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BBC acquires ITV’s BritBox stake

ITV has sold its entire 50 per cent interest in digital subscription streaming service BritBox International to its joint venture partner BBC Studios for a cash consideration of £255 million (€297.7m). The sale comes as ITV focuses its strategy on its own streaming service, ITVX, and its Studios division. The Board intends to return the […]

March 1, 2024

Echostar $2bn+ loss on pay-TV decline

Net pay-TV subscribers fell by 314,000 to 8.53 million as Echostar posted a $2.03 billion (€1.87bn) loss for Q4. The company said the loss was primarily attributable to a non-cash goodwill impairment charge of $758 million, and an adjustment to the carrying value of the 800 MHz purchase option totalling approximately $1.6 billion. Revenue fell […]

March 1, 2024

FuboTV exceeds guidance

FuboTV, the sports-first live TV streaming platform, has reported its financial results for Q4 and full year ended December 31st 2023. The Company exceeded guidance across key financial and operating metrics in North America, posting double digit YoY revenue and subscriber growth during Q4. Fubo ended the quarter with 1.62 million paid subscribers, up 12 […]

March 1, 2024

Study: Addressable TV ads play key role in media mix

Go Addressable and the Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement have unveiled the results of a joint industry study on addressable television advertising usage and trends. One of the report’s key findings was this: Leveraging a portion of ad dollars for addressable TV advertising, in addition to linear TV, in the majority of cases, results in […]

March 1, 2024

Virgin Media TV adds DAZN Women’s Football channel

Virgin Media TV customers can now access DAZN Women’s Football channel at no extra cost. The company becomes the first UK pay-TV provider to carry the dedicated FAST channel. Available to Virgin TV customers directly via their set-top-box, DAZN’s FAST channel offers viewers live football coverage of the UEFA Women’s Champions League (UWCL), which features […]

March 1, 2024

PlumResearch hires EBU’s Broughton

PlumResearch has appointed Jonathan Broughton as its new Research Director. In this role, Broughton is tasked with advancing the company’s analytics and insights capabilities in the entertainment industry, focusing on product development and strategic consulting to foster growth. PlumResearch, a provider of streaming data insights, caters to a global client base, with a focus on […]

March 1, 2024

Netherlands: Apple TV+ on Ziggo

Ziggo is offering now offering the Apple TV+ streaming service directly to its customers in the Netherlands via the Mediabox Next and Next Mini set-top boxes. Apple TV+ is home to a library of movies and series including Masters of The Air, Monarch, Silo, Hijack, The Morning Show, Foundation and the Oscar nominated Killers of […]

March 1, 2024

FreeWheel introduces programmatic ad buying

FreeWheel, a technology platform for the television advertising industry, has announced the launch of a new solution it says will change the way marketers plan and execute their programmatic TV ad buying. FreeWheel’s Allocation Module provides publishers with a holistic view of spending against upfront commitments, and offers demand side platforms a better way to […]

March 1, 2024

Comcast Advertising launches Signal Authentication Service

Comcast Advertising, the advertising division of Comcast Cable, has announced the launch of its new Signal Authentication Service, which aims to provide measurement companies and platforms with a reliable identity signal that can be used across multiple privacy-forward use cases – namely impression householding for accurate reach and frequency measurement, cross-device frequency optimisation and attribution […]

March 1, 2024

Comscore, TEGNA multi-year agreement

Comscore and TEGNA have reached a multi-year agreement on cross-platform audience measurement. Under the terms of the agreement, Comscore will extend its relationship with TEGNA as a key measurement partner in all TEGNA markets, providing it with measurement metrics across its local TV, major affiliate and digital businesses. TEGNA owns 64 local news brands in […]

March 1, 2024

Mometu enhances streaming offering with OTTera

Mometu, a free VoD and live TV streaming service, has partnered with OTTera, a specilaist in FAST linear and OTT application solutions, to enhance its streaming offer. Commenting on the partnership, VP of Business Development for Mometu, Bryan Louzil, said: “This partnership with OTTera represents a significant milestone in Mometu’s ongoing efforts to strengthen our […]

March 1, 2024

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