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Advanced ad targeting makes inroads

Ad Tech Michelle Clancy 28-07-2017
Spending on linear TV campaigns in the US using advanced data grew 150% quarter-over-quarter from Q1 2017 to Q2 2017, according to Videology.

BT adds 8,000 TV subs in first quarter

Major Businesses Editor 28-07-2017
In what the telco says was an ‘encouraging’ three-month period, BT has reported a mixed first quarter of 2017, with revenues growing slightly but with profits down year-on-year.

National Geographic broadcasts Earth Live with MX1

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 28-07-2017
National Geographic has tapped MX1 to support its broadcast of Earth Live, a two-hour television programme that showcased the Earth's greatest wildlife shot by some of its top wildlife cinematographers.

TiVo expands IP deal with TCL

Media Investment Michelle Clancy 28-07-2017
TiVo has expanded its existing intellectual property (IP) licence agreement with TV-maker TCL.

HITN adds En Foco investigative news show to programming mix

Programming Gabriel Miramar-Garcia 28-07-2017
US Spanish-language network HITN has added En Foco, an investigative series presented by acclaimed five-time National Emmy Award-winning journalist Neida Sandoval, to its line-up.

ITV Studios seals content deals in Oz, NZ, Japan

Deals Rebecca Hawkes 28-07-2017
Content from the UK, Sweden, France and Norway has been picked up by broadcasters in Australia, New Zealand and Japan, following a host of deals with ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE).

Sportsfix adds more football to Asian OTT platform

Programming Rebecca Hawkes 28-07-2017
Malaysia’s Sportsfix has added football Liga 1 Indonesia, Thai League and K League matches to its regional over-the-top (OTT) video platform.

Jay Park enlisted to Asia’s Got Talent judging board

Programming Rebecca Hawkes 28-07-2017
Recording artist and record label owner Jay Park is joining the judges’ table for Asia’s Got Talent season two, TV network AXN has announced.

TV1000 Russian Kino now available on Virgin Media Worldbox app

Pay-TV Editor 28-07-2017
Viasat World’s TV1000 Russian Kino, said to be Russia’s most popular Russian movie channel, has joined Virgin Media’s Number One Russian Movie Channel, designed for Russians in the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man.

Arqiva secures long-term capacity with Eutelsat for broadcasting in UK and Ireland

Satellite Editor 28-07-2017
UK communications infrastructure and media services company Arqiva has strengthened its relationship with satellite operator Eutelsat Communications at the premium 28° East video neighbourhood.

RED Production to produce Monsters’ Shrink for CANAL+

Pay-TV Editor 28-07-2017
Manchester-based RED Production Company has landed a major coup with the commission by parent company CANAL+ for Monsters’ Shrink, a new 8x60’ drama created, written and directed by director and graphic artist Joann Sfar.

Rapid TV Everywhere - July 2017