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Consumer is king, but long live content


IBC2019: “There is no limit to the appetite for audiences wanting to consume content and today they appreciate the convenience of seeing it anywhere and want to see it everywhere.”

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EA and esports: building an in-house revenue feedback loop

2019-09-16T10:35:00+01:00By Lorcan Archer

As the world of esports streaks ahead, Joe Lynch of EA looks to maximise the storytelling and get the most out of in-house broadcasting.

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IBC2019 Conference Keynote: Cultural capital, consumers & creativity


Universal Music’s Olivier Robert-Murphy discusses staying culturally relevant In a digital world where consumers are “always on”  and have higher demands


Pioneers and performance recognised at IBC2019 Awards

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IBC2019: Actor/director Andy Serkis was among those recognised at the 2019 IBC Awards, which also saw new awards launched honouring Young Pioneers and Social Impact

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State of the streaming TV industry

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With streaming skyrocketing, discover the latest on ad placement, length, and buffering, device share and quality, the growth of social video and more.

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YouTube “essential” for pay-TV operators says head of EMEA


IBC2019: Opening the IBC2019 conference, YouTube’s head of content EMEA Cécile Frot-Coutaz urged media companies to harness the Google-owned platform to reach new audiences and engage with communities.

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Influencing the influencer


IBC2019: Digital natives are the leading catalysts for disrupting the way content is consumed and created. Alana Foster speaks with Generation Z experts to debunk the challenges and explore the opportunities offered by this market.

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Analysis: Apple to put services at its core


Apple unveils TV+ streaming service with aggressive pricing TV+ will costs $4.99pm and will be free for new iPhone buyers Apple also launched an array of new devices including new iPhones


Waking up to esports

2019-09-12T10:53:00+01:00By Tim Dams

Esports has burst into public consciousness in recent months thanks to a spate of stories about teenagers winning huge sums in competitions. Yet it’s still an unknown quantity to the general public. British Esports CEO Chester King aims to increase awareness and inspire future talent in the burgeoning market

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Interview: Dominique Delport, Vice Media


Young people experience both the best and the worst of the online world, says Vice Media’s Dominique Delport. Connecting with them requires a unique approach.

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Video: Protecting users is “number one priority” for YouTube


YouTube head of EMEA Cécile Frot-Coutaz talks to IBC365 about the Google-owned platform’s plans for the future, including how it is dealing with harmful content.

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Interview: Morwen Williams, BBC News


The latest internet technologies can put radio programmes on video, stream footage from an iPhone, and place audiences in the centre of the action, BBC News’s Morwen Williams tells Paul Bray.

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FTC to order YouTube to pay up to $200M for privacy violation


Google will be forced to spend up to $200 million to settle the Federal Trade Commission’s investigation into YouTube’s alleged violation of children’s privacy law.

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Insight: Your guide to IBC2019


IBC preview magazine Insight contains interviews with keynote speakers, an overview of some of the technology trends that will dominate IBC2019 as well as guides to the show’s exciting and innovative features, from the Future Zone to the Esports Showcase.

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Interview: Cecile Frot-Coutaz

2019-08-15T09:42:00+01:00By Tim Dams

Less than a year after joining YouTube as head of its EMEA business, former Fremantle boss Cécile Frot-Coutaz spells out why the TV industry should embrace the platform – and explains how it is tackling harmful content on the site.

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UK to crack down on tech firms video regulation


Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom is set to be granted new regulatory powers to ensure Facebook, YouTube and Instagram will comply with “minimum standards” for video sharing and live streaming.

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Ofcom: Broadcast still leads UK TV market, but streaming is catching up


Half of UK homes are signed up to TV streaming services, but linear broadcasting still leads the market in terms of viewership, according to Ofcom.

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Econet shuts down pay-TV arm Kwesé TV


Econet Wireless has said it will shut its African pay-TV arm Kwesé due to economic issues in its home country of Zimbabwe.

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Tesla to offer in-car Netflix and YouTube


Tesla drivers will soon be able to watch Netflix and YouTube on their vehicles’ dashboard display, according to company founder Elon Musk.

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NBCU's new SVOD service “very different” to Netflix


NBCUniversal will launch its upcoming streaming service next April with mostly live and off licensed content, offering a “very different” service from Netflix.