Eight Premier League matches will be played in a new Saturday 19.45 kick-off time from the 2019-20 season.
The proposed merger between Vodafone and the Maltese cable company Melita will now not go ahead, having failed to obtain the approval of the Maltese Competition Authority (MCCAA).
Eutelsat has dismissed reports that it plans to launch a satellite platform in Ukraine.
Google says it will remove YouTube from Amazon Fire TV from January 1. At the same time the videosharing website will also be removed from Amazon’s Echo Show.
Warburg Pincus has sold its stake in the Polish cable operator Inea to Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 for an undisclosed fee.
Covering 138 countries, pay-TV revenues [subscriptions and PPV] and OTT revenues [AVOD, SVOD, TVOD and DTO] combined will reach $283 billion by 2022; up by 18% from $239 billion in 2016, according to the OTT and Pay TV Forecasts report.
Poland’s leading pay-TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat has submitted a bid for a 32% stake in the leading alternative telco Netia. At the same time, it has boosted its content business by buying several thematic channels from ZPR Media.
The BBC is to screen the complete series of nature documentary the Blue Planet II in the Ultra HD and HDR formats.
Talks between Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox and Walt Disney over a possible purchase of the bulk of the company’s interests are reportedly back on.
Three channels operated by Viacom have had their status radically changed in Russia.