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BEREC issues net neutrality guidelines

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The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) has issued guidelines for how regulators in Europe should implement new net neutrality rules. The guidelines,… Read more

Twitter to share ad revenue with video creators

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Twitter is to give video content creators that use its platform a share of advertising revenue in a bid to boost use of the platform.… Read more

Discovery targets Iranian market with Home & Health Farsi

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Discovery has teamed up with Dubai-based media management and playout specialist BHS Media to launch a new free-to-air channel targeted at the Farsi-speaking market in… Read more

Netflix subscribers ‘would not pay more than US$15’

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A large proportion of North American Netflix subs would not pay more than US$15 for the streaming service, limiting its ability to raise prices as… Read more

Sony Pictures expands 4K movie service

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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) is due to expand the availability of its 4K movie streaming service, Ultra, and will update the store to include… Read more

BBC launches beta trial of Cbeebies Playtime Island

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The BBC has launched a public beta group trial of its Cbeebies Playtime Island app, which is to be launched more widely for the iOS,… Read more

Telefónica ramps up original content investment

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Telefónica is ramping up its investment in original content following the launch of Netflix in Spain earlier this year. The telco’s premium TV service, Movistar+… Read more

Sony Pictures Networks acquires India’s Ten Sports Network

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Sony Pictures Networks India is to acquire Ten Sports Network from Zee Entertainment Enterprises for US$385 million (€345 million). Sony said the acquisition would add… Read more

Brave Bison chases profits following Rightster rebrand

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UK-based digital company, Brave Bison, reported improved revenues and a reduction in costs for the first half of 2016 following this year’s rebrand from Rightster.… Read more

Mashable agrees content deal with Endemol Shine

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Digital media news site Mashable has signed a content deal with Endemol Shine Beyond USA to distribute five digital series online. Endemol Shine Beyond will… Read more

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