In answer to questions by Broadband TV News, Euronews has reacted to the recent online vote criticising the Lyon-based broadcaster.
Euronews journalists passed a no-confidence vote in the broadcasters’ management and adopted a statement saying that their media could no longer be seen as an independent and balanced voice.
Content theft by pirates has become a full-fledged business and a formidable competitor to established pay TV operators, according to new data released by Irdeto.
Competition is heating up in France with the news that Altice has signed exclusive distribution deals with Discovery and NBCUniversal for its French SFR cablenet and multiscreen offering.
A new market snapshot by Parks Associates reveals 50% of consumers who try a VR (virtual reality) headset enjoy it and make plans to purchase one, while 15% who try one enjoy the experience and then buy a headset.
Acer Starbreeze, Google, HTC VIVE, Facebook’s Oculus, Samsung, and Sony Interactive Entertainment have announced the creation of a non-profit organisation of international headset manufacturers to promote the growth of the global virtual reality (VR) industry.
Liberty Global’s Dutch cablenet Ziggo has finally launched the Italiana TV app on the Horizon set-top box.
SmartLabs has announced the release of a new version of Smarttube 5, an interactive TV service delivery platform. The trial version of Smarttube 5 is free.
French OTT service Molotov said it has raised EUR22 million in another round of financing.
Danish incumbent telco, TDC Group, has chosen Mediamorph, for its T-VOD service Blockbuster.