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ZEE5 Global to premiere The Kashmir Files in Europe

ZEE5 Global, the largest streaming platform for South Asian content, is set to premiere the much talked about film, The Kashmir Files, on May 25th in Europe, including the UK. After receiving a record-breaking success at the box office, The Kashmir Files has recently broken records for its digital debut with the highest numbers in […]

May 23, 2022

Newsmax launching in Europe via M7

Luxembourg-based M7 Group, owned by Canal+, has announced a long-term satellite and OTT distribution agreement with US-based, conservative news channel Newsmax. Newsmax is the #4 rated news channel in the US and is available in 52 million pay-TV homes in the country through major providers including DirecTV, Dish, Comcast, Verizon and more. It is also […]

May 11, 2022Nick Snow @ ANGA COM

Report: EU broadband, UK ranks 15th

In Fair Internet Report’s latest analysis of internet speeds across the UK and the EU, the company found that while the UK still holds a lead over the EU as a whole when it comes to internet speeds, that lead is rapidly disappearing. In fact, the UK’s lead has decreased from 42 per cent to […]

May 5, 2022

Qvest strengthens European business with new management team

Qvest aims to enhance its performance in the media and entertainment sector and boost the development of the entire company group with new appointments in the management team. Konstantin Knauf and Jawid Mahmoodzada are now responsible for Qvest’s European business, particularly in the area of consulting and systems integration. Peter Nöthen, Thomas Müller, Christian Massmann […]

May 4, 2022

Research: US internet twice as fast as EU

Both the US and the European Union saw median internet speeds rise dramatically in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Despite this, the Fair Internet Report found that the increase slowed significantly across the west in 2021. While both the US and EU continued to make gains, the pace of change was more than cut in […]

April 5, 2022

Report: EU TV fiction production down 600 hours in 2020

A new report, Audiovisual fiction production in Europe – 2020 figures, has been published by the European Audiovisual Observatory, part of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. The report analyses the volume, formats, origin, commissioners and producers of original European TV films and TV series released on TV and SVoD between 2015 and 2020. Daily […]

April 5, 2022

Disney+ reveals launch dates for 42 new countries

Disney has confirmed the launch dates and pricing for its Disney+ SVoD in 42 countries and 11 new territories, starting with South Africa on May 18th followed by all other countries in June. Subscribers will have access to exclusive Star Wars live action series The Book of Boba Fett and The Mandalorian, with Obi-Wan Kenobi […]

March 29, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Media welcomes political unity on DMA

The media sector has welcomed the political agreement on the DMA proposal as a significant step towards curtailing the market dominance of gatekeeper platforms and restoring competition. A broad coalition from the European media sector, including public and commercial broadcasters, radios and the press, welcomes the provisional agreement reached last week on the Digital Markets […]

March 28, 2022

Canal+ completes SPI International acquisition

Canal+ Group and SPI International have announced the integration of SPI International within Canal+ Group has now been completed, following the approvals of all competent authorities in all European jurisdictions concerned.     Canal+ Group says that SPI International, a global media company who has significant presence in Europe, will bring opportunities to strengthen its pay-TV offers […]

March 18, 2022

Analyst: Where can Netflix seek growth?

A report from analysts at MoffettNathanson (MN) asks what’s left in terms of growth for Netflix in its key markets? It cites the US and Canada as an example, and says that with, Netflix being present in 64 per cent of North American broadband homes and 82 per cent of all pay-TV homes, “it is […]

March 17, 2022By Chris Forrester