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Channel 4 grows streaming and linear audiences in H1

BARB data shows Channel 4 is the only major UK broadcaster to grow overall viewing across streaming and linear in 2024. In addition, across the first half of the year, Channel 4’s streaming audience has grown faster than any of the major streaming-only platforms (Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+), with a 32 per cent year on […]

June 24, 2024

Research: 20% of UK haven’t upgraded TV set in 10+ years

With UEFA Euro 2024 now in full swing, football fans across the continent are gearing up for the knockout stages of the tournament and making plans for watch parties to help roar their team to victory. But research from TV manufacturer and Official Partner of the tournament, Hisense, has revealed that one fifth of UK […]

June 25, 2024

Forecast: Metaverse ad industry value at $7.5bn by 2030

Although the gaming and ecommerce sectors have seen the most significant adoption of the metaverse technology in recent years, its use in other markets like digital marketing will explode in the future. According to data presented by, the global metaverse advertising industry is expected to grow by 315 per cent and reach a value […]

June 25, 2024

Freely reveals new smart TV partners

Everyone TV – the organisation leading the evolution of free TV in the UK – has revealed multiple new smart TV brands are joining the Freely line-up with Toshiba, Sharp, Panasonic and Metz all confirmed to offer the new streaming service backed by the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5. The addition of these […]

June 24, 2024

Data: Modest growth in UK broadband market

Total Q1 2024 FTTH/P/B, FTTC, cable, FWA/satellite and DSL wholesale and retail connections in the UK saw a very slight increase during the quarter and stood at an estimated 28.9 million from 28.86 million quarter-on-quarter and similar to 28.89 million in the previous year, according to data from Point Topic. The fixed broadband retail market remained relatively […]

June 24, 2024

Forecast: Malaysia SVoD penetration at 43% in 2028

The household penetration of SVoD services in Malaysia is predicted to increase from 26 per cent in 2023 to 43 per cent in 2028, driven by the increasing consumer preference towards OTT platforms as broadband services continue to improve in the country, forecasts GlobalData, the data and analytics company. GlobalData’s Malaysia Subscription Video on Demand […]

June 24, 2024

Research: Most fans to watch England vs Slovenia at home

Despite an underwhelming performance so far, research shows the majority of Brits are still behind England, with 72 per cent insisting they will be supporting from home for England’s final Group game against Slovenia on June 25th – rather than watching in a pub. Nearly half (46 per cent) of hopeful fans will be hosting […]

June 24, 2024

Italian police bust illegal streaming operation

Italy’s Guardia di Finanza has identified and raided 13 individuals distributing copyrighted content via IPTV across six Italian regions. Suspects face charges that include copyright violation, computer system access crimes, and fraud. Some are linked to organised crime, allegedly using piracy profits to fund other activities. Over 1.3 million users lost access to pirated content […]

June 24, 2024From Branislav Pekic in Rome

BBC to livestream Dua Lipa, Coldplay Glastonbury sets globally

The BBC has announced it will livestream headline Glastonbury performances to a global audience, with Dua Lipa and Coldplay’s 2024 Pyramid Stage sets available to view on the recently relaunched BBC website. Music fans around the world can tune into the stream, which is produced by BBC Studios, to watch Dua Lipa’s headline performance on […]

June 24, 2024

BBC Studios, France Télévisions factual partnership

During the Sunnyside of the Docs Festival in La Rochelle, France, BBC Studios and France Télévisions announced that they have agreed a new long-term strategic partnership to develop and co-produce factual content. The multi-year agreement commenced in April 2024 and includes a co-production first look across BBC Studios unscripted content pipeline. This is a natural […]

June 24, 2024

Redge Technologies secures NCBiR funding for R&D project

Redge Technologies has secured significant funding from the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR) through the FENG proposal call. The project, titled ‘Innovative system for user redirection and real-time network analysis for distributed multimedia content distribution on the Internet, utilising AI and machine learning mechanisms to deliver higher quality content by optimising current network […]

June 24, 2024

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