Report: Amazon exploring online pay TV service launch

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Amazon is reportedly exploring launching an online pay TV service and has approached major broadcasters about carrying their channels. According to a Bloomberg report, the… Read more

Top pay TV operators to add 200 million subscriptions

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The world’s top 338 operators across 89 countries will increase their pay TV subscriptions by 200 million between 2014 and 2020, according to a new… Read more

Humax launches first Freeview Play device

Humax Freeview Play

Humax has launched the first UK Freeview Play device, the Humax FVP-4000T. The HD device provides access to catch-up TV, on-demand services and live TV… Read more

Discovery launches TLC in Turkey via Doğuş partnership

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Discovery Communications is to launch its female-focused TLC channel in Turkey following its acquisition of Turkish national free to air entertainment channel CNBC-e from Doğuş… Read more

Monterosa raises £1.2m in funding

Monterosa CEO, Tom McDonnell

Second screen specialist Monterosa has raised £1.2 million in Series A funding and plans to expand its team across sales, product development and delivery. Monterosa… Read more

European video ad spend to grow 30% this year


European video ad spend will grow by more than 30% year-over-year in 2015 and will account for half of all EU online display advertising spend by… Read more

Lithuania’s Teo to acquire mobile sister company Omnitel

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Nordic telco TeliaSonera is combining its two Lithuanian services, fixed-line operator Teo and mobile player Omnitel, in a single company that TeliaSonera says will strengthen… Read more

Canal+ renews deal with Disney

Didier Lupfer

Canal+ Group has renewed its deal with Disney Media Distribution for exclusive first run and SVoD rights to Disney movies. The deal will give Canal+… Read more

PBS America to go free-to-air in the UK


PBS America is going free-to-air in the UK at the end of the month and will launch on the Freesat platform on October 29. The… Read more

Orange Digital Ventures invests in SVoD service Afrostream screenshot

Orange Digital Ventures has invested in Afrostream, the African SVoD service founded by producer Tonjé Bakang that aims to bring Afro-American, African-Caribbean and French films… Read more