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  • 2018 asi APAC Television & Video Conference, May 10th-11th

    Total video in action: from script to screen Video audience measurement has never had a higher profile than at present. Intense debate focuses around the way in which video audiences are measured, defined, compared across platforms and verified. That’s because video in its myriad formats is the dominant form of… Read more

  • BARC India Expands RPD Panel with Airtel Deal

    TV audience rating body BARC India has partnered with Airtel Digital TV to include the latter’s subscriber homes in its India RPD (return path data) Panel. In a statement, BARC said this would further its plan of scaling up panel homes to multiples of the mandated 50,000. The RPD Panel… Read more

  • Australia: FTA reigns, SVoD growing

    The Online & On Demand 2017 report, based on research conducted by Nielsen on behalf of Screen Australia, finds streaming services have completely changed how Australians view content, yet broadcast TV remains popular and piracy levels have declined drastically. “The global screen industry is in a rapid period of change,… Read more

  • asiCast 69 – Three possible futures for the industry currencies

    A short while ago GfK conducted a roundtable discussion into the views of industry players as to the likely future development of media currencies. Richard Marks, asi’s Research Director, starts off this interview by asking GfK’s Vice President of Media Measurement, Stefan Heremans, what it was that surprised him most… Read more

  • Swiss vote to retain licence fee

      In a stunning endorsement of publicly-funded broadcasting in the country, the Swiss public have voted overwhelmingly in favour of retaining the country’s TV and radio licence fee. The Swiss have the right to propose an amendment to their constitution if they can collect over 100,000 signatories in support of… Read more