BT Sport and BT’s Media & Broadcast division have delivered the first live broadcast in 4K High Dynamic Range (4K HDR) and Dolby Atmos sound.
Insight TV has launched on Samsung TV Plus in the UK, with two new channels: Insight TV Lifestyle and Insight TV Wonder.
Three OTT video services — Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Sky’s Now TV — accounted for 97% of the total subscriptions market in the UK at the end of 2018, according to Kagan, a research group within S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Weakness in Virgin Media is hurting Liberty Global, which lost 29,000 RGUs in the second quarter, as compared to a gain of 41,000 RGUs in the prior-year period. This was despite improved performances in the remaining CEE operations, as well as Switzerland and Telenet.
Amino Communications has acquired the Amsterdam-based online video solutions and services provider 24i for an undisclosed fee.
The Chinese state broadcaster CGTN has hired Nick Pollard, a former board member of the UK regulator Ofcom.
Freeview Play viewers in the UK can now choose from over 20,000 hours of on demand content, all for free.
In forecasting how much growth can be expected in the UK’s OTT subscription market in the next few years, one can certainly say there will be big changes in subscriber numbers, according to Mike Darcey, senior strategy advisor, MTM.
Rakuten TV has entered into a new partnership with TalkTalk TV to offer its users a new SVOD service with access to a wide range of to films.
International music video service Xite is now available exclusively on Samsung Tizen Smart TVs sold from 2015 onwards in the UK and Ireland.