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Sub-Saharan pay TV customers to almost double by 2022

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The number of pay TV customers in Sub-Saharan Africa will almost double between 2016 and 2022, according to new research. The Digital TV Research report… Read more

AR to be ‘primary driver’ of VR/AR market by 2021

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Mobile augmented reality (AR) could be the primary driver of the US$108 billion (€101 billion) virtual reality (VR) and AR market by 2021, according to… Read more

Ericsson’s new CEO takes up his post

Börje Ekholm

Ericsson’s new president and CEO, Börje Ekholm, takes up his role today following the departure of previous chief executive Hans Vestberg in July. Ekholm replaces… Read more

Viceland launches in Africa with Kwesé TV

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Vice Media’s Viceland channel is launching in Africa in an exclusive tie-up with new pay TV entrant Kwesé TV, owned by Econet Media. Under the… Read more

Viacom names new UK, northern and eastern Europe chief

James Currell

Viacom has named James Currell as EVP and managing director for the UK, northern Europe and eastern Europe, following David Lynn’s appointment as president and… Read more

Sony Entertainment CEO resigns

Michael Lynton

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton has resigned from his post. Lynton is leaving the Culver City-based studio after 13 years, and just under two years… Read more

M2M TV launches bouquet of Turkish channels for expats

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Netherlands-based mobile-focused TV platform Mobile2Morrow has added a bouquet of Turkish pay TV channels to its line-up. The 26 Turkish channels available on the M2M… Read more

4KUniverse set for Chinese launch

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4KUniverse, the new Ultra HD TV channel that launched on the SES-1 satellite covering North America this month, has struck a deal with Chinese technology… Read more

Chinese investors buy Hungary’s Invitel

David Blunck

Hungarian service provider Invitel Group is to be sold to a group of Chinese investors in a deal that values the operator at about HUF63… Read more

Tele Columbus begins rollout of advanceTV

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German cable operator Tele Columbus Group has begun commercialising its new interactive TV offering, advanceTV. The advanced TV service, based on a 4K-capable box with… Read more

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