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EU funding for LEO broadband scheme building

French, German and Italian officials have agreed that their governments will help support the EU’s proposed IRIS² broadband low Earth orbiting satellite mega-constellation. The agreements came on November 22nd at the start of a Ministerial meeting to examine EU and European Space Agency (ESA) projects and future financing. France, Germany and Italy said public funding […]

November 23, 2022By Chris Forrester

SES supports EU LEO scheme

On November 17th the EU and European Commission issued their political approval for investment in a €6 billion proposal for a fleet of up to 170 low Earth orbiting satellites for broadband system (IRIS²) serving Europe and beyond. SES has issued a supportive statement even though it might have to contribute its portion of a […]

November 21, 2022By Chris Forrester

Viant, IRIS.TV partnership

Viant Technology, a people-based advertising software company, has partnered with IRIS.TV, the data platform built for video. This new partnership brings a first-of-its-kind solution integrating IRIS-enabled insights into the Viant Household ID, empowering marketers to leverage deep, contextual, cookieless TV data to more effectively target and measure activations. “With video consumption on the rise, there […]

May 18, 2022

ABS Capital Partners participates in Series B funding round of IRIS.TV

ABS Capital Partners, a growth equity investor, has announced its participation in the Series B funding round of IRIS.TV, the video data platform. The new round of investment will enable IRIS.TV to accelerate the growth of its video data platform and API tools that enable video-level data targeting for Connected TV (CTV) and online video. […]

September 30, 2021

Global Eagle reinvents inflight entertainment with Iris

Global Eagle, a provider of high-speed connectivity and entertainment solutions for demanding worldwide mobility markets, has introduced Iris, a cost-effective inflight entertainment (IFE) subscription service for airlines. Iris is already used by more than 20 of Global Eagle’s major customers, with most of the company’s client airlines converting to the platform by mid-2021. Iris offers […]

April 20, 2021

Synamedia launches Iris addressable ad solution

Synamedia, the independent video software provider, has unveiledd Iris, a new addressable advertising solution. Iris will create addressable advertising opportunities for pay-TV and broadcasters as well as OTT and hybrid service providers to unlock new revenue streams. As demand for more targeted TV advertising increases, they can use Iris to help create compelling advertising propositions […]

August 12, 2020