Qatar World Cup ‘will reach audience of 5 billion’ says FIFA
In 2018, the tournament reached a global audience of 3.5 billion viewers
CTV overtakes linear as Europeans’ preferred entertainment platform
In the UK, 72 per cent of ShowHeroes' respondents said they prefer CTV to linear, while in Germany the figure is 81 per cent,...
Imagine Communications, Operative join forces on unified ad tech solution
The companies will offer media companies a solution that unifies and automates tv media sales and execution
Analysts: Ukraine war will see Eastern European pay-TV subs drop, but not as disrupted as OTT market
Russia is expected to lose 5 million pay-TV subscribers between 2021 and 2027 partly as sanctions worsen the economic situation
All eyes on Aintree: 30 broadcasters to air Grand National
Broadcasters including ITV in the UK, Racing TV, NENT, Polsat, Sony Pictures Network in India, and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation will air the world's most...
BT Sport delivers UK’s first live 8K top-tier sport broadcast into the home
The Premiership Rugby match between Saracens v Bristol Bears on 26th March was produced entirely remotely
Streaming v the Metaverse: Deloitte publishes 2022 Digital Media Trends report
The report suggests a major shift is underway which could see the business models of streamers, social media, and gaming companies further disrupted by...
Netflix’s ‘Skip Intro’ button is pressed 136 million times a day
Streamer's director of product innovation reveals why it decided to let viewers skip a show's opening credits
Conviva: European streaming adoption outpaces rest of world
Southern and Western Europe saw growth of 44 per cent and 34 per cent, respectively in Q4 2021
NFTs: The next major broadcast industry disruptor?
Tom Angell explains why he believes NFTs are well placed to usher in a new paradigm of content funding, creation and consumption
Winter Olympics delivers record viewers for Discovery
Over 156 million Europeans visited Discovery’s platforms during Beijing 2022, with over one billion streaming minutes consumed, 19 times more than 2018
Global SVoD subscriptions to reach 1.75 billion in 2027
Netflix, Disney Plus and Amazon Prime Video will account for half of total
Discovery: 8x more viewers streaming Beijing 2022 than last Winter Olympics
Almost three-quarters of a billion streaming minutes have been consumed on Discovery’s subscription services so far
Connected TV advertising is being wasted. Here’s why.
Cameron Church, founder and CEO of Watching That believes CTV advertising is about to really take off - and there’ll be a lot of...
Analyst: US pay-TV viewers continue to cut the cord
Number of households without a pay-TV subscription will rise from 11.34 million in 2010 to 72.86 million in 2027 according to Digital TV Research
C2PA publishes standard to protect media against deepfakes
Specification will provide platforms with a method to define what information is associated with each type of asset (e.g., images, videos, audio, or documents)
Cinedigm, Nreal partner on augmented reality streaming
First three channels available includes Realmadrid TV
Netflix misses Q4 subscriber target, but Europe sees rise
In EMEA, Netflix reported 3.5 million subscribers new subscribers during the final quarter of 2021
BARB: Channel 5 was 2021’s highest-gaining terrestrial channel
Channel 5's share of viewing increased by 5 per cent year-on-year
Sony unveils BRAVIA XR with Netflix image calibration
Automatically produces lighting conditions intended by the content's creator
How AWS helped the BBC smash UHD during the summer sporting calendar
The BBC’s media services team established a robust UHD delivery workflow that included AWS Elemental Live encoders to help it deliver both Wimbledon 2021...
The beginning of the end for traditional TV’s golden age: Deloitte releases 2022 predictions
Analysts predict traditional TV broadcasters’ share of viewing hours among UK consumers will fall to 49 per cent in 2023
AJA Video Systems helps dock10 produce SDR and HDR content remotely
dock10 took live UltraHD HDR feeds from each match and integrated it with 3G-SDI SDR content created in its virtual studio to produce both...
ATEME adds HDR10+ metadata support to live transcoders
Technology optimises brightness and maximises the contrast ratio, making bright areas brighter and dark areas darker
Sony, Manchester City partner on virtual fan engagement PoC
The project will use Sony's image analysis and sensing technologies, as well Hawk-Eye's Electronic Performance Tracking Systems
Ampere: Disney surpasses 100 million SVoD subs in the US
Company's three SVoD services are continuing to attract subscribers
Analyst: Apple wants to replace iPhones with AR headset within ten years
Leading Apple analysts suggests audiences will be streaming content to their headsets within the next decade
BARB prepares for “defining moment” in ratings reporting
From Monday, BARB will begin reporting viewing figures for SVoD and video-sharing platforms into its daily reporting to the television and advertising industry