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

Swisscom sign Thumb

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

Vizio pays US$2.2m to settle TV data collection complaint

Vizio TV

TV maker Vizio has agreed to pay US$2.2 million to settle an FTC lawsuit challenging its collection of TV viewing data without consumers’ knowledge or… Read more

Freesat updates TV genre list


UK free-to-air satellite platform, Freesat, is updating its TV guide genre list, introducing international and faith categories. The update, which is due to come into… Read more

Snapchat lists traditional TV among competitors in IPO filing


Snapchat cited traditional companies in the TV space among its competitors, as it filed papers for a planned US$3 billion IPO. The firm, which described… Read more

Vodafone putting UK TV plan ‘on hold’

Vittorio Colao

Vodafone has put its plans to launch a TV service in the UK on hold, according to a report in The Telegraph newspaper. The paper… Read more

Sony lowers forecasts but keeping studio

Kazuo Hirai

Sony has lowered full-year forecasts for its Pictures business after reporting a double-digit decline in revenue at the division, which includes the feature film, TV… Read more

Departing Harding says YouView upgrade benefiting pay TV uptake

Dido Harding

Along with the news that Dido Harding is to step down as CEO of the company after seven years, UK service provider TalkTalk has revealed… Read more