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Turner, Warner Bros begin FilmStruck international SVOD service in UK

VOD Joseph O'Halloran 19-01-2018
Turner Filmstruck 20Jan2018Turner International's Digital Ventures & Innovation (DV&I) Group is joining forces with Warner Bros. Digital Networks (WBDN) to create launch a new, multi-territory subscription video-on-demand movie streaming service, FilmStruck.

G’Audio launches immersive sound for 360° VR

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 20-01-2018
G’Audio Lab is launching Sol Livestreaming, which uses spatial audio technology to livestream quality audio for 360-degree video.

ATSC names Fox exec as chairman

Broadcast Michelle Clancy 20-01-2018
The Advanced Television Systems Committee board of directors has re-elected Fox broadcasting executive Richard Friedel as ATSC board chairman for 2018.

Grupo Imagen implements Editshare to support telenovelas, news

Broadcast Gabriel Miramar-Garcia 20-01-2018
Mexico-based media conglomerate Grupo Imagen is implementing Editshare technology to support the production of its telenovelas and news packages.

Vivo adds Netflix to mobile VOD bouquet

Mobile Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 20-01-2018
Telefónica’s Brazilian arm Vivo has included Netflix in its mobile data offering for video streaming consumers.

Telefónica beefs Peruvian TV facilities for Papal visit

Broadcast Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 20-01-2018
Addressing media demands ahead of Pope Francis’s first visit to Peru, Telefónica has reinforced TV broadcasting infrastructure and connectivity services across three press centres in the country.

NATPE 2018: Ecuavisa offers Globo’s telenovela hit

Programming Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 20-01-2018
Ecuador’s free-to-air (FTA) network Ecuavisa has become the first international partner for Globo’s latest soap opera hit, Edge of Desire.

NATPE 2018: Univision, Televisa team for TV pilot programme

Deals Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 20-01-2018
Expanding their unified content strategy, Univision and Televisa have launched a TV pilot initiative to boost development of new original series by independent producers.

MTG sells stake in Trace

Pay-TV Editor 19-01-2018
fashion hero 23 nov 2017As part of its ongoing corporate transition and transformation, Nordic pay-TV company MTG Group has signed an agreement to sell its 75% shareholding in Afro-urban music content provider Trace Partners to equity investment firm TPG Growth.

New direction for Compass on TRT World

Programming Editor 19-01-2018
Istanbul-based international English-language news channel TRT World has announced the transmission of the second instalment of its prominent arts and culture programme Compass on 20 January.

DISH files suit over Arabian channel piracy

Security Michelle Clancy 19-01-2018
US pay-TV provider DISH has filed two lawsuits to end unauthorised distribution of Arabic channels and content for which it has the exclusive licences.

Canal+ introduces new broadcast, OTT Ultra HD service

4K/UltraHD Editor 19-01-2018
Canal+ Group has launched a new 4K/Ultra HD service delivering a mixed array of content via broadcast and over-the-top (OTT) networks in France.

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