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INVIDI Technologies launches Conexus

Global addressable advertising solutions company INVIDI Technologies’ CEO and Global Chief Technology Officer Bruce Anderson have unveiled INVIDI Conexus, the company’s platform that will allow programmers to execute national addressable campaigns at an unprecedented scope across multiple distributors. The new platform provides highly scalable national addressable minutes by cutting through the disparate distribution landscape easily […]

April 12, 2022

Forecast: TikTok revenues to surpass Twitter/Snapchat combined

TikTok’s worldwide ad revenues will triple this year and surpass that of two competitors combined, according to Insider Intelligence’s inaugural forecast on TikTok ad revenues. The Chinese-owned social video app will have more than $11 billion (€10bn) in ad revenues in 2022, with more than half coming from the US. Worldwide TikTok’s worldwide ad business […]

April 11, 2022

Data: 81% taken action after hearing ads during podcast

Data from Voices, the marketplace for hiring voice over talent, has revealed that in 2021 just over 50 per cent of its business customers are actively using voice overs for online advertising. Voices also revealed that 81 per cent of podcast listeners, if advertised to, will conduct some form of search or engage in a […]

April 11, 2022

Dancing with the Stars USA moving To Disney+

Disney is moving the popular dance series, Dancing with the Stars, from ABC to Disney+ in the US and Canada this autumn, making it the first live series to debut on Disney+. The reality series has just been picked up for two more seasons (Seasons 31 and 32). Kareem Daniel, chairman, Disney Media and Entertainment […]

April 8, 2022

Vidgo adds Fox Weather

Vidgo, the US OTT service, has announced the addition of FOX Weather, bolstering its lineup of premium news content. “Our subscribers want to stay informed, which is why the addition of the FOX Weather is a top priority for the Vidgo team. Now they can check the weather 24/7, both locally and across the country,” […]

April 8, 2022

BBC, ITV reveal World Cup 2022 schedule

The BBC and ITV have revealed their coverage plans for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar this winter. The BBC will show England’s opening match against Iran on November 21st, as well as the possible Home Nations group match against the final European qualifier, which will be one of Wales, Scotland or Ukraine. ITV will […]

April 7, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Eleven to stream USL W League globally

Eleven has partnered with the United Soccer League for exclusive global broadcast rights to the USL W League, a new pre-professional women’s competition in the US. Select matches from the inaugural 2022 season will be streamed live exclusively on the Eleven Sports website, bringing the 44-club competition to a local, national and global audience. The […]

April 7, 2022

Scripps heads Political CTV Consortium

A group of local US broadcasters led by The E.W. Scripps Company have come together to serve political advertisers with broad audience reach on connected TV platforms during what’s expected to be a record election-spending year. Cox Media Group, Capitol Broadcasting Company, Graham Media Group and other broadcasters are participating in the initiative. “Collectively, we […]

April 6, 2022

FOX Nation to debut American History series hosted by Kelsey Grammer

FOX Nation will debut a new series hosted by actor, producer and director Kelsey Grammer titled Kelsey Grammer’s Historic Battles for America on May 1st, announced FOX Nation president Jason Klarman. In the programme, Grammer will take viewers on an inside look at eight key battles that left an indelible mark on this nation, spanning […]

April 6, 2022

Research: US internet twice as fast as EU

Both the US and the European Union saw median internet speeds rise dramatically in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Despite this, the Fair Internet Report found that the increase slowed significantly across the west in 2021. While both the US and EU continued to make gains, the pace of change was more than cut in […]

April 5, 2022