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Rugby Union wants dedicated channel in next UK rights deal

The owner of professional rugby union club Sale Sharks has said that Premiership Rugby will look for a dedicated linear channel as a part of its next broadcast rights deal. Simon Orange, the owner of Sale Sharks, said that plans for a dedicated channel has been discussed by the league’s 13 clubs, with recent reports […]

Parrot Analytics: Dark a hit in the Netherlands

Netflix’s German-language original Dark continues to be a hit in Europe with the series topping Parrot Analytics’ originals in-demand chart for the week ending July 12 in the Netherlands. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application of artificial intelligence to expressions of demand across social […]

No more blanket football broadcasting in post-pandemic UK, claims report

Football fans in England are set to be disappointed with a new report claiming that the English Premier League has no plans to continue its current state of broadcasting every league match in a post-pandemic world. As a part of the league’s project restart, all 92 of the remaining matches are being staged behind closed […]

Prime Video adds user profiles

Amazon Prime Video has launched user profiles as a feature. Commonplace in other major streaming services like Netflix and Disney+, the ability to create multiple profiles under one account has been notably absent from Prime, but Amazon is rectifying that. In an email sent to customers, the company confirmed that users will now be able […]

Parrot Analytics: Dark shines bright for Netflix in Germany

German-language Netflix original Dark has jumped up to the top of Parrot Analytics’ originals in-demand chart for the week ending June 28 in Germany. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application of artificial intelligence to expressions of demand across social media, fan sites, peer-to-peer protocols […]

Amazon reportedly looking to integrate live TV with Prime Video

Amazon is reportedly looking at adding live TV to Prime Video. The streamer already plays host to a number of live sports including the English Premier League, but now a new report from Protocol cites recently posted job adverts which give an indication that Amazon is looking to expand this. One of the adverts seen […]

MultiChoice to integrate Netflix and Amazon, launch DStv streaming product

South Africa-based pay TV operator MultiChoice has agreed to add Netflix and Amazon Prime Video to its TV offering and has posted solid year end results. MultiChoice said in its results presentation that it had agreed deals with Netflix and Amazon to integrate their services into its Explora decoder. The pay TV operator has also […]

Disney+ beats Netflix in US consumer satisfaction rankings

Disney+ has topped the ranks of US streaming services for consumer satisfaction, beating streaming pioneer Netflix in the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) Telecommunications report. Disney scored a satisfaction rating of 80 just six months after launch, ahead of Netflix whose score slipped 1% to 78. Disney, which reported 54.5 million subscribers for the […]

CSA intervenes in Canal+ dispute over sale of movie to Amazon Prime

French media regulator the CSA has intervened to secure the amicable resolution of a dispute between pay TV operator Canal+ and production company Le Pacte over the latter’s decision to grant rights to the Italian film Pinocchio to Amazon Prime Video following the lockdown of cinemas in France. Pinocchio, which was covered by a presale […]

Almost half of the remaining Premier League matches could be free-to-air

The English Premier League could make a large portion of the season available for free when it resumes. At a meeting last week, the premier league reiterated its intention to play out the remaining 92 games of the season, with a scheme dubbed ‘project restart’ eyeing a June 8 return. As a part of that […]

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