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Virgin Media trials MPEG-DASH

Virgin Media trials MPEG-DASH | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

UK cableco Virgin Media has started trialling Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (MPEG-DASH) technology to enable the delivery of more efficient and cost-effective high-quality broadcasts to TVs, PCs, tablets, smartphones, set-top boxes, and other IP-connected devices.

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Both DTH and Now TV growing in parallel, says Sky commercial chief

Both DTH and Now TV growing in parallel, says Sky commercial chief | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

Both BSkyB’s new over-the-top service Now TV and its traditional DTH pay TV business produced growth in the last quarter, according to the pay TV operator’s commercial group director, Rob Webster.

Speaking at the DTG Summit in London yesterday, Webster said both Now TV and DTH had produced growth.

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Cutting the cord UK-style: can the Brits succeed where the US has failed?

Cutting the cord UK-style: can the Brits succeed where the US has failed? | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

The idea of cord cutting — replacing your cable or satellite contracts with web services — remains an aspirational goal to many. Here is an overview of the situation in the UK.

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Freesat growth outpaces Sky, Virgin

Freesat growth outpaces Sky, Virgin | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

UK free-to-air satellite platform Freesat added 29,000 new homes in the first quarter of 2013, capping a strong year of growth for the service. 

Freesat said that it added 150,000 homes in the last 12 months, more than both Sky and Virgin Media combined, and that its service is now in 1.7 million homes – 6% of the UK.

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Comcast takes full control of NBCUniversal for $16bn

Comcast takes full control of NBCUniversal for $16bn | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

US cableco Comcast has agreed to purchase the 49% stake in NBCUniversal held by GE for around US$ 16.7bn, giving it lock, stock and barrel ownership of one of North America's biggest media companies.

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Domino's Pizza, Lionsgate Team on U.K. Movie Streaming Service

Domino's Pizza, Lionsgate Team on U.K. Movie Streaming Service | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

Lionsgate U.K. has struck a video-on-demand online movie deal with Domino's Pizza.

 

The deal allows Domino's to become the first pizza delivery company to also deliver streaming movies in Britain.


Domino's said customers ordering pizza from its web site will also be able to watch Lionsgate titles streamed via a PC or Mac, mobile phone and tablet on a rental basis.


Customers will order, receive a code, and be able to stream recent titles, such as The Hunger Games and What to Expect When You're Expecting, and library fare, such as Scream and Dirty Dancing, while eating the pizza of their choice. Prices per movie vary from £2.49 ($4) to £3.49 ($5.60).

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