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Exclusive deal sees Virgin Media brings Ash vs Evil Dead to UK

Cable Editor 01-12-2015
UK cableco Virgin Media is bringing cult US TV show Ash vs Evil Dead to the UK, exclusively for its TV customers.

Huge year increase in iPlayer TV requests

VOD Editor 01-12-2015
The growing power of the BBC iPlayer has been shown by performance data revealing there were 15 million more TV requests in October 2015 than a year ago.


Pay-TV subs grow 1% in Q3 2015

Pay-TV Editor 01-12-2015
The latest informitv Multiscreen Index has found that the 100 leading global pay-TV services in the US increased their combined subscriber base by 0.95% in the third quarter of 2015.

Nickelodeon, OSN launch kids' TV app for MENA region

Pay-TV Joseph O'Halloran 01-12-2015
Leading kids’ entertainment brand Nickelodeon has teamed with MENA pay-TV operator OSN to offer Emmy-winning Nickelodeon Play as an app.

ESPN launches LATAM TV everywhere

Online Video Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 01-12-2015
Through several upfront events across the region, ESPN has unveiled an ambitious multi-platform, TV everywhere plan in advance of airing the Rio Olympics next summer.

Atresmedia goes HD on Vodafone TV Spain

DTT Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 01-12-2015
All five free-to-air (FTA) Atresmedia-owned channels will be aired in high definition (HD) on Spain's Vodafone TV as a part of a major agreement to expand the telco's TV portfolio, which also includes MTV.

Orange launches convergent, smart TV offering for Spanish bars

Pay-TV Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 01-12-2015
Targeting over 200,000 bars airing football across Spain, Orange is to launch a special offer for public venues.

Movistar Colombia launches VOD movie premiere platform

VOD Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 30-11-2015
Movistar Colombia has launched Estrenos, a new platform within its video-on-demand (VOD) service to deliver high definition (HD) premieres of the latest blockbusters.

Rojadirecta complies with court order

Pay-TV Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 30-11-2015
Two days after a court ordered Rojadirecta.me to stop streaming sports within a week, the platform has gone dark, but several similar sites have now appeared.

Euskaltel finalises R acquisition

Cable Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 30-11-2015
Following a capital increase of €255 million, Euskaltel has finalised its purchase of R, thereby strengthening its position in the Spanish regional cable market.

Comcast’s CTI Towers acquires raft of towers from Vyve

DTT Michelle Clancy 29-11-2015
CTI Towers has struck a deal to acquire 120 wireless towers from Vyve Broadband, the independent cable MSO.





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