ProSiebenSat.1 and Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland are establishing a 50-50 joint venture that will see them control a platform for automated booking of addressable TV and online video ads, providing advertisers with broad reach in the German market.
Ofcom CEO Sharon White is due to step down at the end of the year to become Chairman of The John Lewis Partnership. She joined the UK's broadcast regulator in March 2015.
Some 74% of US television homes now have at least one internet-connected TV device, with 31% of adults in these homes using them daily to watch video content, according to Leichtman Research.
RDK Management revealed at ANGA COM this week that more than 50 million devices powered by its RDK software have now been deployed worldwide. It also said that the RDK community has expanded to more than 400 companies.
US sports streaming service, FloSports, has raised a US$47 million Series C funding round, led by Discovery. WWE and Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments also participated in the round, which FloSports plans to use to continue striking sports rights partnerships.
Apple has previewed tvOS 13, the software update for Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD that is due to roll-out for free to customers this autumn. The updated operating system includes a new home screen, multi-user functionality and support for Apple Arcade.
TiVo has appointed Dave Shull, who was most recently CEO of The Weather Channel in the US, as its new Chief Executive Officer. The move comes after TiVo announced last month plans to separate its Product and IP Licensing businesses into two independent companies.
AirTies has struck a deal to provide Deutsche Telekom Group-owned operator Iskon with in-home WiFi solutions, designed to improve performance, visibility and customer support. The...
Roku is one of the most important born-digital media companies, and at Videoscape Europe Yulia Poltorak, Director International Content Distribution at the company, will discuss its role as a distribution platform and content aggregator, including the value-add it offers streaming services who are ‘onboarded’ within its service. Delegates will hear how the company is helping subscription streamers offer promotional content outside the pay-wall, as the free/paid model evolves.
ANGA COM 2019 opens its doors in Cologne next week (Tuesday June 4 to Thursday June 6), providing one of the few opportunities in...