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Analyst: Netflix’s Mexican SVoD dominance under challenge

Analyst: Netflix’s Mexican SVoD dominance under challenge

The Mexican video entertainment market saw steady 2 per cent growth in 2018. However, this doesn’t fully reflect the structural changes in the wider video landscape, according to the latest…

Sorenson deal boosts Nielsen Smart TV adressability

Sorenson deal boosts Nielsen Smart TV adressability

Analytics specialist Nielsen has launched a new technology, product and commercial initiative, Nielsen Advanced Video Advertising that will focus on expanding and innovating addressable advertising for Smart TVs and beyond.…

Report: Connected TV surge in digital advertising

Report: Connected TV surge in digital advertising

Ad industry creative asset management solution provider Extreme Reach has released its 2018 Q4 and full year Video Advertising Benchmarks report that highlights the transformative impact of connected television (CTV)…

IHS: D2C will add 53m US video subs by 2023

New direct-to-consumer online video subscription services from the Walt Disney Company, Apple, and Warner Media are expected to launch in 2019, with NBCUniversal following in 2020. These new services have…

LG, Hillcrest renew smart TV tech licence

InterDigital, a mobile technology research and development company, has announced that LG Electronics has extended its licence to use Hillcrest Labs’ Freespace MotionEngine software in its Smart TV’s for an…

3rd-gen Telstra TV introduced

3rd-gen Telstra TV introduced

Australian multiplay telco Telstra has introduced its third-generation Telstra TV which it says is another leap forward for affordable entertainment in Australian homes. Available from February 26th, the new third-generation…

ACE sues Omniverse for copyright infringement

ACE sues Omniverse for copyright infringement

Members of the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) – a global coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal market for creative content and reducing online piracy – have filed…

LiveRamp adds Connected TV identity solution

LiveRamp – the identity platform for powering exceptional experiences – is expanding the capabilities of its IdentityLink platform to include Connected TV. By linking Connected TV (CTV) identifiers to the…

Epix NOW SVoD launches

Premium TV network Epix has launched Epix NOW, its new streaming service available in the US through partner app stores, featuring its full library of original programming and blockbuster movies.…

BT Sport app: More platforms

BT Sport app: More platforms

BT Sport is now even easier to watch with the launch of a new app on Apple TV, Samsung Smart TVs, and Xbox. In time for the UEFA Champions League…

STB fraudster to pay back £40k+

A man who was jailed for 22 months in July 2018 for selling streaming device that allowed thousands of buyers to watch premium Sky TV content illegally has been ordered…

Singapore to update copyright regime

The Singapore government has announced that it will be amending the Copyright Act to update its copyright regime in an effort to support creators and users  of video content. A…

Sinclair launches STIRR AVoD

Sinclair launches STIRR AVoD

US television broadcasting company Sinclair Broadcast Group is to launch STIRR, a free, ad-supported streaming service that will include access to some of the most popular national news, sports, entertainment…

Premier League opens Singapore office  

Premier League opens Singapore office  

The Premier League’s first international office has opened in Singapore. Based in Tanjong Pagar, the office will provide a base for the Asia-Pacific region and has primarily been established to…

Roku: Streaming hours up 68%

Streaming platform and device specialist Roku has disclosed preliminary Q4 2018 data for two key operating metrics, active accounts and streaming hours, demonstrating continued momentum for the Roku platform as…