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Ted Hall | November 27, 2015
Pan-Nordic broadcaster and pay TV provider MTG has acquired DreamHack, Scandinavia’s largest esports player. The deal for 100% of the company, which runs local and global esports leagues, tournaments and championships, values DreamHack at SKr244 million ($28 million).
Tim Westcott | November 26, 2015
Content deals: Altice has been awarded exclusive broadcasting rights to the Premier League in France and Monaco and non-exclusive rights in Andorra, Luxembourg and Switzerland for the three seasons from 2016/17 to 2018/19. The rights are currently held by Canal Plus. Altice owns cable operator Numericable and mobile/IPTV service SFR in France. Press reports indicated that Altice will pay €100 million a season for the rights.

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  • Christine Arrington | November 24, 2015
    IHS updates its view on the market for streaming games. This report examines the potential for the subscription, electronic sell through and rental markets by distribution channel including game consoles, standalone (PC) services and pay television.
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  • Steve Bailey | November 20, 2015
    Overall hardware unit sales across TV and handheld consoles for Q3 have declined 25%, presenting a worse picture than the 15% to-date decline for the year.
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  • Ted Hall, Martyn Hannant | November 17, 2015
    Total pay TV subscribers increased by just 0.4% in Europe in Q2 2015, representing the slowest rate of growth in the region as a whole since Q3 2010. Pay TV declined in 11 markets in the quarter. In most of these cases, particularly the Nordic markets and the Netherlands, this was part of continuing trend of quarterly pay TV losses. In Romania however, the quarterly decline ended a period of consistent growth. Two of Europe's largest pay TV markets, the UK and Spain, exhibited some of the highest growth in the region in Q2 2015. The driving force was the same in both: IPTV.
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  • Charlotte Jones | November 05, 2015
    Charlotte Jones, Principal Analyst gave a presentation at the 2015 IHS PEVE conference outlining the core drivers in the wider shift towards Premium Cinema plus insights on the growth of premium large format screens (PLF), the competitive market for global branded screens and the rise of 4D cinema.
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  • October 14, 2015
    What is the future of programmatic advertising in Italy and how does it compare to the rest of Europe? At the IAB Italia Seminar ’New Programmatic and Data Fusion’ on 13 October 2015 in Milan, our Senior Director Advertising, Daniel Knapp, presented his perspective. His presentation covered market trends, programmatic trading models, M&A activity in the ad tech space, and how publishers can succeed through cooperation.
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  • Julian Watson | September 22, 2015
    In this country profile: data, charts, insight on the Colombia fixed voice, fixed broadband, mobile and multiplay markets, plus comment on the major recent strategic and regulatory events.
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  • Icon Vice President, Consumer, Media, Telecoms & Displays
    Ben Keen is responsible for directing all research on consumer electronics, professional video technology, media, telecommunications and displays within the Technology division of IHS. He leads a team of over 150 expert analysts around the world.
  • Icon Senior Director, Broadband Media
    Dan oversees the strategic development of the company's global output on the business and economics of broadband, the digital distribution of ebooks, movies, music, TV and user-generated content, and the relationship between content and consumer technology.
  • Icon Director, Advertising
    Daniel Knapp, director of advertising research, is a recognized expert on advertising industry trends and strategies, media consumption patterns and online privacy. At IHS, Daniel manages teams in London and Shanghai responsible for forecasting and analyzing global advertising markets and key companies across all media.
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