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Tough Q1 for Eutelsat as Nilesat renews long-standing contract

Satellite Editor 28-10-2021
Even though it has extended its partnership with a key client in the MENA region, leading satellite operator Eutelsat has posted a mixed set of first quarterly results showing yet again how video business is sinking as connectivity gains a higher orbit.
Eutelsat 28 oct 2021

Blockchain Creative Labs named as first-ever blockchain sponsor of SXSW

Infrastructure Editor 28-10-2021
Underlining the massive potential for the digital platform in creative markets, Blockchain Creative Labs, FOX Entertainment and Bento Box Entertainment’s NFT business and creative studio have been appointed to service as the first-ever Blockchain sponsor of the famous South by Southwest (SXSW) conference and festivals.
BCL SXSW 28Oct2021

Global fixed broadband back to normal growth

Media Analysis Joseph O'Halloran 28-10-2021
Even if different markets and regions were showing marked differences in uptake patterns, the global fixed broadband market displayed signs of returning to normal after Covid in the second quarter of 2021 according to a study from Point Topic.
City Fibre Worker 10Mar2021

YouTube money truck rolls on

Major Businesses Joseph O'Halloran 28-10-2021
After a year of huge growth, Google’s YouTube online video service has accelerated even further over the course of the third quarter of the year adding over $200millioin since it broke the $7 billion barrier three momnths ago.
YouTube Select 20May2020

SVODs need to push beyond standard promises to attract families

Media Analysis Joseph O'Halloran 28-10-2021
As more streaming platforms compete for the subscription dollars of a constant number of families, success is going to come to those that recognise the emotional imperatives of family entertainment their brand credibly delivers, says a study from The Family Room.
Familiy Room 28Oct2021

Freeview Play hits 10 million users

Ratings/Measurement Faye Sutton 28-10-2021

Freeview has announced that its on-demand platform Freeview Play is now used in more than 10 million households.

SAWA goes SES for new MENA commercial video distribution platform

Satellite Joseph O'Halloran 28-10-2021
MENA pay-TV industry strategic service provider SAWA Rights Management (SAWA) has concluded a multi-year agreement with global content connectivity solutions provider SES to deliver TV channels to commercial properties.
SES Press Release SAWA 28Oct2021

TheViewPoint teams up with Cinedigm

Major Businesses Faye Sutton 28-10-2021

TheViewPoint, a SaaS video ad monetisation platform for CTV/OTT publishers, has partnered with independent streaming company Cinedigm to expand the latter’s monetisation opportunities in CTV.

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