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Report: BBC’s progress transferring roles outside London

The BBC has made progress transferring commissioning, production and journalism outside London, according to a new report from the National Audit Office (NAO), the UK’s independent public spending watchdog. To achieve this, the BBC’s Across the UK plans involve moving decisions on budgets and funding outside the capital to improve audience portrayal perceptions, increase the […]

November 24, 2023By Colin Mann


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October 3, 2023

Study: EU youngsters find it acceptable to buy fakes

A study by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) indicates that while Europeans are growing wary of counterfeits and illegal content, price remains a deciding factor as young consumers are more likely to find it acceptable to buy fakes. The study, European Citizens and Intellectual Property: Perception, Awareness and Behaviour, finds that Europeans are […]

June 12, 2023By Colin Mann

Study: UK broadband speeds rising

As the availability of future-proof, full-fibre technology improves, and more people upgrade their connections, average home broadband speeds in the UK are increasing, according to the Home Broadband Performance report from comms regulator Ofcom, which reveals that the median average speed of a home broadband connection has reached 59.4 Mbit/s. That represents an 18 per […]

October 21, 2022By Colin Mann

Latest ATV streaming interviews

  Atv talks to Martin Bergenwall of Verimatrix about Streamkeeper and the all-new hyper-flexible SaaS Secure Delivery Platform Founder Roy Taylor talks to A-tv about Ryff, the  AI driven product placement solution and market. ATV talks to Christian Lefebvre of Technicolor about the changing landscape of OTT and the abiding importance of the STB and […]

April 23, 2021

Study: Smart Home crucial to CSP future

The smart home is vital to communication service providers, a new report from ABI has claimed. It says it is a critical time for operators as they are being outperformed through rivals’ “aggressive” strategies. Pablo Tomasi, Senior Analyst said: “CSPs are being threatened in a market increasingly driven by the likes of Google and Amazon […]

August 6, 2018

Marriage lines; what the Royal Wedding says about TV

The recent Royal Wedding can teach us some valuable lessons about the future of television suggests Larry Gerbrandt.   The US viewership numbers are in for the recent telecast of the wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle and they tell a fascinating story on how viewers are still using traditional linear […]

May 31, 2018

FoxConn keen on 8K transmissions

Paul Gray, Research Director at IHS Markit, expects modest global sales of 8K displays initially, and with China taking the largest portion of potential interest. He says next year, despite the launch of 8K transmissions this coming December from Japan’s NHK public broadcaster, to be less than 1 million units globally. By 2020, and perhaps

April 13, 2018By Chris Forrester

Multi-territory linear, multiplatform deals for VIMN

Viacom International Media Networks Southern and Western Europe, Africa and Middle East (SWEMEA) Cluster has secured what it describes as a string of important milestones and deals, covering linear, SVoD and multiplatform distribution in Europe and Africa. VIMN launched the MTV Play VoD mobile app in Germany and Austria. SVoD carriers Showmax and iflix will […]

August 2, 2017

WATCH: Targetted advertising roundtable

TV advertising still generates $175bn worldwide and fuels many FTA networks. Now the oldest form of TV revenue is needed to monetize the OTT services of broadcasters and pay-TV operators. The audience is, by its very nature, fragmented but the data generated by OTT should provide the information to target ads right down to individuals. […]

April 18, 2017