From SIS Live’s exit from the OB market to BBC S&PP’s decision to pull out of central London, closures top our list of this year’s most-read stories

SIS Live to close its OB division

Company decided to pull out of the OB market after it failed to secure any of the new BBC Sport contracts

Stanley Productions closes down

Wardour Street business went into voluntary liquidation in July

BBC S&PP quits central London facility

Facilities firm said its business model was “not commercially viable”

Pinewood Studios £200m expansion plan rejected

Proposals were turned down after being labelled “inappropriate” by the local authority

Ericsson appoints UK broadcast services head

Brotherston joined the playout provider from consumer review website Qype

Fraudsters steal cameras and lenses worth £750k

Gang targeted Alexas and a selection of Arri/Zeiss Ultra Prime T1.9 lenses

Arri announces Amira for documentary makers

35mm sensor device designed for use as by a single operator

BBC takes Red Bee deals to 2017 as overhaul continues

Extension to contracts to provide playout, metadata and interactive services

Rain Post set for liquidation

Post firm shut down less than two years after it opened

Post firms raise file concerns

Questions raised about looming deadline for the file-based delivery of programmes