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Netgem at 400k subs

Netgem has announced that its total number of subscribers reached 400,000 at the end of May 2022, compared to 363,000 at the end of December 2021 – an annualised growth rate of 25 per cent. Netgem said it expects more pronounced growth in the second half of the year – due in particular to the […]

June 1, 2022

France: TikTok now on Netgem TV

Netgem, the digital entertainment platform, is now offering customers in France the ability to watch TikTok videos on Netgem TV. Accessible directly from the TV via a QR code, users can pair their mobile TikTok account with their TV in just a few clicks. Then they can enjoy an optimal and personalised entertainment experience. Sylvain […]

May 16, 2022

Research: Grandparents turn to TikTok

Almost a quarter (24 per cent) of grandparents want to learn how to use TikTok as a way of bonding with their grandchildren, according to research from connectivity provider TalkTalk. The video social media app has exploded in popularity in recent years and now boasts close to nine million active users in the UK. The […]

May 10, 2022

Gaumont launches SVoD service with Netgem

Netgem has announced a partnership with Gaumont, launching their first SVoD service entirely dedicated to the French black and white cinematic tradition ‘Gaumont Classique’. With more than 200 titles and nearly 70 hours of additional content, Gaumont Classique rely on of all the features provided by Netgem’s platform: dynamic editorialisation of films and their additional […]

May 10, 2022

Study: UK needs guidance to optimise streaming spend

In March, Netgem teamed with Point Topic and commissioned an independent firm to conduct a UK survey on TV and streaming habits, ISPs and what channels people were watching. The study suggests that even though bundling of pay-TV is still high at 45 per cent of households, adoption of streaming services is even higher – […]

May 5, 2022

TV5MONDE partnership with Netgem Group

TV5MONDE has announced a partnership with Netgem Group and launches in the UK on Netgem TV across 15+ Ultrafast Fibre Broadband providers. This move allows the TV5MONDEplus on-demand platform to enter Telco distribution and completes an already strong presence in the UK and Ireland on PC, Android, iOS, Samsung, Amazon Fire stick or Chromecast. TV5MONDEplus […]

April 16, 2022

Netgem eyes 500,000 subs in 2022

Netgem has posted a 30 per cent growth in subscribers – direct and non-direct – reaching a total of 363,000 customers in 2021. The company, which attributes the rise to the development of its content-as-a-service activity, is forecasting 500,000 subscribers by the end of 2022. Netgem’s main markets are the Nordics, UK and France. In […]

January 28, 2022From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

France: ‘Les VODays’ initiative

Home entertainment trade body the Digital Entertainment Group International (DEGI), and French organisation the Syndicat de l’Edition Vidéo Numérique (SEVN), are launching ‘Les VODays’, a new week-long digital campaign across nine of the top digital retailer platforms. Films from Universal Pictures Video France, Sony Pictures Entertainment France, SND Films & WarnerMedia France will be available during Les VODays campaign. […]

January 17, 2022By Colin Mann

Box Broadband selects Netgem TV

Box Broadband, an Internet Service Provider that serves a combination of rural and non-rural areas, has launched its own TV offering through a partnership with Netgem TV. The new offering enables Box Broadband customers to access more than 200 free and premium channels including 80 extra channels to Freeview available at home or on the […]

December 16, 2021

Loewe returns to UK market wth Netgem

German luxury TV-maker Loewe has relaunched in the UK with its high-end, top-quality TV sets. This comes after the brand initially left the UK in July 2019, but returned following what has been described as a ‘significant investment’ from international technology investment company Skytec. Loewe will be partnering with Netgem TV in the UK, which […]

December 10, 2021By Colin Mann