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Lebanese TV networks call for cable carriage fees

Cable Rebecca Hawkes 05-03-2015

Lebanon's broadcasters are calling for a levy to be placed on cable TV subscriptions to pay for the distribution of their television content.

Movistar TV keeps the US series pace with American Crime

VOD Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 05-03-2015

Premiering content in Spain less than 24 hours after it airs in the US, Movistar TV's video-on-demand (VOD) platform Movistar Series is now launching American Crime.

Cantv claims a third of satellite TV in Venezuela

Satellite Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 05-03-2015

Venezuela's public telco Cantv has seen impressive growth of its direct-to-home (DTH) platform during 2014, adding nearly 170,000 new subs and gathering over one out of three subscriptions to satellite platforms in the country.

Nearly a third of West European and half of US homes to own a 4KTV by 2020

4K/UltraHD Joseph O'Halloran 05-03-2015

As entry-level price points drop well below $1,000, model availability expands and consumers seek to upgrade ageing flat panel TVs, demand for 4K/Ultra HD TVs is soaring worldwide, says research from Strategy Analytics.

Synacor, thePlatform partner for video platform capabilities

Online Video Michelle Clancy 05-03-2015

Synacor is partnering with white-label video publishing company thePlatform to expand its video offering for TV programmers and operators other to include access to the latter's mpx back-end video management system.

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Thought Leadership Blogs

Ultra High Definition TV – The next big thing for TV?

Paul Hyde
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The future of TV hinges on one device

Steve McCaffery
The way we watch TV has changed completely. We’ve transitioned from a linear, living room model...
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The real-time secret to smarter TV ad buying

Dr Andreas Schroeter
The proliferation of connected consumer devices has completely transformed TV consumption habits...
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What did October 1st really deliver?

Davide Maglio
The launch date of the Digital Production Partnership initiative finally arrived to much fanfare,...
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TV industry predictions for 2015

Live linear streaming – the TV everywhere accelerator

Keith Wymbs
Live Streamed Linear: A Competitive Necessity Increasingly, consumers expect their video...
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Will cloud-based streaming services be the real replacement to your cable box?

Albert Lai
With Sony announcing details of its new cloud-based streaming service, PlayStation Vue –...
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2020 Vision: The Future of Social TV

Paul Scanlan
The television industry is experiencing more consolidation than ever. Earlier this year, Yahoo shut...
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OTT vs cable: getting past ‘frenemies’

Stella Medlicott
Recently, I moderated a panel session about the relationship between cable and OTT providers. Along...
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