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BBC Worldwide clinches new VOD deal in South Korea

MUMBAI: On the second day of BBC Worldwide's Showcase in Liverpool, BBC Worldwide Asia has inked a Video on Demand (VOD) deal with BTV, an IPTV service in South Korea provided by one of the country’s largest telco operators, SK Broadband. The two year deal comprises over 600 hours of content...

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BBC Four acquires Swedish thriller from FremantleMedia

MUMBAI: BBC Four has acquired the 8x60’ Swedish international drama series Modus from FremantleMedia International (FMI).   BBC Four editor Cassian Harrison said, “BBC Four continues to bring the very best international drama to its audience and I’m delighted that we will be showing Modus, from a...

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BBC appoints Simon Jack as business editor

MUMBAI: The BBC has appointed Simon Jack as the new business editor. Jack joined the BBC’s Business and Economic team in 2003 and, as BBC Economics Correspondent, he worked across BBC News programmes including Newsnight, News at Ten and the other bulletins as well as BBC Radio 4’s PM and Wake Up To...

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ICC inks 4-year online cricket deal with BBC

MUMBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has inked a four-year partnership with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), which will see the BBC Sport website provide in-depth coverage of all ICC Events until 2019 in the United Kingdom. The relationship started with the ICC U19 Cricket...

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BBC & Discovery ink long-term Olympic partnership

MUMBAI: The BBC and Discovery Communications have inked a long-term Olympic Games agreement in the UK, building on a 30-year partnership between the two global media organisations. The deal means that the BBC will sub-license (from Discovery) exclusive free-to-air audio-visual and non-exclusive...

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