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Arsat, Incaa launch free VOD platform in Argentina

VOD Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 28-11-2015
Argentina's public satellite provider Arsat and cinema institute Incaa have launched Odeón, a free video-on-demand (VOD) platform for online distribution of national content.

Spain sets out to close largest sports streaming pirate site

Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 28-11-2015
Aiming to put an end to a long-running conflict, a Spanish court has given a week to stop streaming illegally.


HBO tops awards from Argentina's cable TV industry

Cable Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 28-11-2015
Argentina's cable TV organisation (ATVC) has handed out nearly 70 prizes at its annual awards ceremony, with HBO Latin America winning best fiction and documentary.

Pay-TV rocks for Chile's millennials

Pay-TV Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 28-11-2015
In times of cord-cutting, pay-TV has become a solid entertainment alternative for Chile's millennials, who watch it for more than three hours per day.

4KTV set for bright 2016 as TV shines on struggling large-size LCD market

4K/UltraHD Editor 28-11-2015
Over 2015 shipments of LCD panels sized 7 inches and above will reach 794 million units, a 4.1% year-on-year drop and a first-ever annual shipment decline, analyst WitsView predicts.

Ericsson, Cosmote live LTE demo downloads at 500 Mbps

Second Screen Editor 28-11-2015
LTE networks’ ability to address the once huge mobile video gating factor of lack of bandwidth has been demonstrated again by Ericsson and Cosmote.

LG opens new OLED manufacturing plant

4K/UltraHD Editor 28-11-2015
CE giant LG appears to be making a significant stride in being able to address the price penalty associated with OLED displays.

Smart homes, DTH market to drive DVR growth

Satellite Joseph O'Halloran 27-11-2015
The digital video recorder (DVR) market has received a timely spur from the increasing number of smart homes, especially those with satellite TV subscriptions.

Advertisers continue to favour guaranteed ad buying

Online Video Joseph O'Halloran 27-11-2015
Research from Videology has found that 90% of advertisers are buying their ads in a guaranteed, programmatic way.

UK regulator recommends no change to media ownership rules

Editor 27-11-2015
The UK media ownership rules, which famously scuppered News Corp’s plans to wholly own the then BskyB, have been maintained by the country’s broadcast regulator Ofcom.

Altice cleans out Canal+ for Premier League rights in France

Pay-TV Editor 27-11-2015
In a crushing blow for the long-term incumbent, upstart telco provider Altice has won exclusive French broadcasting rights for the English Premier League for 2016-2019.





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