India is expected to add $1.35 billion to the ad growth globally, as per WPP’s media investment group’s GroupM Report. The report said that India will be among the top 3 markets to drive the global ad growth.
The global media conglomerate Disney has partnered with tech giant Google for its direct-to-consumer & international division. The partnership will allow Disney to use Google’s ad technology across Disney’s digital properties.
Singtel TV has acquired the media rights of Premier League for 3 more seasons - August 2019 to May 2022. This acquisition has made Singtel TV the official broadcaster of the Premier League in Singapore for 12 consecutive years if we include these three seasons.
The tech giant Google will help the International Cricket Council (ICC) increase the reach of its Women’s World T20 2018. Both have announced a partnership to offer a great viewing experience of the semi-finals and final which will take place in the West Indies.
The live broadcast TV viewing has been losing its popularity in the US in the last five years, as per a new white paper from Parks Associates. As per the white paper, live broadcast TV represented 60% of video consumption on TV in early 2012 but only 44% at the end of 2017.
The leading sports short content creator ITN Productions’ sports division will continue providing digital clip production services for the ICC World Twenty20 2018 and ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
To battle fake news, the global news leader BBC has launched the Beyond Fake News project globally with the release of findings from original BBC research into how and why disinformation is shared.
CBS, the US media giant, has launched ET Live which is a free 24/7 direct-to-consumer streaming network dedicated to all things entertainment. The new OTT platform has been developed in close collaboration between CBS Interactive and CBS Television Distribution’s entertainment newsmagazine ‘Entertainment Tonight’.
Viacom, the US based global media conglomerate, has restructured Viacom Media Networks (VMN) into four operating groups. Now, there will be four brand groups: Comedy Central, Paramount Network and TV Land, MTV, VH1, CMT and Logo, BET Networks, Nickelodeon.
The International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU’s) 20th Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-18) opened today with a global call for the world to “act as one” to connect the world’s nearly four billion people who remain unconnected to the Internet.
Global star Mr Bean, has been awarded the YouTube Diamond Play Button for surpassing 10 million subscribers on the official Mr Bean channel www.youtube.com/MrBean. Mr Bean, whose original live action series predates the platform, is the oldest British recipient to join the elite Diamond Play Button club. Mr Bean also breaks additional records as the only one to do it using such few words and the first to reach this milestone using content that was first created nearly 30 years ago.
The social media giant Facebook has been fined to the tune of £500,000 by the UK's data protection watchdog for its role in the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.
The domestic TV market size and fan base size is the main deciding factor for the value of TV rights for Europe’s big five football leagues, as per the latest report from Ampere Analysis.
Verimatrix, a specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for network-connected devices and services announced the acquisition of the assets that comprise the Akamai Identity Services (AIS) product from Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences. Adding TV Everywhere (TVE) type service capabilities to the Verimatrix portfolio underscores the importance of a common authentication system to reduce friction within the content distribution workflow and ultimately support new ways to increase the value of the content chain on a global level.
China’s leading newspaper South China Morning Post (SCMP), and Times Bridge, the global investments and partnerships arm of The Times Group, have reached an agreement which will allow both to publish each other’s selected content.
MEASAT Satellite Systems announced today that Conrad Chee, MEASAT’s Principal Engineer, Spectrum Management was selected as the winner of the 2018 Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (“APSCC”) Young Talent Award and the recipient of a full scholarship for the 2019 Southern Hemisphere Space Studies Programme.
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that it will demonstrate groundbreaking new innovations in virtualized cable access and video streaming at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Oct. 22-25, in Atlanta. Harmonic's software-centric solutions are enabling the next generation of IP-based cable services, including scalable gigabit internet and superior-quality multiscreen video.
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