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    iPlayer announces 3 new exclusives for London Fashion Week

    This month, BBC iPlayer will be the place to go to get a style fix from London Fashion Week in a collection of three exclusive programmes. The first of these, Susie Bubble Backstage, is available exclusively on BBC iPlayer from 16 September. Susie Bubble Backstage sees Susie Bubble (aka Susie Lau), founder of world famous…

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    Prime Instant Video sees 70% increase in UK streaming

    Amazon announced today that UK members increased streaming by over 70% of popular TV shows and movies on Prime Instant Video since the launch of the service in February. Amazon is investing heavily in exclusive content and tripled selection since acquiring LOVEFiLM in 2011. Exclusive content highlights have proven to be audience favorites, with the…

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    Netflix breaks records to bag hit NBC series ‘The Blacklist’

    According to an exclusive report in Deadline, Netflix has acquired the rights to NBC drama The Blacklist in a deal set to secure a remarkable $2 million for every single episode of the hit US series for Sony Pictures TV. The figure looks like a record-breaker, and the largest amount paid by any OTT service…

Analysis & Opinion

  • Have your say about the future of TV and video technology

    Rob Gallagher 
Director Research & Analysis Media & Entertainment,

    Guest post by Rob Gallagher, Ovum The potential for TV and video innovation has never been so great – or so uncertain. This year has already seen the first 4K trials, an explosion in OTT video services, and the continued shift towards cloud-based architectures, but what does the future hold? Which technologies will service providers prioritize…

  • “This is ours to lose”: Vimeo & the search to reinvent video

    Andrew Piile 

    “No one has really nailed mobile video creation in a way that makes a ton of sense,” says Vimeo CTO (and self-described ‘last man standing’) Andrew Pile, ahead of his keynote appearance at the Broadband World Forum in October. “There is no – and this is kind of a bold comparison – video-equivalent comparison to…

  • Special report: ABN & the future of African broadcasting

    George Twumasi, 
Deputy Chairman and CEO, ABN

    In this special guest post, George Twumasi, the visionary force behind ABN (African Broadcasting Network), looks at the wider significance of African broadcasting, & the role next-gen broadcasting technology can play in the continent’s future.  In the past, Africa’s television broadcasters and media practitioners have had very little influence, if any, in shaping Africa’s image either…

ABN & the future of African broadcasting

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