Membership of the HbbTV Association has reached 77 following the announcement that Amazon, Discovery and TELE System Digital have become members of the industry body.
New research from Parks Associates has revealed 47% of US broadband households subscribe to Amazon Prime Video, making it second only to Netflix in terms of take-up of among subscription-based OTT video services in the US.
German video-on-demand (VOD) service good!movies Channel is now also available as a stand-alone service outside of Amazon.
Amazon is on the verge of securing one of the rights packages to the Champions League in History.
Stuart Cleary has joined Zattoo as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) for the company’s TV platform business.
The Ukrainian parliament Verkhovna Rada is considering a bill on taxing foreign electronic communication services.
Amazon has launched a live TV package for the customers of its subscription service Amazon Prime in Germany which, unlike other linear TV channels, is offered without extra charge.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland has secured most of the domestic broadcasting rights to live Bundesliga football matches from the 2021/22 season onwards.
The UEFA Champions League can be seen on free-TV again in Austria from the 2021/22 season.
Global digital giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook are increasingly becoming “powerful gatekeepers” to what we watch and hear, according to Noel Curran, DG of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).