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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.