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    Applicaster 2021 Predictions

    2020-11-27T13:33:00Z Sponsored by

    2020 was a year of record highs and record lows in entertainment. McKinsey data showed that we “vaulted five years forward in consumer and business digital adoption in a matter of around eight weeks” in the early days of the Covid-19 lockdowns, and content streaming — along with Zoom calls ...

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    Industry Trends

    Addressable ads: Delivering a personalised viewing experience

    2020-10-30T13:07:00Z

    Addressable advertising is huge, promising greater engagement with viewers and therefore healthier return for advertisers than other forms of marketing, but it can still be rather mysterious for the uninitiated. Guided by a panel of experts, this webinar will help you explore the benefits, and the challenges, of addressable advertising, ...

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    Eluvio Content Fabric

    2020-10-05T12:24:00Z Brought to you by

    IBC SHOWCASE: Neither cloud nor CDN, the Eluvio Content Fabric allows content publishers to distribute premium video globally including live, video on demand, and linear channels, direct to consumers and to business partners without CDNs, cloud stacks, transcoding services or databases.

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    Omni-Platform Customer Management Solutions for Pay-TV

    2020-08-20T13:54:00Z

    With the rapid growth in OTT services experienced over the last 5 years, today’s viewer consumes more content than ever before. 

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    News Roundup: ITV profits nosedive and Mulan ditches cinemas for Disney+

    2020-08-06T10:39:00Z

    ITV earnings fall by half as ad business flatlines UK broadcaster ITV has reported a 50% decline in adjusted earnings (EBITDA) to £165 million for the firts half of 2020, while revenues shrank 17% to £1.21bn. The drop was driven by a signifcant fall in demand for advertising ...

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    Industry Trends

    Aggregation part 2: Rise of the Super Aggregator

    2020-08-04T13:21:00Z

    There is too much money at stake to blindly operate business as usual but what do pay-TV operators and SVODs need to do to survive? Adrian Pennington looks at competition in the second part of IBC365’s Super Aggregators report

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    The outlook for esports

    2020-07-21T15:02:00Z

    Ticket sales for live events might be down, but esports sponsorship, media rights and advertising revenues have held up surprisingly well during the coronavirus pandemic, with predictions for long term growth remaining robust. 

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    Industry Trends

    Streamers’ password sharing problem

    2020-07-07T15:10:00Z

    Before coronavirus struck, the streamers looked to have password sharing in their sights amid estimates that it was costing billions of dollars in lost revenue. The issue has gone quiet for now – but that is likely to change. 

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    Live TV sports rights to take a Covid-19 hit?

    2020-06-30T14:44:00Z

    As sports return to our screens, analysts are predicting a downturn in the sports broadcast rights market. But what will be the longer-term impact? Ross Biddiscombe investigates.

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    Saudi Arabia promises piracy crackdown after WTO report

    2020-06-22T15:41:00Z

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has pledged a crackdown on broadcast piracy after a World Trade Organisation investigation found the state had not done enough to tackle pirate sport service BeoutQ.

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    International coalition shuts Spain-based video piracy ring

    2020-06-17T11:22:00Z

    An international coalition has shut down a piracy ring based in Spain offering more than 40,000 video channels and VOD content, and with two million subscribers.

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    beIN launches sports archive service

    2020-04-29T15:48:00Z

     A new sports archive service has been launched by beIN that will offer a selection of classic matches, documentaries and features on-demand.

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    BT Sport and Sky face £1bn loss from cancelled sports during Covid-19

    2020-03-27T13:19:00Z

    If leading sports remain out of action until August, Sky and BT Sport will lose nearly £1 billion in revenue, according to Enders Analysis who calls for players to take a pay cut in support. 

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    How the coronavirus outbreak is affecting the broadcast and media industry

    2020-03-26T13:16:00Z

    The Covid-19 pandemic means almost a quarter of the world’s population is on lockdown. Here, IABM head of insight and analysis Lorenzo Zanni looks at some of the effects on the media and broadcast industry.

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    Industry Trends

    Collaborate to stop the pirates

    2020-03-19T11:54:00Z

    Piracy continues to be a major challenge for media and broadcast organisations, with the shift to IP presenting new opportunities for pirates. How can the industry safeguard content distribution in an OTT world?

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    Will SVOD boom fuel a rise in streaming piracy?

    2020-03-19T11:21:00Z

    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?

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    RTL snags stake in streaming platform Bedrock

    2020-03-13T16:10:00Z

    RTL Group is pushing into streaming, taking a 50% stake in SVOD technology platform Bedrock as it forecasts major growth across its German and Dutch online streaming services.

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    Mediaset considers ProSieben consolidation

    2020-03-13T09:41:00Z

    Italian media group Mediaset is considering options for its 15% stake in ProSiebenSat.1 Media, including consolidation, as CFO Marco Giordani calls for European TV industry action. 

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    Industry Trends

    The cost of the coronavirus

    2020-03-12T09:18:00Z

    As coronavirus continues to spread around the globe, the financial impact is being felt by the media and tech sector through event cancellations, abrupt drops in ad revenue, share price falls, and disruption to production schedules. 

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    NBCUniversal flogs Snap stake for $500M but pursues content production

    2020-03-10T12:44:00Z

    NBCUniversal has sold its entire $500 million equity stake in Snap Inc as it ramps up investment for its new streaming service.