Netflix explores French launch

Netflix is looking at moving into France after executives from the US online video service reportedly met French government officials to discuss a possible launch in the country. Reuters reported... |
Netflix Expands CBC Pact, Adds 'Murdoch Mysteries' for Canadian Members

Netflix reached an expanded licensing agreement with the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., adding new seasons of the pubcaster's shows already on the video-streaming service as well as period drama... |
Shahrzad Rafati, CEO of Broadband TV Named Executive of the Year at 2013 Digi Awards

Shahrzad Rafati, founder and CEO of BroadbandTV, was awarded Executive of the Year at last night's nextMEDIA Digi Awards. "It is an honour to be recognized once again by nextMEDIA and to be... |
Sumner Redstone Gives $20M to Motion Picture and TV Fund

The Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation has made a $20 million gift to the Motion Picture and Television Fund campaign, bringing total contributions to just over $300 million of the $350M... |
Time Warner Cable Plugs HBO Into Stripped-Down, Cheaper TV Bundle

Time Warner Cable is now marketing a low-cost bundle that includes a limited bunch of TV channels and HBO - a package aimed at "cord nevers" and others who aren't interested in paying for a... |
Pay-TV Prices Are at the Breaking Point - And They're Only Going to Get Worse

Cable and satellite TV bills have never been higher, and more mad-as-hell consumers are cutting the cord. And nothing, not even consolidation among operators, stands to reverse the trend. Several... |
DHX to acquire Family Channel, three others from Bell Media

DHX Media Ltd., the Halifax-based production and distribution company, has struck a $170M deal to buy the Family Channel and three Disney channels from Bell Media. The announcement sent DHX shares... |
Amazon Launches VOD Service in Japan

Home shopping giant, Amazon is to begin offering movies online in Japan from this week. The company, which has previously sold electronic books and music will offer a selection of local and... |
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