Distribution - In Brief


- The Universal Music Publishing Group has reached a new agreement with YouTube which will allow its Anglo-American repertoire to be played on the social media website in 127 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The deal encompasses all types of YouTube videos that feature music, including user-generated content. Read the full story here:

- e.tv claims to be the first and only free-to-air commercial TV station in South Africa and the largest English-medium channel with 14.8 million viewers to date.

- Owners of Samsung smartphones and tablet computers in South Africa will get 1GB/month of data at AlwaysOn hotspots for 12 months at no charge. This will for example allow to use social networks or to watch live TV, programme replays or YouTube videos much more easily. Read the full story here: