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Premium video in Europe continues to evolve on the big screen

Ad Tech Joseph O'Halloran 17-07-2018
The latest Video Monetisation Report from adverting platform provider FreeWheel has pinpointed the continued evolution of premium video advertising in Europe, driven by the growing popularity of live sports content and streaming services.
freewheel 17july2018

Future technologies to boost sports broadcasters

Media Analysis Editor 17-07-2018
A study from Juniper Research forecasts that future sports technologies, and the rapidly growing esports channel, will see annual spend reach $3.4 billion by 2023, yet it warns that key broadcasters are set to suffer losses as OTT firms bid for US sports rights.

Smart TVs set to account for 70% of all TV sales by end of 2018

4K/UltraHD Joseph O'Halloran 17-07-2018
The popularity of smart TVs has been shown clearly in research from IHS Markit calculating that that the global unit-share of such products rose from 45% of total TV shipments in 2015 to 64% in 2017 and likely 70% by the end of this year.

Scorpion sells documentaries into Southern Europe

Deals Editor 17-07-2018
UK-based independent content distributor Scorpion TV has reported an upswing in sales into southern Europe, driven by a package deal with AMC Networks in Spain and sales to TF1 in France and other firms in Italy.
scorpion 17JUly2018

Eros Now teams with Xiaomi for Mi TV distribution

OTT Rebecca Hawkes 17-07-2018
Over-the-top (OTT) video platform Eros Now will be integrated with all Mi TVs sold in India, following a distribution deal between Eros International and manufacturer Xiaomi.

Screen Australia earmarks A$2.9MN in documentary funding

Programming Rebecca Hawkes 17-07-2018
Screen Australia has revealed A$2.9 million in production funding for 10 new documentary projects, including a film and series for broadcasters ABC and SBS.

Globecast joins JungoTV to distribute English language content in Indonesia

Mobile Editor 17-07-2018
Global media solutions provider Globecast has partnered with international media company JungoTV to provide content for 12 English language channels for distribution on Indonesian mobile platform OONA TV in partnership with Telkom Indonesia.

Netflix adds over 5MN subs in ‘not stellar’ Q2

VOD Joseph O'Halloran 17-07-2018
Showing exactly how high it has made the expectation bar for itself, subscription video-on-demand firm Netflix has added over five million customers in its second quarter, reported widely as something of a disappointment.
Netflix Q4 23Jan2018

SBS head Ebeid to step down

Broadcast Editor 17-07-2018
After more than seven years at the helm of the Australian broadcaster, Michael Ebeid is to quit as chief executive officer and managing director of Special Broadcasting Service (SBS).

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