Advanced Television


German watchdog sets sights on Google

Germany’s Federal Cartel Office the Bundeskartellamt has delivered its decision that Alphabet Inc., Mountain View, USA, and therefore also its subsidiary Google, is subject to extended abuse control by the competition authority. A newly-introduced provision under the German Competition Act (Section 19a of the German Competition Act (GWB)), which entered into force in January 2021, […]

January 6, 2022By Colin Mann

Research: Anime, eSports share strong cross-influence

According to research by Interpret, across markets including the UK, US, Germany and Japan, anime viewers are twice as likely to watch eSports as non-viewers. In addition to eSports, anime viewers spend more on online gaming than non-viewers. According to Interpret’s Global Animeasure 2021 report, anime viewers are more likely to play video games (they […]

December 1, 2021

Good Morning Britain launching YouTube series

ITV’s Good Morning Britain has announced its first YouTube original series, Off The Table – a mini series which takes the heart of breakfast show to 18-34 year olds Produced by ITV Studios Daytime, part of ITV Studios, Off The Table is exclusively available on GMB’s YouTube channel. The series will feature four hot topic […]

October 15, 2021

Comscore dedupes ad campaigns on YouTube

Comscore, a partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, says it is the first measurement provider to deliver deduplicated audience measurement across YouTube’s largest platforms (PC, Mobile, and now Connected TV) and including co-viewers of Connected TV screens. The milestone delivers on the expansion of Comscore’s partnership with Google announced in August and […]

October 13, 2021

Ofcom: Better protections from harmful online videos

People who use online video-sharing sites and apps should be better protected from harmful content, as UK comms regulator Ofcom issues new guidance for tech companies. Video sharing platforms (VSPs) are a type of online video service where users can upload and share videos with other members of the public. They allow people to engage […]

October 6, 2021By Colin Mann

HBO Max, YouTube launch on Spectrum TV platform

Spectrum has announced the launch of HBO Max and YouTube within Spectrum Guide on eligible devices across its service area in the US, providing customers access to the streaming services directly from the Spectrum TV platform. “As the video landscape continues to change, we are evolving our products and making it easier for our customers […]

August 31, 2021

Newsflare reaches £8m creator payments

Newsflare, the user-generated video (UGV) platform for media organisations, social publishers, broadcasters, TV production companies and brands, announced it has paid out more than £8 million to talented video creators since 2017. Newsflare’s 45,000-strong content creation community has grown 120 per cent year-on-year and added an average of 5,000 videos every month to its library […]

July 27, 2021

Study: YouTube viewing shifts to Connected TVs

Integral Ad Science (IAS) a global player in digital ad verification, has released research revealing that consumers prefer YouTube to all other ad-supported streaming services on Connected TV (CTV), while brand safety and suitability are also top of mind. Surveying over 1,000 US consumers, the report from IAS demonstrates that YouTube ranks as consumers’ top […]

May 6, 2021

Zig Zag creates Southgate doc for YouTube Originals

Zig Zag productions will deliver the Raise Your Game with Gareth Southgate documentary in June as part of YouTube’s Originals series, ahead of the rescheduled Euro 2020 tournament. This feature documentary will provide an insight into the life of the current England manager. A line-up of YouTube creators – including ChrisMD, SV2, Yung Filly, and […]

April 22, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Report: Americans watch 42min of mobile video per day

During the pandemic year, Americans watched nearly 42 minutes of video per day on their mobile devices, with growth in time spent on video apps paced by Gen Z (up 44 per cent) and Baby Boomers (up 10 per cent). This data comes from The Pandemic Year in Mobile Apps report, obtained through GWS’ OneMeasure […]

March 24, 2021