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Netflix adds 9.3m subs in Q1

Netflix added 9.3 million subscribers in Q1 2024, hugely surpassing analyst estimates, and now has 269.6 million subscribers globally, further asserting the company as the world’s leading streaming service. Netflix reported revenue of $9.4 billion (€8.8bn), up 15 per cent YoY, and operating income of $2.6 billion. The company advised that it will stop reporting […]

April 18, 2024

MPs to probe UK cinema sector

The Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the UK House of Commons is to hold an  Evidence Session looking at the challenges facing UK cinema. The Committee is continuing its inquiry into British Film and High-End TV with a session focusing on the industry’s exhibition sector, where a film is screened for the public in […]

April 19, 2024By Colin Mann

Forecast: Satellite IoT market $4bn by 2030

The satellite Internet of Things (IoT) market is transforming remarkably, driven by technological advancements and an ever-increasing demand for global connectivity. As the world becomes more interconnected, the limitations of terrestrial networks become apparent, particularly in remote and underserved regions. This is where satellite IoT steps in, bridging the gap with its ability to provide […]

April 19, 2024

Survey: 18% US homes have 6 or more smart devices

Parks Associates’ Smart Home Dashboard, quarterly consumer research featuring surveys of US internet households, finds 45 per cent of US internet households have at least one smart home device and 18 per cent have six or more. “Heading into 2024, the profile of the smart home adopter looks different than in the earlier years of […]

April 18, 2024

Comcast launches NOW brand in US

Comcast has rolled out its NOW brand in the US, offering Internet, mobile and streaming TV products that consumers can purchase month-to-month, whenever they want. Comcast explains that NOW Internet “is a prepaid service that provides more reliability than fixed wireless options for a better price”; and NOW Mobile is a new prepaid service that […]

April 18, 2024

Report: Netflix pipeline leads to consecutive quarters of share growth

Two years after small subscriber losses disappeared an eventual $200 billion in shareholder value, Netflix has almost fully recovered its peak share price, and kicks off the latest round of media and entertainment earnings with the wind at its back reports Parrot Analytics When analysing key metrics such as subscribers, profitability, and audience demand, it’s […]

April 18, 2024

DAZN extends LaLiga rights in Italy, Portugal

DAZN, the sports streaming platform, has announced the extension of its exclusive LaLiga broadcast rights in Italy and Portugal. Already the broadcaster of Spain’s top flight football league domestically and in other key European markets, DAZN has renewed its contract as the exclusive rightsholder of LaLiga EA Sports in Italy and Portugal until 2029. Italian […]

April 18, 2024

Data: UK companies continue to up marketing spend

UK companies revised their marketing spend up once again in Q1 2024, stretching a run of growth that dates back to the second quarter of 2021, according to the latest IPA Bellwether Report. A sustained upturn in marketing spend comes amid an improving economic backdrop for the UK economy, with an impending emergence from recession […]

April 18, 2024

Italy: Rai breaks even in 2023

Italian public broadcaster Rai achieved a balanced net profit for 2023, according to financial statements approved by its Board of Directors. Net debt improved to €568 million compared to the previous year, indicating a sustainable financial position. Despite missing revenue from major sporting events and facing advertising restrictions, overall advertising income grew by more than […]

April 18, 2024From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Report: Marketers failing to measure full impact of investments

As cookies are phased out and new measurement techniques come to the fore, 2024 will be a year defined by disruption, uncertainty and experimentation. According to WARC data, only a small fraction of marketers (2 per cent) are using the following measurement techniques in combination – marketing mix modelling (MMM), experiments, attribution – to assess […]

April 18, 2024

PubMatic FAST ad partnership with Virgin Media

PubMatic, an independent technology company delivering a digital advertising supply chain, has announced a partnership with Virgin Media to enable advertisers to reach UK audiences at scale through ad-funded TV content. With 15 FAST channels currently available, and more to launch later this year, Virgin Media is set to further expand its video offering throughout […]

April 18, 2024

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