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Ofcom consults on measurement for plurality

Ofcom has invited comments on how best to measure media plurality, after a request by the Secretary of State for Ofcom to lead the development of a measurement framework. In a statement, the media watchdog said: “This request follows the conclusions of a consultation by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), which determined the scope of the measurement […]

DTG Testing launches 4K Ultra HD testing zoo

DTG Testing – which provides the product conformance regime which enables manufacturers to obtain trademarks for the Freeview and Freesat digital TV platforms in the UK – has launched what it claims is the world’s first Ultra HD product testing zoo with a 4K HDMI interoperability plugfest. The Digital TV Group (DTG) members-only event brought together retail 4K TVs from […]

StarHub trials Nokia’s Liquid Applications

StarHub has revealed details of its trial implementation of Nokia’s Liquid Applications solution at its 4G mobile base stations within the Indoor Stadium at Singapore Sports Hub For the trial, conducted on October 21st, four ‘live’ video feeds of the Rising Stars Finals played at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore were delivered concurrently to spectators on mobile devices, giving […]

Videology integrates Nielsen segments with BARB data

Videology – the video advertising platform – has announced a direct platform integration of Nielsen UK data, including the TV segments built from Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board (BARB) TV panel data, that enables cross-screen planning, buying, delivery and measurement.  This will provide a single-source solution for advertisers to execute scalable cross-platform campaigns that can be optimised for bottom line results. […]

Tilgin gateway software with new monitoring features

Tilgin’s advanced gateway software, HGA is now available in a new release. It brings new features for monitoring and support of the connected home. The HGA2.5 release contains a unique Operator log that can follow and track home networking events and data. This gives Operators new tools to quickly detect and solve issues as well as the possibility to collect […]

Civolution’s audio watermarking bought by Kantar

Civolution has sold its audio watermarking unit to Kantar Media, a specialist in audience measurement.  Civolution says this transaction, which is scheduled to close in Q4 2014, will enable it to focus on two key growth markets – media protection and media data intelligence. The deal will strengthen Kantar Media’s audience measurement technologies and open up new and exciting opportunities […]

Nielsen wins Australia measurement tender

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IAB Australia has confirmed that Nielsen has been appointed the sole and exclusive preferred supplier for the provision of digital audience measurement services in Australia, starting on January 1st 2015, for a three year period.  The contract will see a comprehensive overhaul of the existing digital audience measurement system, with a number of significant improvements and enhancements around mobile audience […]

Rentrak buys Kantar’s US TV measurement assets

Rentrak, a specialist in measuring movies and TV everywhere, has agreed to acquire the US television measurement business of WPP’s Kantar business unit for $98 million in Rentrak common stock. The transaction, when closed, will include Kantar Media’s customer contracts and customer relationships involved in US television measurement. This transaction gives Rentrak and Kantar better scale to innovate their products […]

Specific Media expands partnership with Nielsen

Specific Media has expanded its multi-year strategic collaboration with Nielsen to integrate new sets of audience and segmentation data into its digital advertising offerings. The advanced data enhances advertisers’ ability to create and deliver online campaigns precisely aligned with consumer behaviors. “By tapping into Nielsen’s leading data-driven insights and newest cross-screen consumer segmentation, we can offer our clients access to […]

Kantar Media expands Asian footprint

Astro, Malaysia’s integrated consumer media group that provides pay-TV and radio services, has signed an agreement with Kantar Media to design, deploy and manage a proprietary audience measurement service. This service is the first of its kind in Malaysia.  Astro will use Kantar Media’s return path data (RPD) research techniques to collect data from its subscribers’ set top boxes, measure […]

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