Ed Hall leaves Canis Media

Ed Hall

Canis Media chairman and chief executive Ed Hall has left the company, the Sky channel broker and channel launch specialist has announced in a short statement.

Familiar names enter Cable Hall of Fame

Christiane Amanpour

Two names familiar to European audiences are among six new inductees entering the Cable Hall of Fame later this month. David Van Valkenburg was CEO at Telewest during a key period in the development of UK cable, while CNN’s Christiane Amanpour has been a familiar figure on our screens for over 20 years.

Pay-TV at all time high

Modern-Family-blank-lo-res

The number of homes worldwide paying to watch television is continuing to rise. The quarterly Multiscreen Index, published by informitv, says this runs counter to the popular view that audiences are turning to online alternatives.

Clover’s Week: The DVD is in the post

It seems counterintuitive that an electronic download service should  promote itself around the idea that everyone who places an order on their set-top box should receive a copy of that same movie through the post.