NBCUniversal creates new EMEA structure

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NBCUniversal International today is creating what it describes as a multi-territory, regional hub aligning its distribution and networks business in Europe, the Middle East and… Read more

Volia adds DTX to line-up


Ukrainian cable operator Volia has added Discovery’s DTX motorsports channel to its programming line-up. The agreement between the pair marks the channel’s debut in Ukraine.… Read more

Akado adds Amazing Life

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Russian cable and IPTV operator Komkor, which operates under the Akado brand, has added lifestyle channel Amazing Life to its line-up. The channel, which features… Read more

Licence fee opponents change views in BBC deprivation test


Households that either would like to be exempted from paying the UK licence fee and not receive BBC services, or who would like to pay… Read more

CTC launches channel-wide second screen app

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Russian broadcaster CTC Media has launched a dedicated second-screen app that uses audio synchronisation to provide additional services related to broadcast shows on tablets and… Read more

France Télévisions chief outlines digital news channel plan

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France Télévisions plans to launch a digital news channel on the web initially that will have a distinctive remit and content from existing commercial news… Read more

BT, AMC plots free Fear launch in UK

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UK pay TV platform BT will make the first episode of Fear the Walking Dead available to all British viewers on its BT Showcase channel… Read more

Former Canal+ chief Belmer joining France Televisions

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Rodolphe Belmer, dismissed as Canal+ chief executive, has been hired by the new director-general of public broadcaster France Televisions Delphine Ernotte to lead a strategic… Read more

BT Sport wins Ashes cricket rights

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BT Sport will air the 2017/18 Australia vs England Ashes tournament as part of a new five-year agreement with Cricket Australia. The deal will see… Read more

ITVin talks to acquire UTV

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UK broadcaster ITV is set to acquire UTV, the Northern Ireland broadcaster that owns the Channel 3-ITV franchise in the territory. UTV Media, the parent… Read more