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2 UKTV announces U as masterbrand for its channels and streaming
UKTV is creating a new masterbrand that will unite its family of free-to-air channels and its free streaming service, and the brand is ‘U’. There is a summer 2024 launch, when UKTV Play will become U and channels will include U&Dave and U&DRAMA.
2 Fuse Media localises for Mexican FAST with AI synthetic dubbing

Papercup is shaking up the world of content localisation with its ability to create expressive synthetic voices for video dubbing, and the latest company to use its technology is Fuse Media. The content owner has dubbed 200+ hours so it can distribute into Mexico.
2 RTL AdAlliance formally completes its unification process
RTL AdAlliance has formally incorporated all its local European businesses into one single entity for each market in its quest to connect European media with global brands, simplify media buying, and drive the transition of European linear TV into digital and addressable TV.
1 Demo shows how rich sports data can be built into main screen UX
Spicy Mango and FX Digital have produced a proof-of-concept with the support of Dyn Sport that they claim sets a new standard for fan engagement when watching sport on connected TV devices. It harnesses rich sports data that complements live and highlight viewing.
1 LiveLike helps TF1 drive interactive engagement for Star Academy
Fans of TF1 Group’s hit singing competition show, ‘Star Academy’, can now enjoy features such as polls and ‘ask me anything’ chat sessions with contestants. The enhanced interactive capabilities are found in a special section of the MY TF1 streaming service.
1 Lionsgate is moving 18000 title content library to cloud platform
Lionsgate has selected Vubiquity as a key collaborator as it moves its content library, consisting of over 18,000 film and TV titles, to a cloud-based platform. This is viewed as a transformative step towards streamlining content accessibility across various platforms.
1 French firsts as France Televisions lau nches public UHD channel with DVB SISFrench public broadcaster, France Télévisions, has signed a multi-year contract with Eutelsat to broadcast two 4K channels on both terrestrial and satellite networks. They will be broadcast using the new DVB-SIS (Single Illumination System) transmission standard.
Amagi has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tellyo’s business, saying the acquisition strengthens its video toolset for live sports and news broadcasts. Tellyo provides a real-time live cloud remote production, clipping/editing and social sharing platform.