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Boxsets boost for iPlayer

Boxsets boost for iPlayer

A Christmas treat of box-sets has helped BBC iPlayer achieve its best week on record. Viewers spent more time and streamed more programmes on BBC iPlayer than in any previous…

CBS All Access on Amazon Channels

CBS All Access on Amazon Channels

CBS All Access, CBS’s digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, and Amazon have launched the ability for Amazon Prime members to add CBS All Access’s commercial-free offering to…

F1 2017: Strong TV and digital audience growth

F1 2017: Strong TV and digital audience growth

The 2017 season saw Formula 1 register an increase in audience figures across both TV and digital platforms compared to the previous year, with F1 the fastest growing sport brand…

Conviva: 100% OTT viewing time increase in 2017

Conviva, the measurement and analytics serivce, has published a streaming 2017 year in review report that is showing over 100 per cent growth rates in key OTT market metrics, demonstrating…

Ooyala: OTT consumer frustration to drive change

Ooyala: OTT consumer frustration to drive change

Video streaming and monetisation specialist Ooyala has released its State of the Broadcast Industry 2018 report which maps out the challenges for content creators and distributors as they strive to…

UK consumer video spend up 7.5%

According to trade body the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE), data from the Official Charts Company and IHS Markit suggest that consumer spend across the video category rose by…

£60m boost for UK kids’ TV  

£60m boost for UK kids’ TV   

A new multi-million-pound fund to help increase the range of children’s television in the UK has been announced by Culture Secretary Karen Bradley. The £60 million (€67.5m) fund will be…

Facebook, Universal music licensing deal

Facebook, Universal music licensing deal

Facebook and Universal Music Group (UMG) have agreed what they describe as an “unprecedented” global, multi-year deal under which UMG becomes the first major music company to license its recorded…

Amazon plans YouTube rival?

Amazon plans YouTube rival?

Amazon’s feud with Google could soon escalate, as reports say it is planning to launch a rival to YouTube. Amazon, it is said, has filed two trademark requests with the…

Irdeto identifies 2018 cyber-security trends

Irdeto identifies 2018 cyber-security trends

Irdeto, a specialist in digital platform security, has published its annual predictions looking at the content delivery and security trends in media and entertainment for 2018. The e-book, Disruptive Technologies,…