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US regulators probe Time Warner, Comcast for blocking rival video offerings

Cable Editor 28-02-2015

The regulatory hurdles in the way of Comcast's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable have become higher with news that the cable companies are under investigation for potential backing of rival services.

ITV eyes Talpa takeover

Editor 28-02-2015

After a period of relative inactivity, ITV looks to be returning to the deal trail this time targeting Dutch production firm Talpa, maker of The Voice format among others

Mediaset profits rocket with Canal+ sale and rebound in ad market

Pay-TV Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 28-02-2015

Mediaset closed 2014 as the leading audiovisual group in Spain regarding both audience and profit margins, with results driven by the €325-million sale of Canal+'s stake to Telefónica and the recovery of the advertising market.

Vivendi accepts Numericable-SFR, Altice telecoms offer as profits rise

Editor 28-02-2015

The long, drawn-out saga of Vivendi's retreat from being a total entertainment and telecoms service provider has reached the end game after the firm confirmed that it would complete its divestment of part ownership of French telco SFR.

MWC 2015: Ericsson to provide captioning for live TV summit

IPTV Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 28-02-2015

Ericsson has been appointed as provider of live captioning services for Mobile World Live TV, the broadcast service of Mobile World Congress 2015 kicking off on Monday 2 March.

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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
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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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