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Synamedia acquires Utelly

Synamedia, the independent video software provider, has announced the acquisition of Utelly, a UK-based privately-owned content discovery platform provider with products targeted at the entertainment industry. Its offerings include metadata aggregation, search and recommendations, as well as content management and a content promotion engine. Utelly’s solution simplifies the complexity of users’ content discovery across TV […]

May 25, 2022

Forecast: Africa SVoD competing for 15m subs by 2026

For several years, the SVoD market in Sub-Saharan Africa has been growing steadily, reports Dataxis. Between 2018 and 2021, the number of streaming subscribers almost doubled to reach just over 5 million. This growth is not likely to stop as the market is expected to reach more than 15 million subscribers by 2026, a threefold […]

May 26, 2022

Data: CTV impressions rise 23% in Q1

The world of digital video advertising is evolving at a rapid pace, and the latest findings from in creative logistics specialist Extreme Reach (ER) show a distinct shift in how advertisers reached consumers during the first quarter of 2022, portending a potential year of transition across the market and return to pre-pandemic levels across the […]

May 26, 2022

France: 14.5m fibre access lines

There were a total 14.5 million active fibre access lines in France at the end of 2021, which represents a year-on-year increase of 4.1 million, according to telecoms watchdog Arcep’s 2021 annual Observatory. For the first time, there were more active fibre-based broadband and superfast broadband lines than copper network DSL-based ones (14.4 million. Among […]

May 26, 2022From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

CTV-focused attribution solution from TVDataNow

Connected TV (CTV) and OTT advertising measurement platform TVDataNow has unveiled new CTV-focused attribution solution which it says provides the most comprehensive attribution for marketers, publishers, and adtech companies looking to leverage the CTV channel. The company says that with the solution, data-driven marketers will now be able to use complete performance insights for CTV […]

May 26, 2022

Research: Video providers face streaming competition

The inaugural Battle Royale study from Hub Entertainment Research shows that the average household consumes entertainment – video, music, gaming, podcasts – from almost 13 different sources. But only half of those sources are considered must-haves. According to Hub, Covid and the launch of new streaming platforms have kicked the streaming revolution into high gear.  […]

May 25, 2022

Survey: US households average 3 SVoD subscriptions

The proliferation of new streaming services is disrupting the traditional pay-TV market, as US streaming subscriptions have increased at 37.4 per cent per year from 2014 to 2020, according to Altman Solon’s 12th annual Consumer Video Survey. The survey found that the number of  streaming services subscriptions per household jumped from 2.1 in 2020 to […]

May 25, 2022

Samsung working on “superior to OLED” tech

Samsung is reported to be having second thoughts on its deal with LG Display to buy their (White) OLED TV screens. The plan is for Samsung continue developing their own technology which they describe as being “superior” to LG’s high-end screens. Currently, Samsung is pushing ahead with their normal range of screens which are “as […]

May 25, 2022By Chris Forrester

Survey: 77% say films changed their view on cultural issues

With the Cannes Film Festival in full swing, research from Mastercard, official partner of the festival, reveals that two in five Brits (42 per cent) say movies have changed the way they see the world. The power of the cinematic voice has proved evident as the survey reveals that almost four in five people in […]

May 25, 2022By Nik Roseveare

BBC Sounds on PS5; signs Kamara

The BBC Sounds app is now available on the PlayStation 5. Listeners with PS5s consoles can now access live and on demand radio from the BBC’s national and local stations, music mixes curated by experts, artists and special guests, and a wide range of podcasts. Pushpa Reddy, director of product management, BBC, commented: “Record numbers […]

May 25, 2022By Nik Roseveare

161m Eurovision Song Contest viewers

The 66th Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) from Turin, Italy reached 161 million people over the three live shows in 34 measured markets. The reach of the Contest in those territories was up 7 million year on year. The viewing share for the Grand Final on Saturday May 14th was up three percentage points on 2021 […]

May 25, 2022

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