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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

Samba TV expands UK operations

Samba TV, a global player in omniscreen advertising and analytics, has announced the significant expansion of its operations following a year of substantial growth in the UK and Europe. In the UK, Samba TV delivered significant year-over-year revenue growth of more than 70 per cent in 2021 and expanded its UK headquarters operation staffing by […]

May 18, 2022

Eutelsat still suffering Video revenue challenges

Eutelsat revealed its Q3 financials after the market closed on May 12th. Its financial year ends on June 30th. The Broadcast division’s quarterly revenues fell back 6.8 per cent y-o-y to €172.5 million (from €182 million); Broadcast is 61 per cent of the company’s revenues. The problems in Russia were covered by the company. The […]

May 13, 2022By Chris Forrester

European VoD companies inaugurate coalition

VoD companies have officially inaugurated the European VOD Coalition. The Coalition gives a voice to the successful European audiovisual streaming sector. It will engage with policy makers and regulators across Europe on behalf of companies who invest in and distribute audiovisual content in Europe as part of their core commercial activities. The European VOD Coalition […]

May 11, 2022

Pixotope expands in APAC region

Pixotope, the virtual production platform for live media productions, such as The Super Bowl, Euro 2020, League of Legends Final and Eurovision, has announced partnerships with several key broadcast companies in South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, Japan, The Philippines, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Singapore. On the heels of key staff appointments, the deals […]

May 10, 2022

Serie A, WSC Sports partner on AI highlights

Lega Serie A, the top flight football league in Italy, has announced a three-year partnership with WSC Sports, a global player in artificial intelligence (AI)-driven sports video technology, to automatically create highlights in real-time of all Serie A, Supercoppa Frecciarossa, and Coppa Italia Frecciarossa matches. WSC Sports’ machine learning technology analyses actions as they happen, […]

May 9, 2022

Together TV launches streaming service with Red Bee

Together TV has launched its free to use streaming service. As a TV channel that aims to inspire positive social change, Together TV and Red Bee Media, a global media services partner, have developed the platform to reach new audiences and engage them with change-making campaigns. The UK-based streaming service is now available through app […]

May 4, 2022

Sky renews capacity agreement with SES

Sky UK has extended its multi-year pay-TV capacity and transmission agreement with SES. The renewal secures an additional contract backlog of approximately €84 million, building on the €90 million capacity agreement signed between the two companies in 2021, with contract durations up to end 2028. With this renewal, Sky UK will continue to leverage the […]

May 3, 2022By Chris Forrester

Amazon Fire TV adds audio streaming for hearing aids

Fire TV is launching Audio Streaming for Hearing Aids on Fire TV Cube (2nd gen) for compatible Bluetooth hearing aids from Starkey. This makes Fire TV the first-ever streaming media player to support Audio Streaming for Hearing Aids, commonly known as ASHA. Customers with compatible Starkey hearing aids can connect directly to Fire TV Cube […]

April 28, 2022

Recast unveils Recast Publish tech

Subscription-free live and on-demand video streaming platform Recast has unveiled new technology that it says will make it easier for rights holders across the global sports and entertainment landscape to control and monetise their content. Recast Publish aims to put more control over Channels in the hands of rights holders – allowing them additional freedom […]

April 28, 2022