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Study: US homes consume 43.5hrs of video per week

A study from research firm Parks Associates, The Viewer Journey: Navigating Streaming Options, reveals US Internet households now consume 43.5 hours of video per week on average across all viewing devices, an increase of more than six hours from 37.2 hours in 2020. Additionally, 61 per cent of households watch paid streaming services on a […]

April 16, 2024

ProSiebenSat.1 Q1 recovery; MFE readies bid?

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has reported what it has described as “a very good start to the year”, and achieved profitable growth in many areas of the portfolio in Q1. This is the result of an analysis of preliminary figures. The Group increased its revenues in the first quarter by 6 per cent to €867 million […]

April 16, 2024

Disney+ scores UEFA football in Denmark, Sweden

Disney has acquired the rights to show the next three seasons of the UEFA Europa League and Europa Conference League tournaments on its Disney+ streaming service in Denmark and Sweden. Through a deal with football governing body UEFA, Disney+ will stream the 2024-25, 2025-26 and 2026-27 campaigns from the second-tier and third-tier European club football […]

April 16, 2024

Ofcom outlines mmWave spectrum auction

Ofcom has provided updates on how the media regulator will make spectrum available in the 26 GHz and 40 GHz bands – known as millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum. This spectrum can carry large amounts of data and has the potential to improve mobile speeds in busy areas, such as train stations, football stadiums and concert […]

April 16, 2024

IMG to enhance EFL broadcast and streaming offering

The English Football League (EFL) and IMG have announced a deal which will see IMG deliver a major upgrade to the EFL’s broadcast and streaming output over the next five seasons. With record domestic and international broadcast deals in place from the 2024/25 season until 2028/29, the EFL says it is committing to an increased […]

April 16, 2024By Nik Roseveare

NBCUniversal rolls out personalised broadcast experiences

NBCUniversal has launched personalised broadcast experiences through its NextGen TV (ATSC 3.0) over-the-air channels on NBC- and Telemundo-owned stations in four US markets. The new product represents a significant milestone in realising NextGen TV’s potential by introducing personalisation, hyper-localisation and enhanced content capabilities to broadcast television to improve the viewer experience and enable advanced engagement, […]

April 16, 2024

Ericsson Q1: Profits grow despite sales drop

Ericsson has reported that sales declined organically by 14 per cent YoY in Q1, attributed to a 19 per cent decline in Networks. Reported sales decreased to SEK 53.3 billion (€4.59bn). Gross income excluding restructuring charges decreased to SEK 22.8 billion as lower sales were partly offset by an improvement in gross margin. Reported gross […]

April 16, 2024

Roberts Communications Network selects Appear X platform

Appear, the global leader in live production technology, and Roberts Communications Network (Roberts), the leading worldwide video distribution and wagering data communications services provider to the horse racing industry, have announced that Roberts has chosen the Appear X Platform to modernise its contribution infrastructure for HEVC video encoding and high-order satellite modulation, from 100+ global […]

April 16, 2024

Amagi announces collaboration with Argoid AI

Amagi, the global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced a collaboration with Argoid AI, a specialist in AI-powered business solutions, to integrate AI-powered scheduling automation into its Amagi PLANNER product. This initiative is designed to assist FAST channel programmers in leveraging AI technology to schedule content that captivates and […]

April 16, 2024

Report: Wi-Fi 7 market hits $1bn before launch

Network management software company, Auvik, has released a data-driven networking trends report using Google Trends and other sources to analyse internet user behaviour dating back to 2004, revealing the urgency for businesses to adopt sophisticated security measures. The primary goal of the study was to help business and IT professionals identify the rising need for […]

April 16, 2024