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  • Samba TV enters Spanish market with Smartclip
    by Chris Dziadul on 11 August 2022 at 11:52

    The TV technology and omniscreen advertising and analytics company Samba TV has entered into a new strategic partnership with adtech platform Smartclip to exclusively enter the Spanish market for the first time. The expansion into Spain marking the company’s fifth major international announcement […]

  • Amagi announces over 100% revenue growth
    by Julian Clover on 11 August 2022 at 11:42

    Cloud-based Connected TV firm Amagi has grown revenues by 100% in the last quarter. The company says it’s “strong all-around performance” is as a result of increased demand for connected TV devices and the free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) viewing experience. It has seen an increase in […]

  • LaLiga to use AI technology
    by Chris Dziadul on 11 August 2022 at 11:35

    Spain’s LaLiga has partnered with the AI-based sports video technology company WSC Sports, whose platform uses advanced AI and Machine Learning technologies to analyse live sports broadcasts. It then identifies each and every event that occurs in a game, and in real-time creates and publishes […]

  • TVP World grows YouTube figures
    by Chris Dziadul on 11 August 2022 at 11:13

    The number of YouTube subscribers to the Polish public broadcaster’s international English language channel TVP World has increased by 145.8% in the last three months. According to TVP, the channel was launched ahead of schedule due to the war in Ukraine and currently has over 70,000 viewers on […]

  • Component crisis hits Teleste
    by Julian Clover on 11 August 2022 at 11:03

    Teleste says it’s facing a “component crisis” as the Finnish broadband tech firm struggles to meet order times. Despite a full order book, the company says delivery times of materials and components, combined with increased uncertainty over their availability and rising prices have impacted […]

  • Disney overtakes Netflix, outlines new pricing plans
    by Chris Dziadul on 11 August 2022 at 10:44

    Walt Disney Company ended June with a total of 221.1 million streaming subscribers, edging past the 220.6 million posted by Netflix for the same period. In the US and Canada, classified as domestic markets, Disney+ had 44.5 million, up from 37.9 million (+17%) a year earlier, while the […]

  • IBC2022 marks BBC centenary with International Honour for Excellence
    by Julian Clover on 11 August 2022 at 09:46

    The BBC is receiving the International Honour for Excellence, the most prestigious award granted by IBC. It comes as the BBC commemorates 100 years since its first radio transmissions. It was formed in October 1922 as a private company and became a public corporation four years later. “Our […]

  • Star Trek: Strange New Worlds becomes most-watched Star Trek franchise on Paramount+
    by Julian Clover on 11 August 2022 at 09:21

    One of the defining features of Paramount+ has been its familiarity through the return of popular shows and franchises. No more so than with Star Trek, which despite earlier series Discovery and Picard finding themselves in the parallel universes of Netflix and Amazon has firmly established itself […]

  • Crime+Investigation goes D2C
    by Julian Clover on 11 August 2022 at 09:08

    A+E Networks UK & EMEA is taking its true crime channel Crime+Investigation direct-to-consumer. Over 1,000 hours of content will be available when Crime+Investigation Play goes live in the UK on September 5th. Crime+Investigation Play direct-to-consumer will offer true crime enthusiasts a […]

  • Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games breaks BBC Sport streaming record
    by Julian Clover on 10 August 2022 at 12:02

    BBC Sport’s coverage of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games was streamed a record-breaking 57.1 million times during the 11-day event. This was over six times the amount of streams seen in previous years, with a total of 9 million for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and 8.2 million for […]