Sky Sports is to drop the numbering system it has used for its channels for more than two decades, replacing them with a thematic offer around individual sports.
A dispute has broken out between Discovery Networks Deutschland and Sky Deutschland over the Bundesliga rights.
Sports streaming service DAZN (“Da Zone”) wants to reach the customer figure of German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland following its acquisition of the UEFA Champions League TV rights in Germany and Austria.
Verimatrix has acquired the MiriMON technology and development team from Genius Digital, the expert in audience analytics for TV.
Altice has raised $1.9 billion in an IPO in the US, according to Reuters, quoting sources familiar with the matter.
German technical service provider Media Broadcast has pulled out of the B2B wholesale business for cable operators.
Discovery Networks’ thematic channels will continue to be available on the European pay-TV platforms of M7 Group as the two parties have resolved their disagreement over carriage fees.
German media company Constantin Medien is considering selling all shares in sports TV broadcaster Sport1 and advertising sales agency Sport1 Media held by its wholly-owned subsidiary Constantin Sport Holding.
Dutch anti-piracy organisation Brein is stepping up action against Dutch sellers of pre-installed Kodi mediaplayers.
The European Court of Justice has ruled that websites such as The Pirate Bay are liable for copyright infringement.