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22 August, 2017Victoria returns to ITV Choice

Following critical acclaim and record ratings, this autumn sees the return of ITV’s hugely popular historical drama, Victoria, produced by Mammoth Screen. Once again written by creator and executive producer, Daisy Goodwin, the brand new eight-part season will see Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes reprise their roles as Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, as they face new challenges both at…

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22 August, 2017SmarDTV first to embed a Conax Cardless Client in a Conditional Access Module (CAM)

Based on SmarDTV’s CAP210 chipset, meeting Conax’ comprehensive requirements for Cardless and Smartcard-based security clients Compatible with Conax Contego unified security back-end accommodating seamless co-existence of Smartcard and Cardless security clients Upgradable to latest CI Plus version 1.4.2 and CI Plus ECP (Enhanced Content Protection) specification Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland – August 21st 2017 – SmarDTV S.A., a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company,…

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17 August, 2017U.S. pay TV subscriber losses come in better than expected at 976,00 in Q2’17, Kagan Report Shows

Kagan Releases Second Quarter U.S. Multichannel Subscriber Report At 976,000 U.S. pay TV subscriber losses come in better than expected in second quarter Monterey, CA (August 15, 2017) – The legacy multichannel universe lost a record number of customers in the quarter ended June 30, 2017, but managed to keep the decline below the symbolic 1-million threshold. At the mid-year…

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17 August, 2017AsiaSat and Eurovision Media Services to deliver Taipei 2017 Universiade on AsiaSat 5

Hong Kong, 15 August 2017 – Eurovision Media Services, in collaboration with its long-term satellite partner, Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), will use AsiaSat 5 to deliver the Taipei 2017 Universiade across the Asia Pacific. The 29th Summer Universiade is an international sporting and cultural event staged biennially, with Taipei as this year’s host city between 19th to 30…

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10 August, 2017Chinese Children Choose CBeebies

10.08.2017: Following the success of Sherlock and Planet Earth II in China, CBeebies programming is the latest British cultural export to be taking the country by storm. Increasing numbers of Chinese children are tuning into CBeebies favourites including Hey Duggee and Go Jetters as British kid’s programmes prove popular throughout the nation. Figures released today by BBC Worldwide show that…

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9 August, 2017Foxtel Welcomes Conviction and Sentencing of Subscription TV Pirate

Foxtel has welcomed the sentencing of a Sydney man for his role in the selling of unauthorised access to Foxtel services. Haidar Majid Salam Al Baghdadi, 33 years old, was convicted of criminal offences relating to charges of operating an illegal network that allowed more than 8000 people across Australia to access Foxtel subscription television broadcasts for free. A Sydney…

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9 August, 2017Martin Clunes & A Lion Called Mugie

Martin Clunes joins a mission set to make wildlife history by returning endangered lions to a remote part of Kenya in a documentary to be exclusively broadcast on ITV Choice. It is 25 years since lions roamed in the Kora National Reserve where legendary conservationist George Adamson set up a camp to rescue lions and release them back into the…

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8 August, 2017Tata Sky Blogbuster launched on Tata Sky’s 11th anniversary

Mumbai, August 8, 2017: On its 11th anniversary, Tata Sky the fastest growing brand in the DTH industry and a pioneer of innovative services, introduced Tata Sky Blogbuster – Tata Sky’s first ever official blog. The blog will bring to you interesting and engaging content and story-telling in the field of entertainment. Tata Sky Blogbuster will cover original and exclusive…

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4 August, 2017BECOMING WARREN BUFFETT: Candid documentary chronicling the life of the billionaire investor premieres August 13 on HBO SIGNATURE

The HBO Documentary Will Also Stream On HBO GO. Download high-res key art and images here Watch the trailer here SINGAPORE, AUGUST 4, 2017 – With a net worth of more than US$60 billion, Warren Buffett is truly a one-of-a-kind billionaire. Now 86, the legendary investor still lives in a modest home in Omaha, and continues to drive himself to…

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2 August, 2017The BBC’s international news services mark 70 years of Partition

To mark the 70th anniversary of the Partition of India, India’s independence from the British Raj and the creation of an independent Pakistan, the BBC’s international news services – BBC World Service, BBC World News television and the website bbc.com/news – present a season of special features and programmes. Using timelines, memoirs and testimonies, BBC World Service reports in English,…

