FIFA has launched an attack on piracy, threatening to take action against the Saudi TV channel BeoutQ which has been illegally broadcasting the opening games of the World Cup via the Arabsat satellite.
France Télévisions, M6 and TF1 have announced plans to launch a new OTT platform.
Perform Group’s DAZN will launch in Italy with exclusive multi-platform Serie A rights.
A US federal judge has approved the acquisition of Time Warner by AT&T, rebuffing the government’s effort to stop the $85.4 billion deal.
German cable operator Unitymedia will introduce the next generation of multimedia home gateway Horizon in the next 12 to 18 months, according to Chief Commercial Officer Christian Hindennach.
Three of the UK’s public broadcasters have signed a new five-year agreement, designed to accelerate the transition of Freeview from DTT to fully hybrid platform.
Paid-for video-on-demand (VOD) services have reached the mass market in Germany: At the end of 2017, 18% of all households were subscribing to at least one Pay-VOD service.
M7 Group has created a central head-end in Hilversum for the delivery of linear TV channels as IP streams through fibre-optic networks to network operators.
Amazon has emerged as the mystery bidder that has picked up 20 unsold Premier League matches left on the table following the auction process earlier this year.
Austrian commercial TV broadcaster Puls 4 has achieved a stage victory in its legal dispute against YouTube.