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    Stingray goes global with new app and logo

    Multiplatform music specialist Stingray is rolling out a new global brand identity and logo, coinciding with the launch of the all-new Stingray Music mobile app in Europe. For the first time ever, all viewers with access to Stingray Music channels on their televisions will be able to use the Stingray Music app free of charge...
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    Netflix and DiCaprio form environmental alliance

    Leonardo DiCaprio will work with Netflix to identify and develop potential documentary projects, with a particular focus on environmental and conservation themes. DiCaprio will serve as producer or executive producer for all projects launched through the partnership. Netflix and DiCaprio first partnered on the acclaimed documentary VIRUNGA, which earned a 2015 Academy Award nomination for...
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    US IPTV operators add 1.16 million subs in 2014

    IPTV operators in the US added 1.16 million new subscribers in 2014, according to the latest report from Strategy Analytics.    The report, ‘Digital Television Operator Performance Benchmarking: North America,’ says Verizon added 387,000 new subs and AT&T, which sold its Connecticut assets to Frontier, added 478,000. Meanwhile, the top pay-TV operators in the United States added 101,000 new...

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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