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T-Hrvatski Telekom names new CFO

Daniel Daub

Deutsche Telekom-owned Croatian telco T-Hrvatski Telekom has named Daniel Daub as its new chief financial officer, taking over from Josef Thürriegl, who is moving to… Read more

UK creative industries ‘could be worth £128bn’ in 10 years

Peter Bazalgette

The UK’s creative industries could be worth £128.4 billion (€145.8 billion) by 2025 and create a million new jobs by 2030, according to a government-commissioned… Read more

Amazon serves up new ATP tennis tournament

ATP and ATP Media Partner With Amazon Prime Video to Deliver Global Coverage of the Next Gen ATP Finals

ATP and ATP Media have confirmed that Amazon will be an official worldwide streaming partner for the ATP World Tour. Starting this year, Amazon will… Read more

Deutsche Telekom orders first original series

Christoph-Maria-Herbst

German pay TV provider Deutsche Telekom (DT) has commissioned its first original series, a French-coproduced comedy. The move into original production is a “logical step”… Read more

Chromecast dominates among EMEA video developers

BitMovin Graphic

Google Chromecast is the dominant over-the-top device in EMEA with 37% adoption among developers, according to a new study by video infrastructure technology company Bitmovin.… Read more

Disney gets new EMEA chief

Rebecca Campbell

The Walt Disney Company has a new president for the EMEA region. Rebecca Campbell (pictured) will replace Diego Lerner in the post on January 1,… Read more

Finland’s terrestrial TV to go all-HD in 2020

digita finland

TV operators in the Finnish terrestrial broadcasting network have agreed to move entirely to HD and cease using the SD format from March 31, 2020.… Read more

France’s NRJ looking to sell Towercast transmission outfit

Towercast

French radio and TV group NRJ is planning to sell its transmission arm, Towercast, and aims to raise over €300 million from the sale, according… Read more

BBC Brit goes high-definition on DStv

BBC Brit

BBC Worldwide’s flagship entertainment channel, BBC Brit, will become available in HD on DStv channel 120 from October 5. The BBC’s commercial arm announced that… Read more

Arianespace sets new date for Intelsat and BSAT craft

intelsat

Arianespace’s delayed launch of the Intelsat 37e and BSAT-4a satellites has been rescheduled for September 29. The lofting of the two satellites had originally been… Read more

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