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Sky launches triple-play Now TV bundle with new smart box

Sky’s standalone digital service Now TV has launched what it claims is the UK’s first contract-free triple play bundle – offering TV, broadband and call… Read more

Cable Congress: eSports fastest growing phenomenon in sports

AMC's Mike Moriarty

The rise of eSports has been the fastest-growing phenomenon ever in sports broadcasting but traditional broadcasters may struggle to tap into this market, Cable Congress… Read more

Cable Congress: future of TV is not apps

Telenet's Dann Rogge

The future of TV does not lie in apps – as predicted by Apple CEO Tim Cook last year – but instead rests around content,… Read more

Eastern Europe ‘wakes up’ to OTT

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A leading media analyst has said that eastern Europe has ‘woken up’ to OTT and revenues from such services will rocket. Digital TV Research forecasts… Read more

Redstones slam ‘vicious’ Viacom attacks

Philippe Dauman

National Amusements has branded members of Viacom’s board “antagonistic” and “vicious” as the battle for the future of the US media giant rages on in… Read more

IHS: pay TV revenues in CEE surpass €5 billion

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Pay TV revenues in Central and Eastern Europe reached a total of €5.02 billion in 2015 with Poland the leading market in this region, according… Read more

SABC boss resigns, criticises ‘corrosive’ broadcaster

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The acting head of the SABC, Jimi Matthews, has resigned, saying there is a “corrosive atmosphere” at the South African public broadcaster. The SABC confirmed… Read more

Cable Congress: advertising-based VoD driving OTT growth

Joachim Stephan

Advertising-based OTT video-on-demand is seeing significant growth and attracting more attention than subscription OTT video, according to Joachim Stephan, senior partner and managing director, The… Read more

Vodafone open to post-Brexit headquarters move

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Vodafone has said it may consider moving its headquarters once the UK completes its exit from the European Union, following last week’s referendum vote in… Read more

Stingray: Streaming audio more appealing than on-demand

Eric Boyko

Streaming audio is a more appealing business to be in than on-demand unless you are Apple or Google, according to Eric Boyko, CEO and founder… Read more

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