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Global Online Content Consumption Doubles in 2020 (RTN)

Online content consumption is soaring, driven partly by a surge in connected TV, according to a new survey.... More

Tim Davie: It’s Time for the BBC to Look Properly at D2C (TVBEurope)

Asked where Davie sees areas of priority for the BBC to grow its commercial revenue, David said he believes so far the BBC has made great progress but isn’t necessarily “firing... More

Keywords to Acquire Heavy Iron, Expanding Game Development Services

Keywords Studios has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire Heavy Iron Studios, a provider of specialised game development services located on the West Coast. (more&hellip... More

12 Million New Online Service Users in CEE: Can Businesses, Governments Satisfy Their Digital Appetite? (Emerging Europe)

The number of people in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) who have accessed at least one online service has risen by 15 per cent points since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, acc... More

Britbox Now Available on Next-Gen Freesat Boxes (SeenIt)

Britbox, which offers a growing selection of dramas, comedies, documentaries and films from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5, is now available on Freesat’s next-generation s... More

Disney Confirms UK Shift of Linear Content to Disney+ (DTE)

The company announced the October 1 UK closure of Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior, exactly 25 years after the broadcaster began operating in the country. The Sky Cinema... More

French Audiovisual Exports Rise 18 Percent (World Screen)

Revenues from the export of French content rose by 18 percent in 2019 to reach €325.3 million ($384.6 million).... More

Cloud Gaming Revenue to Reach $585M in 2020 (GamesIndustry)

Cloud gaming made an estimated $170 million in revenue in 2019, and its growth is set to continue at full speed, with revenue expected to reach $4.8 billion by 2023, "with even mor... More

Ampere: Still Room for 3B More SVOD Subscriptions Across 20 Markets (Videonet)

Ampere Analysis has studied the 20 largest TV subscription markets to establish what it believes is the theoretical ceiling for SVOD stacking behaviour and sets the figures at appr... More

How Gaming Has Thrived in a COVID-19 World (A TransPerfect World )

COVID-19 established itself quickly and spread worldwide, leaving chaos and disruption in its wake. Many industries, such as travel and the housing market, were devastated by the p... More

Report: UK Consumers Seeing Less Value in TV-Broadband Bundles (DTE)

A new survey has indicated that a fifth of UK households which subscribe to bundled broadband and TV are considering separating their subscriptions and no longer see value in them.... More

La Liga TV Goes Free Until October (DTE)

Premier Sports’ dedicated Spanish football channel La LIga TV will be free for Sky customers in the UK through to the beginning of October. The channel, which launched in the UK ... More

Keywords Studios Acquires Maverick Media (Proactive)

Keywords Studios has acquired Maverick Media, a video games creative marketing agency, in a deal worth up to £3.6mln. The video game development services group said London-based M... More

BBC Targets 1B Global Audience (Advanced Television)

Tony Hall, Director-General of the BBC, has revealed the Corporation’s ambition to reach a global audience of one billion by the end of the 2020s, going beyond his original aim o... More

Deutsche Telekom Launches Cloud Gaming, Integration With TV Service to Follow (DTE)

The new offering, MagentaGaming, will initially enable users to stream games direct from the cloud to Windows PC, Mac and Android devices such as smartphones and tablets, removing ... More

Moore: BBC One, iPlayer Play ‘Valuable Role in People’s Lives’ (DTE)

The role of BBC One and the BBC iPlayer as a good for the public has been highlighted by Charlotte Moore, BBC Director of Content. Speaking at a digital iteration of the Edinburgh ... More

Fighting Piracy Requires Technological Solutions (NAGRA Blog)

Those who produce and distribute content need to look at the source of piracy through protection devices, considering the technological bias to avoid it.... More

Hall: BBC Crucial to Vision of Global Britain (BTN)

The outgoing director-general of the BBC has described the international reach of the BBC as being “absolutely crucial to any vision of ‘Global Britain’.” Lord Hall said th... More

ITV, BBC Invest in BritBox Australia (TBI)

UK commercial broadcaster ITV and BBC Studios are to inject more than A$35m into BritBox’s soon-to-launch Australian operation. BBCS and ITV, which revealed in March plans to lau... More

Report: UK Adults Doubled Time Spent on Streamers in April (TBI)

UK adults doubled the amount of time spent on streamers during the peak of the Covid-19 lockdown, a report from the country’s media regulator has found. Ofcom revealed the findin... More