Vestberg steps down at Ericsson
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Vestberg steps down at Ericsson

Hans Vestberg has stepped down as president and CEO

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UKTV extends Ericsson deals
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UKTV extends Ericsson deals

UKTV has extended its playout, VoD and access services contracts with Ericsson. The agreement will see Ericsson continue to deliver playout services for UKTV’s ten-channel...

NEP Group rebrands UK divisions
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NEP Group rebrands UK divisions

The NEP Group has rebranded two of its UK broadcast service divisions - NEP Visions and Roll to Record - under the collective title NEP UK. The rebrand is designed to...

Virgin dropping eir Sport
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Virgin dropping eir Sport

Virgin Media Ireland customers are set to lose out on eir Sport coverage after the company failed to agree a new deal for the rights package. eir Sport, which includes BT...

CSI acquires Sport 10
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CSI acquires Sport 10

CSI Sports has completed the acquisition of Belgium’s Sport 10 channel. Sport 10, which reaches a total of 1.3 million subscribers via the Proximus platform, has been...

ITV appoints new managing director
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ITV appoints new managing director

Ruth Clarke has been named managing director of ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE). Clarke will oversee ITV’s global distribution strategy, which continues to preside...

Whittingdale out as May finalises cabinet reshuffle
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Whittingdale out as May finalises cabinet reshuffle

John Whittingdale has been removed from his position as culture secretary. The 56-year-old, who had been charged with overseeing the BBC’s royal charter review, has...

Netcracker acquires CoralTree Systems
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Netcracker acquires CoralTree Systems

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Ang Lee to deliver IBC2016 Keynote
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Ang Lee to deliver IBC2016 Keynote

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Virgin Media to acquire UTV Ireland
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Virgin Media to acquire UTV Ireland

Virgin Media has agreed a deal with ITV to acquire UTV Ireland. nThe deal, which is subject to regulatory approval in the coming months, will also see Virgin take over a ten...

TVBEurope 2020 reflects on converging ecosystems
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TVBEurope 2020 reflects on converging ecosystems

TVBEurope 2020 is over for another year after the second annual conference took place at BAFTA last week. The one-day strategy summit, which took place on 28 June, featured...

Google acquires Anvato
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Google acquires Anvato

Google has completed its acquisition of Anvato. The video platform provider, which specialises in the delivery of OTT and TV everywhere content, will complement Google’s...

BBC name first female deputy director general
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BBC name first female deputy director general

Anne Bulford has become the BBC’s first female deputy director general. The move comes amidst a major reshuffle which also sees Charlotte Moore named director of content and...