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Nielsen: Record month for streaming in US

The Gauge, the monthly total US TV viewing snapshot from Nielsen, revealed that streaming reached another record high in April, capturing 30.4 per cent of total TV viewing and surpassing its previous record of 29.7 per cent set in March 2022. While overall TV viewing dropped by 2.1 per cent from March, streaming volume in […]

May 20, 2022

Report: Global streaming consumption up 10% YoY

Global streaming consumption grew 10 per cent globally, including continued growth in mature markets such as North America (5 per cent) and Europe (9 per cent), during Q1 2022 as compared to Q1 2021, according to the latest State of Streaming report from Conviva, the analytics platform for streaming media. “Despite recent news of Netflix’s […]

May 20, 2022

Execs: FWA key for Europe’s high-speed Internet

According to panellists at an online event, ‘Releasing the Potential of Fixed Wireless Access in Europe – Challenges, Opportunities and Funding Mechanisms’, the superfast speeds and low latency now offered by 5G, Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) becomes key in the technology mix to provide a solution and to provide high-speed Internet, especially where fibre roll-out […]

May 20, 2022By Colin Mann

Ofcom: Two thirds UK homes gigabit ready

UK households looking to get faster home broadband have received a welcome boost, with new figures from regulator Ofcom revealing two thirds of homes can now sign up to gigabit broadband. Ofcom’s latest figures show these speeds are available to 66 per cent of all UK homes (19.3 million) – up from 37 per cent […]

May 20, 2022By Colin Mann

Premier Sports scores UEFA National Team football package

Premier Sports has been awarded the rights to broadcast UEFA National Team football in the UK from 2022 to 2024 encompassing the UEFA Nations League and European Qualifiers to UEFA Euro 2024. This includes all of Scotland’s fixtures beginning with their UEFA Nations League fixture versus Armenia on June 8th, all of Northern Ireland’s matches […]

May 20, 2022

Record quarter for ITV drama

ITV has released data for drama The Thief, His Wife and The Canoe showing that the total audience for the first episode rose by 5.4 million viewers in the 28 days after the initial broadcast, with the four-part series as a whole averaging a total audience of over 9 million viewers, up by 5.1 million/123 […]

May 20, 2022

FAST Channels TV partners with HeroGo TV to deliver next gen TV experience

FAST Channels TV latest partnership brings more movies and TV shows to HeroGo TV’s huge selection of titles, including over 200 free ad-supported television (FAST) channels and over 1,000 VoD assets, that will entertain and educate viewers of all ages. The new channel line-up includes World Poker Tour, Law & Crime, batteryPOP Kids, Must See […]

May 20, 2022

e.TV’s profit surges

Despite a plethora of OTT offerings as well as the well-established DStv pay-TV services in South Africa, it is clear that there’s plenty of life left in free-to-air commercial broadcasting, at least as far as eMedia and its e.TV broadcasting station is concerned. eMedia saw its share price rocket earlier this week when it said […]

May 20, 2022By Chris Forrester

Nielsen deduplicates smart TV, streamer audiences

Nielsen has expanded deduplication of connected TV (CTV) audiences to include new Smart TV original equipment manufacturer (OEM) inventory, enabling media buyers and sellers to obtain accurate, person-level viewership inclusive of co-viewing across Samsung and VIZIO devices, in addition to Roku, Hulu and other streaming platforms in the US. Nielsen says media buyers can now […]

May 20, 2022

Data: US adds 1,065,000 broadband subs in Q1

Leichtman Research Group (LRG) reports that the largest cable and wireline phone providers and fixed wireless services in the US – representing about 96 per cent of the market – acquired about 1,065,000 net additional broadband Internet subscribers in Q1 2022, compared to a pro forma gain of about 1,120,000 subscribers in Q1 2021. These […]

May 20, 2022