Only half of young people’s viewing is through live TV

Ofcom TV viewing

Only 50% of 16-24 year-olds’ audio-visual consumption is through live television, according to UK broadcast regulator Ofcom. In its third review of public service TV… Read more

YouTube arrives on Android smartwatches

AppFour YouTube watch

Google app developer Appfour has launched a YouTube video player for Android smartwatches, enabling users of the devices to watch YouTube videos from their wrists.… Read more

Telecom Italia reportedly close to deal with Mediaset

Marco Patuano

Telecom Italia is close to striking an agreement with Mediaset to distribute the latter’s premium services on its platform, according to local press. Telecom Italia… Read more

Dutch Delta taps Teleste for DOCSIS 3.1 deployment


Dutch energy company Delta has tapped broadband cable technology provider Teleste to supply a DOCSIS 3.1-based optical broadband network.  The system has been ordered as… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 chief extends contract

Thomas Ebeling

ProSiebenSat.1 Media has extended CEO Thomas Ebeling’s contract through to 2019. Should he stay in thepost until the company AGM in four years’ time, he… Read more

Atresmedia launches male-focused Mega


Spanish broadcaster Atresmedia has launched its planned new male-focused free-to-air channel Mega, using the frequency previously occupied by football channel GolT. Content on the channel… Read more

Taiwanese vendors dominate 4K TV chip market

Mediatek's headquarters in Taiwan

Taiwanese vendors Mediatek, MStar and Novatek currently dominate the 4K TV system-on-a-chip (SoC) supplier market, according to StrategyAnalytics. The research firm’s connected home devices report,… Read more

Ofcom fines EE £1 million

EE logo

UK broadcast regulator Ofcom has fined mobile operator EE £1 million for failing to comply with rules on handling customer complaints. Ofcom’s investigation, which is… Read more

Lifetime launches SVoD service


US cable channel Lifetime has launched an over-the-top subscription service offering its library to direct-to-television movies. Lifetime Movie Club will be available to consumers for… Read more

Macedonian pay TV numbers climbed by 6% last year

macedonia report aek

Macedonia experienced a 5.6% increase in pay TV subscribers in 2014, according to Macedonia’s Agency for Electronic Communications (АЕК). AEK said that there were 359,000… Read more