The on demand service Play Now has added 50 film titles from SPI International, distributed in Poland by Kino Polska TV, to its offer.
The Academy of Broadcasting Science (ABS) and China Broadcasting Network (CBN), two public institutions under governmental authority of the Chinese National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA), will set up a 5G Broadcast trial in Beijing.
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor saw its B2B customer base grow by 36% in the year to June 30.
German football association DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga has set up a joint venture with Athletia to take action against the illegal transmission of Bundesliga matches on an international level.
German internet TV platform waipu.tv has increased its number of registered customers on June 30, 2019 by 923,900 year-on-year to around 1.748 million customers.
Three OTT video services — Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Sky’s Now TV — accounted for 97% of the total subscriptions market in the UK at the end of 2018, according to Kagan, a research group within S&P Global Market Intelligence.
According to a report in Italian newspaper Repubblica, Sky Italia is talking to DAZN about a new satellite channel to distribute the country’s Series A football games.
Weakness in Virgin Media is hurting Liberty Global, which lost 29,000 RGUs in the second quarter, as compared to a gain of 41,000 RGUs in the prior-year period. This was despite improved performances in the remaining CEE operations, as well as Switzerland and Telenet.
German telco Deutsche Telekom recorded 58,000 new customers for its IPTV platform MagentaTV in Q2 2019.
Liberty Global’s UPC Polska gained 117,000 Horizon subscribers in the year to June 30, ending the first half with over 690,000.