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Netflix series ARCANE sees pop-up store destroyed as part of global campaign

Riot Games has announced the launch of a global campaign to promote the upcoming League of Legends on-screen series, Arcane. Together with London based experiential agency We Are Collider, the fully integrated campaign will feature a blend of experiential, digital, social and out-of-home activations in cities worldwide coinciding with the release dates of each episode […]

November 5, 2021

Kleos Space hires McCarthy

Padraig McCarthy has joined Kleos Space as a director. McCarthy is well-known to the satellite industry from his time as CFO/Finance Director at SES. McCarthy is currently a Partner at the private equity firm NewSpace Capital and an independent Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair at listed self-storage company Shurgard. He brings more than two […]

November 4, 2021By Chris Forrester

EBU forges pan-European networks for co-production

The EBU is establishing new alliances and networks to foster collaboration between European public service broadcasters. Recent meetings in Munich and Paris saw broadcasters explore ways to work together on the production of both young adult drama and documentary series. “Collaboration between Members has always been at the heart of the EBU’s mission,” stated Jean […]

October 6, 2021

France: €1.5bn from SVoD ‘content levy’ by 2024

The obligation on French and foreign SVoD services to dedicate 20-25 per cent of their annual turnover (for services offering films newer than twelve months) to content creation in France, could generate between €1.2 and €1.5 billion additional funds for movie and TV production between 2021 and 2024. The French ‘AVMS’ Euro Directive became operative […]

September 20, 2021From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Eutelsat unveils Advance service

Paris-based satellite operator Eutelsat says its ‘Advance’ managed connectivity service targeting the world’s maritime sector has won “strong interest” and the first contracts signed. Eutelsat says several operators have selected Eutelsat Advance to enhance their portfolios of connectivity services, saying: “Leveraging Eutelsat’s powerful Ku-band in-orbit resources, Eutelsat Advance will be integrated into the offerings, amongst […]

July 30, 2021By Chris Forrester

France: Google fined €500m in news sharing row

Google has been fined €500 million by France’s competition authority for failing to negotiate “in good faith” with news organisations over the use of their content. The authority accused Google of not taking an order to do so seriously. The fine is the latest in a global copyright battle between tech firms and news organisations. […]

July 13, 2021

Nielsen acquires TVTY

Global data, measurement and analytics company, Nielsen, has acquired TVTY, a TV attribution provider and ad monitoring company based in Paris, France. Financial terms were not disclosed. TVTY brings a wide range of outcomes capabilities that improve TV campaign execution. TVTY’s solutions enable advertisers and agencies to optimise their spend based on the outcomes most […]

July 8, 2021

OnePlan raises $3.8m

OnePlan has raised $3.8 million (€3.2m) in Series A financing from investors in the UK and US. The two-year-old startup streamlines the design and production process through a selection of 2D, 3D, satellite and aerial maps, providing real-time collaboration. For venue owners, it unlocks operational and commercial benefits through a hyper-realistic, fly-through Venue Twin of […]

July 2, 2021

Smart AdServer acquires DynAdmic

Smart AdServer, the independent ad monetisation platform, has announced its acquisition of DynAdmic, the integrated video advertising marketplace. DynAdmic’s technology and operations will be integrated within Smart’s offering to provide media solutions to buyers and bring a new exclusive monetisation channel to media publishers. The combined group will benefit from cookie free contextual targeting capabilities […]

July 1, 2021

M6 International announces new commercial launch on Comores Telecom

THEMA, a Canal+ Group company, has announced the launch of M6 International channel on Comores Telecom – the leading mobile and fixed-line services provider operating in Comoros and addressing more than 650 000 customers. Through its newly launched IPTV offer ‘Nafassi Fibre’, Comores Telecom is now offering its subscribers access to the content of M6 […]

June 8, 2021