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    NBC Nigeria selects Inview to provide digital TV system

    The National Broadcasting Commission in Nigeria has appointed Inview Technology to provide the national digital TV system, comprising set-top box software and integrated broadcast services over the digital terrestrial and satellite networks in Nigeria, branded as Freeview and Freesat. Its services include interactive advertising, push video on demand, electronic programme guide (EPG), a range of…

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    Ewan McGregor stars in new BT TV ads

    BT’s new advertising campaign featuring Scottish actor Ewan McGregor will hit TV screens on Friday 17th April.  The new campaign will see the renowned actor star alongside BT Sport Ambassadors and footballers Robin Van Persie and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. There will be two new adverts airing on Friday 17 April during the ‘Gogglebox’ break. The ads will…

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    AOL and GroupM Entertainment plot new web series

    AOL and GroupM Entertainment (GME) have announced a partnership to deliver a brand new original Web series to global viewing audiences. AOL and GME have briefed a select number of production companies to develop ideas for an AOL Originals series. The project will be fully funded and co-produced by GME, and information about the series…

Analysis & Opinion

  • North Technologies: “We want to build a billion dollar company”

    North Technologies

    It is tempting to identify North Technologies co-founders (and Apps World North America keynotes) Marc Hemeon and Kevin Rose as embodying the right and left hemispheres of the brain, respectively. Marc, after all, is the renowned designer, and over the course of our hour long Google Hangout, sits bearded and mildly unkempt in front of…

  • Ovum: Sport could be “commercial suicide” for OTTs

    Ed Barton

    A report published yesterday predicts that we could see OTTs bidding for “major” sports rights by 2022. In the following exclusive guest post, Ovum analyst and TV Connect chair Ed Barton begs to differ… The first era of OTT visual entertainment has been overwhelmingly on-demand based. However, what we’re increasingly seeing now is more emphasis on…

  • SwiftKey and the keyboard of the future

    Joe Braidwood

    Imagine if everyone’s mobile keyboard was an app; if every time you sent a text or email, or wrote a tweet, or posted on Facebook, or searched Google (and so on and so on and so on), you were using… an app. If this was the case, your keyboard would not merely be one app…

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