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Disney to launch branded channel on Netflix rival

Disney, fresh from pulling out of its distribution agreement with Netflix, has signed up to provide a branded channel on the streaming video outfit’s Asian rival Iflix. Disney has struck a wide-ranging deal with the Malaysia-based subscription video-on-demand company that will see it provide a branded channel on Iflix’s platform featuring Marvel and Pixar movies […]

Sky shutting 3D TV channel

UK pay TV operator Sky is closing its 3D channel. The linear service will close the 3D service in June. It launched almost five years ago, amid much hype about the prospects for 3D TV, but it failed to generate widespread consumer interest. Sky said it will continue to provide 3D content on an on-demand basis. […]

State of the industry: Canadian kids TV

Digital disruption and an end to regulatory protection has some in the Canadian kids business worried, but while content providers have one less broadcaster to pitch following the sell-off of Astral Media’s assets, they are optimistic that the same new platforms threatening traditional TV will provide them with greater global reach. Mark Dillon reports. The […]