Advanced Television


Research: Choice management still a challenge

As the era of ‘peak TV’ tapers and new shows have been delayed by Hollywood strikes, the impact on audience choice is becoming clearer, according to Hub Entertainment Research. Even with a reduction of programmes, consumers still enjoy an abundance of content choices. This year’s edition of Hub’s annual Conquering Content report confirms viewers are […]

November 17, 2023

NFL Game Pass on YouTube in UK, Germany

DAZN, the sports streaming service, and YouTube, have partnered to make NFL Game Pass available as a Primetime Channel in the UK and Germany. Marking the launch of their global partnership, the companies say this collaboration is step forward in delivering premium sports content to American football enthusiasts in the UK and Germany as conveniently […]

November 17, 2023

UK Government responds to Media Bill scrutiny

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the UK House of Commons has published the Government response to its reports on the draft Media Bill. The Bill was introduced to Parliament after its inclusion in the King’s Speech. The Secretary of State confirmed that the Government has accepted the majority of recommendations made by the […]

November 17, 2023By Colin Mann

XITE expands Samsung TV Plus lineup in US

Music video platform XITE has unveiled its enhanced partnership with Samsung. The company is debuting nine new channels in the US on FAST service Samsung TV Plus, and two hundred on-demand playlists in the service’s new dedicated music destination. XITE has been making its mark on Samsung TV Plus in the US market for the […]

November 17, 2023

Amagi partners with Krave Media

Amagi, the global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV (CTV), has announced a partnership with Krave Media to power its flagship motorsports channel, MTRSPT1, for distribution of live events to leading CTV platforms such as Sling, LG Europe, Xiaomi, Samsung Australia and others. Having gone live early in September, the channel […]

November 16, 2023

Samsung TV Plus boosts viewership; updates product

Samsung Electronics America has unveiled a slew of new titles, channels and product features coming to Samsung TV Plus, the TV manufacturer’s FAST/AVoD service reaching 24 countries and 535 million devices globally across TV and mobile. Launched in 2015 as one of the first FAST services, Samsung TV Plus has surpassed more than 300 channels […]

November 16, 2023

Prime Video launches FanCode in India

Prime Video has expanded its sports programming by launching FanCode in India on Prime Video Channels. The first dedicated sports streaming service to launch on Prime Video Channels, FanCode offers access to some of the best of global and domestic sports. Through its partnerships with marquee sports leagues and organisations, FanCode brings more than 15 […]

November 16, 2023

Showmax readies for relaunch

Showmax, the African streaming service is relaunching in February 2024 with a new look, new app and entirely new product suite. This comes following the announcement of the partnership between Showmax and Comcast’s NBCUniversal and Sky earlier this year. The new Showmax will have three plans: Showmax Entertainment, Showmax Entertainment Mobile and the exciting Showmax […]

November 16, 2023

tvScientific Launches Retail Performance TV

tvScientific, the performance advertising platform for connected TV (CTV), has announced the launch of Retail Performance TV, a retail media solution that enables advertisers to leverage granular retail data including foot traffic, purchase history and location-specific interests to target CTV ad campaigns on a cost-per-outcome basis. By blending synthetic retail data from a variety of […]

November 16, 2023

Italy: Smart TVs overtake traditional TV sets

Smart TVs have overtaken traditional TV sets in Italy, according to a report by research institute Censis and audience rating company Auditel. There is currently a total of 21 million smart TVs in Italian homes (+4.4 per cent year-on-year), compared to 20.5 million traditional TV sets. However, if traditional TVs with devices that connect them […]

November 15, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome