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Report: The optimal TV/streaming ad balance

The Comcast Advertising Report 2022: Actionable Insights for the Modern TV Advertiser, recommends that advertisers allocate 20 per cent to 30 per cent of their premium video budget towards streaming, and the rest to traditional TV. “The TV advertising landscape is incredibly complex now, and there are more players in the space than ever,” said […]

June 10, 2022

Plume announces new board members

Plume, the personalised communications services pioneer, has appointed Magdalena Yesil, Founding Board Member of Salesforce, Roxanne Oulman, former Executive Vice President and CFO at Medallia and Tony Werner, former CTO at Comcast, as independent directors to its board. “As a founder and entrepreneur, I not only look for great technology that customers love, and a […]

June 8, 2022

FreeWheel launches AudienceXpress brand

FreeWheel has announced the international launch of AudienceXpress — the brand FreeWheel Media now operates under — allowing advertisers in Europe to buy premium TV advertising on an audience basis across all platforms, including connected TV (CTV), broadcaster streaming platforms (AVoD) and digital publishers. “The AudienceXpress name represents more than a change in branding, it […]

June 7, 2022

Comcast Technology Solutions for Magenta TV

Comcast Technology Solutions, a division of Comcast Cable that provides media and entertainment technology to content providers, operators, and advertisers, has announced that its Cloud TV Suite is being deployed as the new back-end platform for Deutsche Telekom’s Magenta TV in selected markets. Deployments began in Austria and will be phased across other Deutsche Telekom […]

June 6, 2022

WaterBear, 4KUniverse on Comcast platforms

WaterBear Network, the free streaming service dedicated to the future of the planet, has launched its app across Comcast’s Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex and XClass TV entertainment platforms. With the launch, WaterBear Network’s impact-led original documentaries spanning biodiversity, community, circularity, climate action and sustainable fashion aim to inspire positive change for millions of viewers across […]

May 3, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Comcast Technology Solutions launches addressable ad solution

Comcast Technology Solutions, a division of Comcast Cable that provides media and entertainment technology to content providers, operators and advertisers, has announced the launch of its national linear addressable advertising solution for customers and technology partners. Addressable advertising, which enables households watching the same national TV shows to see different ads that are more relevant […]

May 3, 2022

Peacock growth boosts Comcast

Comcast has announced strong subscriber growth in its Peacock streaming service which benefitfed from the return of major sporting events, as well as a post-pandemic boost from its theme parks. The company posted a 9 per cent increase in adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation, at $9.2 billion in the first quarter, ahead […]

April 28, 2022

Charter, Comcast streaming JV

US multiplay telcos Charter Communications and Comcast Corporation have formed a 50/50 joint venture to develop and offer a next-generation streaming platform on a variety of branded 4K streaming devices and smart TVs, aimed at providing consumers with a world-class user experience and navigation, all the top apps, and more choice in the streaming marketplace. […]

April 27, 2022By Colin Mann

Dizi launches on Comcast platforms in US

SPI/FilmBox has announced the launch of SPI’s drama hub Dizi across Comcast’s entertainment platforms, including Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex and XClass TV. Customers can subscribe to Dizi directly on their Comcast device for $4.99 month to access the service’s curated selection of Turkish drama series.  Series offered within Dizi have English and Spanish localisation options […]

April 26, 2022

Report: Significant audience drop for US broadcast news

Despite changing viewing habits, national television remains a dominating medium for entertainment and news-gathering purposes in the US. National TV still has the broadest reach with live broadcasts like Super Bowl LVI drawing nearly 72 million unique US households. This is according to Comscore’s latest TV Trends report, which uses Comscore TV National Measurement to […]

April 21, 2022