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Viacom expands Comedy Central International short-form slate

Programming Editor 10-12-2018
With a debut of two new series and three greenlights, Viacom Digital Studios International (VDSI) has continued to invest in its digital content
portfolio with an expanded slate today for Comedy Central International that also sees it boost its female-focused programming.
comedycentral 10Dec2018

Grass Valley sQ server sees more than 150% sales growth in Q3

Infrastructure Editor 10-12-2018
Driven by what it calls a ‘strong’ development roadmap including significant product enhancements, Belden Brand Grass Valley has reported a 155% year-on-year increase in sales of its sQ 1000 series of media servers.

Channel NewsAsia joins iflix News

Programming Rebecca Hawkes 10-12-2018
Digital video platform iflix is adding South East Asia’s English language TV network Channel NewsAsia to its news hub.
iflixNews logo 10 Dec 2018

Netflix orders first African original

Programming Rebecca Hawkes 10-12-2018
US streaming giant Netflix has ordered its first African original series, Queen Sono, which will star South African actress Pearl Thusi.

Martin Aurenche becomes beIN VP sports content

Broadcast Rebecca Hawkes 10-12-2018
Qatar-based broadcaster beIN Media has appointed Martin Aurenche as vice president of sports content, in charge of its rights acquisitions and distribution around the world.

Nordija partners with Ting for new service

IPTV Editor 10-12-2018
The fokusOn solution from Danish TV and video-on-demand software platform provider Nordija is to form the core of the upcoming Ting TV service in the US.

Disney/Fox, Comcast/Sky to spend US$43BN on content in 2018

Media Analysis Joseph O'Halloran 10-12-2018
For once the concept of mega-merger seems rather an understatement after analysis from Ampere suggested that post completitions of Comcast/Sky and Disney/Fox will see two in every 10 dollars spent on content worldwide now be spent by these two entities.

Online video viewers remain frustrated by streaming experiences

Media Analysis Joseph O'Halloran 10-12-2018
Despite the surging worldwide growth and popularity of mobile streaming content and apps, viewers remain frustrated by their experiences, according to a new ten-country survey by Penthera.
Penthera 10Dec2018