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Pebble announces new hires

Pebble, the automation, content management, and integrated channel specialist, has announced a range of new hires across its business as it continues to build on its successes over the last year. The company announced an impressive set of figures for H1 2021 last month, buoyed by an up-tick in all key financial metrics over the […]

October 20, 2021

Report: UK has lowest level of ‘brand risk’ from online QoS and context

Integral Ad Science (IAS) has released its Media Quality Report for H1 2021. The report, based on trillions of data events analysed each month worldwide, provides transparency into the performance and quality of UK digital media and advertising placements in the first half of 2021, alongside worldwide comparisons. The Media Quality Report highlights improvements across […]

October 18, 2021

UK confirmed for Extreme E Season 1 finale

Extreme E, the sport for purpose electric off-road racing series, has confirmed that its Season 1 finale, ‘the Jurassic X Prix’ will take place in Bovington, in the UK’s South Coast county of Dorset, on 18-19 December 2021. Alejandro Agag, Extreme E Founder and CEO, said: “I’m very excited by this race location – our […]

October 12, 2021

IMDb TV launches in UK

IMDb TV, Amazon’s free streaming service, is now available in the UK. The AVoD service debuts with IMDb TV Originals Luke Bryan: My Dirt Road Diary, Moment of Truth, and Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers, as well as a library of thousands of movies and television shows, including Pulp […]

September 29, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Bank: “NENT a success in Poland”

Investment bank Berenberg, reporting on Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT), said that while it is still too soon for NENT’s management to communicate subscriber numbers for Poland, given that the launch was a little over a month ago, the tone from management suggested that all is going according to plan. The news emerged following NENT’s Capital […]

September 28, 2021By Chris Forrester

Ex-Avanti pair establish new satellite business

David Williams and David Bestwick, who were two directors of Avanti Communications prior to the company going bankrupt back in 2018, have established a new business and now have a Nasdaq stock market listing. Arqit Quantum saw its shares commence trading on Sept. 7 having gone through a SPAC merger with Centricus Acquisition Corp., and […]

September 28, 2021

Free Guy free on Disney+ UK

Disney+ has announced that Free Guy, the summer blockbuster starring Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer and Taika Waititi, will be available to stream on the service from September 29th. A tweet from the Disney+ UK Twitter account on September 28th confirmed the news, saying: “Don’t have a good day. Have a GREAT day. Stream Free Guy […]

September 28, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Law&Crime launches US spin-off of They Walk Among Us

Law&Crime, the live trial and true-crime network, has announceed the launch of a new spinoff podcast hosted by the award winning team of They Walk Among Us. The new spinoff, They Walk Among America premieres on September 28th, adding to Law&Crime’s growing podcast network. Launched in September 2016 and produced by Benjamin and Rosanna Fitton, […]

September 28, 2021

Neos Networks selects Cerillion for private cloud BSS platform

Cerillion, an innovator in large enterprise and B2B digital monetisation and customer management solutions, has announced a five-year deal with Neos Networks, initially signed in September 2020, to provide an end-to-end BSS platform for its UK-wide connectivity business. Cerillion is implementing a complete solution from lead management through to revenue recognition, utilising the Enterprise Product […]

September 27, 2021

MPs welcome research on music creators’ streaming earnings

Julian Knight, Chair of the UK House of Commons House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, has welcomed the publication of Government research into how creators earn money through streaming. The Intellectual Property Office published its findings, Music creators’ earnings in the digital era, following the Government Response to the Committee’s Economics of […]

September 24, 2021