TV ad spend in the UK ‘boosted by VOD growth’

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TV advertising spend in the UK reached a new high of £5.3 billion (€6.2 billion) in the UK last year, bolstered by a 12.6% growth… Read more

Netflix, E4 prepare for End of the F***ing World

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Streaming service Netflix and UK youth-skewing network E4 have co-commissioned a dark comedy-drama about a twisted road trip. The End of the F***ing World is… Read more

Sky Sports to air Ultra HD cricket

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Sky Sports is due to broadcast cricket in Ultra High Definition this summer, in what Sky described as a “world first for Test cricket”. Sky… Read more

UKTV launches investment fund, commits to originals

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Channels group UKTV has teamed with Channel 4 to launch a multi-million pound innovation Fund that will see it invest in high-growth businesses in the… Read more

RTS opens entries for Young Technologist Award

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The Royal Television Society has opened its RTS Young Technologist Award 2017 for entries. The RTS award is aimed at early-career engineers in broadcasting or… Read more

BBC renews deal with Unified Streaming


UK public broadcaster the BBC has agreed to work with video-streaming technology provider Unified Streaming for a further two years. Unified Streaming has provided software… Read more

ComScore: mobile now the ‘go-to’ destination for video

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Mobile is now the ‘go-to’ destination for most video viewers, according to ComScore research. The firm’s analysis claims that in the UK, mobile now accounts… Read more

Ofcom: 87% of broadband customers satisfied with service

Ofcom's report highlighted satisfaction levels

Some 87% of UK broadband customers were satisfied with their service last year, with Virgin Media customers reporting the highest levels of overall satisfaction, according… Read more

Turner’s Northern Europe boss exiting

Ian McDonough

Ian McDonough, Turner’s boss in Northern Europe, is leaving the channels business. He joined Turner in 2014 from BBC Worldwide where he had been EVP,… Read more

Europe waves through Fox’s Sky takeover

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21st Century Fox’s takeover of pay TV giant Sky is one step closer after the European Commission gave the £11.7 billion (€13.7 billion) deal the… Read more