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ivi adds personal touch for VOD in Russia

VOD Editor 28-05-2015

One of Russia's largest video-on-demand (VOD) suppliers, ivi, has launched what it calls a first-of-its-kind personalised TV service based on and deeply integrated into its core on-demand platform.

New satellites give major boost to DirecTV HD, 4KTV capacity

Satellite Joseph O'Halloran 28-05-2015

After notable failed satellite missions elsewhere, DirecTV is reporting the successful launch of two spacecraft that it says will significantly increase HD capacity, secure the future of 4K/Ultra HD and back up its existing fleet.

Nevion expands US presence

IPTV Editor 28-05-2015

Aiming to accelerate growth and capitalise on US market opportunities, media transport firm Nevion has opened a new office on the East coast of the United States.

Sky Arts draws up major expansion plans

Pay-TV Editor 28-05-2015

On the clear basis of art for art's sake, Sky is to launch a summer initiative to boost its art collection for customers in Italy, Germany, Austria, Ireland and the UK.

Mediacom, Viacom renew carriage, add digital rights

Pay-TV Michelle Clancy 28-05-2015

Mediacom Communications and Viacom have renewed their distribution agreement for network carriage, which now includes digital properties.

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