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Report: UK TV sector revenues £3.9bn in 2022

The 2023 Pact Census reveals that UK TV sector revenues reached their highest ever levels in 2022, driven largely by the growth of international revenues and a significant increase in streaming commissions. Total sector revenues returned to growth levels seen before the pandemic, increasing by 21.3 per cent on 2021 to reach a record £3.94 […]

September 13, 2023

Apple TV+ lands Where’s Wanda?

Apple TV+ has announced its first German-language series, produced by UFA Fiction, with eight-episode dark comedy Where’s Wanda?, starring Heike Makatsch, Axel Stein, Lea Drinda, Leo Simon, Palina Rojinski and Nikeata Thompson. Where’s Wanda?tells the story of Dedo and Carlotta Klatt, who are desperate to locate their missing daughter months after her disappearance. When the […]

September 8, 2023

Apple’s Scorsese flick to premiere in cinemas

Apple Original Films has announced that Martin Scorsese movie Killers of the Flower Moon, will open debut in theaters around the world, in partnership with Paramount Pictures, on October 20th. Following its global theatrical run, the film will debut on Apple TV+. Starring a cast led by Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Lily Gladstone, […]

August 30, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Apple’s Fingernails to debut in cinemas

Apple Original Films has announced that its romantic drama, Fingernails – starring Jessie Buckley, Riz Ahmed, Jeremy Allen White and Luke Wilson – will debut in Los Angeles and New York cinemas on October 27th, before streaming globally on Apple TV+, as well as in additional select cinemas, on November 3rd. Fingernails is the second […]

August 17, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Apple TV+ lands new Messi doc

Apple TV+ has announced a new untitled six-part documentary event from SMUGGLER Entertainment, featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes access to Lionel Messi, the greatest-of-all-time in a sport that commands the devotion of five billion fans around the world, as he makes his debut in Leagues Cup and Major League Soccer. After over twenty unforgettable and record-breaking years […]

August 14, 2023

Globalstar: Two-way sat-comms this year

Satellite operator Globalstar is already working with Apple on smartphone connectivity for emergency use. Globalstar says its full ‘Spot’ two-way global communications service will start beta-testing later this year. Globalstar is using MDA Corp of Canada to build 17 extra satellites to girdle the planet in readiness for what the industry expects to be a […]

August 7, 2023By Chris Forrester

Apple Q3 revenue flat; Services up 8%

Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2023 third quarter ended July 1st 2023. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $81.8 billion (€74.7m), down 1 per cent year over year, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $1.26, up 5 per cent year over year. Revenue has declined for multiple quarters for the tech […]

August 4, 2023

Forecast: Apple to revitalise AR/VR market

Following Apple’s recent unveiling of its Vision Pro headset, S&P Global Market Intelligence believes that the tech firm is set to play a key role in revitalising the AR/VR market. Neil Barbour, associate research analyst at S&P Global Market Intelligence, commented: “The AR/VR hardware segment found a relatively low ceiling as an extension of the […]

July 10, 2023

Nokia, Apple sign patent agreement

Nokia has signed a new patent cross-licence agreement with Apple which will replace the current licence that is due to expire at the end of 2023. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Jenni Lukander, President of Nokia Technologies, said: “We are delighted to have concluded a long-term patent licence agreement with Apple on […]

July 3, 2023

BritBox on Apple TV in Nordics

BritBox has launched as a subscription channel in the Apple TV app in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. BritBox, backed by BBC and ITV, is now available via the Apple TV app for a monthly fee of SEK89 (€7.58) with a seven-day free trial. The news follows similar launches in North America and Australia. BritBox […]

June 27, 2023