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    Synamedia at IBC2022 in Amsterdam


    IBC2022: At IBC2022 in Amsterdam, Paul Segre, CEO, Synamedia, is joined by Jon Espen Nergård, Chief Technology Officer at Allente Nordic, to outline the companies’ merger news.

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    Industry Trends

    Streaming vs cinema: What does the future hold for film?


    Back in 2019, Netflix released data claiming that 45 million accounts – nearly a third of its total subscribers – had streamed the Sandra Bullock thriller Bird Box in its first week on the platform, a record for a Netflix film.

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    Premier League extends UK TV deal following Covid disruption


    The Premier League has agreed to extend its current deal with UK broadcasters, rolling over the live and non-live agreements with Sky Sports, BT Sport, Amazon Prime and BBC Sport.  

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    Industry Trends

    Analysis: Why Super Bowl LV saw a drop in viewers


    Early analysis of the Super Bowl LV viewing figures paints a disappointing picture, with the continued effect of the Covid-19 pandemic, cable cord cutting and the surge in streaming services given as reasons for the 5.5% drop in viewers. 

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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


    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


    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+


    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


    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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    Industry Trends

    The outlook for esports


    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


    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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    Industry Trends

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


    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


    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


    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


     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


    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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    Thought Leadership

    How the coronavirus outbreak is affecting the broadcast and media industry


    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


    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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    Industry Trends

    Will SVOD boom fuel a rise in streaming piracy?


    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?