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Les VODays campaign from DEGI, SEVN

Trade bodies the Digital Entertainment Group International (DEGI), and the Syndicat de l’Edition Vidéo Numérique (SEVN) have confirmed the return of ‘Les VODays’, a category-wide week-long campaign to engage with the ever-growing French digital transactional market. French film fans will be offered a selection of new and popular films at promotional prices from Universal Pictures […]

January 16, 2023By Colin Mann

Report: 2022’s TV ad rankings

TV measurement company iSpot has released its 2022 TV Advertising Report, containing exclusive insights from currency initiatives with US TV Networks, findings from CTV verification studies and tallies from measuring every second of advertising on linear, time shifted and VoD on TV. The report contains rankings by ad impressions and spend for top networks, shows, […]

January 5, 2023

Survey: Consumers desire simplicity in entertainment

The majority of consumers globally (86 per cent) want an all-in-one platform to simplify their entertainment experiences with video streaming, fantasy sports, social media, ecommerce and more, according to the Reinvent for Growth report from Accenture. As part of its second annual global entertainment study, Accenture surveyed 6,000 consumers to understand their preferences and behaviours […]

December 21, 2022

TV4Planet partners with Alpha Networks to launch OTT platform

TV4Planet has partnered with Alpha Networks to launch its new OTT platform, conciding with World Climate Day. To properly address a large audience the VoD content is available for free. Moreover, to attract users who are not yet aware of the current environmental issues but also those who perceive the ecological transition as a constraint, the online formats […]

December 9, 2022

Italy: TV market to contract by 1.1% in 2022

The TV market in Italy is set to contract by 1.1 per cent in 2022, according to the latest report from Rome-based ITMedia Consulting. For its part, the pay-TV segment, which is in a process of reorganisation between traditional pay-TV and VoD, will grow by 4.4 per cent. OTT TV will continue on the path […]

November 22, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Report: Newer forms of streaming on the rise

Digital product expert Candyspace has launched The Streaming 100 — a report detailing the top 100 streaming platforms across multiple verticals in the UK – in partnership with VOD Professional. The paper evaluates over 200 digital products that each have a significant streaming element to their product from categories including video, audio, online newspapers, sports […]

November 22, 2022

Better Software, Red Bee Media power Nordisk Film+

Red Bee Media, a global media services provider, has partnered with Better Software Group to launch Danish entertainment company Nordisk Film’s new streaming service, Nordisk Film+. Nordisk Film+ showcases the biggest selection of Danish films and a wide range of international cinema releases and kids’ content. The application designed for the Nordic entertainment brand has […]

November 21, 2022

Forecast: AVoD services to grow

As the cost-of-living crisis reshapes business reality, marketing data and analytics company Kantar has revealed its Media Trends and Predictions 2023, an annual forecast for how the media landscape will evolve in the year ahead. The report gives what Kantar says is a definitive view of coming media industry trends using Kantar’s data alongside evidence-based […]

November 16, 2022

TVP VOD goes live powered by Redge Media

TVP, Polish national broadcaster, has launched TVP VOD streaming platform with advanced modern features and for the wide range of end user devices including HbbTV. The new platform integrates the TVP streaming services within a single environment. The major video streaming service in Poland is delivered on the Redge Media Service Delivery Platform. TVP (Polish […]

October 21, 2022

Ofcom consults on iPlayer archive content

UK broadcast regulator Ofcom is inviting feedback on its analysis and provisional views relating to the BBC’s proposal to increase its catalogue of older content on BBC iPlayer. Ofcom’s job, as required by the Charter and Agreement, is to ensure that changes the BBC wishes to make to its publicly funded TV, radio and online […]

October 19, 2022By Colin Mann