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    Telefónica and Microsoft team up for voice controlled OTT

    Telefónica and Microsoft have announced a joint initiative for the provision of TV OTT on devices with Windows Phone OS that makes use of unique Cortana voice technology. Telefónica’s Movistar TV Go service for Windows Phone 8.1 will enable Telefónica users to enjoy their favourite TV content, both linear and on-demand – just by speaking…

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    Netflix resuscitates The Returned

      Internet TV service Netflix and FremantleMedia International have completed a global deal for The Returned, a new drama based on the critically acclaimed and International Emmy-award winning French supernatural thriller Les Revenants.   Executive produced by Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and Raelle Tucker (True Blood), The Returned, a Netflix original series, will launch…

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    TV a fading force among 13-24 year-olds

    New research from DEFY Media on millennials aged 13-24 shows that 69% think digital delivers the content they want to watch as opposed to a mere 56% for TV. The study finds that such feelings correlate to actual viewing behaviour too, with millennials watching 11.3 hours of free online video and 10.8 hours of subscription online video…

Analysis & Opinion

  • Comment: Nick Thomas on the future of the BBC

    Nick Thomas

    Following yesterday’s speech by BBC director general Tony Hall, Ovum analyst and TV Connect (28 – 30 April 2015 ExCel, London) chair Nick Thomas considers some of the issues raised by Hall, and the future of the world’s leading public broadcaster. I thought Tony Hall’s speech was a good, coherent statement of intent about the BBC’s…

  • GSA: “LTE Broadcast is potentially a game changer”

    Alan Hadden,
VP of Research,

    In this exclusive guest post, the Global mobile Suppliers’ Association (GSA) VP of Research Alan Hadden helps us all get up to speed with LTE Broadcast and its uses. What, why and wherefore…. One of the drivers for thinking about LTE Broadcast – or, to use its technical name, eMBMS (evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service) – is…

  • Meet Telegraph Hill, the ad agency behind an entire TV series

    Chris Moon

    The day before visiting Telegraph Hill’s East London office, I spent three pounds on the first umbrella I’ve ever bought. The timing couldn’t be better, as I end up making the journey in a real downpour. I think if I’d staggered into Telegraph Hill’s (very nice) Old Street offices looking like a drowned rat, electronics…

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