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ESPN debuts George Best documentary

Programming Michelle Clancy 21-07-2017
George BestThe films division of sports giant ESPN Films has premiered its latest 30 for 30 documentary, George Best: All by Himself.

UK Government delays 21st Century Fox Sky takeover decision

Major Businesses Editor 21-07-2017
The saga of 21st Century Fox's proposed acquisition of European pay-TV giant Sky continues as the UK parliament breaks up for recess without revealing whether the bid can go ahead as planned.

First-party data on the rise for TV advertising

Ad Tech Michelle Clancy 21-07-2017
First-party data — information collected by a company about their customers or website visitors — is being used in advertising campaigns in the Videology platform 11% of the time, a big increase from 5% in 2015.

Vimeo appoints Sud as CEO

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 21-07-2017
Vimeo, the ad-free open video platform, has appointed Anjali Sud as its new chief executive officer.

Five large groups make up two-thirds of LATAM pay-TV

Media Analysis Gabriel Miramar-Garcia 21-07-2017
The top five pay-TV operators in Latin America — America Móvil, AT&T, Televisa Group, Telefonica Group and Clarín Group — account for almost two-thirds of the market, research has revealed.

Pay-TV analytics market set to double

Media Analysis Michelle Clancy 21-07-2017
ABI Research has forecast the market for analytics within pay-TV services will grow by 105% in the next five years, from $1.8 billion this year to $3.7 billion in 2022.

Newstag to launch curated Arabic news service

Mobile Rebecca Hawkes 21-07-2017
Media technology company Newstag has unveiled plans to launch a video news service for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) later this year.

Amazon packs up Picnic at Hanging Rock for US audiences

Programming Michelle Clancy 21-07-2017
Amazon has added the reworking of Peter Weir’s classic 70s Australian film Picnic at Hanging Rock to its basket of Prime Video series in the US.

E-Vision to launch six SPI/Filmbox channels in UAE

Deals Rebecca Hawkes 21-07-2017
Etisalat’s IPTV platform E-Vision is adding six channels from global TV operator SPI International/Filmbox to its content offer.

Avid supplies graphics technology to Turkey’s ATV

Infrastructure Rebecca Hawkes 21-07-2017
Turkuvaz Media Group’s flagship TV channel ATV has selected Avid graphics technology coupled with the MediaCentral platform to enhance its sports coverage.

AMC appoints new VP for LATAM portfolio

Programming Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 21-07-2017
AMC Networks International – Latin America has named Alejandro Kember as vice president of affiliate distribution for Latin America.

Rapid TV Everywhere - July 2017