Digital TV News Summaries

Fairmile West ConsultingIan NockRather than individual posts, you can view news summaries each day via dtvconsultant.com, and we offer the ability there for you to subscribe to a daily email for each post. That way you can receive a nice summary email of the news each and every weekday at 15:00 BST/GMT. So be up to date, in the know and subscribe now.

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Comcast: ‘HBO, CBS could regret OTT’ | Advanced Television

Comcast predicts channels like HBO and CBS may live to regret their moves to OTT and that subscribers will pay for TV and Internet packages for years to come.

via Comcast: ‘HBO, CBS could regret OTT’ | Advanced Television.

Posted in TV Business, TV Content

Belgacom continues to grow Proximus TV

Belgacom has reported double-digit growth of its Proximus TV IPTV service, up 33,0004 subscriptions, increasing the total TV customer base to 1,558,000.

via Belgacom continues to grow Proximus TV.

Posted in TV Business

YouView adds BBC Connected Red Button

YouView has added the BBC’s Connected Red Button to its platform, alongside the new version of the iPlayer.

via YouView adds BBC Connected Red Button.

Posted in TV Content

Chris Dziadul Reports: TV’s legal woes

2014 is likely to be remembered as the year of controversial new laws and taxes in Central and Eastern Europe.

via Chris Dziadul Reports: TV’s legal woes.

Posted in TV Business

Liberty Global effectively splits company with introduction of Latin America tracking stock – FierceCable

Liberty Global said it will introduce a new tracking stock for its Latin American operations, splitting trading of its European cable operations and Latin American and Caribbean media businesses.

via Liberty Global effectively splits company with introduction of Latin America tracking stock – FierceCable.

Posted in TV Business

Paying attention: OTT billing systems » Digital TV Europe

Making money from investment in OTT and multiscreen delivery remains challenging for operators. Anna Tobin looks at ways in which customer care and billing systems can help or hinder them in their efforts.

via Paying attention: OTT billing systems » Digital TV Europe.

Posted in TV Business

Sky to release five limited edition Now TV boxes next month

Sky’s Now TV puck is an inexpensive way to smarten up your TV, but perhaps you wish it looked a little smarter itself.

via Sky to release five limited edition Now TV boxes next month.

Posted in TV Business