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Make My Money Matter named social partner for Sky News’ The Daily Climate Show

Sky Media has announced Make My Money Matter as the first sponsor of Sky News’ The Daily Climate Show. The Daily Climate Show’s social clips were identified as the perfect environment for Make My Money Matter to promote actionable, positive solutions for individuals committed to acting on the climate crisis. Through the sponsorship, millions watching […]

April 11, 2022

Wurl FAST channels on LG Channels

Wurl, a specialist in powering streaming TV, has entered into a partnership with LG Electronics that will see Wurl powered FAST Channels on LG Channels worldwide. Wurl will be distributing the FAST channels globally while also providing monetisation services and maximising revenue to the company. Per the deal, Wurl will be available on all LG […]

April 8, 2022

Gravity Media wins Goodwood contract

Gravity Media, a global provider of live broadcast facilities and production services, has been awarded the contract to bring three of the motorsport calendar’s greatest events to the screens for Goodwood. Hosted by The Duke of Richmond at the Goodwood Estate, the Goodwood season is firmly established in the English sporting and social calendar. The […]

April 8, 2022

Report: EU TV fiction production down 600 hours in 2020

A new report, Audiovisual fiction production in Europe – 2020 figures, has been published by the European Audiovisual Observatory, part of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. The report analyses the volume, formats, origin, commissioners and producers of original European TV films and TV series released on TV and SVoD between 2015 and 2020. Daily […]

April 5, 2022

World of Wonder announces Drag Race Sweden

World of Wonder, LA-based Media company, has added a new international iteration of its hugely successful entertainment reality format, Drag Race, to its roster in Sweden. The new edition of the global franchise joins existing versions in Thailand, the US, Chile, Canada, Holland, the UK, Spain, Australia and New Zealand, France, the Philippines, and Italy. […]

April 5, 2022

Ofcom suspends KTV

Ofcom has suspended Khalsa Television Limited’s licence to broadcast after an investigation found the KTV channel in breach of broadcasting rules. The KTV television channel broadcasts to the Sikh community in the UK. The media regulator’s investigation found that Prime Time, a 95-minute live discussion programme, included material likely to incite violence. The presenter of […]

April 1, 2022

UK MPs regret OneWeb has to turn to US

The UK House of Commons parliamentary Defence Committee, with a role to examine British government action, has complained over the UK’s handling of the recent OneWeb predicament in having to switch rocket launchers. OneWeb had contracted with Arianespace which itself used Russian-built Soyuz rockets. The rockets were supposed to launch 6 batches of OneWeb satellites […]

April 1, 2022By Chris Forrester

Survey: Brits prefer video calls to phone calls

Research from Sky Mobile has revealed 8 in 10 Brits now prefer messaging and video calls over phone calls and yet nearly one in four said it is these calls that make them the happiest (23 per cent). The study of 2,000 British adults also found 64 per cent of people can’t leave the house […]

April 1, 2022

Ukraine news, Times Now Navbharat, Zoom on Freeview

Channelbox has partnered with Times Network, the Indian broadcast network, to launch Times Now Navbharat and Zoom on Freeview UK. Times Now Navbharat offers coverage of national and political news in Hindi language, whilst Zoom presents  interactive and entertaining content including music, Bollywood news, trends, lifestyle and fashion. “We are honoured that the largest Indian media company Times Group has […]

March 31, 2022

Report: Consumers winning the streaming wars

This year’s Digital media trends survey from Deloitte reveals that media companies in the US are now feeling more turbulence from the deeper currents shaping consumer behaviour. After 15 years of growth, SVoD services have successfully unbundled video, lowered costs to consumers, and ignited fierce competition among providers. Top SVoD services are consolidating content and […]

March 30, 2022