Andrew Neil

British broadcasting at terminal risk from SVOD ‘insurgents’

The future of British broadcasting is at risk from SVOD “insurgents” like Netflix and Amazon, and from the threat of widespread foreign ownership, according to Andrew Neil. Speaking at the SES Satellite Monitor event in London yesterday, Neil – well-known as a broadcaster, journalist and the founding chairman of Sky TV – warned that British […]

Neil: Age of the big TV bundle drawing to an end

The age of paying for a large bundle of channels but only watching a handful is coming to an end, according to broadcaster and journalist Andrew Neil. Speaking at SES’s Satellite Monitors event in London this morning, Neil highlighted the disruptive force of Netflix and Amazon and new services like the forthcoming ‘skinny bundle’ YouTube TV offering […]

Decline of broadcasting much exaggerated, says Neil

The decline of the mainstream broadcasting industry and of traditional TV viewing has been much exaggerated, and the UK industry in general is in robust health, according to broadcaster and journalist Andrew Neil, delivering a keynote speech at satellite operator SES’s 2015 Satellite Monitors event. Viewing on tablets, laptops and smartphones only accounts for about […]