Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) and Endemol have entered into a strategic partnership to launch a new global entertainment brand. Skewed towards a female audience aged 16-49, Viacom Blink! will […]
ANGA CABLE 2011 – COLOGNE. Connected TV is the way forward, we learned at the second round of the so-called “elephants session”, where cable’s heavyweights exchanged their views on the […]
Dutch incumbent telecom operator KPN will acquire Caiway, Holland’s fourth largest cable operator with 158,000 homes connected. The move marks a return by KPN to the cable business and needs […]
The Dutch public broadcasters have committed to HbbTV, according to Bram Tullemans, senior policy advisor research and development, NPO, with the first pilot broadcasts to start in September. The pubcasters […]
A consortium led by the Finnish publisher Sanoma Corporation will acquire the Dutch and Belgian SBS channels from the German ProSiebenSat.1 Group for €1.225 billion.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has adopted a set of Principles for Internet Connected and Hybrid Television. The Geneva-based organisation says that if applied, the principles could deliver lower costs, […]
A memorial service was held on April 15 on board HMS President, on the Victoria embankment, to celebrate the life of Andy Birchall, one of the pioneers of UK pay-TV. […]
In a landmark decision, the Belgian court of first instance in Mechelen has ruled that Telenet does not have to pay any additional rights to collecting societies including Agicoa, BAVP, […]
YouView has announced the addition of four so-called device partners, at the same time publishing its final core technical specification.
Decoders with a hard disk drive – such as the Sky+ box – are to be exempted from customs duties following a landmark ruling from the European Court of Justice. […]