Liberty Global faces ‘speed bump’ in UK, but long-term growth prospects good

Liberty Global CEO, Mike Fries

Liberty Global remains committed to the UK market and remains confident about its long-term growth prospects despite hitting a “speed bump” that had contributed to… Read more

Netflix and Amazon could have limited impact on US pay TV

Strategy Analytics

US pay TV will not decline as rapidly in the face of competition from Netflix and Amazon as some are predicting, according to a report… Read more

Altice USA launches IPO


Cable and telecom group Altice’s US subsidiary has launched its IPO, offering 63,943,029 shares of its Class A common stock at a price to the… Read more

European pubcasters in pact to combat Netflix, Amazon threat

Xavier Couture

Two of Europe’s primary public broadcasters are strategically combining their arsenals to combat the growing threat of Netflix and Amazon. France Télévisions and Italy’s Rai… Read more

GroupM downgrades UK TV advertising forecast


Advertising giant GroupM has downgraded its expectations for growth in the UK advertising market this year from the 7% predicted in October last year to… Read more

Freeview launches new showcase feature

freeview explore

UK free-to-air TV platform Freeview has launched Freeview Explore, a new feature of its Freeview Play offering that is designed to highlight the core functionality… Read more

2btube & AwesomenessTV sign partnership deal


Spanish-language digital talent agency 2btube has partnered with AwesomenessTV to produce and manage the latter’s Spanish YouTube channel. 2btube will also exclusively represent AwesomenessTV in… Read more

Teleclub secures Bundesliga rights in Discovery deal


Swiss pay TV service Teleclub is to become the exclusive distributor in Switzerland and Liechtenstein for Bundlesliga rights held by Discovery. Teleclub and Discovery have… Read more

Free extends fibre reach with Axione deal


French service provider Iliad Telecom/Free has signed a deal with deliver services over public fibre operated by Axione across 18 of the country’s departments. Part… Read more

Mediapro launches into VR gaming


Spanish broadcaster and producer Mediapro has teamed up with audiovisual producer 100 Balas and Sony Interactive Entertainment Spain to launch itself into the world of… Read more