Tony Hall, BBC director general

BBC World Service to get £85 million government funding

The UK government will invest £85 million a year in the BBC’s digital, TV and radio services globally, to increase the reach of the World Service a

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Juergen Helscher, SHM Broadcast CEO

SHM Broadcast to represent Screen Systems in Germany

Subtitling technology specialist Screen Systems has announced the appointment of SHM Broadcast as its distributor for Germany; the company’s second new distributor agreement s.....

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Hulu’s film focus sees revenue soar

App Annie has released findings from its monthly App Annie Index, which highlights the top-performing apps for the iOS App Store and Google Play, and tracks trends in video stre.....


UKTV hits highest ever profits at £72.2 million

UKTV is officially the fastest growing broadcaster in Britain, it claimed this morning, and is now vying for the title of top non-PSB broadcaster......

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Technicolor completes acquisition of Cisco CPE business

Technicolor has completed the acquisition of Cisco Connected Devices, the company’s customer premises equipment (CPE) business for $600 million.....

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The DPP launches its roadmap for 2016

The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) announced its new programme of work for 2016 at an event in London yesterday.....

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BBC to cut £150 million for “leaner” service

The BBC has detailed how it plans to make £150 million worth of savings in order to address a shortfall in funding identified earlier this year.....

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Netflix to reach 115 million subscribers

The number of subscription video on-demand (SVoD) homes is forecast to reach 306 million across 200 countries by 2020, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.....

Mike Fries, Liberty Global

Liberty Global acquires Cable and Wireless for £3.5 billion

Liberty Global has announced its acquisition of London-based Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC), in a £3.5 billion deal which the company hopes will boster its position as.....

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SATIS to go ahead in Paris

SATIS, the annual broadcast tradeshow in Paris, is set to go ahead this week following the terror attacks in the city on 13 November.....

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Only one per cent of UK TV made by a BAME director

A Directors UK report has highlighted the significant under-employment and under-representation of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) directors in UK television production.....

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CEA renamed ‘Consumer Technology Association’

CEA, the Consumer Electronics Association, has changed its name to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)......

Lucy Murphy, Sky

Sky restructures programming team

Jon Montague has been appointed as Sky’s head of comedy. Montague has been in the role of acting head of comedy since September, and previously was commissioning editor.....