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Viacom preps MTV, Comedy Central TV everywhere launch in Brazil

Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 06-02-2016
After launching MTV Play across Spanish-speaking Latin America, Viacom is preparing to launch MTV's TV everywhere platform, and a similar service for Comedy Central, across Brazil.

Mexico, Chile premiere Antena 3 HD feed

Pay-TV Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 06-02-2016
Antena 3 Internacional is now airing on HD for subscribers of Mexico's SKY and Chile's VTR, the first ones in Latin America to get the new channel.


IPTV drives new pay-TV era in Spain

Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 06-02-2016
Spain's TV industry has invoiced over €1BN for the second quarter in a row, with pay-TV, and particularly IPTV, the driving force behind the growth.

Consumer VR content to reach $8.3BN as first-gen headsets arrive

Editor 06-02-2016
Virtual reality (VR) is still very much in the 'innovation' stage, but this will start to change with the imminent arrival of major first generation headsets says research from Futuresource Consulting.

BBC to stream 6 Nations rugby to International Space Station

Online Video Editor 06-02-2016
In a move that is literally out of this world, the BBC is to live-stream the Scotland v England RBS Six Nations rugby match to British astronaut Major Tim Peake in the International Space Station.

Netflix renews Orange is the New Black for three more seasons

VOD Editor 06-02-2016
Putting its money very much where its mouth is regarding content, Netflix has reached agreement with Lionsgate to air smash hit Orange is the New Black for three additional seasons.

fuboTV announces agreements with Univision, Pivot and REVOLT

OTT Gabriel Miramar-Garcia 05-02-2016
fuboTV has announced carriage agreements with Univision Communications Inc (UCI), Pivot and REVOLT Media & TV.

Isabella Rossellini to host photo talent contest for Sky

Satellite Michelle Clancy 05-02-2016
The actress Isabella Rossellini has been announced as host for Master of Photography, a new eight-part European talent contest airing on Sky Arts.

Electus partners with Bear Grylls guru on production JV

Michelle Clancy 05-02-2016
Electus has partnered with Delbert Shoopman to back the creation of a new television production company, Jackknife Media.

Highlights for Children partners with HITN

Second Screen Gabriel Miramar-Garcia 05-02-2016
Highlights for Children and the Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network (HITN) are launching a multi-platform partnership designed to cross language barriers and connect with families.

Charter adds Filipino Channel, Lifestyle Network on Charter Spectrum TV

Pay-TV Michelle Clancy 05-02-2016
ABS-CBN's The Filipino Channel (TFC) and Lifestyle Network have launched on Charter's Spectrum TV.

Industry predictions for 2016

Rapid TV Everywhere February 2016