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UK regulator Ofcom has provisionally concluded that the BBC can go ahead, subject to certain conditions and guidance, with changes to the iPlayer.

Just a week after UK regulator Ofcom declared that it would not conduct a formal competition assessment into the BBC’s commercial arm regarding the break-up of UKTV, its joint venture with Discovery, the two parties have concluded the transaction.

Casting aside what it called a challenging economic environment, UK broadcaster Channel 4 has reported a robust fiscal 2018 with revenues rising £15 million to £975 million and the delivery of a £5 million surplus following two years of planned deficits.
Channel4 12June2019
Nickelodeon is setting out to develop its next generation of animation talent through the launch of its new Intergalactic Shorts Programme.

European pay-TV giant Mediaset has created a new international holding company, MFE-Mediaforeurope after the boards of directors of Mediaset SpA and Mediaset España resolved to merge the two companies into a pan-European television hub.

In a move likely to cause uproar among those affected, the BBC has revealed that its current scheme offering free TV licences for all those in the UK aged over 75 will come to an end in 2020.

Controversy reigns in Nigeria where a Federal Court ruling has acted against a government ruling to take Daar Communications’ Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower broadcast stations off screens.

Hot on the heels of creating the VOD joint venture with Sony Pictures Television (SPT), Chicken Soup for the Soul (CSS) Entertainment has appointed four executives to lead Crackle Plus.
crackle 8 june 2019