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  • Collaboration the theme of MESA Europe’s 6th Annual Security Summit (MESA Europe)

    Published November 21, 2019

    MESA Europe hosted its 6th Annual Security Summit in Central London yesterday. The event, attended by senior level executives from across the Media & Entertainment industry, discussed the extent of the ongoing threat that piracy poses to the industry, in addition to the growing increase in cyber-attacks.  Despite the clear challenges the industry is facing […]

  • DAZN acquires exclusive rights for Wilder v Ortiz II in Germany and Spain (Digital TV Europe)

    Published November 21, 2019

    Sports streamer DAZN has picked up the exclusive rights to the highly anticipated heavyweight boxing rematch between Deontay Wilder and Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz on November 23 in Germany and Spain. DAZN will also show the fight on a non-exclusive basis in Austria and Switzerland. Boxing has been a major focus for DAZN, with an […]

  • Large OTT providers look for easier STB integration to speed rollouts (CSI Magazine)

    Published November 21, 2019

    For all the talk about payTV vs OTT, recent history is littered with examples of the two camps coming together for the benefit of companies and consumers. It is true there is added friction with cord-cutting, cannibalisation of eyeballs and viewing times, service and app fragmentation, and more channel blackouts due to carriage disputes, but […]

  • UK regulator to investigate US$4 billion Hasbro acquisition of Entertainment One (Digital TV Europe)

    Published November 21, 2019

    US toy giant Hasbro’s $4bn deal for Entertainment One (eOne) is to be investigated by the UK’s competition regulator. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said it will explore whether the proposed acquisition, first revealed in August, would cause a “substantial lessening of competition” in the UK. The CMA’s examination will start on Friday […]

  • Eurojust, Europol and AAPA join forces to combat piracy (Broadband TV News)

    Published November 21, 2019

    Eurojust, Europol and the Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAPA), representing the industry of protected audiovisual content, have joined forces to improve the sharing of expertise to tackle audio-visual piracy via IPTV networks. More than 70 judicial and law enforcement authorities from EU Member States and representatives from the two EU agencies discussed, during a two-day seminar […]

  • Connected TV dominates video advertising (Advanced Television)

    Published November 21, 2019

    Connected TV (CTV) continues to dominate video advertising, reveals the latest Video Benchmarks Report from asset management solution provider Extreme Reach (ER). In Q3 2019, CTV maintained its steady growth, accounting for 51 per cent of all video ad impressions served by ER’s AdBridge platform, continuing the climb from 49 per cent in Q1 and […]



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