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Sky Store ‘Buy & Keep’ service launches

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BSkyB has launched its planned Sky Store ‘Buy & Keep’ service, allowing users to buy as well as rent movies. Buy & Keep provides the… Read more

Tumblr claims top social TV spot over Twitter

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Yahoo-owned blogging platform Tumblr has staked its claim to the social TV crown after commissioning a study that showed the number of mentions of TV… Read more

TalkTalk strikes deal with FilmFlex

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UK telecom operator TalkTalk has struck a deal with white label video-on-demand aggregator FilmFlex Movies to bring additional on-demand movies to its TV platform, including… Read more

SVT launches OTT service

Swedish pubcaster SVT has launched its own over-the-top service, SVT Flow. The web TV service allows Swedish viewers to watch linear services from the broadcaster… Read more

Ukraine to create new unified public broadcaster

The Ukrainian parliament has voted to merge the countries national TV and radio companies within a new national public service broadcaster. The new entity, Public… Read more

AT&T and Peter Chernin launch US$500 million OTT offensive

US telco AT&T and Peter Chernin’s Chernin Group said yesterday they will invest US$500 million (€362 million) in over-the-top TV services. The telco has a… Read more

Poland’s ipla on Toshiba smart TVs

Cyfrowy Polsat-owned OTT TV platform ipla is now available on smart TVs from Toshiba following an agreement between the pair. The ipla service will be… Read more

Shazam names former NBCUniversal exec to board

Content recognition app provider Shazam has named former NBCUniversal executive Lauren Zalaznick to its board. Zalaznick, who served as executive vice-president at NBCUniversal and also… Read more

TeliaSonera sees TV progress

The number of TeliaSonera customers taking TV services grew to 1.446 million at the end of the first quarter, up 7.2% or 97,000 year-on-year and… Read more

Orion Express launches satellite broadband

Russian DTH pay TV provider Orion Express has introduced a two-way satellite internet service as part of its offering. The service offers up to 10Mbps… Read more