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Netflix inks content production deal with the Obamas

VOD Michelle Clancy 22-05-2018
President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series with Netflix, via their Higher Ground Productions company.
obamas 23 may 2018

Swisscom taps ATEME for MediaCloud

IPTV Michelle Clancy 22-05-2018
Swisscom, Switzerland’s main telecoms company, has selected ATEME’s TITAN virtual encoding solution for its MediaCloud project.

Richard Gere on board for BBC Two drama

Programming Michelle Clancy 22-05-2018
American actor Richard Gere is set to star alongside Helen McCrory and Billy Howle in MotherFatherSon, Tom Rob Smith's original eight-part drama for BBC Two.

Nielsen integrates Xumo streaming data

Ratings/Measurement Michelle Clancy 22-05-2018
Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings is now incorporating viewing data from the Xumo streaming service in the US.

Who Wants to be a Millionaire returns to Star’s Kannada channel

Programming Rebecca Hawkes 22-05-2018
Star India is boosting its Kannada entertainment channel Star Suvarna with the June launch of a localised version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Kannadada Kotyadhipati.
Kannadada Kotyadhipati 22 May 2018

Tremor Video DSP partners with Cuebiq on geo-targeting for OTT ads

Ad Tech Michelle Clancy 22-05-2018
Tremor Video DSP, a programmatic video platform, is partnering with Cuebiq to develop a geo-behavioural targeting solution for over-the-top (OTT) devices.

Viacom appoints consumer products prez

Deals Michelle Clancy 22-05-2018
Pamela Kaufman has been promoted to the position of president of Viacom/Nickelodeon Global Consumer Products.

RT lands on Costa Rica’s Kölbi

IPTV Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 22-05-2018
Expanding its footprint in Costa Rica, Russia Today has reached an agreement with the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) to add RT en Español to the Kölbi IPTV platform.

Glory stands up for Globo

Deals Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 22-05-2018
The world’s stand-up combat league, Glory, and Globo have extended their existing broadcast agreement in Brazil.

Rapid TV Everywhere - May 2018