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Shane Smith

Vice Media chief executive Shane Smith used his MacTaggart lecture last night in Edinburgh to claim the television and wider media world is set for… Read more


Israeli satellite operator Spacecom is to be sold to China’s Beijing Xinwei Technology Group for US$285 million (€253 million) in a deal that values the operator… Read more


Orange has denied that it has struck a deal with Vivendi to take stakes in Canal+ and Telecom Italia, following a French press report that… Read more

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Thomas Williams, CEO

Tom Williams, CEO of Ostmodern, looks at how broadcasters can survive and prosper in the age of OTT TV. For better or worse, the growth… Read more

Mark Horchler

Mark Horchler, International Marketing Manager, EMEA at Elemental, says that software-defined video solutions can help deliver HDR TV.  Today, there is much debate about Ultra… Read more

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Christopher Schouten, Senior Product Marketing Director, Nagra asks if cardless security solutions are appropriate for modern pay TV providers. As pay-TV has developed, content protection systems… Read more

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Roy Price

Amazon is hiring a London-based head of original content to respond to its growing interest in video entertainment commissioned outside of the US. Speaking at… Read more

Anke Schäferkordt and Guillaume de Posch

France’s M6 Group and RTL Deutschland helped boost international media group RTL’s first half performance, which also benefited from strong growth in digital. First half… Read more

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YouTube is reportedly preparing to launch a host of new social features, as part of a service known internally as Backstage. According to a VentureBeat… Read more

Don Bowman

North American homes use an average of seven active connected devices, but laptops and PCs now account for less than 25% of traffic, according to… Read more