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NAB: FCC chief promises bonfire of ‘outdated’ regulations

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Outdated rules will be cast down as part of the FCC’s review of current media regulations, according to FCC chairman Ajit Pai. Speaking at the… Read more

NAB: Altice USA to launch next-gen box as it moves to all-IP network

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Altice USA is to roll out a higher-powered, updated version of the single combined set-top, cable modem and WiFi router it has already deployed in… Read more

NAB: social media ‘crucial to future of network TV’

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Extending flagship show brands to have a strong presence on social media is central to ensuring the future of broadcast TV, according to NBC Entertainment… Read more

Twitter gears up for ‘24-hour live video streaming’

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Twitter is gearing up to stream live video around the clock through its apps and website, in a move that will establish it as a… Read more

NAB: OTT TV and online sports ‘not disruptive’ to pay TV

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The rise of sports-focused online video provider BAMTech and of live online sports is complementary rather than disruptive of traditional pay TV, according to company CEO… Read more

Sky launches Now TV in Ireland

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Sky has launched its stand-alone online streaming service, Now TV, in Ireland for the first time. Now TV went live in the UK in 2012… Read more

YouTube launches Kids app on smart TVs

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YouTube is launching its YouTube Kids app on smart TVs around the world. As of yesterday the app is now available on LG, Samsung, and… Read more

AT&T CEO: Time Warner deal ‘moving along as expected’

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Time Warner’s proposed merger with AT&T is “moving along as expected”. The chairman and CEO of US telecoms giant AT&T, Randall Stephenson, told analysts on… Read more

Ostmodern expands into the US

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Digital video specialist Ostmodern has expanded into the US with the launch of a New York office. The company said it will use the base… Read more

Warner lines up DC digital service

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Warner Bros. Television is working on a pair of original series for a soon-to-launch DC-branded digital service. Warner and DC Entertainment are preparing live-action drama Titans and… Read more

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