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Netflix announces original summer film slate

Programming Michelle Clancy 24-05-2016
Netflix kidsAiming to accelerate its push in to cinema, Netflix has released its summer movie slate, including its second original film from Adam Sandler.

Swisscom fined for abuse of position in sports broadcasting

Pay-TV Editor 24-05-2016
In a stinging rebuke, Switzerland’s Competition Commission (COMCO) has imposed a sanction of CHF71.8 million on Swisscom and Cinetrade/Teleclub due to alleged prohibited marketing of sports content via pay-TV.

Userful raises the bar for 4K video walls to 8K

4K/UltraHD Editor 24-05-2016
After launching the first video wall controller to deliver 4K source content over the network in real time, Userful has increased its scalability with support for 8K source content.

Streaming Video Alliance releases open caching requirements

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 24-05-2016
The Streaming Video Alliance (SVA) has publicly released the Open Caching Systems Functional Requirements and QoE Industry Guidelines.

Playboy announces first original streaming video push

Programming Michelle Clancy 24-05-2016
Following the launch of a revamped website and momentum surrounding its recently redesigned magazine, Playboy has introduced a mix of original digital video offerings.

Battle for Viacom escalates with Dauman suit

Deals Michelle Clancy 24-05-2016
The power struggle for control of Viacom has escalated with CEO Philippe Dauman and director George Abrams suing over their unexpected removal from the trust that will control the firm when 93-year-old Sumner Redstone dies.

CBS licenses Carpool Karaoke for global markets

Deals Gabriel Miramar-Garcia 24-05-2016
CBS Studios International, along with Fulwell 73, has announced that Carpool Karaoke, the global viral video sensation broadcast on CBS’s The Late Late Show with James Corden, is now available as a format to international broadcasters.

CW, Tribune Media reach affiliate deal

Deals Michelle Clancy 24-05-2016
The CW Network and Tribune Media have reached new long-term affiliation agreements for 12 of Tribune's CW stations across the US.

Pinnacle poised to drop lawsuit against Nigerian Government

Infrastructure Rebecca Hawkes 24-05-2016
Nigeria’s plans for a smooth switch to digital broadcasting have been strengthened after Pinnacle Communications reportedly abandoned its N1.2 trillion law suit against the Government.

Tata Sky launches pop-up kids’ channel

Programming Rebecca Hawkes 24-05-2016
Indian direct-to-home (DTH) TV operator Tata Sky is offering a showcase children’s channel for the next three months to increase engagement with its younger viewers.

SPN India launches multi-language feeds for EURO 2016

Programming Rebecca Hawkes 24-05-2016
Indian football fans will be able to watch the UEFA EURO 2016 tournament in a range of languages after Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) announced multiple feeds for its live coverage.

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