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Roku to discuss how it helps media owners monetise services with subscriptions and advertising

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 opens next week with its rare combination of major exhibition and conference...

ANGA COM 2019 opens its doors in Cologne next week (Tuesday June 4 to Thursday June 6), providing one of the few opportunities in...

YouTube uses machine learning to condense long-form ads into six-seconds

The new editing tool ingests an existing creative, picks out high-impact moments, and within minutes organises them into a new short-form ad suitable for digital environments. Grubhub is one of the first companies to use the technology, creating six and 13-second ads. Even major advertisers could use Bumper Machine to get inspiration before creating their own short ads from scratch.

Mediatel hires Steven Scaffardi to head up events business

As the company gears up for further growth, Mediatel has appointed Steven Scaffardi in the new role of Head of Events. Scaffardi has over...

Fetch’s Greg Grimmer to be the new CEO of Mediatel

Greg Grimmer, the former Global COO at digital agency Fetch, is taking over as CEO of Mediatel from July 1, when Derek Jones steps...

Mediaset buys 9.6% stake in ProSiebenSat.1

Italian commercial TV operator Mediaset has bought a 9.6% stake in the German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media in a move described by Mediaset CEO Pier Silvio Berlusconi as a “friendly acquisition”.

Synamedia to debut software-based Converged Headend

Video software provider Synamedia will debut its software-based Converged Headend solution at ANGA COM in Cologne next week. Synamedia’s Converged Headend is designed to bring...

HD Plus and NAGRA extend content protection to smart TVs

HD Plus and NAGRA have renewed their technology partnership and extended it to include content protection on smart TVs in Germany. NAGRA’s content protection now...

LiveU acquired by Francisco Partners, IGP Capital

Tech-focused private equity firm Francisco Partners and co-investor IGP Capital have acquired live IP video solutions company, LiveU, from its existing shareholders. LiveU said that...

Orange and France Télévisions trial live 8K tennis over 5G

Orange and France Télévisions are working with the French Tennis Federation to trial live 8K TV broadcasts of the French Open via 5G. The footage from the Philippe-Chatrier court will be broadcast within the Roland-Garros stadium.

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