Advanced Television


BARB launches API

BARB has beta launched an application programming interface (API) to give its clients more flexibility in how they access BARB viewing data and to enable them to integrate it into their own tools and systems. BARB’s API includes three types of linear viewing data: programme audiences, advertising spots and impacts by time segments. These data […]

January 31, 2023

ITV readies new Corrie visitor centre

ITV has announced the completion of their first ever purpose built, public facing building. The 16,500 sq ft Coronation Street Visitor Centre and Event Space is situated on the corner of the programme’s 7.7 acre production facility at MediaCity in Greater Manchester and will be open to the public in February. As well as being […]

January 30, 2023

Finland: New Total TV ad measurement

After a successful proof of concept, the Finnish commercial broadcasters MTV Oy and Sanoma Media Finland have signed a contract with measurement specialist dataBreeders to develop Total TV advertising measurement and currency to market in 2023. Finland will be one of the first countries in the world to enable a Total TV currency with the […]

January 25, 2023

American Tower mulls Cellnex bid

US wireless communications infrastructure provider American Tower (ATC) is reported to be considering growing its presence in Europe, with Spanish business daily Okdiario suggesting that company is considering a takeover bid for Spanish broadcast and telecoms infrastructure provider Cellnex Telecom, in partnership with venture capital fund Brookfield. ATC acquired the tower division of Telefónica’s Telxius […]

January 24, 2023By Colin Mann

BARB awards recruitment contract to Ipsos

BARB has awarded its panel expansion recruitment contract to Ipsos.  Ipsos will be responsible for recruiting additional homes to BARB’s nationally-representative panel of UK households, in order to grow it from 5,150 homes to 7,000 homes. The panel expansion recruitment contract begins immediately, with Ipsos expected to have recruited enough homes to grow the panel […]

January 23, 2023

CJI, Alpha Networks support beIN’s World Cup broadcast

Cognacq-Jay Image (CJI), a leading service provider in the media industry for playout, head-end, and digital platforms, and Alpha Networks, a leading provider in software solutions for the video distribution market, successfully supported beIN Media Group in the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Cognacq-Jay Image, as global system integrator for beIN in […]

January 20, 2023

Nielsen expands Netflix deal

Nielsen has announced an expansion of its relationship with Netflix, which includes a multi-year agreement to provide linear and streaming audience data across the US, Mexico and Poland. In the US, Netflix will subscribe to Nielsen’s National TV measurement data and Streaming Platform Ratings. In Mexico and Poland, Netflix will subscribe to cross-platform audience insights […]

January 19, 2023

BBC proceeds with local modernisation plans

The BBC says is taking the next steps to reshape local services after listening to audience feedback around proposals for local radio programming. In October 2022, proposals to modernise BBC local services were set out to boost online provision for 43 areas across the country, enhance local audio services on BBC Sounds and create a […]

January 18, 2023

Watford FC Women partners with Pixellot

Pixellot, a provider of AI-Automated sports video and analytics solutions, has announced a partnership for the 2022/23 season with English football club Watford FC Women to deliver video streaming, data, and analysis to take training to the next level.  Watford FC Women are currently in the third tier FA Women’s National League South and play […]

January 18, 2023

Samba TV, MiQ commercial agreement

Samba TV, a provider of TV technology for audience data and omniscreen measurement, and MiQ, the programmatic media partner, have announced a multi-year commercial partnership to bolster MiQ’s Advanced TV solutions with Samba TV’s TV data and measurement capabilities. Upon closure of the greement, Samba TV will transition its US managed media services business to […]

January 13, 2023