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Foxtel selects Watching That to monitor ad-supported streaming
Jul 19, 2024 – Watching That has announced the adoption of its platform by Foxtel. Watching That's analytics module offers machine learning-powered performance monitoring of all revenue systems.
News categories: Watching That, Foxtel, Cameron Church, Advertising, Australia, Big Data, Digital TV, Streaming

In the US, time spent streaming surged to over 40% in June
Jul 16, 2024 – According to Nielsen’s June 2024 report of The Gauge, time spent streaming in the U.S. soared to 40.3% of total TV usage, the highest share of TV ever reported in The Gauge.
News categories: Nielsen, Broadcast, Cable TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Bedrock releases M6+ on Apple Vision Pro in France
Jul 16, 2024 – Bedrock has released a dedicated version of M6+, the AVOD streaming platform from Groupe M6, on Apple Vision OS in time with Apple Vision Pro's opening weekend in Europe.
News categories: Bedrock, Jonas Engwall, Apps, Digital TV, France, Metaverse, Streaming

Sunn Stream chooses Brightcove for new streaming service
Jul 16, 2024 – Brightcove (NASDAQ:BCOV) has announced that Sunn Stream, a streaming service offering family-friendly entertainment, will rely on Brightcove's platform to distribute its content.
News categories: Brightcove, Sunn Stream, Marc DeBevoise, Garrett Z. Sutton, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

Anghami selects Bitmovin VOD encoder
Jul 16, 2024 – Bitmovin has announced that Anghami (NASDAQ: ANGH) has selected its VOD Encoding, deployed on AWS to encode its expansive catalogue of content in the highest quality at speed and scale.
News categories: Bitmovin, Anghami, Stefan Lederer, Elias Khoury, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Middle-East, Streaming

Global E&M revenues projected to hit $3.4 trillion in 2028
Jul 16, 2024 – According to PwC's Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2024-28 report, the entertainment & media (E&M) industry continued to grow in 2023, with global revenues up 5% in 2023 at US$2.8 trillion.
News categories: PwC, Werner Ballhaus, Wilson Chow, Advertising, Digital TV, Gaming, Market Research, Streaming, Worldwide

Italy approves regulation defining icon for DTT devices
Jul 15, 2024 – Italy's Communications Regulatory Authority, AGCOM, has approved a regulation aimed at ensuring easy and clear accessibility to DTT content, via an icon to be used on the home screen of TV devices.
News categories: AGCOM, Digital TV, Italy, Regulation, Set Top Box, Smart TV, UX

SES extends satellite distribution deal with RTL Deutschland
Jul 16, 2024 – SES and RTL Deutschland have extended their partnership to deliver TV channels to audiences in Germany and Austria. RTL Deutschland’s TV offering will also continue to be available on SES's HD+.
News categories: SES S.A, RTL Deutschland, Norbert Hölzle, Andre Prahl, Austria, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Germany, Satellite

Bitcentral's ViewNexa to power Politics In Color streaming channel
Jul 15, 2024 – Bitcentral has announced that AZA Group and BlaCon Media are to launch a streaming channel, Politics In Color, dedicated to election news and political analysis, on its ViewNexa platform.
News categories: Bitcentral, AZA Group, BlaCon Media, Sam Kamel, Steven Bacon, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, USA