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    Disney seals Fox deal and Amazon signs BT Sport

    2019-03-22T07:00:00Z

    Weekly news round-up: Your guide to what’s happened this week in media, entertainment and technology.

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    Disney completes $71.3bn Fox acquisition

    2019-03-21T17:02:00Z

    Disney officially owns 21st Century Fox after more than a year of negotiations and a $71.3 billion exchange.

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    EU hits Google with £1.3bn fine

    2019-03-20T15:43:00Z

    The European Union antitrust commission has fined Google for its “abusive practices” in online advertising and its “illegal misuse” of its dominant market position. 

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    RTS awards originality and excellence

    2019-03-20T12:10:00Z

    Jodie Comer for Killing Eve and Lucian Msamati for Kiri were among those celebrated last night at the Royal Television Society Programme Awards.

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    SMPTE calls to students

    2019-03-20T09:00:00Z

    Applications for the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) annual student paper award and scholarship have opened.

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    Netflix eschews Apple alliance

    2019-03-19T13:50:00Z

    Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings has confirmed that the SVOD service won’t be available via Apple TV, which is expected to be announced next Monday. 

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    Regional focus: Latin America

    2019-03-19T07:00:00Z

    Major economies are leading the development of Latin America’s media market, but many countries in the region lack the infrastructure and resources to develop their broadcast industries, according to an IABM report.

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    OneWeb secures $1.25bn in new funding

    2019-03-18T11:32:00Z

    After the launch of six satellites last month, OneWeb has secured its largest fundraising round to date with a total of $1.25 billion in new capital. 

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    BBC triumphs at BPG Awards

    2019-03-15T15:49:00Z

    Jodie Comer and Hugh Grant were among the winners of the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards today, judges praised the “brilliance of the output.”

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    Google Stadia: Not just for gamers?

    2019-03-22T11:06:00Z

    Far more than a game streaming service, Google Stadia represents a transformative shift in digital communication, writes Adrian Pennington.