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    Netflix reveals how viewing metrics determines a show's success

    by Andy Bassett
    Netflix has revealed that in order to assess a show’s success, part of its process is to allocate three viewing styles to content, and it’s the number of ‘Starters’ ‘Watchers’ and ‘Completers’ that can determine a show’s fate.  
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    Discovery launches dplay AVOD service in UK and Ireland

    by Andy Bassett
    Best known for its non-scripted and factual television channels, Discovery has launched its AVOD streaming service, dplay, in the UK and Ireland.  
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    Use of EU satellite decoders to become an offence after Brexit

    by Andy Bassett
    It’s all too easy to tune out the endless drone of Brexit comings and goings but in the real world there will be knock on effects for technology and how it can be used.  
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    New Nvidia Shield devices 25 percent faster and add Dolby Vision

    by Andy Bassett
    The upcoming Nvidia Shield TV Pro will feature a new Tegra X1+ chip and support 4K playback and Dolby Vision and come with a new remote control.  
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    Netflix gets subscriber boost ahead of rival's challenge

    by Andy Bassett
    Nearly seven million viewers join Netflix during Q3 in the last few weeks before the company faces some serious competition from the likes of Apple TV+ and Disney+.  
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    Apple TV app now available on Roku devices

    by Andy Bassett
    With Apple TV Plus ready to launch, it’s good news for owners of Roku streaming devices and TVs - they won’t be left out as the Apple TV gateway app is now available for them to download.  
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    Rakuten TV launches free AVOD service in Europe

    by Andy Bassett
    There may be adverts included but Rakuten TV’s newly launched European AVOD service promises free local, Hollywood and exclusive content.  
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    Netflix to drop support for older Roku players on December 1st

    by Andy Bassett
    Netflix has announced it will be dropping support for older Roku players on December 1st citing “technical limitations.”  
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    BBC iPlayer to undergo major overhaul for 2020

    by Andy Bassett
    After Ofcom’s recent approval of proposed changes to the BBC iPlayer service, news also comes of a major revamp for the video streaming player, its biggest since its launch in 2007.  
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    TiVo launches EDGE DVRs and TiVo+ service

    by Andy Bassett
    TiVo, the company synonymous with personal video recorders, has announced two new 4K UHD DVR models called TiVo EDGE, as well as a new video service dubbed TiVo Plus.  
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    Amazon Prime strikes pre-Disney+ deal for major titles in Latin America

    by Andy Bassett
    As Disney content starts to disappear from current streaming services ready for the Disney+ launch in a few lucky regions on November 12th, TV fans from the rest of the world look on enviously. Unless, that is if you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber in Latin America.  
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    BritBox secures first distribution partners ahead of launch

    by Andy Bassett
    Britbox, the BBC/ITV digital video streaming service announces distribution deals that will see it coming to Samsung TVs plus Freeview Play and YouView platforms.  
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    John Wick deluxe 4K UHD triplepack artwork first look

    by Andy Bassett
    Lionsgate are releasing a 1000 copy run of the John Wick 4K UHD triplepack with exclusive artwork and pre-orders are being taken now.  
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    Apple's tvOS 13 now available and brings support for games controllers

    by Andy Bassett
    Apple's tvOS 13 now available and brings support for the company’s Arcade streaming game platform plus Xbox and PS4 controllers.  
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    Pluto TV now available on Android in UK

    by Andy Bassett
    Pluto TV has launched an Android app making the service available in the UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.  
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    2019 Emmy wins for Sky TV shows

    by Andy Bassett
    Already an Emmy record breaker, it was Game of Thrones’s last bow at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, where Sky shows won big and British talent made its presence felt.  
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    BritBox adds Channel 5 and Comedy Central to roster

    by Andy Bassett
    BritBox adds 100s hours of Channel 5 and Comedy Central programming ready for launch.  
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    Roku Premiere streaming device with 4K HDR hits UK

    by Andy Bassett
    As well as the Premiere, Roku’s UK bound line up of streamers also includes a redesigned Roku Express and the existing Streaming Stick+. There’s an update to Roku OS9.2 coming too.  

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