More cost cutting ahead as BBC publishes Annual Plan for 2023/24
Even though it says that it has an ambitious plan to deliver greater value to audiences in the coming year, reasserting strategic priorities including high-impact content and building commercial income, the BBC has been orders to make £115 million worth of additional cost savings by 2028.
Cinedigm selects Valossa Labs as video AI technology partner for Cineverse
Supporting its current rapid and aggressive expansion plans, and in particular to accelerate uptake of its flagship Cineverse streaming service, US streamer Cinedigm has struck an agreement with Valossa Labs OY as its video artificial intelligence (AI) technology partner and vendor.
24i, Amagi announce FAST partnership for SEGI.TV
In its second strategic partnership in a matter of days, media and broadcast SaaS provider Amagi is teaming with video streaming user experience expert 24i to enable free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channel operators to rapidly launch owned and operated (O&O) streaming apps on connected TVs and other streaming devices.
AMC Networks extends VIZIO partnership
Looking to bring more of the company’s broad range of premium programming to the leading range of smart TVs, VIZIO has expanded its partnership with AMC Networks to include more free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) and on-demand channels.
Telenet taps Plume to boost in-home Wi-Fi performance
Reacting to a world where it says users expect seamless connectivity anywhere in their homes, with the same speed and without hiccups, Belgian operator Telenet has partnered with personalised communications firm Plume to launch a brand new Wi-Fi system to consumers throughout Belgium.
Three-quarters of SVOD services to introduce ads in the next two years
Media Analysis 30-03-2023
As the global video streaming market continues to grow and become increasingly crowded, streaming businesses are looking for ways to maintain their growth and competitive edge with ad-tiers increasingly a priority for service providers shows research from NPAW.
Mixed times ahead for Asia-Pac pay-TV
Media Analysis 30-03-2023
The Asia Pacific region is one of the global pay-TV industry’s key markets and worryingly sector revenue from will fall in ten countries, including Japan and China, from 2022 to 2028 says a study from Digital TV Research.
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