The OTT subscription online video-on-demand market in Europe should keep growing over the next five years, with Kagan, a media research group within S&P Global Market Intelligence.
The Spanish commercial TV association UTECA has criticised the “legal jungle” under which online services such as Netflix, Amazon TV, HBO and Sky operate in the country.
US prosecutors have charged an Iranian man they believe to have been behind the hacking into HBO and a $6 million ransom demand.
Another episode of hit HBO series Game of Thrones has been released ahead of schedule, but this time it appears the broadcaster is to blame, rather than the hackers.
Four people have been arrested in India in connection with the leaking of an episode of Game of Thrones.
Already one of the most pirated shows on television, hackers have broken into HBO’s data systems and obtained scripts from Game of Thrones.
Russia’s Amedia TV has signed an extended agreement with HBO, and is now ‘the home of HBO’ in the country.
Viewers took to social media Sunday night to complain about live streaming issues while trying to watch the season seven premiere of Game of Thrones on DirecTV Now, as well as HBO Go and the HBO website.
Danish streaming service Blockbuster from TDC is expanding into Sweden, Finland and Norway, accorxding to the Breakit website.
One million customers on Norway’s Get network will now be able to receive premium sports and movie channels, including HBO, in the basic offer.