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Kantar launches Brazil cross-media planning initiative

Kantar has announced the launch of an industry-wide consultation in Brazil as the company works towards the design and delivery of a cross-media planning solution, planned to be in the market by late 2022. The process will involve representatives across Brazil’s burgeoning media groups and platforms with the objective of jointly redefining and expanding Kantar’s […]

June 9, 2022

Brazil: Eleven, CBF sign women’s football partnership

Eleven has partnered with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to deliver free coverage of women’s football in the country. Starting in 2022 and running for three years, matches from the Campeonato Brasileiro Feminino Séries A1, A2, and A3 will be available to watch on the global OTT platform Eleven Sports. The three competitions will also […]

April 29, 2022

Globo selects Grass Valley platform

Brazilian Mediatech Company Globo has chosen Grass Valley’s GV AMPP (Agile Media Processing Platform) to produce and stream over 50 live sports and entertainment events. In 2022, Globo expects to produce over 200 live sports, entertainment and news events using GV AMPP. AMPP is a cloud-based SaaS platform for producing live sports, entertainment, and news workflows, helping customers […]

April 20, 2022

21 countries top Netflix Speed Index for March

Five ISP services in Asia posted increases in the month of March on the Netflix ISP Speed Index – a monthly update on which ISPs provide the best primetime Netflix streaming experience. VNPT in Vietnam jumped 0.2 Megabits per second (Mbps) to 3.4 Mbps. After dipping by 0.2 Mbps last month, Japan’s VECTANT increased by […]

April 13, 2022

Beegol joins the RDK Technical Advisory Board

Beegol, a global software innovator that uses sophisticated machine learning to automatically detect, diagnose and geolocate problems, is expanding its global reach by integrating its telemetry agent with the RDK software platform and joining the RDK Technical Advisory Board (RTAB). This new integration is designed to greatly reduce the time and cost for operators to […]

April 13, 2022

BBC, ITV reveal World Cup 2022 schedule

The BBC and ITV have revealed their coverage plans for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar this winter. The BBC will show England’s opening match against Iran on November 21st, as well as the possible Home Nations group match against the final European qualifier, which will be one of Wales, Scotland or Ukraine. ITV will […]

April 7, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Brazil: Intelsat establishes satellite video neighbourhood

Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks, has announced the commencement of ‘seeding’ of antennas at more than 200 cable headends in Brazil in cooperation with local vendor, Z2Gtech. Antenna seeding is an installation programme providing widespread access to cable headends across Brazil, creating a new video neighborhood on […]

March 31, 2022

Virgin Orbit reveals 2022-23 plans

Sir Richard Branson-backed space plane and small satellite launcher Virgin Orbit has reported a downbeat revenue picture for 2021 with just two launches last year (and only one to date in 2022). This translated into a net loss of $157.3 million (€141.5m) for 2021 on $ 7.4 million in revenue. Back in August last year […]

March 31, 2022

Brazil: Extreme E extends Globo deal

Extreme E has confirmed the extension of its broadcast agreement with national Brazilian pay-TV channel sportv to televise the Championship’s second season. Sportv is a sports pay-TV channel that belongs to Globo, the Latin America’s largest media company. Globo already events including the Olympic Games, international football, NBA and UFC. Sportv will air the Extreme […]

March 30, 2022

Study: International demand for diverse content

STARZ, in partnership with the Center for Scholars & Storytellers at UCLA, has published an international consumer survey examining consumer perceptions and demands for diverse, authentic and inclusive media representation. Among the top findings from the International Audiences Want to See More Diverse Representation On and Off Screen survey, results indicate that diversity on screen […]

March 17, 2022