cup. The bookies’ favourites, Brazil won…

DISH: Univision retrans impasse

DISH, operator of DishLATINO and Sling TV, has confirmed that negotiations with Univision Communications have reached an apparent impasse following what it describes as “untenable” demands by the programmer and…

TalkTalk, Hopster content deal

TalkTalk, Hopster content deal

Hopster, the preschool learning and entertainment app, has partnered with TalkTalk, the UK telco, to bring  the kids SVoD service to  TalkTalk TV. TalkTalk is the first UK TV provider…

Anti-piracy initiatives rewarded

Anti-piracy initiatives rewarded

Grupo de Antipirateria of the Policia Nacional in Spain, led by Inspector Marlene Álvarez Vicente, has become the inaugural winner of an award from the Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAPA) for…

Greece: Nova secures French football

Nova, a provider of bundled services of home entertainment and communication in Greece, has secured the broadcasting rights of the French Football League and Ligue 1 Conforama. Nova has also…

Telefónica nets La Liga rights

Telefónica nets La Liga rights

Spanish multiplay telco Telefónica has been provisionally declared winner of the tender to acquire the rights to broadcast all the paid matches in the country’s top-flight football league La Liga…

Mediapro keeps La Liga international rights

Spanish TV group Mediapro will market the international TV rights for La Liga over the next five years, starting in 2019. La Liga and Mediapro have renewed their agreement whereby…

ProSiebenSat.1, Discovery in German OTT JV

ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery have revealed plans to build a local streaming platform in Germany by integrating 7TV, maxdome and Eurosport Player in one place. The OTT platform will offer a…

Saudis accuse beIN Sports of violating “fair play”

Saudi Arabia’s chairman of its General Sports Authority, Turki al-Sheikh, has accused Qatar’s beIN Sports Group, which controls the TV rights to the World Cup over the Middle East region,…