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Sky announces £10m fund to address digital exclusion

Sky has announced a new goal to tackle digital inequality and provide support to a quarter of a million digitally excluded people through a new £10 million (€11.9m) fund. The new programme – Sky Up – aims to support people to succeed in a digital age, ensuring that those who are most at risk of […]

April 11, 2022

Cinedigm closes acquisition of DMR

Cinedigm, a streaming technology and entertainment company, has closed the acquisition of Digital Media Rights (DMR), a specialty streaming, advertising, and content distribution company. The acquisition closed on March 28th with a purchase price of $16.4 million (€14.7m), payable in instalments. The company paid the first payment of $8 million in cash at closing, which […]

March 30, 2022

Committee Chair slams further Ofcom appointment delay

Julian Knight, Chair of the UK House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, has criticised the extension to the deadline for applications for the post of Chair of broadcast and comms regulator Ofcom. “The search for the next Chair of Ofcom goes on in a recruitment process that would put a reality TV […]

January 28, 2022By Colin Mann

Nielsen plans more accurate metrics

Audience measurement, data and analytics specialist Nielsen is enhancing its national television measurement by measuring viewing in a more precise manner, allowing for a future where audience estimates are based on individual ads rather than commercial minutes. It says the enhancement to Nielsen Individual Commercial Metrics will help pave the way for true comparability across […]

November 22, 2021

MPs warn of UK connectivity target failure

The UK House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee is warning the Government that it risks failing to meet its revised-down target for gigabit-capable broadband in the face of considerable challenges to infrastructure roll-out. Evidence to the ‘Broadband and the road to 5G inquiry’ found little confidence that nationwide gigabit-capable broadband by 2025 […]

December 22, 2020By Colin Mann

Forecast: European digital ads down only 5.5% in 2020

IAB Europe, the European-level industry association for the digital advertising and marketing ecosystem, announced at its virtual Interact conference that digital advertising grew 12.3 per cent in 2019 to €64.8 billion, driven by strong growth in out-stream video, mobile and social spend. On average €4 billion has been added to the digital advertising market every […]

June 4, 2020