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As part of its ongoing strategy to invest in companies that it feels can bring innovation, insight and services into its business, pay-TV giant Sky has invested $2 million in SDVI.

Despite the moves by some American states to impost net neutrality regulations on their own, the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has affirmed the FCC’s assertion that state efforts to regulate information services are pre-empted by federal law.

Indicating where pay-TV’s future will be expanding to, 21st Century Fox (21CF) has invested $100 million into social broadcast network Caffeine.

Pay-TV giant Sky has revealed plans to increase the reach and scale of its start-up investment with the opening of a new office in Berlin as well as a $4 million commitment to Israeli venture capital fund, Remagine Ventures.

The future of NFL broadcasts in the US may look very different in a few years, with existing carriage deals set to expire in 2022 and a host of streaming tech giants waiting in the wings: chief business and media officer Brian Rolapp calls it “an inflection point.”
NFL biz 1Sep2018

Avegant Corp, which specialises in augmented reality (AR), has closed $12 million in Series AA funding from new investors Walden SKT Venture Fund and China Walden Venture Investments – as well as previous investors.
ar 30 aug 2018