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TV everywhere available to 72% of European pay-TV subs

Pay-TV Editor 29-03-2017
datazis 29 March 2017TV everywhere (TVE) in Europe is rapidly becoming a diffuse offering, and by the end of 2016 was available to 130 million customers in Europe, driving pay-TV operators towards ‘pure’ over-the-top (OTT) strategies, according to research from Dataxis.

Online video gains momentum but broadcast TV maintains iron grip in Australia.

Media Analysis Editor 29-03-2017
Growing content, platform and screen choices have caused a gradual shift in the way consumers apportion their viewing, but they still have a voracious appetite for broadcast TV, says the fifth Australian Multiscreen Report.

Trump turns up the ratings for cable news in the US

Ratings/Measurement Michelle Clancy 29-03-2017
US cable news networks are having a field day in the Trump Administration era, with all the Big Three in the US seeing double-digit increases in viewership in the first quarter.

Most US pay-TV consumers don’t want browsing information sold

Ad Tech Michelle Clancy 29-03-2017
The US Senate has passed a bill that would allow Internet service providers sell browsing history to marketers and other third parties, even though 59% of US pay-TV subscribers said they are upset when advertisers use their personal data.

AMC brings Formula 1 to Czech Republic, Slovakia

Programming Michelle Clancy 29-03-2017
The Central Europe subsidiary of AMC Networks International has inked a three-year contract deal extension with Pragosport to broadcast Formula 1 exclusively in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Pay-TV customer satisfaction rates are still in the gutter

Media Analysis Michelle Clancy 29-03-2017
Online behemoth AOL earned the highest customer experience score in the pay-TV/ISP industry, according to the 2017 Temkin Experience Ratings, but given the field, that’s not saying much.

Quickline TV taps SeaChange for enablement

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 29-03-2017
Swiss cable network operator the Quickline Group has introduced Quickline TV, based on a suite of integrated software and services from SeaChange International.

ALTBalaji streaming app to feature on Micromax mobiles

OTT Rebecca Hawkes 29-03-2017
Nascent Indian digital video platform ALTBalaji has teamed up with Micromax to provide original bundled content on its mobile devices when the service launches commercially in mid-April.

ALi Corp, Alticast integrate STB hardware and middleware

Infrastructure Rebecca Hawkes 29-03-2017
Asian technology companies Alticast and ALi Corp are partnering to supply integrated multiscreen, interactive TV platform middleware and chipsets for pay-TV providers.

Free unveils 57 Chinese channels for viewers in France

IPTV Rebecca Hawkes 29-03-2017
French telecommunications company Free has launched a package of Chinese channels in partnership with technology developer Huawei as part of its Freebox IPTV service.

Video eats up over 50% of Chile’s mobile traffic

VOD Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 29-03-2017
Video-on-demand (VOD) and live streaming continue gaining strength among Chileans, who use over 50% of their mobile data for video consumption.

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