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Vodafone Partners With TiVo in Spain (BTN)

Vodafone España has enabled TiVo’s Sponsored Discovery product across the Vodafone TV (VTV) platform in Spain, giving content owners a new way to promote content on the platform... More

Podcasting Plots to Retain New Listeners Post-Pandemic (MC)

The business of podcasting seems to have proven immune to the negative impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. The industry has seen an increase in listenership, according to a new re... More

How 24-Hour Streaming Brought Media Full-Circle (Forbes)

With each exciting new development in media evolution, it seems as though we’ve finally reached the end of all that is possible. What could be next? The next level is going to lo... More

Europeans are Watching More TV Than Their American Counterparts (TVB)

Daily TV viewing rose by 15 minutes across Europe during 2020 according to new research.... More

Indian Media, Entertainment Market to Exceed $23B by 2023 (DTE)

The report notes that overall time spent watching TV in India increased by 9% over the year, and that smart TV sets surpassed five million.... More

Apple Working on Combined TV Box, Speaker to Revive Home Efforts (Bloomberg)

The company is working on a product that would combine an Apple TV set-top box with a HomePod speaker and include a camera for video conferencing through a connected TV and other s... More

COVID Supercharges Media Consumption (RTN)

The global pandemic and the shift to remote work/schooling has engendered a captive audience that accelerated trends within the media and entertainment industry with streaming vide... More

Evertz Integrates the Zixi SDVP for IP Video Delivery

Evertz has natively integrated the SDVP, including ZEN Master, in to the XPS Series, a real–time high quality and low latency video streaming platform that provides broadcast qua... More

Signiant Extends Presence in Germany With New Partner, Broadcast Solutions Produkte und Service

Signiant is extending its presence in Germany by partnering with Broadcast Solutions Produkte und Service, one of the region’s leading suppliers for the development, planning and... More

Are the Major Streaming Services Finally Running Out of New Shows? (Next TV)

After a pandemic year in which the production pipeline has slowed—and at times, halted—anecdotal evidence suggests that the long-anticipated content drought has indeed arrived.... More

Ekstraklasa Chooses Red Bee as New Technology Partner for Ekstraklasa.TV

Ekstraklasa, the Polish top tier football league, has chosen leading global media services company Red Bee Media, as its technology partner to jointly develop the Ekstraklasa.TV st... More

More Than a Quarter of U.S. Streaming Subscriptions are Used by More Than One Household (DTE)

According to new estimates, 82% of households in the country have at least one streaming video service from the top 11 DTC and SVOD services, with 51% having three or more subscrip... More

Hollywood Gets Ready for Its Post-Pandemic Closeup (NEXT TV)

The major media companies are ready for a post-pandemic return to theatrical releases, familiar business models, a normal awards season, and most importantly, a hybrid streaming fu... More

AMC Networks’ ‘Boutique’ Streaming Plan: Don’t Try to Compete With Netflix (THR)

The media company, led by CEO Josh Sapan, takes a different tack than most Hollywood giants by focusing on growing niche services, like Acorn TV and Shudder, that have tallied 6 mi... More

Deluxe Acquires Sony Electronics’ New Media Solutions Division (Deadline)

The transaction will enhance the system Deluxe has built to streamline many aspects of the production and distribution process for studios, streaming services and other companies.... More

NSPs Carefully Explore Options for Allocating 5G Resources to Deliver Broadband Access to the Home (MC)

As the 5G era moves through its early stages of deployment, the network service provider (NSP) community is exploring how the different manifestations of this technology (millimete... More

Study: Americans Plan to Spend More Time Streaming (AT)

A study from Verizon on how Americans have adapted to life one year into the pandemic, and what they think it will look like a year in the future, suggests permanent lifestyle chan... More

Cloud Gaming Expected to Hit $1.4B in Revenue This Year (GamesIndustry)

This increase in revenue is partly due to the growth of cloud gaming users. By the end of 2021, it's projected that there will be 23.7 million paying service users.... More

Disney’s ‘Black Widow’ Tries Day-and-Date as Studios Experiment (THR)

All sides are resigned to the fact that every Hollywood major is trying different release models as long as the pandemic keeps up.... More

‘Black Widow,’ ‘Cruella’ to Debut on Disney Plus and in Theaters as Disney Shifts Dates for Seven Films (Variety)

As moviegoing slowly begins to rebound in the U.S., it appears Hollywood studios aren’t yet ready to release their biggest blockbuster hopefuls on the big screen.... More

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