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    BT Sport helps BT profits grow 10%

    According to BT’s first quarter 2014 results, flagship channel BT Sport has contributed to continued growth in the residential subscriber base, and helped contribute to a 10% increase in profits. Growth has slowed, however, with heavy churn: the telco-turned-broadcaster removing 35,000 inactive customers from its TV base.  Meanwhile the 40,000 new TV customers represents the lowest rate...
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    Rovi & TP Vision enter multi-year licensing agreement

    Rovi has entered into a multi-year patent license agreement with TP Vision. The licensing terms grant TP Vision use of Rovi’s discovery patent portfolio for its Philips-branded TV models and related second-screen companion applications and services across multiple international regions. “This is an important agreement that reinforces the long-term value and relevance of Rovi’s patent...
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    Annual survey says Oz has fully caught binge-view bug

    Australians have firmly caught the binging bug, according to more than 2300 Australians surveyed for Deloitte’s annual media consumer survey, with 72% of participants binging on three or more consecutive episodes of their favourite TV series, 30% of Xers and Millennials bingeing once a month, and 41% of the younger age groups doing so once...

Analysis & Opinion

  • Saatchi & Saatchi: “Google will create the next president”

    Tom Eslinger,
Worldwide Director of Digital and Social,
Saatchi & Saatchi

    Special IP&TV News feature interview Am I alone in finding the following a little bit… scary? Discussing the future of marketing and advertising with Saatchi & Saatchi’s Worldwide Director of Digital and Social Tom Eslinger, I ask precisely where he thinks things are heading in his professional domain… “Superpersonalisation based on data,” he shoots back,…

  • Informa: The next stage of interactive advertising

    Guest post from Laurence Coldicott, research manager, Informa Telecoms & Media  Interactive Advertising fundamentally changes the way brands and pay-TV broadcasters can reach the consumer. In the age of multiscreen, the tech-savvy consumer is expecting something more gripping than traditional linear advertising. The Next Generation Advertising day is a new feature of this year’s OTTtv World…

  • Aereo aftermath: What are the implications of Supreme Court ruling?

    Simon Dyson, 
Music & Copyright,

    Last month’s ruling against Aereo by the Supreme Court has left a number of questions in its wake. To get some answers, IP&TV News sought out Simon Dyson, editor of Music & Copyright,’ and an expert on the legal cat’s cradle of  copyright issues in the digital age. IP&TV News began by asking what the…

TV’s future and the road to 2020

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