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Vimeo swoops for VHX

VOD Joseph O'Halloran 03-05-2016
Complementing its recent drive to increase the number of platforms it runs on, the Vimeo online video service is now expanding through the acquisition of the VHX video distribution platform.

CableCARD STB numbers stay steady

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 03-05-2016
The nine largest US incumbent cable operators have deployed 55 million operator-supplied set-top boxes (STB) with CableCARD modules, according to the National Cable & Television Association.

Oculus to bring VR ‘experience’ to Best Buys in US

Michelle Clancy 03-05-2016
Consumers interested in trying out the Oculus Rift virtual reality goggle gadget can now get their wish: Rift demos are set to launch at 48 Best Buy stores in the US on 7 May, as part of The Intel Experience.

HGTV orders Good Bones season two

Programming Gabriel Miramar-Garcia 03-05-2016
HGTV has green lighted a second season of its popular home renovation and flipping series, Good Bones.


Hulu in talks to stream broadcast channels

Deals Michelle Clancy 03-05-2016
Leading over-the-top (OTT) service Hulu is reportedly developing a subscription service that would stream feeds of popular US broadcast and cable TV channels.

Dolby beats guidance for fiscal Q2

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 03-05-2016
Film and TV audio giant Dolby beat its guidance as it announced revenue of $274.3 million for its second fiscal quarter ending 1 April.

HITN green lights Italian cooking and culture show

Programming Gabriel Miramar-Garcia 03-05-2016
The Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN) is bringing celebrity chef and entrepreneur Lidia Bastianich to US Hispanic audiences.

tvN acquires format rights for CBS Studios’ The Good Wife

Programming Rebecca Hawkes 03-05-2016
The Good Wife is to become the first ever US TV series to be remade in Korea, after CBS Studios International licensed the format to tvN.

Nigeria launches digital terrestrial TV pilot in Jos

Broadcast Rebecca Hawkes 03-05-2016
The pilot phase of Nigeria’s nationwide programme to transition from analogue to digital terrestrial television (DTT) has been launched in Jos, Plateau State.

Nine, Southern Cross Austereo agree five-year regional TV affiliation

Broadcast Rebecca Hawkes 03-05-2016
Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) will broadcast Nine Entertainment’s metropolitan content into Queensland, Southern NSW and Victoria following a five-year regional TV affiliation agreement between the two parties.

RealVU DTH TV service takes to the air in Bangladesh

Satellite Rebecca Hawkes 03-05-2016
Bangladesh has its first direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV service after the launch of RealVU by operator Beximco Communications at outlets in Dhaka, Sylhet and Chittagong.

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