According to forecasts by SNL Kagan, declines of traditional multichannel subscriptions will accelerate to 82.3 million, down 10.8 million households over five years.
Former BBC Economics Editor Stephanie Flanders to lead a new unit called Bloomberg Economics. She starts in October and will be based in the London office.
This year’s HbbTV Symposium will take place at the historic Auditorium Antonianum in central Rome on October 17-18, 2017. It is organised by the HbbTV Association and the HD Forum Italian Association.
Dutch distributor Lumière is launching Lumiereseries.com, an online video store for EST, electronic sell-through, for its movies and TV series.
Liberty Global’s Dutch cablenet Ziggo is adding almost 50 new channels to its TV Everywhere app Ziggo Go, as well as improving Chromecast and Airplay functionality.
German movies like Fack Ju Göhte 3, Das Pubertier – Der Film (pictured) and Gorillas will air as exclusive TV debuts on Sky Deutschland shortly after they’ve been shown in cinemas.
German news channel N24 HD and documentary channel N24 Doku will become available on German IPTV platform waipu.tv.
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor TV has introduced a package of sports TV channels aimed specifically at corporate clients.
Discovery Communications and Italy’s TIM have today announced a first of its kind partnership that will bring the Olympic Games to more people across more screens.
Facebook is in talks with Hollywood studios with a view to producing scripted TV quality shows that could be available as soon as the summer.