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  • Amazon taps BT Sport for Premier League production expertise (Digital TV Europe)

    Published March 21, 2019

    Amazon has contracted BT Sport and football partner Sunset+Vine to produce its English Premier League football coverage when Amazon Prime Video begins airing its allocation of 20 matches per season, available at no extra cost to Prime members. BT Sport and Sunset+Vine will support Amazon Prime Video’s production of both studio and live action match-day […]

  • Netflix Originals Now Dominate the Streamer’s New Titles, Study Finds (Hollywood Reporter)

    Published March 21, 2019

    As U.S. studios pull titles from the streamer ahead of launching competing services, it has bulked up on homegrown productions, making it less reliant on licensed fare than competitors, says Ampere Analysis. Netflix is better placed to determine its own fate, thanks to a strategy that has seen the streaming giant invest heavily in original […]

  • EU regulators set to reject Liberty Global/Vodafone deal (Broadband TV News)

    Published March 21, 2019

    The European Commission is said to have strong concerns against the €18.4 billion cable deal between Liberty Global and Vodafone. Vodafone will receive a warning from EU regulators about possible anti-competitive effects, reports Reuters with reference to two people familiar with the matter. The warning, via a statement of objections setting out the European Commission’s […]

  • 24i Media acquires StreamOne (24i Media)

    Published March 21, 2019

    24i Media, one of the industry-leading video app developers, has extended its platform’s capabilities by the acquisition of StreamOne, the young and innovative media technology provider that fuels the video applications of one of the largest publishers in the Netherlands, TMG. With the acquisition, 24i gets full access to the cutting-edge knowledge and technology of […]

  • Jail terms for Premier League fraudsters (Advanced Television)

    Published March 21, 2019

    The operators of a pirate streaming organisation have today been jailed for a total of 17 years for conspiracy to defraud; some of the longest sentences ever issued for piracy-related crimes. Steven King, who masterminded the fraud, has been sentenced to seven years and four months’ imprisonment. Paul Rolston received a sentence of six years […]

  • Virgo Investment Group Makes $10M Investment in Bitcentral (TVTechnology)

    Published March 21, 2019

    Virgo Investment Group is hopping on board with Bitcentral, as it has announced it has made an investment of $10 million to the provider of broadcast news production and distribution technology. Specifically, the investment will reportedly support the development of Bitcentral’s Fuel streaming system. Fuel is a production, streaming and monetization platform for creating engaging […]

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