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Survey: Australians overwhelmed by streaming options

Australian consumers are feeling overwhelmed with the number of content streaming options available in the media landscape, according to Deloitte’s eighth annual Media Consumer Survey. The streaming battleground has confused audiences,…

Tubi announces UK expansion and Tubi Kids

Tubi announces UK expansion and Tubi Kids

Tubi, the ad-supported VoD, made a series of announcements during its keynote address at MIPCOM. The company will launch its service in the UK in early 2020, with additional territories…

Analyst: Apple TV+ limited reach hinders growth

Analyst: Apple TV+ limited reach hinders growth

The Apple TV+ app will initially address only about half of the total US market, so the service is likely to encounter limited subscriber growth compared to competitors that have…

DAZN nets Basketball Champions League in Spain

Basketball Champions League has signed a three-year agreement with sports streaming service DAZN ofor the period 2019-2022 in Spain The agreement comes into effect immediately, with DAZN set to carry…

Tru Optik unveils Privacy.TV solution

Tru Optik, an audience intelligence and data-management platform (DMP) across Connected TV (CTV), has announced plans to power a free privacy compliance solution for CTV and Advanced Media called Privacy.TV.…

Report: UK still largest audiovisual market in Europe

Report: UK still largest audiovisual market in Europe

The UK is still the dominant player in the broadcast content and services market even as Brexit approaches. In fact the Office of National Statistics reveals the booming film and…

Italy to levy 3% online tax

Italy’s Economy Minister has confirmed that the country will impose a 3 per cent ‘online tax’ on large-scale web-based activity, and it will come into force in 2020 – a…

World Cup means new football war in Spain

World Cup means new football war in Spain

Mediaset and Atresmedia are involved in a new football TV war to acquire TV rights to the Euro 2024 tournament and Qatar’s Football World Cup in 2022 for their respective…

DAZN: “Premier League rights essential for UK launch”

John Skipper, executive chairman of DAZN, has said the OTT sports service would need to acquire Premier League football rights before considering a UK launch. Despite being based in London,…

Research: 18% UK teens have deleted social media apps

MediaCom’s 2019 Connected Kids research has revealed the extent to which young people are recognising the negative impact of social media on their lives, with nearly 1-in-5 (18 per cent)…

PGA to stream every shot of The Players Championship

For the first time ever in golf, every shot by every player will be live-streamed from a full-field tournament when The Players Championship returns to TPC Sawgrass, March 12th –…

Movies Anywhere launches on Verizon Fios

Movies Anywhere launches on Verizon Fios

Verizon Fios and Movies Anywhere – the digital movie collection app – have announced that Movies Anywhere is now available to Fios TV customers in the US. Movies Anywhere is…

Discover.film goes live

Discover.film, a global platform solely devoted to making quality short movies and series available on mobile, TV and web, has gone live. Over 80,000 people from 216 countries have already…

Vodafone: “5G to revolutionise sport”

Research by Vodafone reveals that more than three quarters of business leaders from sports organisations see improving fan engagement – and delivering new and innovative fan experiences – as key…

ESPN daily show on Quibi

ESPN daily show on Quibi

ESPN and Quibi have reached an agreement for daily sports programming on the mobile-first platform when it launches in April 2020. As part of the new deal, ESPN will be…