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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 t

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TVPlayer to launch OTT pay-TV service

UK OTT platform TVPlayer will launch a subscription service this summer......

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BBC Three to go online; BBC One +1 launch fails; iPlayer update

The BBC Trust has published its conclusions on BBC executive proposals, stating that BBC Three will move online; a +1 channel for BBC One will not be launched; proposed changes .....

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Discovery and Eurosport win broadcast rights for 2018-2024 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded all TV and multiplatform broadcast rights for the 2018-2024 Olympic Games to broadcasters Discovery and Eurosport. .....

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Sky to create kids app and appoint head of content

Sky will launch a dedicated children’s app and appoint a head of kids content, following the recent expansion of the kids’ shows available in Sky’s on-demand library from .....

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BBC iPlayer bucks summer slow-down trend

There were 276 million requests to BBC iPlayer in May, which marked an increase of two per cent month on month, bucking the trend typically seen in iPlayer at this time of year,.....

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Facebook catching up with YouTube in advertising ‘arms race’

Ampere Analysis has released findings of it latest report into video content on YouTube and Facebook, concluding that there will be both winners and losers in this new advertisi.....

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Lebara launches multi-ethnic content service Lebara Play

Lebara is aiming to bridge the content gap with the launch of a new ‘entertainment service for migrants’......

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Sports pass launches on NOW TV for Premier League kick-off

Sky’s chief marketing and digital officer, Stephen van Rooyen has announced a number of developments to online streaming service NOW TV, including the launch of the Sky Sports.....

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AMC arrives in UK with BT

AMC Networks International (AMCNI) and BT Group have announced a new agreement to launch AMC in the UK this September, making it available exclusively to BT customers......

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BBC R&D launches experimental storytelling tool

A new pilot was unveiled on BBC Taster this week, providing an augmented storytelling experience for the BBC radio drama, Home Front......

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AFPTV Live launches with hundreds of live videos

Agence France-Presse has announced the launch of AFPTV Live, a new service for TV networks offering more than 500 live videos a year. .....

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Reuters to offer free news content to online publishers

For the first time, Reuters will offer a portion of its multimedia news content for free to digital publishers through its publisher platform, Reuters Media Express......