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Kinly appoints Davidson as UK Operations Director

Kinly – an AV systems integrator and remote collaboration service provider– has announced the promotion of Stuart Davidson to the role of Operations Director, UK & Ireland. In his new role, Davidson will be overseeing consultancy & design, projects, warehouse & logistics, hire & judicial, and health & safety. The promotion will also give him […]

June 27, 2022

Paramount+ arrives in UK

Paramount Global rolled out the Blue Carpet and hosted a star-studded, London event to celebrate the debut of Paramount+ in the UK and Ireland. The SVoD service offers more than 8,000 hours of content, including movies and TV series, new originals and iconic shows. “From over 100 years of storytelling experience with our Hollywood studio […]

June 21, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Paramount+ plans 150 originals by 2025

Paramount+, the SVoD service from Paramount Global, has announced its investment in internationally originated content with a slate of original series that will debut around the world, a first step towards the streamer’s plan to commission 150 international originals by 2025. The news comes in advance of Paramount+’s expansion to the UK and Ireland on June 22nd, […]

June 20, 2022

Uma Thurman fronts Paramount+ UK launch campaign

Paramount Global will stage what it has called “its biggest and most ambitious marketing campaign in the UK” throughout the summer, to herald the launch of its new streaming service, Paramount+, in the region. Paramount+ will be available in the UK and Ireland from June 22nd. The launch line-up will include exclusive originals, blockbuster films […]

June 17, 2022

Inmarsat tests UK GPS signals

Since withdrawing from the European Union the UK is looking to establish its own satellite navigation system for positioning. Inmarsat says a test signal from one of its satellites is stable and operational, enabling ongoing testing and validation by industry, regulators, and users. The signal is claimed to be more accurate than the EU’s Galileo […]

June 10, 2022

FIFA launches Women’s World Cup 2023 rights sale

FIFA has launched an invitation to tender (ITT) in the UK for the sale of media rights to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. Since its inception in 1991, the FIFA Women’s World Cup has grown to become the most-watched single-sport event for women globally. The most recent edition – the FIFA Women’s World Cup […]

June 9, 2022

La Liga, Premier Sports renew UK rights deal

La Liga and Premier Sports have renewed their broadcast partnership in the UK and Ireland for a further three years, with Premier Sports remaining the exclusive rights holder for top flight La Liga Santander in both territories for the 2022/23, 2023/24 and 2024/25 seasons. “We’re pleased to extend our relationship with La Liga until 2025,” […]

June 7, 2022

Abbott Elementary on Disney+ UK

Acclaimed mockumentary series, Abbott Elementary, is now streaming on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland. The workplace comedy follows a group of dedicated, passionate teachers – and a slightly tone-deaf principal – as they navigate the Philadelphia public school system. Despite the odds stacked against them, they are determined to help their students succeed in […]

June 1, 2022By Nik Roseveare

GroupM UK names new investment MDs

GroupM UK, WPP’s media investment group, has announced the appointment of Carl Nawgamuwa and Jonathan Masterson as Managing Directors of GroupM Investment. Reporting to Simon Willis, Chief Investment Officer, GroupM UK, Nawgamuwa and Masterson will be responsible for driving the continued deployment of GroupM’s Responsible Investment Framework, which focuses on brand safety, data ethics, diversity […]

May 23, 2022

SaxaVord plans launch rehearsal

SaxaVord Spaceport says it will mount a planned site-wide dress rehearsal which will culminate with a small rocket lifting off from their Lamba Ness site in Unst, Shetland, later this year. The rehearsal is being done in preparation for the UK’s first commercial vertical space launch which continues. The trial launch, named Operation Freya, will […]

May 23, 2022