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Banijay completes Endemol Shine acquisition

Major Businesses Joseph O'Halloran 03-07-2020
Creating what is claimed to be the largest international player in content production and distribution, Banijay has confirmed its acquisition of Endemol Shine Group from The Walt Disney Company and funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc.
PEAKY BLINDERS Banijay 3July2020

Telemundo takes mores 10MN YouTube million subs

Ratings/Measurement Editor 03-07-2020
Claiming to be the only US television broadcast network, regardless of language, to achieve the milestone, Telemundo has revealed that it has eclipsed ten million subscribers on its main Telemundo YouTube channel.
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HBO GO now available DTC in Taiwan

VOD Editor 03-07-2020
Following launch agreements with distribution partners early this year, and in a move that will see the likes of local originals Dream Raider and Workers on offer, WarnerMedia’s regional streaming service in Southeast Asia, HBO GO, is now available in Taiwan on a direct-to-consumer basis.
HBO GO Taiwan 3July2020

BT appoints Sky Media to sell sport advertising inventory

Ad Tech Editor 02-07-2020
In a new multi-year partnership designed to broaden and deepen their strong commercial relationship, Sky Media, the advertising sales arm of Sky, will now sell advertisements and sponsorship across all BT Sport channels in the UK.
BTsport 2July2020

Vewd unveils Broadcast Plus to enhance smart TV

4K/UltraHD Joseph O'Halloran 02-07-2020
Aiming to give to give smart TV OEMS enhanced features and fast time to market, OTT software solutions provider Vewd has launched Broadcast Plus, a solution designed to offer smart TV manufacturers an easy-to-deploy, certification-ready broadcaster user experience for both live TV and on-demand content.
Vewd Live TV 2July2020

Telefónica nets Spanish rights for Champions League, Europa League

Deals Joseph O'Halloran 02-07-2020
Enabling the top European soccer club competitions to continue to be part of its La Casa del Fútbol, Telefónica has sealed a major agreement with UEFA for Spanish rights to the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League until the 2023/2024 season.
uefa championsleague ball 2July2020 landsc

SendtoNews surpasses 1BN monthly video views

Ratings/Measurement Joseph O'Halloran 02-07-2020
Reaching a record high, online video service SendtoNews (STN) has revealed that its publishers delivered content to over 47.444 million unique viewers, totalling 1.041 billion video views across the US in May 2020 according to Comscore All Devices Viewership research.
STN 1BN 2July2020

Virgin Media spreads gigabit broadband reach in UK

Infrastructure Joseph O'Halloran 02-07-2020
As the operator remains on track to cover its entire network reaching more than half of the UK by the end of 2021, Liverpool and Edinburgh have become the next cities to benefit from Virgin Media's  Gig1 offering average download speeds of 1104 Mbps.
Virgin Media giga Edinburgh 2JUly2020
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