Channel 4 could be privatised ‘as soon as next year’
Options are said to include an outright sale, a partial offloading of the government's stake or a mutual ownership model
Huge European football broadcast rights package unveiled
Package includes the top domestic leagues in Denmark, Switzerland, Norway, Poland, Northern Ireland, Slovakia, Iceland, Latvia and Kazakhstan
Amazon wins rights to Ligue 1, sparks Canal Plus protest
Canal Plus has refused to broadcast the two matches a week it has been awarded, stating the deal is detrimental to the league's historic...
How can broadcasters secure themselves against possible cyber attacks?
Following the recent ransomware attack on one US media group, Quantum's Eric Bassier explains why broadcasters are being targeted, and how they can safeguard...
EBS rebrands as PA TV Metadata, wins GB News contract
Pawa – the cloud-based metadata platform developed by EBS – will continue to underpin the company's offering
Analysts: Europe’s broadcasters to net €8 billion in football revenues
Revenues will bounce back as fans return to stadiums for the 2021/22 season
EBU appoints new head of digital, transformation and platforms
Wouter Quartier will play an important role as part of EBU's Media Management team, bringing into play his digital transformation and data management experience
Oliver Dowden wants search for new Ofcom chair to begin again
Culture secretary wants the search to "start afresh"
Amazon enters into “definitive merger agreement” with MGM
“The real financial value behind this deal is the treasure trove of IP in the deep catalogue that we plan to reimagine and develop...
Disney plans to close 100 international TV channels
CEO Bob Chapek said Disney doesn't want to be left behind in the move to viewing content online
BBC, ITV beat the scrum for Six Nations broadcast rights
Men’s Guinness Six Nations, Women’s Six Nations and Men’s Under- 20’s all set to stay on free-to-air TV
High profile mergers point to domestic consolidation landscape in Europe
The Warner-Discovery and TF1-M6 merger plans have dramatically pushed consolidation up European commercial television’s agenda, says Enders Analysis, while investors believe the landscape for...Business
French football league reportedly considering its own TV channel
LFP said to be considering its own TV channel to broadcast 80 per cent of matches
Discovery, AT&T merge to create new ‘super streamer’
Discovery CEO David Zaslav will lead the new company
Pay-TV revenues to drop by a quarter over 10 years
Analysts believe revenues peaked at $201 billion in 2016
MediaKind pushes into DTC video market with two new appointments
Mark Ramberg, previously product management leader at Hulu, joins to the company to focus on its direct-to-consumer, streaming, and cloud-based media delivery solutions
Premier League rolls over current UK broadcast deal
Premier League renews current agreements with Sky Sports, BT Sport, Amazon and the BBC
‘Confidence is rising’: Avid CEO discusses the outlook for the industry
Avid CEO Jeff Rosica talks to TVBEurope about the media tech industry's recovery from the pandemic, and sounds a note of caution about the...