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CIMM, TVB launch Local TV Innovation Initiative

The Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM) and TVB have announced a new initiative focused on showcasing the latest innovations in measurement and currency development, new metrics, and data collaboration across the local TV and video marketplace. The initiative will encompass the entire ecosystem – local TV and video businesses, TV platform providers, agencies and […]

April 15, 2024

Nielsen, Circle City renew local TV measurement

Nielsen, the specialist in audience measurement, data and analytics, has announced a multi-year renewal with Circle City Broadcasting, Indiana’s only locally owned and operated broadcast and digital news media network, for Local TV measurement. As part of the new agreement, Circle City will now leverage Nielsen’s local OTT measurement, which measures local audiences across both […]

March 27, 2024

Germany: Local TV portal on Vestel TVs

Bayerische Medien Technik (BMT), in cooperation with Vestel, is improving local and regional content in Germany. The Local TV portal, which provides easy access to many live streams of local TV programmes and open channels in Germany, is now also available as an app on the Vestel TV platforms LINUX, Android TV and Fire TV. […]

October 23, 2023

Local TV stations rebrand to Talk

Local TV has announced the rebranding of its eight local TV stations under the Talk banner. Remaining wholly-owned by Local TV, the stations will retain their current focus on local content alongside the content they already broadcast from TalkTV. Local TV provides local news video services on Freeview Channels 7 & 8, Virgin Media Channel […]

October 18, 2023

CoxReps, Gamut form Locality

Locality has launched as a local television solutions provider. Formed through the union of CoxReps and Gamut, two widely respected media sales organisations, Locality is a new brand that brings together the best technology, people and premium inventory in both broadcast and streaming. Each company brings with it a seasoned team that will continue to […]

June 14, 2023

UK plans local TV licence renewal

Local TV services are set to remain on the UK airwaves until 2034, subject to a review of each station’s future plans, under proposals set out by the government. The plans would allow the media regulator Ofcom to renew the licences of all 34 local TV services, subject to a review of each station’s plans […]

June 7, 2023By Colin Mann