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Sky, Netflix ‘pioneering’ European partnership

Sky, Netflix ‘pioneering’ European partnership

In a sign of the increasing need for one-time adversaries to work together, Sky and Netflix are partnering to bundle the full Netflix service into a new Sky TV subscription…

Australia: FTA reigns, SVoD growing

Australia: FTA reigns, SVoD growing

The Online & On Demand 2017 report, based on research conducted by Nielsen on behalf of Screen Australia, finds streaming services have completely changed how Australians view content, yet broadcast…

SpotX: Connected TV ads on the rise in Europe

SpotX, the video advertising and monetisation platform for media owners, has unveiled an infographic forecasting the growth of the connected TV advertising opportunity in Europe. The visual representation of research commissioned by…

CIBN OTT TV in RealMedia HD trial

CIBN OTT TV in RealMedia HD trial

Digital media software and services specialist RealNetworks has entered the next phase of its strategic partnership with China International Broadcasting Network (CIBN) OTT TV. CIBN OTT TV will launch a…

UKTV Play on NOW TV and Roku

UKTV Play on NOW TV and Roku

Free TV on demand service UKTV Play is now available on NOW TV devices and Roku streaming players. The UKTV Play app hosts shows from multichannel broadcaster UKTV’s channels Dave,…

Canadian platforms win TVAddons victory

Canadian platforms win TVAddons victory

Canadian cable and media players have secured a significant victory in their battle against pirated content with a panel of federal judges backing their appeal in a legal battle against…

HbbTV announces HDR support

HbbTV announces HDR support

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, has confirmed the immediate…

MPAA chief lauds Euro IP advocacy

MPAA chief lauds Euro IP advocacy

In keynote remarks before the German Producers Alliance, Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin has highlighted collaborative advocacy to defend intellectual property protections across Europe.…

£18,000 fine for eBay Kodi seller

A supplier of illicit streaming devices that are pre-loaded to enable the viewing of pirate broadcasts of Premier League football has had to pay thousands of pounds, and cease all…

Consumer body: ‘Smart TV hacking vulnerability’

US consumer advice body Consumer Reports has found that millions of smart TVs can be controlled by hackers exploiting easy-to-find security flaws. Security and privacy testing of several brands has…