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Numericable-SFR launches download-to-own store

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French operator Numericable-SFR has launched its download-to-own store, VideoStore by Numericable, giving users access to a library of about 120 films at launch. Numericable-SFR has… Read more

Ofcom launches pay TV consultation into Sky Sports

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Ofcom has launched a consultation to look at whether regulation that requires Sky to offer its Sky Sports 1 and 2 channels to other pay… Read more

4K market to hit 100m units by 2018

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Demand for 4K TVs will hit 100 million units by 2018, according to Futuresource Consulting. According to the research group, demand for 4K sets will… Read more

Netflix coy on Spain launch talk

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Netflix has reportedly denied renewed talk it will launch a subscription on-demand service in Spain next year. An executive at tech manufacturer Toshiba this week… Read more

Sky Deutschland launches Roku-powered streaming box

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Sky Deutschland has launched a Roku-powered streaming media box, designed to let viewers access Sky Online and Snap on their TVs. The Sky Online TV… Read more

Viewers time-shift 71% of TV dramas, says TiVo

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Most viewers watch drama programmes on a time-shifted basis and sports programming live, according to a new study by TiVo Research and Analytics. The research… Read more

Okko first with Expendables 3 in 4K

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Russian OTT TV service Okko, previously known as Play, is to premiere Hollywood movie The Expendables 3 in 4K – a first for Russia and… Read more

Virgin Media trials auto-recording wearable for sleepy viewers

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Liberty Global-owned UK cable operator Virgin Media has introduced a new wearable recording device that it says can be set to automatically record content when… Read more

Vevo launches on Xbox One

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Music programmer Vevo is launching more than 100,000 music videos, original series and live concerts on the Xbox One console. An app, Vevo on Xbox… Read more

Sky Deutschland secures Europa League football rights

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Sky Deutschland has secured the live broadcasting rights for the UEFA Europa League up to and including the 2017/18 season. The new rights deal becomes… Read more