The Russian Premier Liga will become the first major league in the world to use YouTube’s ‘memberships’ as the main distribution channel of their rights outside of the home market.
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).
Comcast’s video ads business Freewheel has accused Google of hiding behind privacy concerns as a means to prevent it from selling ads for clients with YouTube channels.
German multiscreen software solutions provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) is focusing on its 3Ready product framework for Android TV at IBC 2019 which is being featured in Android TV showcases and next-generation TV demos by many exhibitors.
Zattoo takes its B2B white label concept for network operators to Google’s Android TV Operator Tier programme.
Google is a new member of Deutsche TV-Plattform. The German industry association now has a total of 56 members.
The Ukrainian regulator National Council has asked Google to prevent the blocking of its satellite TV channel ATR T (TK-Atlant-SV) on YouTube.
Amazon and Google have settled their dispute and have come to an agreement on their streaming services.
According to a recent report from Strategy Analytics, worldwide sales of smart TVs reached 157 million units in 2018, representing 67% of all TVs sold during the year.
Swiss cable operator group Quickline is now offering its customers an Ultra HD set-top-box that combines classic television with apps.