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Bertrand Meheut

France’s leading broadcasters are unlikely to group together to form a subscription video-on-demand alliance to counter Netflix, according to Canal+ CEO Bertrand Meheut.  Speaking at… Read more

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The new HbbTV 2.0 standard should “hopefully” be released later this year and will include four new features contributed by the EU-supported HBB-NEXT project according… Read more

Jay Samit

Video technology provider SeaChange International has appointed former president of social chat service ooVoo, Jay Samit, as its new chief executive officer (CEO).  Samit, who was… Read more

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Kate Bulkley

Pay TV operators, mobile providers and tech giants are all investing in content assets, and there is a lot to play for, writes Kate Bulkley… Read more

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UK pay TV operator BSkyB has launched a Sky Sports News HQ app on the Now TV box, the Roku-made device that delivers its low-cost… Read more

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In the wake of the World Cup, Piksel’s Miles Weaver assesses second screen activity around the event. “Sport is about moments,” a smart man at… Read more

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Robert Cavin, Frost & Sullivan

The global market for pay TV video encoders is expected to double to US$895.2 million (€704.4 million) by 2020, up from US$435.1 million at the… Read more

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Russia’s Express-AM6 satellite has successfully been launched on board a Proton-M rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The satellite will be deployed into geostationary… Read more

TDC

Danish telco TDC has signed an agreement with Energy group TRE to provide its services over the TREFOR fibre network in the Triangle region of… Read more

Katharina Feistauer

Scripps Networks UK and EMEA has appointed long-time Discovery Networks International executive, Katharina Feistauer, as its vice president of programming. Feistauer will take up her… Read more