Star Wars as a TV series?
RTE Ireland is reporting that the 'US network ABC has said it has held talks with Star Wars makers Lucasfilm about bringing the sci-fi blockbuster to television as a primetime series.'. You can read the article here.
Ofcom ends probe into Premier League football TV rights
'Football fans are likely to face more increases in the cost of watching matches at home, as the media watchdog will today drop its two-year investigation of the Premier League’s multi-billion-pound TV rights auction' is what is being reported by the Telegraph (8/8/2016).
The Telegraph article continues by saying that 'The Premier League’s approach contrasts with rival leagues in Germany and Spain, where all matches are available live and some are shown by more than one broadcaster'.
BBC iPlayer sets new record
The BBC has released its iPlayer stats for April, May, and June, revealing the highest percentage of live TV viewers on the app since 2014.
A huge 11% of TV requests in the last three months were for live telly rather than catch-up, and the month of June alone saw an average of 19.9 million unique browsers watching TV on the app each week - the highest on record for the month.
... in some places, but not everywhere. So some of the news articles claiming that 'Netflix crashes worldwide' are a bit wide of the mark. They did however have one or two problems, unlike our IPTV service which was working perfectly. Yep, just had to stick that one in.