NENT Group’s Viaplay expands to UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Viaplay will launch in the UK in the second half of 2022 and then in Germany, Austria and Switzerland during 2023
ViacomCBS partners with Sky to launch Paramount Plus in Europe
Announcement follows hot on the heels of last week's news that Comcast's streaming service Peacock will launch on Sky platforms later this year
Red Bee prepares playout facilities for IP with help from Rohde & Schwarz
Red Bee selected the company's SDM (Scalable Distributed Multiviewer) and MCC (Multiviewer Control Centre) options
Report: Number of TV channels based in the UK halves post-Brexit
A third of channels leaving the UK migrated to the Netherlands and Spain
Virgin Media’s Lutz Schüler to lead merged Liberty Global/Telefonica company
The combination of Virgin Media and O2 is expected to create a nationwide integrated communications provider with over 46 million video, broadband and mobile...
PSBs should collaborate on ‘one-stop shop’ VoD offering
Report on the future of public service broadcasting published by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
HBO Max unlikely to debut in UK, Germany or Italy until 2025
Current licensing deals will stop the streamer's launch in certain territories
Amazon Prime UK nets LaLiga distribution agreement
Distribution deal runs until the end of 2021/22 season
BFI: Spending on high-end TV production topped film in 2020
The BFI reports the industry started to see recovery in final quarter of 2020 with £1.19 billion spent, the second highest three-month spend on...
Funding for GB News ‘significantly oversubscribed’
Broadcaster may decide to raise more than the initial £60 million target.
70,000 hours of content and we still can’t find anything to watch
Ampere Analysis warns the golden age of cheap content for SVoD companies is ending.
UK government creates Global Screen Fund to replace EU funding after Brexit
Pilot scheme will receive £7 million in government funding to support UK TV and film productions.
Ofcom: Women still make up less than half of UK TV and radio industry
Ofcom has called on broadcasters to accelerate progress across three priority areas.
Netflix spends $1 billion on UK productions in 2020
Streamer says it intends to "invest in the best content in every genre, and are fully committed to supporting British production and creative talent...
BARB: 60 per cent of UK households have SVoD subscription
An additional 3 millions households have signed up to an SVoD since Q3 2019 according to BARB's report
Discovery Plus streamer to launch in the UK and Ireland
New streamer replaces the existing dplay.
As News UK begins hiring TV producers, can the UK sustain four news channels?
TVBEurope talks to analyst Gill Hind about the future of news channels in the UK
Discovery backs UK news channel led by Andrew Neil
GB News is expected to launch in early 2021
Ampere: UK SVoD and BVoD users neck-and-neck in Q3
Analysts found SVoD viewing has remained high in the UK even after the lifting of lockdown
Is Amazon’s IMDb TV preparing to launch in the UK?
Streamer actively recruiting someone to head up the service's UK launch
Fox News International streaming channel set for European launch
DTC service will combine Fox News and Fox Business Network
Disney Plus signs up over 4 million UK subscribers
Already the third most popular SVoD in the UK
Liberty Global, Telefonica in talks over UK merger
Joint venture would look to take on the likes of BT and Sky
Europe sees huge jump in streaming since lockdown began
Just Watch reports spikes of over 200 per cent in traffic as viewers search for content to watch
Western Europe pay-TV subs “to fall below 100 million”
“IPTV is gaining subscribers at the expense of the other pay-TV platforms"
UK remained “most prominent TV channel supplier” in 2019
Despite channels relocating to the Netherlands, Spain and the Czech Republic due to Brexit
The importance of keeping people connected in a time of crisis
LiveU explains how its technology is currently helping people communicate across Europe
Disney Plus ‘hits 5 million app downloads’ on day one in Europe
Figures are for the mobile app only
The Media Production & Technology Show postponed due to coronavirus
Previously due to take place in May
Tony Hall: “No guarantee” that Netflix would serve British culture
"It comes nowhere near matching the BBC"