African broadband to double, Facebook crushes Q3 & Buzzfeed launches first UK series: this week in media

African broadband to double, Facebook crushes Q3 & Buzzfeed launches first UK series: this week in media

African broadband connections set to double

The number of mobile broadband connections in Africa will more than double in the next five years, according to research by Ovum.  Read more on DigitalTVEurope >>

Facebook crushes Q3 results

Profits climbed 79% to $4.7 billion in Q3 as shares hit a record $182 per share.  Read more on Techcrunch >>

Buzzfeed launch first UK video series

BuzzFeed is exporting its popular food-focused web series, “Worth It,” to the U.K. on Nov. 5 and will air weekly on Facebook and YouTube.  Read more on DigiDay >>

France’s TF1 post encouraging figures (thanks to digital)

TF1 posted revenues of €1.467 billion for the first nine months of the year, up 2.8%, and Q3 revenues of €429.9 million, up 7.1%.  Read more on DigitalTVEurope >>

Amazon launch camera & lock combo

Amazon have extended their hardware product range to include a cloud camera and smart lock, to enable remote home deliveries.  Read more on The Verge >>

Malta journalist murdered, Magic Leap raises another $500 million & MTG reports record profit: this week in media

Malta journalist murdered, Magic Leap raises another $500 million & MTG reports record profit: this week in media