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Sky signs Fox, Disney deal to show complete Star Wars library

Pay-TV Editor 03-05-2015

May the 4th be with you on Sky as the leading UK pay-TV provider begins the country’s first ever 48-hour Star Wars marathon.

African Movie Channel teams with StarTimes to launch AMC Series

Satellite Editor 03-05-2015

After a deal with international pay-TV operator StarTimes African Movie Channel (AMC) has launched its latest offering, African Movie Channel Series (AMC Series).

Discovery delivers double-digit audience growth in Q1 2015

Pay-TV Editor 03-05-2015

The international division of leading content firm Discovery Networks, Discovery Networks International (DNI), has revealed a strong start of the year with the average audience of its global portfolio up 10% year on year.

ARRIS, Charter complete ActiveVideo acquisition for $135MN

Cable Editor 03-05-2015

Further corporate news from broadcast technology provider ARRIS, which has now completed the acquisition of ActiveVideo in a deal valued at approximately $135 million.

Canal+ buyout €200MN less than initially expected

Pay-TV Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 02-05-2015

When Telefónica's first offer to buy Prisa's stake in Canal+ was published, the telco was putting €910 million on the table, but one year of negotiations and increasing competition have seen Telefónica finally pay €707 million for the platform's last 56%.

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Thought Leadership Blogs

The evolution of IPTV and why legacy systems just won’t do

Steve Plunkett
As the global IPTV market continues to expand it is becoming increasingly important that vendors...
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Broadcast evolution: Is it still about the viewing experience?

John Ive
The broadcast sector is evolving at pace, influenced by the convergence of IT technology, cloud,...
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Ultra High Definition TV – The next big thing for TV?

Paul Hyde
Brits love their telly, watching an average of four hours a day. Not surprising perhaps with such...
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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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Why brands continue to look to TV advertising

Sarah Lawson Johnston
The proliferation of mobile devices coupled with the rise in on-demand television services and...
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Viewers find their voice with the latest remote control options

Menno Koopmans
The revolution in remote control technologies means that choosing channels is no longer limited...
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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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