The UK’s competition regulator says it fears the merger of Telefonica’s O2 with Liberty Global’s Virgin Media will push up prices and worsen 5G connectivity for the new company’s rivals.
RTL AdConnect and smartclip will extend their international partnership for addressable TV and online video advertising solutions across Europe.
ViacomCBS Networks International will launch Comedy Central+1 in Germany on March 1, 2021, complementing the 24-hour service of main channel Comedy Central.
Newly merged Sunrise and UPC says there will be job cuts, despite great growth potential.
Vodafone TV has added the ATRESplayer PREMIUM service to its offer in Spain.
Spain’s Movistar+ and the global sports streaming platform DAZN have signed a distribution agreement that will see the latter distributed through new channels on Movistar+.
The free ad supported streaming service Pluto TV will make its debut in France on February 8.
European AVOD service rlaxx TV is now also available on Amazon’s Fire TV devices and smart TV operating system Android TV in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
Netflix is now using the xHE-AAC audio codec primarily developed by German research institute Fraunhofer IIS.
Discovery is to become a 35% investor in the Turkish streaming service BluTV.