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CMG expands digital streaming strategy utilising Amagi

Cox Media Group (CMG) has announced the expansion of its digital streaming strategy via a deal with Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV. With the rise of CTV and streaming, CMG has chosen Amagi to power its streaming across connected TV, mobile, web, and distribution as CMG migrates, […]

April 21, 2022

Scripps heads Political CTV Consortium

A group of local US broadcasters led by The E.W. Scripps Company have come together to serve political advertisers with broad audience reach on connected TV platforms during what’s expected to be a record election-spending year. Cox Media Group, Capitol Broadcasting Company, Graham Media Group and other broadcasters are participating in the initiative. “Collectively, we […]

April 6, 2022

AMC, Discovery, TelevisaUnivision, WarnerMedia partner with Canoe

Four of the leading national programmers in the US – AMC Networks, Discovery, TelevisaUnivision and WarnerMedia – have teamed up with Canoe Ventures to further enable national addressable television advertising. As a result of these separate, multi-year agreements, Canoe will be providing enablement and ongoing campaign service assurance across its national addressable TV advertising footprint, […]

February 24, 2022

Insight TV announces new hire; record growth

Insight TV, the millennial-focused global channel and content producer, has announced a series of new hires following a record year of growth in 2021. To support Insight TV’s growing content needs, the company promoted former Executive Producer, Originals and Development Michael O’Connor to the new position of VP of Production and Content, taking on responsibility […]

February 7, 2022

Report: STB initiative saves $2bn+ in energy costs

US consumers saved $2.2 billion (€1.9bn) in energy costs in 2020 thanks to a voluntary agreement between the pay-TV industry and energy efficiency advocates. The agreement, led by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), NCTA – The Internet & Television Association and CableLabs has cut energy usage of set-top boxes by more than half in the […]

August 24, 2021

SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2021 to unleash power of limitless connectivity

The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), a CableLabs subsidiary, gas announced SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2021 will take place October 11-14 in Atlanta as a hybrid experience to bring the cable telecommunications community back together, safely. Returning as a hybrid experience, the largest cable telecommunications and technology trade show in the Americas will enable attendees […]

July 15, 2021

Cox victim of cyber ransom?

For the last six days Cox subscribers have been without any live streamed content as US press speculates it has been a victim of a ransom attack. Cox is not commenting. Cox Media owns 33 TV stations in 20 markets, 65 radio stations in 11 markets and several multi-platform streaming video and digital platforms. According […]

June 10, 2021

RDK surpasses 80m device deployments

RDK Management has announced details about the continued adoption of RDK open source software used to power customer-premises equipment (CPE) from broadband and video service providers worldwide. “With more than 80 million device deployments, RDK adoption continues to accelerate and serve as the foundational software platform for service providers across their various OEMs and network […]

May 5, 2021

Energy-saving STB agreement renewed

US industry trade bodies Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and NCTA – The Internet & Television Association (NCTA) have extended through 2025 the Voluntary Agreement for Ongoing Improvement to the Energy Efficiency of Set-Top Boxes. The agreement, which has already saved consumers $7 billion in energy costs and avoided 39 million metric tons of CO2 emissions […]

April 7, 2021

Reps pressure cable over Fox News

California Democrat Representatives Anna Eshoo and Jerry McNerney have written to cable, satellite and streaming companies calling on them to better combat disinformation – and they name Fox News, Newsmax and One America News Network as culprits. Both signatories are both on the powerful House Energy & Commerce Committee. The letter doesn’t call for the […]

February 22, 2021