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OTT gains ground in Ecuador

OTT Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 23-11-2017
Over 80% of Ecuador’s connected homes consume video through over-the-top (OTT) platforms.

FTA TV reigns in Mexico

Media Analysis Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 23-11-2017
Despite Mexico being among the Americas’ largest pay-TV markets, viewers in the country usually watch free-to-air (FTA) TV, says Kantar Worldpanel Mexico.

Cuarzo appoints new head

Programming Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 23-11-2017
Juan Ramón Gonzalo Carballal has been named as head of Cuarzo Producciones, a Banijay Group subsidiary in Spain.

Netflix Originals dominate VOD habits in Argentina, Brazil

VOD Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 23-11-2017
The most popular video-on-demand (VOD) content in Argentina and Brazil has been produced by Netflix, with a Stranger Things doing particularly well.

Telenovela’s crown slips in LATAM

Programming Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 23-11-2017
Soap operas are no longer the most popular genre in Latin America, according to research by Kantar IBOPE Media.

US consumers spend more time watching films and TV

VOD Joseph O'Halloran 22-11-2017
NPDconsumptionhours 22Nov2017Revealing what it says is a telling trend in how much time Americans spend watching TV and film content and how they’re watching it, research from the NPD Group has shown how viewing is shifting from live TV to subscription services.

beIN Media expands cricket offer with England deal

Deals Rebecca Hawkes 22-11-2017
On the eve of the first Ashes test in Brisbane, beIN Media has secured rights to broadcast and stream England’s cricket matches across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) for the next six years.

Spark, TVNZ may consider joint rugby rights bid

Deals Rebecca Hawkes 22-11-2017
Telecommunications company Spark and state owned broadcaster TVNZ are considering a joint bid for rights to New Zealand Rugby fixtures from 2020, according to local reports.

TalkTalk TV to launch new multiscreen offering

IPTV Editor 22-11-2017
In a major update planned for early 2018 and which it claims will revolutionise its multiscreen offering, leading UK ISP and IPTV provider TalkTalk has today announced plans to transform its TV platform.

Xstream launches live OTT video streaming tool

OTT Editor 22-11-2017
Over-the-top and TV everywhere enabler Xstream has unveiled a new live video streaming tool designed to enable service providers and broadcasters using its MediaMaker OTT/VOD platform to tap into live video streaming events.

Fox acquires Chinese content

Deals Rebecca Hawkes 22-11-2017
The first acquisition, from Zhejiang Huace Film & TV, will bring the 60-episode Chinese costume drama Queen Dugu to an international audience via Star Chinese Channel.

Nile Rodgers and Chic to bring Good Times to BBC this New Year’s Eve

Programming Louise Duffy 22-11-2017
Music legend Nile Rodgers and his band Chic will be lighting up this New Year’s Eve live on BBC One as they bring a collection of hits to a music and firework spectacular in London.
Rapid TV Everywhere - November 2017