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  • Virgin Media launches V6 box and ‘TellyTablet’

    Describing the unveiling of its Virgin TV V6 set-top box as the industry’s “worst-kept secret”, David Bouchier, Chief Digital Entertainment Officer at UK quad-play operator Virgin Media, also introduced a new HD TellyTablet created by Virgin Media, designed specifically as a personal Smart TV to watch television in HD quality.… Read more

  • GroupM Launch Combines ‘All’ Its Data

    WPP’s media investment arm GroupM has brought together all its data, analytics and digital services in a new suite of products, [m]PLATFORM, creating what it claims is the ad industry’s ‘most powerful collection of data, technology and expertise for audience addressability’. The new [m]PLATFORM solution is supported by a team… Read more

  • Médiamétrie Debuts ‘4-Screen’ Measurement

    French audience researcher Médiamétrie has begun delivering monthly figures for TV and video viewing across four screens – TV, computer, smartphone and tablet – both as an integrated figure and split out by screen. The new monthly service was rolled out this month, following the launch of daily 4-screen figures… Read more

  • ITV enters content partnership with AwesomenessTV

    In a further meeting of the worlds of traditional broadcasting and online video, ITV is set to take the wraps off a new channel, 2Awesome, as part of a collaboration with leading US MCN AwesomenessTV AwesomenessTV was founded by Brian Robbins, producer of Smallville and One Tree Hill, and has… Read more

  • Millennials, Streaming, Rubik’s Cubes and Apps – a report from the 2016 asi International Conferences

    Richard Marks, our Research Director, looks at the main themes at our recent International Radio & Audio and TV & Video Conferences in Budapest The asi conferences serve as a pretty useful annual ‘state of the nations’ debate about what issues are keeping the industry awake at night. Last year,… Read more