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MTG launches VR platform Viareal

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Modern Times Group (MTG) has launched a virtual reality app, offering extensions from its linear TV shows and from sports and eSports events, as well… Read more

Google turns apps into ‘channels’ with Android TV revamp

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Google is to undertake a major revamp of its Android TV offering as part of its Android O upgrade. The new version of the platform… Read more

Report: Facebook signs video content deals

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Facebook has reportedly signed deals with youth-focused media companies to make original shows for the social platform. According to a Reuters report, Facebook has agreed… Read more

Netflix cancels ‘most expensive show’ The Get Down

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The Get Down, widely believed to be the most expensive show ever produced, is not returning to Netflix. The SVOD service has not officially canned… Read more

TiVo president Thomas Carson to retire

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TiVo president and CEO Thomas Carson has announced plans to retire, less than a year after Rovi Corporation closed its US$1.1 billion (€961 million) takeover… Read more

TV holds its own as Spanish media usage evolves

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Spaniards are continuing to use the TV as the major device for the consumption of audiovisual content, according to the latest survey of media habits… Read more

Amazon secures streaming rights to new Soderbergh movie

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Amazon has unveiled a deal to bring Steven Soderbergh’s latest film, Logan Lucky, to Prime Video during its exclusive first-run US streaming window. The film… Read more

Vodafone Portugal taps Red Bull for 4K movies-on-demand

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Vodafone Portugal is to make movies available in 4K resolution to its Videoclube on-demand users from today. Vodafone’s line-up of 4K movies can be viewed… Read more

Samba TV taps SpotX for targeted advertising

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Advertising data analytics specialist Samba TV has tapped video ad serving platform SpotX to deliver custom audience targeting and segmentation for video ads across web,… Read more

Euskaltel names new board as shareholders meet to OK Telecable acquisition

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Spanish regional cable operator Euskaltel’s shareholders are expected to give a green light to the company’s acquisition of Zegona Communications-owned Telecable today, along with a… Read more

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