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Netflix makes UK gains as Amazon’s share declines

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Netflix has expanded its share of the UK market in the last six months as Amazon’s recently rebranded LoveFilm service has suffered a decline, according… Read more

Netflix plans German launch

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Netflix is gearing up for a September launch in Germany, according to a report by German tech site Curved.de. Though Netflix has not commented publicly… Read more

BBC to debut full season of BBC Three show on iPlayer

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For the first time, BBC Three is set to make all episodes from new series available on iPlayer before its linear transmission, as part of… Read more

Irish Netflix rival in the works

Irish video rental firm Xtra-vision and HMV are reportedly planning to launch a new VoD service in Ireland this summer.  According to newspaper the Irish… Read more

Tubi TV enlarges US VoD offerings

A new US video-on-demand service, Tubi TV, has launched on platforms including the Amazon Fire TV and Roku. Microsoft’s game platform Xbox 360 will also… Read more

AMC/Sundance promotes Frazier in EMEA

AMC/Sundance Channel Global has promoted Italy-based executive Marco Frazier to senior VP, global distribution, EMEA. This will see him in charge of distribution of AMC/Sundance… Read more

YouTube dominates video streaming, says NY Film Academy poll

YouTube has a “significant” lead over pay video services including Netflix and iTunes, according to research by the New York Film Academy.  The poll of… Read more

Sony gears up for summer 4K launches

Sony has announced the pricing and availability of its new Bravia 4K Ultra HD TV line-up, media player, and expanded its Video Unlimited 4K content library… Read more

ADB powers O2 Czech Republic IPTV upgrade

Set-top and gateway provider ADB has completed managing the software migration of O2 Czech Republic’s IPTV service. ADB was brought in to provide software and… Read more

Motive Television signs South African set-top deal

TV technology firm Motive Television has signed a deal with Chinese set-top box maker Skyworth to integrate its software into STBs that will be used… Read more