BeIN Sports has laid off around 300 employees in Qatar, due to the impact of the BeoutQ pirate broadcast that is making its content illegally available across the Middle East.
The Italian Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) has published the guidelines for the subsidies for the purchase of TV/decoders compatible with the DVB-T2, MPEG-4 and HEVC/H.265 standards.
The BBC will provide coverage of all Wimbledon matches from all 18 courts in HD live for the first time ever.
Three-quarters of the world’s pay-TV operators will gain subscribers between 2018 and 2024.
Amazon-owned IMDb TV will launch in Europe later this year, bringing movies and TV shows to customers for free.
ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery have launched their joint German streaming platform Joyn, offering 55 TV channels as free live-streams.
FIFA has issued a warning to the Saudi satellite operator Arabsat to stop transmitting illegal feeds from the Women’s World Cup, which have been pirated by BeoutQ.
Eric Tveter steps down, and Robert Redeleanu is appointed CEO, Eastern Europe from July 1.
The tax payable by Spanish telcos to fund the public broadcaster RTVE is again causing controversy.
STORY UPDATED. Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports is claiming a major victory after it announced that a French court had found Arabsat to be involved in the alleged piracy operation beoutQ.