Richard Broughton

Traditional broadcasters are buying up YouTube’s MCNs

Ampere Analysis has reviewed the overall market impact, video views and financial worth of the largest Multi-Channel Networks (MCNs) on YouTube includ

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John Whittingdale

BBC to fund provision of free television licences for over-75s

The UK government has reached an agreement with the BBC that it will take on the cost of providing free television licences for over-75s......


‘Netflix for green content’ opens Bristol office

Green.TV, a production and distribution house dedicated to the sustainability, conservation and the clean tech sector, has opened a new office in Bristol and appointed a new man.....

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BBC to start charging for iPlayer?

Viewers could soon be charged for watching content on BBC iPlayer, as chancellor George Osborne announced cuts in government funding. .....

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UPC acquires Irish commercial broadcaster TV3

Liberty Global subsidiary UPC Ireland has entered into an agreement with Doughty Hanson to acquire TV3, a major commercial broadcaster in Ireland, for a purchase price of €80 .....

Boom in employment and exports for UK’s creative industries

Boom in employment and exports for UK’s creative industries

The statistics released by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) have revealed that employment within the UK’s creative industries is increasing at more than twic.....

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Minority groups under-represented by PSB despite ‘significant contribution’ to UK broadcasting

Ofcom has today published the conclusions of its third review of public service TV broadcasting, the first review since 2008. Ofcom’s review finds that the public service broa.....

EBU president Jean-Paul Philippot

EBU urges leaders to adopt strong net neutrality rules

Public service media (PSM) executives across Europe have adopted a declaration calling EU governments to 'make history' by setting out the rules for the future of the open inter.....

Geena Davis

BFI London Film Festival to host Global Symposium on Gender in Media

The BFI London Film Festival is collaborating with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media (GDI) and Women in Film and Television (WFTV), to host the Institute’s first Gl.....


Vivendi finalises acquisition of Dailymotion

French media company Vivendi yesterday acquired an 80 per cent stake in Dailymotion from Orange, for €217 million. .....


Vimond and iflix establish joint development centre in Kuala Lumpur

Vimond Media Solutions and Southeast Asian internet TV service iflix are to establish a jointly-operated development centre in Kuala Lumpur. .....

Jay Fulcher, Ooyala

Ooyala acquires software company Nativ

Ooyala, a video, analytics and advertising technology provider, has acquired Nativ, a provider of cloud-based media logistics and workflow software and services. .....

London Live

London Live reports £12 million loss

London Live, the local television station which launched on 31 March 2014, has announced losses of £11.6 million in the year ending September 2014, and recorded revenues of £1.....