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Study: Europeans increasingly using multiple TV sources

Study: Europeans increasingly using multiple TV sources

Findings from a study – TV Universe – UK, Sweden, Germany: How People Watch Television Today – from entertainment metadata specialist Gracenote and digital media analyst firm nScreenMedia, focusing on…

Sky invests in You.i TV

Sky invests in You.i TV

Sky has invested in You.i TV, a specialist in software tools for addressing cross-platform app development. The investment is part of the larger You.i TV Series C funding announced in…

Kids Safe Mode on Sky Q

Sky has launched a new Kids Safe Mode on Sky Q that will provide a safe space for kids to watch child-friendly TV at home. The new setting will allow…

IndiaCast takes over Sky EPG slot

Vision247 has finalised a deal for the SKY EPG 717 transfer to IndiaCast (A Viacom18 & TV18 JV). IndiaCast operates and manages 5 Indian TV Channels in the UK with…

Verizon extends partnership with TiVo

TiVo has today announced the extension of a multi-year agreement with Verizon. Under this extension, Verizon will have access to the latest version of TiVo’s Personalised Content Discovery Platform. Verizon…

Sky takes stake in Synamedia

Sky takes stake in Synamedia

Sky is taking a stake in TV software and content protection business Synamedia, where Dr Abe Peled is chairman. Sky joins Synamedia’s existing major shareholder Permira in the company, which…

ThinkAnalytics predicts “sophisticated voice search” in 2019

Although we all enjoy the benefits of the engagement economy, including personalised experiences when shopping online or using social media, many pay-TV providers, OTT players, broadcasters and studios still have…

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…

TiVo renews patent for Samsung smartphones and tablets

TiVo Corporation has announced that Rovi Corporation has signed a new multi-year patent licence agreement with Samsung for the use of Rovi’s video discovery patents and technologies across Samsung’s smartphone…

Sky: ‘Legislation not needed for PSB on-demand’

Sky: ‘Legislation not needed for PSB on-demand’

David Wheeldon, Group Director of Policy and Public Affairs for Sky, has suggested that that UK’s public service broadcasters (PSBs) should be working with platforms to make their content available…

Research: Smart TVs favoured smart speaker controller

Research: Smart TVs favoured smart speaker controller

Research from Parks Associates finds 24 per cent of UK broadband households that own a smart speaker with personal assistant would like to control their smart TV via this device,…

TiVo renews PCD platform agreement with Foxtel

TiVo has announced that Foxtel, Australia’s leading subscription-TV platform, has renewed its licence to TiVo’s Search and Recommendation services and will have access to TiVo’s Personalised Content Discovery platform. As…

Synamedia opens for business

Synamedia, the renamed NDS division that was acquired by Cisco, is back in independent hands. Financed by global investment firm Permira, the buyout from Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions,…

PSBs: “Keep us top of EPG”

The UK’s public service broadcasters – BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 – are calling for new rules to ensure their programming receives top billing in the era of…

Evolution Digital launches app-based UI

Evolution Digital has unveiled its operator-customisable eMERGE app-based software client that integrates pay-TV operators’ IP video services, enabled by eVUE-TV, including live linear, VoD, PPV and network DVR recordings, with…

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