Discovery’s portfolio outperformed the TV market in the UK in 2019, increasing its audience share by 7% in a market that declined by 4%.
Ofcom has proposed new and flexible regulation that will help build a full-fibre future for the whole of the UK.
The UK’s digital terrestrial TV platform Freeview says that people around the country are experiencing reception problems because of high-pressure weather conditions.
The most streamed series on BritBox was Doctor Who Classic in the days from Christmas Eve through to Boxing Day.
BritBox confirmed that the service is now available on Panasonic’s premium range of televisions, on smart TVs manufactured by Vestel, and on Google Chromecast streaming sticks.
The first Kurdish TV channel Rudaw launches on Freeview 271 via the Channelbox platform in the UK.
Pluto TV is launching four new seasonal Pop-Up channels: Pluto TV Christmas, Fireplace, Holiday Lights and Pluto TV Mistletoe are now available in the UK.
Endemol Shine Group is launching three channels on Samsung’s UK TV Plus service, powered by streaming technology partner Wurl.
The BBC may not be sustainable in its current form if it fails to regain younger audiences who are increasingly tuning out of its services, according to the findings of Ofcom’s latest annual report on the corporation.
MIPCOM 2019. San Francisco-Based streaming AVOD service Tubi (www.tubi.tv) will launch its service in the UK in early 2020, with additional territories to follow as part of its international expansion.