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Spain: €20m state funds for 5G pilots

The Spanish Administration will give €20 million in public funds to two 5G pilot schemes to be carried out by Telefonica and Vodafone, according to Expansion. The operators will receive…

IHS: Media & services increasingly important to Apple

IHS Markit has offered its insight following Apple’s unveiling of its new streaming TV and news service from Apple Apple’s commitment to content across all media forms, as well as…

EC ‘Huawei plan’ for 5G security

Under the EC’s plan the 28 countries in the EU are to carry out national risk assessments in the next three months, then a further 15 to act on and…

Apple TV, hard core at last?

Apple finally puts some flesh on the bones, or fruit on the vine, of Apple TV. But is it really hard core about its TV proposition? Tuning in live to…

MEPs back copyright overhaul

The European Parliament has voted in favour of the new Copyright Directive designed to bring tangible benefits to citizens, all creative sectors, the press, researchers, educators, and cultural heritage institutions.…

Yahoo’s new studio to boost mobile content

Yahoo’s new studio to boost mobile content

Verizon Media‘s Yahoo has opened a new production studio in Paris with the aim of increasing in-house productions, and to double its mobile audience in France. “Our video [production] is…

Report: Games revenue to top $200bn by 2023

Report: Games revenue to top $200bn by 2023

There has been some negative sentiment on the games industry recently, with stock prices of public games companies in question in both the US and China. While being contrarian to…

PwC: 38% of global consumers stream content daily

Consumers are increasingly using digital technology for more than just shopping. There is a revolution occurring in how consumers access entertainment and media, for example. Thirty-eight per cent of global consumers…

TVU Networks, KT partner on 5G UHD broadcast network

TVU Networks, a global player in live IP solutions, has formed a partnership with KT Corp, the largest telecom company in South Korea, to bring UHD broadcast over KT’s 5G…

Research: Mobile streaming frustrations growing

Research: Mobile streaming frustrations growing

Frustration with mobile streaming video is persistent and on the rise, according to research by Penthera. The study found that mobile video viewers still run into issues such as having…

Japan: Mobile viewers must pay licence fee

Japan: Mobile viewers must pay licence fee

Japan’s Supreme Court has ruled that people who use a mobile phone to watch TV programmes must pay a subscription fee to the country’s public broadcaster, NHK. The ruling confirms…

Study: Build future proof fibre and get 5G “free”

The FTTH Council Europe has revealed the results of its study aimed at quantifying the potential cost savings, which could be made by building converged 5G-fibre networks. In other words,…

EE offers 6 months free Prime Video, MTV Play

EE offers 6 months free Prime Video, MTV Play

EE has launched new content offers with Amazon Prime Video and MTV Play featuring inclusive mobile data for new and existing EE pay monthly mobile customers. The move comes in…

SES under pressure over CBA tax threat

The potential freeing of C-band spectrum by Intelsat and SES over the US for use by 5G has been well covered in recent times. With a Federal Communications Commission (FCC)…

C-Band Alliance ‘T-Mobile scheme fool’s gold’

The C-Band Alliance’s (CBA) plans for the sale of 180 MHz of satellite spectrum over the US is creating turbulence for the two main players, Intelsat and SES. Both have…