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AI-powered search on AP Newsroom

The Associated Press (AP) has announced the launch of an artificial intelligence-powered search experience on AP Newsroom, the news agency’s single platform for multimedia content.    The platform also now offers e-commerce capabilities, in addition to serving AP’s member news organisations and customers.  AI-powered search makes it easier for users to find photos and videos that […]

June 1, 2023

Record jail terms for EPL pirates

The individuals behind three pirate streaming organisations, which offered illegal access to watch Premier League matches, have been jailed for a total of 30 years and 7 months. In what is understood to be the world’s largest-ever prosecution of an illegal streaming network, five people were sentenced at Chesterfield Justice Centre after being found guilty […]

May 31, 2023By Colin Mann

German health tv launches FAST channel with Amagi

Amagi, the global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced that health tv, a German private television station owned by the hospital group Asklepios, is making its foray into Free Ad-supported Streaming TV (FAST) using Amagi’s cloud solutions. health tv will now enjoy improved audience reach with its wide range […]

May 31, 2023

Magnite, SpringServe boost Banijay Rights’ FAST Monetisation

Sell-side advertising company Magnite has confirmed that Banijay Rights, the global distribution arm of content powerhouse Banijay, has chosen Magnite and ad server SpringServe to help monetise its free, ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) platforms. Banijay Rights will leverage Magnite’s SSP and SpringServe’s ad server technology across its FAST channel inventory globally. These technology integrations with […]

May 31, 2023

New sports FAST channel launching for IP FAMBA

Recognising and celebrating sports cultural diversity is crucial to creating an all-inclusive and peaceful society where everyone feels valued and respected. This is precisely what IP FAMBA aims to achieve through its subsidiaries, IP FAMBA TV. Founded by former NBA Legend turned entrepreneur, Jerome ‘Junk Yard Dog’ Williams, the company promotes ‘Intellectual Property For Athletes […]

May 30, 2023

UK plans music streaming fair pay study

The UK Government has agreed to establish an industry working group to explore issues around fair pay for creators in the music streaming industry, as recommended by the Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the House of Commons in its report earlier in 2023. The announcement of the new group is made in a letter […]

May 30, 2023By Colin Mann

MediaTek, Nvidia in-car infotainment partnership

Fabless semiconductor company MediaTek is partnering with accelerated computing specialist Nvidia to deliver a complete range of in-vehicle AI cabin solutions for the next generation of software-defined vehicles. The collaboration combines the strength of each company’s automotive portfolios to deliver the most compelling solutions for state-of-the-art connected cars. “Nvidia is a world-renowned pioneer and industry […]

May 30, 2023

ProSiebenSat.1 Q1: ‘In line with expectations’

German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Group closed the first quarter of 2023 in line with expectations: Group revenues are still impacted by the challenging macroeconomic environment and were thus 13 per cent below the previous year at €816 million in the first three months of the year (previous year: €941 million). In particular as a result […]

May 26, 2023

99 exclusive on Prime Video

Prime Video will premiere 99, the definitive documentary series of Manchester United’s historic treble-winning season, within which the iconic team won the Premier League, FA Cup and UEFA Champions League across 10 pivotal days in 1999. The UK Original documentary will launch in over 240 countries and territories worldwide exclusively on Prime Video in 2024. […]

May 26, 2023

JOUR, Paranormal HQ join FAST Channels TV

JOUR and Paranormal HQ have joined FAST Channels TV giving audiences unique films focusing on three main areas: Human Potential, our Evolving Planet and Classified Reality. JOUR showcases human interest documentaries, films and episodic series that seek to inspire global action. Through the science of wellness and spirituality, our evolving planet, and humanity’s quest for […]

May 25, 2023