Advanced Television


Bitmovin delivers OneFootball’s streams

Bitmovin, a provider of video streaming software solutions, and Akamai Technologies, have announced that OneFootball, the digital football platform backed by clubs such as Real Madrid, Manchester City and FC Bayern Munich, has chosen to deploy Bitmovin’s Live Encoder that will run on Akamai Connected Cloud to deliver the highest levels of audio and video […]

April 11, 2024

TelevisaUnivision partners with LTN for IP distribution

LTN, a specialist in transformative media technology and video transport solutions, has announced a partnership enabling Spanish-language media and content company, TelevisaUnivision, to migrate to IP-based video distribution. The long-term agreement provides TelevisaUnivision greater flexibility, scale, and intelligence in live video distribution with LTN’s fully managed, IP-based transmission solution, LTN Wave. As part of the […]

April 11, 2024

MPs call for copyright changes

Many successful musicians, actors and writers are struggling to make a living as a result of gaps in copyright protection, a lack of support for freelancers and unpredictable returns from music streaming, UK MPs have warned. A report, Creator remuneration, from the Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the House of Commons, highlights the precarious […]

April 10, 2024By Colin Mann

Survey: Brits spend 182hrs per year searching for content

Using multiple streaming services and debating what to watch can be time-consuming. A study by Currys uncovered how much time people spend choosing a programme or movie to watch and asked 2,018 Brits to understand their challenges and difficulties in selecting content. Out of those asked, 10 per cent admitted they spend up to 2 hours […]

April 10, 2024

Amagi reports broadcast and FAST channels growth on Google Cloud

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced a strong surge in its customer deployments of broadcast and FAST channels on Google Cloud. Its channel growth of over 30 per cent on Google Cloud in the last six months underscores Amagi’s steadfast commitment to providing its customers with […]

April 10, 2024

RTL AdAlliance adds Wurl FAST channels

RTL AdAlliance, the international media sales house of RTL, and Wurl, a provider of data-driven solutions for CTV, have partnered to accelerate advertising sales on the European CTV inventory of Wurl. RTL AdAlliance enables advertisers to gain simple access to the over 1,300 FAST channels, delivered to audiences in Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Austria, […]

April 10, 2024

Roku rolling out Backdrops, Smart Picture and more

Roku is adding more ways to personalise and elevate the viewing experience. Over the next few months, Roku has announced it will introduce Backdrops, Roku Smart Picture, and updates across browse, discovery, and the mobile app across all US devices. “We want our platform to be relevant to how you watch TV, whether you purchased […]

April 10, 2024

Netgem expands FAST Lane roll-out in Europe

Netgem has announced the expansion of its FAST channels aggregation service FAST Lane to two more countries, after successfully driving FAST adoption and revenue in the UK with TalkTalk and other operators for four years. FAST Lane is designed to deliver the best experience and maximum revenue for operators and content owners when rolling out […]

April 10, 2024

AMC Stories, AMC Reality on ITVX

AMC Networks International UK (AMCNI UK) has announced the launch of two new streaming collections on ITVX, the AVoD streaming service operated by ITV. AMC Stories and AMC Reality will each have a dedicated area on the ITVX platform and include more than 1,100 hours of content. AMC Stories is a catalogue of celebrated and […]

April 9, 2024

MiQ launches TV Intelligence platform in UK

MiQ, a programmatic media partner, has announced the UK launch of its TV Intelligence platform, a solution it says is set to supercharge the UK’s TV advertising industry. The platform provides marketers and agencies with a complete view of audience, campaign and competitor intelligence across linear TV, connected TV (CTV), and YouTube in one place, […]

April 9, 2024