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SVOD momentum builds for Amazon Prime Video as Netflix growth rolls on

Media Analysis Joseph O'Halloran 25-08-2016
Futuresource2 25 Aug 2016 minResearch from Futuresource Consulting has revealed continued global growth in subscription video-on-demand (SVOD), particularly for Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, in addition to a raft of local competitors.

RTL reports record first-half EBITA

Broadcast Editor 25-08-2016
Happy days for leading European broadcast group RTL which has returned strong first-half yearly results which have raised the company’s full-year EBITA outlook.

4KTV manufacturers frustrated by HDR standards battle

Media Analysis Editor 25-08-2016
High Dynamic Range (HDR) enhancements in 4KTV sets are increasing their market appeal, but manufacturers are struggling to choose between the two new standards Dolby Vision and HDR10, says ABI Research.

Eutelsat gets green light to provide satellite TV in Argentina

Satellite Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 25-08-2016
Argentina’s Ministry of Communications has authorised Eutelsat-owned SatMex (Eutelsat Americas) to provide satellite services in the country through Eutelsat 113 West A.

FesTVal brings Spanish TV industry together

Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 25-08-2016
Since it started in 2009, the Festival de Televisión de Vitoria-Gasteiz (FesTVal) has established itself as a key event in Spain’s TV industry, and this year 11 new formats will be premiered.

Mobile traffic for Rio 2016 rises ten-fold compared with World Cup

Mobile Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 25-08-2016

Voice and data mobile traffic reached 255TB in Brazil during the Rio 2016 Olympics, ten times more than during the World Cup held in the country only two years ago.

Leading LATAM pay-TV providers maintain grip on market

Media Analysis Joseph O'Halloran 24-08-2016
The top players such as DirecTV/Sky and Claro/America Móvil have kept their dominance of the Latin American pay-TV market according to a report from Digital TV Research.

Dimetis integrates V-Nova P.Link to power 4KTV, HDTV services

4K/UltraHD Editor 24-08-2016
Media content distribution software provider Dimetis has announced a technology partnership with V-Nova which will see the P.Link contribution solution integrated with its BOSS LINK Manager.

VIZIO SmartCast app integrates Google Play Movies and TV content catalogue

Mobile Joseph O'Halloran 24-08-2016
VIZIO has enhanced its SmartCast app to bolster the viewing experience with additional content offerings and provide users with faster all-around content aggregation.

HGTV to drive distribution across New Zealand

Deals Editor 24-08-2016
Home and lifestyle content provider expands distribution in New Zealand by launching on Freeview Satellite and Sky TV's basic package.           

Tigo finds local Bolivian partnership for triple-play commercialisation

Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 24-08-2016
Bolivian electronic retailer chain Dismac is to distribute Tigo’s triple-play packages along with its telecom products.

Rapid TVEverywhere - August 2016