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Apple CEO hints at ‘bigger TV plans’

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Apple’s introduction of the latest version of Apple TV and its tvOS software last October mark “the foundation” for bigger plans in this space, according… Read more

Mediaset rejects Vivendi account of contested deal

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Mediaset yesterday poured cold water on Vivendi’s overtures in search of a revised agreement to take a stake in its pay TV arm and develop… Read more

Paramount to end geoblocking in EU deal

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US studio Paramount has agreed a settlement with the European Commission to no longer geoblock movies from its deals with Sky. The EC has been investigating whether… Read more

IHS: UK the European leader for on-demand

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UK viewers have been the quickest in Western Europe to embrace on-demand TV, while Italians watch more TV overall than any other nationality in the… Read more

BBC trials live iPlayer subtitles

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The BBC is trialling subtitles for live channels on BBC iPlayer, in what the UK broadcaster claims is a “first for any major video on-demand… Read more

ITV boosted by Studios gains

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UK broadcaster ITV reported double-digit revenue and adjusted EBITA growth in the first half of the year, driven by strong gains at its production arm… Read more

Sky teams with Telefónica in Germany

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Sky Deutschland has teamed up with Telefónica Deutschland to make its revamped online TV service, Sky Ticket, available to O2 customers in Germany. Sky this… Read more

GfK: laptops the preferred viewing device for young adults

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UK adults aged 18 to 24 years old spend more time watching video content on laptops than any other device, according to new research by… Read more

Portugal’s Meo signs up for sports reciprocity deal

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Portugal’s leading operator Portugal Telecom/Meo has joined the country’s other ISPs to agree a new deal designed to ensure reciprocity of sports rights across their… Read more

Comcast Ventures invests in VR studio Kite & Lightning

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Comcast Ventures has invested in virtual reality studio Kite & Lightning, marking the latest in a string of bets in the VR space. Comcast Ventures’… Read more

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