22 / 12 / 16

  Pay TV

  Germany, Austria, Italy, Ireland, UK

  Sky

The effects of currency devaluation in Fox's purchase of Sky

21st Century Fox has made an offer to purchase the 61% of Sky that it does not already own for £11.7bn, over two years after having sold its stake in both Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland to BSkyB.

14 / 12 / 16

  SVoD

  UK, USA

  ITV

BritBox - The market for British TV shows on US SVoD

British broadcasters ITV and the BBC have announced a joint on-demand subscription VoD service in the USA, BritBox, to be made available from the first quarter of 2016.

5 / 12 / 16

  Sports Rights

  English Premier League

Premier League international rights: have we peaked yet?

The latest international TV rights deal for the Premier League let many commenters wonder if some people had lost their minds. Indeed, at $230m per season, the Chinese PPTV’s 2019-2022 deal is worth more than ten times its predecessor.

28 / 11 / 16

  Fixed Line Telephony, Pay TV, SVoD, Mobile Telephony , Broadband access

  USA, Spain

  Time Warner, HBO, AT&T, DirecTV

Time Warner acquisition to drive domestic AT&T subscriptions to more than 200m by end 2017

AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner could drive international expansion and push it over 200m domestic subscribers by the end of 2017, complemented by HBO Now's subscriber base.

25 / 11 / 16

  OTT, Pay TV

  Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Denmark, Sweden, UK, USA, Middle East

  Netflix

How much is an hour of TV viewing worth?

TV viewing in the Western world is worth an average of 23 cents per hour watched, but this has been climbing in some markets as viewing figures begin to slide.

22 / 11 / 16

  OTT

  YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook

Snapchat and Instagram lead change in content preference

Targeting social media video viewers is not just about considering the device environment as there are dramatic differences in the content preferences of video viewers on different social media platforms.

11 / 11 / 16
Are millennials moving the goalposts for premium sports?

Sport on TV is facing a demographic challenge, Ampere's analysis of data on over 30,000 consumers in Europe and the USA indicates. Young millennials are being lured away from watching sport by the plethora of other content on offer in the TV and online video market.

11 / 11 / 16

  Mobile Telephony

  Italy, France

  Free

Iliad's Italian odyssey

As Three Italia's and Wind Italy's merger is finalized, Iliad will enter the Italian mobile market as the fourth operator.

4 / 11 / 16

  SVoD, VoD

  North America

Vudu launches free movie streaming service

Vudu recently announced a free streaming service, 'Movies on Us' - Ampere data highlights trends in the titles available.

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