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Global Video Measurement Alliance membership boost

The Global Video Measurement Alliance (GVMA), a coalition spearheaded by digital video audience measurement specialist Tubular Labs, has confirmed the UK’s LADbible Group and Germany’s ZDF (Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen) as new members. These additions to the GVMA continue a global expansion of collaboration aimed to unite brands, agencies and publishers around the world to establish […]

December 21, 2021

Alchimie, Grupo Godó to launch Historiayvida.TV

Alchimie, the digital broadcast network, has announced a new alliance with Grupo Godó’s ‘Historia y Vida’ magazine to bring Spain’s favourite history publication to the small screen via Historiayvida.TV. For over fifty years Historia y Vida magazine has been attracting readers seeking to interpret the present through the past, it currently Historiayvida.TV has over 1,000,000 […]

December 16, 2021

Research: Netflix leads European scripted content

Research from Ampere Analysis shows that Netflix has become the largest single commissioner of new European scripted content. This represents one of the strongest indicators of the global changes in production market dynamics and represents a boon for European producers as the region becomes increasingly important for global streamers. While European Public Service Broadcasters still […]

July 1, 2021

FIFA settles cruise ship copyright dispute

A legal dispute between football’s governing body FIFA and TUI Cruises that had been pending at the Copyright Dispute Chamber of Hamburg District Court since July 1st 2020 has been resolved by way of a settlement between the parties, who have submitted their settlement agreement to be ratified and published by the court. FIFA had […]

June 9, 2021By Colin Mann

SES secures multiple PBS renewals

SES has confirmed the signing of multi-year capacity agreements totalling over €66 million in backlog with multiple public broadcasters in Europe throughout 2020,  whch it says will “enable millions of satellite TV households across Europe to continue watching SD and HD content delivered with world-class reliability”. The public broadcasters who have signed contracts directly with […]

February 22, 2021By Chris Forrester

HBO, BBC, ZDF, Stan co-commission The Tourist

HBO Max will co-produce and be the US streaming home for limited series The Tourist, from production company Two Brothers Pictures (The Missing, Fleabag). The six-episode limited series is headed up by writers Harry and Jack Williams, alongside commissioning partners BBC One, Stan and ZDF. Jamie Dornan will lead this thriller charting one man’s search for […]

January 28, 2021

Massmann joins Qvest management board

Qvest Media, the international systems architect and consultant in the ICT, broadcast and media industry, has appointed Christian Massmann as Managing Director and Chief Sales Officer (CSO) of the Qvest Group. Massmann will be responsible for the global sales business in the media sector and thereby occupy a key role for one of the Qvest […]

November 27, 2020

Alchimie files for IPO

Alchimie, the French OTT content aggregator, has filed for an IPO on Euronext Growth in Paris. The company, founded by Nicolas d’Hueppe, aims to raise its capital by €20 million in order to accelerate its development in France and on the international market. The process is set to close on November 23rd. Alchimie currently boasts […]

November 12, 2020From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris