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TAG, CAA combat ad fraud in China

China Advertising Association (CAA) and the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) – an advertising industry self-regulatory initiative to fight criminal activity and promote brand safety in the digital advertising supply chain…

LG opens up webOS platform

LG Electronics has announced the availability of its popular webOS TV platform ecosystem to other TV brand partners, disrupting the status quo in an industry known for its proprietary operating…

Comscore granted ad effectiveness patent

Comscore granted ad effectiveness patent

Cross-platform media evaluation specialist Comscore has been granted a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on its ‘System and Method for Analyzing the Effectiveness of Content Advertisements’.…

Report: Copper path can lead to fibre dividends

Report: Copper path can lead to fibre dividends

For telecom operators and service providers seeking to roll out future-proofed fibre-grade services, open standards development organisation Broadband Forum has published its latest technical report to help ensure that homes…

DVB endorses watermark, home distribution specs

DVB endorses watermark, home distribution specs

DVB has approved an update to the DVB Targeted Advertising spec to include watermarking as an alternative way to signal where content can be inserted in a broadcast, and a…

BBC joins tech coalition for info verification

A group of technology and media companies has partnered to form the Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity (C2PA), a Joint Development Foundation project established to address the prevalence of…

KTV fined £50K for serious broadcasting breaches

KTV fined £50K for serious broadcasting breaches

UK broadcast regulator Ofcom has imposed fines totalling £50,000 (€57,000) on Khalsa Television Limited (KTV) for serious breaches of its broadcasting rules. KTV broadcasts a range of cultural, religious and…

Field test success for NEXTGEN TV

Field test success for NEXTGEN TV

Newly-released field testing carried out by Sony Electronics has demonstrated the real-world advantages of next-generation TV broadcasting now being rolled out across the USA. The ATSC 3.0 or NEXTGEN TV…

Ofcom revokes CGTN broadcast licence

Ofcom revokes CGTN broadcast licence

Broadcast regulator Ofcom has withdrawn the licence for international English-language satellite news channel CGTN to broadcast in the UK, after its investigation concluded that the licence is wrongfully held by…

Amazon, Discovery, TELE System join HbbTV Association

Amazon, Discovery, TELE System join HbbTV Association

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services through broadcast and broadband networks for connected TV sets and set-top…

Connected device boom demands user services focus

Connected device boom demands user services focus

Increasing demands for faster, more efficient and more reliable ways to manage connected devices will make 2021 the year of service and device lifecycle management, according to open broadband standards…

Sony joins SRT Alliance

The SRT Alliance, established by Haivision, a global provider of real-time video streaming and networking solutions, has announced that Sony Imaging Products & Solutions (Sony) has joined the SRT Alliance. The…

Study: Open standards critical to connected home future

Study: Open standards critical to connected home future

More than three out of every four (76 per cent) broadband service providers have either started to implement open standards development organisation the Broadband Forum’s User Services Platform (USP) or…

EBU ‘trusted news’ initiative

EBU ‘trusted news’ initiative

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has unveiled what it describes as a “pioneering” online initiative that will enable public service media to transcend language barriers and offer their audiences trusted…

NEXTGEN TV broadcasters welcome FCC roll-out boost

The Pearl TV group of US broadcast companies has welcomed the decision by the Federal Communications Commission to give broadcasters more flexibility when using a Distributed Television System (DTS) for…

Loveworld: 2nd breach of Ofcom rules

Loveworld: 2nd breach of Ofcom rules

An Ofcom investigation has found that religious satellite television channel Loveworld breached broadcasting rules for the second time in a year. During the course of a 29-hour programme – The…

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