The European Parliament has agreed on updated rules on audiovisual media services, protecting children better, with stricter rules on advertising, and 30% European content in video-on-demand.
FAANGs (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google) are sharpening up their original commissions as SVOD players across the board announce new content.
Eleven Sports will show the opening fixture from this season’s Bundesliga exclusively live on its Facebook page in Poland this evening (Friday, August 24).
Facebook has secured rights to broadcast the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Super Cup in Spanish-speaking Latin American territories.
Facebook has acquired the media rights of Spain’s top-division football championship, La Liga, for the Indian subcontinent.
Eleven Sports plans to screen one match per week from La Liga and Serie A on its Facebook page in the UK and Ireland.
US broadband households watch an average of two hours of alternative content on a computer each week from sources including Facebook, SnapChat, YouTube, Vimeo, and Dailymotion.
Facebook is in talks to secure the rights to the Premier League in four south East Asian countries, reports Bloomberg.
Facebook will launch a new VR app Oculus TV with content from ESPN+, Hulu, and Pluto TV at the end of the month.
German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF see Facebook as an important information and communication platform and reject the demand by cable operator association FRK to leave the social media network in view of the latest data scandal and the unclear exploitation of user data.