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TV advertising: industry bosses discuss the market’s future

Mediatel’s Steven Scaffardi speaks with key figures from the broadcast media world to discuss how they have dealt with the coronavirus crisis – and what comes next for commercial TV Steven Scaffardi (Chair): Good afternoon and welcome everybody to this special virtual roundtable debate for the Future of TV Advertising UK […]

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Going beyond 5G

TVBEurope meets InterDigital Europe VP Alan Carlton on the road to 6G InterDigital started work on 5G as long ago as 2010 – well before anyone within the broadcast industry was even thinking about use cases. In 2020, the company will once again be well ahead of the curve, demonstrating […]

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TV licence fee could be replaced by broadband levy, says BBC

The BBC has said the television licence fee could ultimately be replaced by a monthly levy on broadband connections, in response to the UK government’s proposals to decriminalise non-payment of the licence fee. The public broadcaster said it strongly supported keeping the current court-enforced television licence fee system in place […]

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Netflix and YouTube agree to reduce bitrate during Coronavirus crisis

Netflix and YouTube have agreed to scale down their broadcast quality in a bid to prevent the Internet slowing under the weight of additional requests during the Coronavirus crisis. It follows a discussion between Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and the European Union’s Internal Market and Services Commissioner, Thierry Breton. YouTube […]

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Viewers expect rules for streaming services to be the same as broadcast TV

A study by the regulator Ofcom into viewer expectations in the digital world has found confusion over the rules that apply to online catch-up and subscription services where the platforms have access to programmes previously shown on broadcast TV. Participants expected programmes previously screened by broadcast TV to be covered […]

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