BBC unveils £8 million investment plan for World Service

The BBC World Service has pledged £8 million of new investment for digital and multiplatform news programming, in a bid to “keep ahead of the changing media environment” and reach younger audiences. Announcing the move, BBC World Service director, Peter Horrocks said that while radio will remain the “bedrock” of its international output, World Service […]

Endemol buys into Israeli broadcaster Reshet

Endemol has acquired a 33% stake in Reshet. The investment is part of a wider deal that will see the production and distribution giant and the free-to-air Israeli broadcaster join forces to create and produced new on-screen and multiplatform content. The deal increases Endemol’s exposure to the Israeli market and comes after its acquisition of […]

Sky hails sporting success

August saw new records being broken by pay TV provider BSkyB for multiplatform usage, according to the broadcaster. According to Sky, August saw the biggest ever usage of the Sky Sports News app on smartphones with over three million unique users on both Android and iPhone, while over four million monthly unique users used the […]