TVPlayer to launch UK subscription offering

UK over-the-top television platform TVPlayer is due to launch a subscription service this summer offering live streams of premium TV channels. TVPlayer Plus will offer upwards of 25 premium channels and roughly 100 hours of catch-up content a week for £4.99 per month – with no fixed contract. Premium networks that will feature as part […]

Mediaset hits out at banks’ valuation of Premium

Italy’s Mediaset has criticised banks for undervaluing its Premium pay TV service amidst moves to strike a pay TV alliance with international partners.  Mediaset said that any assessmenet of the profits or losses made by the Premium unit were entirely speculative, as it did not break down the income of the unit in its results, […]

YouTube reportedly planning pay music service

YouTube is reportedly planning to launch a premium music video service later this year.  According to a Billboard report, the service will have a free and a premium tier, with the latter to offer unlimited access to a full catalogue of tracks – similar to Google’s existing All Access music subscription service – but with […]