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  • Soccer World Cup 2018: global audience to hit 3.4bn (Hollywood Reporter)

    Published June 14, 2018

    Business has never looked better as the globe’s biggest sporting event kicks off in Russia, despite corruption scandals and the absence of Team USA. Soccer’s premiere tournament, the 2018 World Cup, was supposed to be a disaster. Scandal – corruption allegations against soccer’s global governing body FIFA and doping charges levied at Russia, this year’s […]

  • Internet pioneers denounce EU copyright proposal (Silicon Republic)

    Published June 14, 2018

    The EU vote on a major change to copyright law is set to take place on Jun 20-21 and more than 70 internet pioneers have signed a letter speaking out against Article 13 of the EU’s latest proposal. The group includes Vint Cerf, Tim Berners-Lee, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales and Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle. […]

  • Haymillian opens new facility in South Africa (MESA Europe)

    Published June 14, 2018

    Global provider of localisation and production services Haymillian has announced the opening of a regional office in Johannesburg, South Africa. Haymillian Africa will be the local sales, project management and customer support headquarters for the African continent. In addition to regional customer support, Haymillian Africa will provide employment opportunities for local voice-over artists and dubbing […]

  • Splice to open 30-room post facility in Cardiff (Broadcast)

    Published June 14, 2018

    The East London post house Splice is to set up a major new £1million (€1.15m) post-production facility in Cardiff. The 30-room facility is the post house’s first move outside the capital and is on a larger scale than its headquarters in Perseverance Works, Shoreditch. According to Splice Director Damian Dolniak, the driver for setting up […]

  • DAZN secures exclusive Serie A rights (TVB Europe)

    Published June 14, 2018

    On-demand and streaming service DAZN has won the multi-platform rights to Italy’s Serie A for the next three years. According to reports, Perform Group (DAZN’s owner) has paid €600m (£520m) for the rights to 114 top-tier Italian football matches a season, between 2018 and 2021. The deal includes the Saturday night match at 8.30pm and […]

  • BrightBlue and Amino team up for IPTV service (Broadband TV News)

    Published June 14, 2018

    UK-based technology solutions provider Amino has entered a partnership with BrightBlue, Germany’s new turnkey IPTV service provider. Amino delivers the technology behind the multiscreen IPTV service that was unveiled at ANGA COM 2018, targeting small and medium-sized fibre-optic, cable and VDSL network operators. The white-label product contains more than 150 TV channels, more than 150 […]

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