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BBC proposes to extend iPlayer
Arqiva proposes importance of broadcasting
Disney+ and Apple TV+ grow

Less than a month after launching the Service List Registry
service discovery platform at DVB World in Brussels, I was
pleased to be recognised among the top 50 in the United
Kingdom nominated by readers of VOD Professional and
adjudicated by an independent panel of judges. It is an
honour to be considered in the company of some of the
leading names in our sector. Congratulations to all those
listed. This week sees the launch of Paramount+ in the
United Kingdom and Ireland. The online video subscription
service is part of the Paramount Global stable, which
includes CBS in the United States, Channel 5 in the United
Kingdom, and Network 10 in Australia, as well as other
brands including MTV, Nickelodeon, and Comedy Central,
together with the free Pluto TV service, and the renowned
movie studio responsible for Top Gun Maverick. William Cooper Editor BBC PROPOSES TO EXTEND IPLAYER The BBC is proposing to extend the availability of
programmes on the BBC iPlayer online video service. It wants
to be able to offer any title to which it has rights,
including the availability of full series boxsets for any
returning series. The corporation is consulting with
industry stakeholders as part of a public interest test. Any
final proposals will require approval from the
communications regulator Ofcom. Read more... ARQIVA PROPOSES IMPORTANCE OF BROADCASTING 9 out of 10 people in the United Kingdom want to see
continued support for broadcast television and radio
services. 85% believe that the government should actively
support the continued provision of these services and a
similar proportion believe that the BBC should be doing so.
Under current plans, terrestrial services are only certain
to be continued until the early 2030s. Arqiva, the
transmission services provider, has launched a campaign for
the importance of digital terrestrial television and
broadcast radio that it has branded Broadcast 2040+. Read more... DISNEY+ AND APPLE TV+ GROW 19.6 million homes in the United Kingdom have access to an
online video subscription service, an increase of almost
half a million since the end of 2021. The greatest growth
has come from Disney+ and Apple TV+, although Netflix and
Amazon Prime Video lead the field and also saw subscriber
gains. Read more... Paramount+ launches in United Kingdom Disney caught out on cricket India Apple scores Major League Soccer deal Comcast recommends advertising mix Xbox comes to televisions without the box Ausbiz shows online video future MULTISCREEN INDEX The quarterly Multiscreen Index offers an invaluable
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and provides an index of the top 100 services by digital
subscriber numbers, with top 10 rankings worldwide, by
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