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Broadcasting bosses urge Parliament to pass Media Bill

Nine CEOs from the UK broadcasting industry have released a statement urging the government to pass Media Bill updates ahead of the General Election, which has been scheduled for July 4th – meaning Parliament will be dissolved in just a few days’ time. A joint statement says: “As leading CEOs from the UK broadcasting industry, […]

May 23, 2024

IBCAP lauds anti-piracy successes

Anti-piracy body the International Broadcaster Coalition Against Piracy (IBCAP) has released its Year-in-Review Results which tout the key advancements driven by IBCAP in addressing piracy worldwide over the past year. The report was unveiled at its recent annual membership meeting in Las Vegas. “Since last year’s meeting in Orlando, IBCAP has been hard at work protecting […]

May 24, 2024By Colin Mann

Report: LEO driving innovation through collaborations

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has just rolled out Starlink Internet services in Indonesia, marking a significant milestone for global connectivity and investment opportunities. This highlights the role of low earth orbit (LEO) satellites in enhancing worldwide communication and driving economic growth. International collaborations aimed at bolstering low-latency data relay services tap into pooled expertise and resources, […]

May 24, 2024

Sky hires WBD’s Dogra

Priya Dogra, the former Warner Bros Discovery EMEA chief, is joining Sky in the newly-created role of chief advertising and new revenue officer. She will also sit on Sky’s executive management committee. At Comcast-owned Sky, Dogra will report to Sky’s chief business officer Nick Herm and work closely with Brett Aumuller – managing director of […]

May 23, 2024

Research: Bundles driving acquisition and retention

Parks Associates, in partnership with Bango, has released  its new white paper Effective Bundling: Pain Points and Expectations from Subscription Leaders, featuring custom primary research of industry leaders across the streaming video, music, education, and productivity markets to assess the effectiveness of bundling strategies. In this research, leading executives share their best practices and strategies […]

May 23, 2024

Research: Programmatic trading 43% of OTT ad investment in Q1

In Q1 2024, large US advertisers expanded their overall ad spend +7 per cent compared to the year prior. Digital Media carried that increase with +18 per cent, the biggest quarterly growth since Q1 2o22. This is according to Guideline, a source of truth for advertising spend and pricing data, which captures actual agency media […]

May 23, 2024

Bedrock powers new M6+ platform

Bedrock, the leading European streaming tech company, is powering M6+, the new supercharged AVoD streaming platform by Groupe M6, now available for free across all devices in France. Following the unveiling of M6’s revamped streaming ambition in early March, Bedrock promptly delivered M6+ to the French public, with new branding and outstanding user-centric features on […]

May 23, 2024

Spain: Max on all platforms

Max, the successor to HBO Max, is available through all the major telcos in Spain: Movistar, Vodafone, Orange as well as cable companies Euskaltel, R and Telecable. All operators are now promoting the service with different optios in their packages. Movistar is offering Max in six different packages from €16 to €36 a month Ficción […]

May 23, 2024From David Del Valle in Madrid

Schilbred Fasmer named Telenor CEO

Telenor Group’s Board of Directors has appointed Benedicte Schilbred Fasmer as new President & CEO. Sigve Brekke is stepping down on December 1st after more than 9 years as President & CEO of Telenor. “The board has been looking for the most qualified candidate to lead Telenor and we are pleased that Benedicte Schilbred Fasmer […]

May 23, 2024

Forecast: India multiplay service revenue to grow at 4.5% CAGR

Multiplay service revenue in India is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5 per cent between 2023 and 2028, in line with the rising adoption of multiplay service bundles among households on the back of improving fixed network infrastructure in the country, forecasts GlobalData, the data and analytics company. GlobalData’s […]

May 23, 2024

ITV uses SAS 360 Match for real-time ad delivery

ITV, the UK’s largest commercial broadcaster, is using an API-driven first-party ad server developed by data and AI leader, SAS, to deliver personalised advertising to the 40 million registered users of its content hub, ITVX. A year after its launch, as well as 40 million registered viewers, ITVX boasted 2.7 billion streams which was a new […]

May 23, 2024

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The Paramount logo is a mountain with a coronet of stars. Its sale still has a mountain to climb and the final outcome – pre-deal or post – is likely to be the current contenders, and others, picking and choosing between those star divisions of the business. When the movie (low budget straight to streaming) […]

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