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Matchstick pulls plug on Firefox OS streaming stick

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Matchstick has pulled the plug on its Mozilla-endorsed, Firefox OS-based TV streaming dongle ahead of launch, citing problems with DRM development. The Chromecast rival was… Read more

OTT service Magine launches in the UK in test mode

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Online TV operator Magine has launched in test mode in the UK and has secured deals with broadcasters including ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5.… Read more

TVN ups Anting to board member for digital

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Polish broadcaster TVN Group has appointed company executive Christian Anting to the management board, with overall responsibility for digital and e-commerce. Anting first joined TVN… Read more

Telekom Austria to launch OTT service

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A1, the domestic Austrian brand of Telekom Austria, is to launch an OTT TV service on August 17 in a beta trial, available to a… Read more

CNMC approves Telecable acquisition

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Spanish competition watchdog the CNMC has approved the acquisition of regional cable operator Telecable by UK-based investment group Zegona Communcations. Zegona, headed by former Virgin… Read more

A+E Networks UK hires RTL exec for COO post

Nicolas Eglau

Dean Possenniskie’s first major moves since taking over at A+E Networks UK are the appointment of a COO and the promotion of Heather Jones to… Read more

Vice launches female-focused Broadly.tv

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Vice has launched a female-focused online channel, called Broadly.tv, in the UK, US and Canada. The new website will publish daily video and editorial on… Read more

Sky Go users gain download options in Germany

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Sky in Germany has added offline-viewing functionality to its Sky Go mobile TV service, allowing users to download content to their smartphones and tablets. The… Read more

Sky Germany appoints new finance chief

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Sky in Germany has upped deputy chief financial officer, Simon Robson, to the CFO role. Robson will take up his new position in September and… Read more

Icflix revamps Android app

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Middle East and North African streaming service Icflix has launched a revamped version of its Android app, with a new interface and integrated Chromecast support.… Read more

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