Channel 4 chief Abraham quitting to launch new media business

David Abraham

Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham is leaving the UK broadcaster later this year to launch a new media business in 2018. Abraham has been at the… Read more

Sky-backed OnPrime TV now available in Germany, Italy and UK on Apple TV


OnPrime TV, the Sky and Cisco-backed OTT TV service targeting migrant groups in the pay TV operator’s home markets, is now live in the UK,… Read more

Thinkbox: TV accounts for 75% of UK video viewing


TV accounted for 74.8% of UK video viewing last year, down slightly from 76% in 2015, though total video consumption was up year-on-year, according to… Read more

Deutsche Telekom mulling standalone mobile OTT TV service

Timotheus Höttges

Deutsche Telekom is considering launching a standalone OTT TV product in Germany, according to Tim Höttges, the company’s CEO. Speaking to analysts after Telekom released… Read more

Proximus grows TV base by 5% in 2016

Proximus's TV offering

Proximus grew its TV base by 5.3% last year, after adding 17,000 unique TV customers in the fourth quarter. The Belgian operator said that by… Read more

Mixed TV picture for Telefónica

Telefonica building

Telefónica’s overall TV base was stable year-on-year, at 8.3 million including 4.3 million satellite customers, giving the company a pay TV penetration of 48% where… Read more

Facebook to launch video app for TV

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook has confirmed it will launch a video app for TV, as part of a raft of new updates designed to improve the video experience on… Read more

Apple’s first originals to launch in ‘next few months’

Eddy Cue

Apple’s first originals – Carpool Karaoke and Planet of the Apps – will launch on Apple Music in the “next few months”, according to Apple’s… Read more

New-look Viacom takes TV to film and film to TV

Bob Bakish

New Viacom CEO, Bob Bakish, has fleshed out his turnaround plan for the media giant and pledged to bring its TV brands to film and… Read more

Swisscom sees TV base grow at slower rate

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Swisscom’s TV subscriber base grew by 10.9% last year to take the Swiss telco’s total TV base to 1.48 million, a year-on-year increase of 145,000… Read more