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Fall in telco taxes helps drive RTVE deficit up by €135MN

Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 27-03-2015

RTVE's already huge deficit has grown by a further €134.8 million, partly due to the fact that income from taxes to telecom operators amounted to a figure 42.2% lower than initially expected.

Adobe: mobile becoming the video viewing platform of choice

Second Screen Joseph O'Halloran 27-03-2015

The video world is changing rapidly, and there is a tidal wave of mobile content making this happen says the US Digital Video 2014 Inaugural Report from Adobe.

Channel 4 gears for All 4 as it invests £20MN in UK indies

VOD Joseph O'Halloran 27-03-2015

In what is definitely a key period for the UK's fourth largest broadcaster, on the eve of rebranding its on-demand service, Channel 4 has made a new investment from its £20 million growth fund.

Claro adds free OTT to triple play offer

OTT Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 27-03-2015

Under the slogan of "the new television", Claro Colombia has announced it will add the group's streaming and over-the-top (OTT) platform Claro Video to its triple-play offer in the country, delivering to its subs over 30,000 video-on-demand (VOD) pieces of content.

Brazil fears DIRECTV, América Móvil duopoly

Pay-TV Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 27-03-2015

Brazil's pay-TV market is clearly dominated by DIRECTV's SKY and América Móvil's platforms Claro and Net, which are way ahead of their immediate competitors, a situation which is beginning to concern the regulatory authorities.

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