Q&A: Youssef Tuma, Accenture

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Youssef Tuma, managing director, Accenture Communications, media and technology, talks to DTVE about his company’s latest research into consumer behaviour and the market impact of changing patterns… Read more

Trace breaks new ground

Olivier Laouchez

Youth-skewed media group Trace is ramping up its activities in Africa and beyond, taking its brand past its existing confines. CEO Olivier Laouchez spoke to… Read more

Consat’s Nigerian journey


Consat’s Addy Awofisayo discusses the DTH operator’s growth to date and its future plans in its competitive home market of Nigeria with Andy McDonald. Continental… Read more

How Facebook, Instagram and Sky joined forces for Game of Thrones

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When Sky Atlantic secured the exclusive UK rights to premiere the fifth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, it faced a unique challenge. Typically, a broadcaster… Read more

StarTimes’ African expansion plans

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StarTimes media executive Michael Dearham tells DTVE’s Andy McDonald about the China-based company’s ambitious African expansion efforts. Since making its first steps into Africa in… Read more

The Middle ground: premium TV in the Middle East and North Africa

MBC’s The Voice highlights the appeal of local content.

Despite the region’s overwhelmingly free-to-air profile, competition is heating up in premium TV in MENA, with continued growth for BeIN Sports and OSN and the development of new OTT offerings. Rebecca Hawkes reports. It is… Read more

Q&A: Jim Samples, Scripps Networks Interactive


Jim Samples, president, international, Scripps Networks Interactive, talks about his company’s acquisition of Poland’s TVN and further plans in the CEE region. What were the attractions of TVN for Scripps and why is it a… Read more

Content Innovation Awards 2015: the evening in pictures


The inaugural Content Innovation Awards saw a line-up of leading figures from the international TV industry gather at the InterContinental Carlton Hotel in Cannes to celebrate the year’s top innovations in content creation, packaging and distribution. Digital TV… Read more

Q&A: Dmitry Mednikov, chairman, Digital Television Russia

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VGTRK-backed Russian thematic channel provider Digital Television Russia (DTR) is at MIPCOM for the first time this year as it looks to forge international partnerships for expansion into markets globally. Chairman Dmitry Mednikov talked to… Read more

BT, Discovery, Eurosport among the Content Innovation Award winners


BT, Discovery Networks International, Eurosport and Videocon d2h were among the big winners at Digital TV Europe’s inaugural Content Innovation Awards last night. The awards, run in association with DTVE’s sister title TBI in Cannes… Read more