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1 August, 2017BBC Earth Films launches Earth: One Amazing Day in China

Earth: One Amazing Day, the much anticipated follow-up to BBC Earth Films’ $112m box office smash Earth: The Movie makes its world premiere in Beijing today. Earth: One Amazing Day showcases the remarkable stories that happen on earth, our home, each and every day, driven by the power of the Sun. It takes audiences on a breath-taking and immersive voyage…

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1 August, 2017Masterpiece with Alan Titchmarsh

returns to ITV Choice Alan Titchmarsh returns with a second series of Masterpiece. The brainchild of the renowned gardener, Masterpiece is a unique antiques game show taking place in glamorous stately homes across Britain. Along with his antiques expert Rachel Houston-Holland, Alan will challenge teams of antique and history fans to seek out the rarest – and most valuable –…

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31 July, 2017AsiaSat Press Release: AsiaSat 9 set for 28 September Launch

Hong Kong, 31 July 2017 – AsiaSat 9, AsiaSat’s most powerful satellite, is set for launch on 28 September Moscow time 09:50pm (29 September Baikonur time 00:50am, Hong Kong time 02:50am) on a Proton M/Breeze M rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan after being in storage at Space Systems Loral’s facility with its Pre-ship Review passed in April. AsiaSat 9, Asia’s…

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31 July, 2017Irdeto Launches Next-Generation of Cloakware Software Protection

Enhanced solution provides premiere protection against cyberattacks for the world’s largest and most innovative brands LAS VEGAS, BLACK HAT – 26 July 2017 – Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform security, has announced the launch of its next-generation Cloakware™ Software Protection solution. Designed for the world’s largest and most innovative brands, the solution provides resilient and durable protection against…

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28 July, 2017Eutelsat renews long-term video capacity agreement with Digiturk

New agreement builds on longstanding cooperation at 7° East EUTELSAT 7A satellite anchored as Turkey’s key video neighbourhood Paris, 27 July 2017 – Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and Digiturk beIN MEDIA GROUP have concluded a multi-year multi-transponder agreement on the EUTELSAT 7A satellite, extending a collaboration that began in 2000 with the launch of Turkey’s first pay-TV platform…

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27 July, 2017Tonight At The London Palladium

returns to ITV Choice with star-studded line-up One of the UK’s best loved entertainment shows, Tonight At The London Palladium​, returns to ITV Choice on Saturday 5th August. Once again hosted by entertainer, actor and presenter Bradley Walsh who with his warm and cheeky style will entertain audiences with plenty of surprises and introduce some of the biggest music and…

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27 July, 2017Arqiva secures long-term capacity with Eutelsat for broadcasting in United Kingdom and Ireland

Photo credit : Arqiva London, Paris, 27 July 2017 – Arqiva, the UK’s leading communications infrastructure and media services company, and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced an agreement that strengthens their relationship at the premium 28° East video neighbourhood. The multi-year, multi-transponder agreement covering high-power transponders at 28° East reinforces Arqiva’s competitive position as a leading service…

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24 July, 2017Tata Sky’s campaign sends Legend Big B and Superstar Nayanthara hunting for one Rupee change

Mumbai, 21st July 2017: With the critical fourth phase of digitization underway, Tata Sky, India’s leading content distribution platform providing Pay TV and OTT services, has rolled out its latest ‘Dhamaka Rupee’ campaign. The 360-degree campaign features Nayanthara for the Southern markets and Amitabh Bachchan across other markets in India. The campaign aims to encourage consumers to make the right…

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20 July, 2017VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS AND SOLAR ENTERTAINMENT COLLABORATE TO LAUNCH MTVph IN THE PHILIPPINES

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) and Solar Entertainment Corporation, a Philippine content provider and television network, today announced their collaboration to launch a brand new local MTV channel, MTVph in the country. Under the agreement, the two companies will collaborate on local production, distribution, marketing and advertising sales for MTVph. Effective 1 August 2017, MTVph will become the network’s new…

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19 July, 2017BBC Earth branded block launches on new documentary channel in South Korea

BBC Worldwide has inked a deal that sees for the first time, a BBC Earth branded block in South Korea. The block is now available on leading Korean cable channel KMH’s newly launched documentary channel, DocuOne. It launched together with DocuOne on July 18, and will be available for six hours a day, in two hour prime time slots, as…

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