The trend is towards support for both built-in and third-party voice assistants as manufacturers work to accommodate more flexible living patterns, writes David Davies
The UK’s BBC and ITV, Sky Deutschland and HRT Croatia are among those broadcasters making scheduling changes and adapting programming to ensure audiences are educated and informed with accurate information as the world shuts down.
A new agreement between SPI/Film Box and Huawei will see FilmBox on-demand content featured on the Chinese manufacturer’s new video platform across 23 countries.
Disney+ has racked up more than five million new app downloads since its European launch on 24 March, according to third party data.
23-29 Mar: Your guide to what’s happened this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.
A new BBC Sounds app which has launched today on YouView and Virgin devices, with Samsung TVs joining later this week, will enable audiences to access over 80,000 hours of audio content on their TVs.
Disney has delayed the launch of its new streaming service in France and will cut bandwidth utilisation in other European countries when it launches tomorrow.
Video: In this week’s Tech Expert, Liam Friel explains the technology behind the internet of things and its impact on media and entertainment.
IBC365 recounts the standout company results in the media and broadcast industry.
With the European launch of subscription service Disney Plus next week, consumers now have more choice than ever for watching content on demand. But could the cost of multiple subscriptions drive an increase in piracy?
Online media streaming is forecasted to rise during the current Covid-19 crisis which is forcing the public in many countries to self-isolate.
French pay TV provider Canal+ has said it will make its service free during France’s country-wide coronavirus lockdown.
Discovery’s OTT streaming service Dplay will now be available to customers throughout the MENA region as the company has announced a new partnership with Starzplay, the Dubai-based SVOD service.
Upcoming SVOD service Quibi has been sued by tech firm Eko over its “Turnstyle” technology that allows viewers to seamlessly switch between landscape and portrait viewing.
Broadcast Audience Research Board (BARB) has launched an integrated partnership with IPA TouchPoints, the organisation behind the cross-media-device database, to help its clients to understand more about its viewers.
The Walt Disney Company’s answer to Netflix is going global with its European launch set for later this month amid a series of exclusive multi-year distribution agreements.
WPP’s media investment arm GroupM has announced the Canadian launch of Finecast, an addressable TV service enabling advertisers to target audiences in connected TV environments.
9 – 13 Mar: Your guide on what to look forward to this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.
Does the IoT herald a ‘slow revolution’ for content creation and other professional applications, or is 5G the catalyst for accelerated activity? Security remains an abiding concern, writes David Davies.