Report: Google to launch 4K Chromecast, Home speaker next week

Google's current generation of Chromecast

Google is reportedly gearing up to launch a new 4K version of Chromecast and its new Google Home speaker device at its planned October 4… Read more

Snapchat makes hardware move with video Spectacles


Snapchat is making its first move into hardware with the launch of video camera-equipped sunglasses, called Spectacles. Announcing the launch over the weekend, Snapchat said… Read more

Amazon gets local movies ahead of Prime India launch


Amazon has inked a deal with Indian movie producer and distributor Dharma, that gives it a raft of local movies for its Prime Instant Video… Read more

Deutsche Telekom appoints new technology director

Walter Goldenits

Deutsche Telekom has appointed the chief technology and IT officer of its Hungarian subsidiary, Walter Goldenits, to director of technology at Telekom Deutschland. The Magyar… Read more

More than four in five US TV homes subscribe to pay TV

Bruce Leichtman

Some 82% of US TV households subscribe to a pay TV service – down from 87% in 2011, but the same as in 2005 –… Read more

Viacom makes trio of Asia Pacific appointments

Paras Sharma

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has made three senior appointments as part of a management rejig in the Asia Pacific region. Paras Sharma, previously senior… Read more

Virgin Media launches ad sales agency


Virgin Media has launched Virgin Media Solutions, a new advertising sales house for the UK and Irish markets. Virgin Media Solutions will represent all ad… Read more

ATP Media to launch revamped TennisTV streaming platform


ATP Media, the broadcast arm of the ATP World Tour, will launch a revamped version of its streaming platform ‘TennisTV’ in January 2017. The new… Read more

Netflix buys Ukrainian comedy drama

Servant of the People

Netflix has acquired Servant of the People and the hit Ukrainian comedy drama will play on the SVOD operator’s international services. It has landed a… Read more

Irdeto ups Asia Pacific exec to SVP of global sales

Bengt Jonsson

Content security specialist Irdeto has upped Bengt Jonsson to senior vice-president of global sales. Jonsson, who has been part of Irdeto’s leadership team since 2008,… Read more