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    Report: Sky Euro pay-TV plans could net 20m subs

    According to a new free ‘Perspective’ report from Futuresource Consulting, BSkyB’s European plans to pay 21st Century Fox around $9.1 billion for its shares in Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia will bring it up to 20 million subscribers, matching major US networks in scale and gaining about a 30% share of Europe’s pay-TV market. As...
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    Amazon “Video Shorts” picks fight with YouTube?

    Not content with taking on iTunes and Netflix with its Prime Instant Video service, the perennially competitive Amazon also appears willing to tackle the mighty YouTube. As TechCrunch noticed yesterday, Amazon Prime Instant Video has recently – and relatively quietly – seen a “Video Shorts” section added for short-form content. The emphasis seems to be...
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    YouTube app lands on Sky’s NOW TV Box

    YouTube is now available on Sky’s NOW TV Box. From today, customers can download the YouTube app from the Roku Channel Store on the NOW TV Box. The YouTube app is the most recent addition to the NOW TV Box, which offers catch up services from all terrestrial channels –BBC iPlayer,  ITV Player, 4oD and Demand 5...

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  • 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,
Editor

    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…

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