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The board of directors of Orange has issued a statement in which it publicly asserts “full confidence” in CEO and chairman Stéphane Richard, who has been arrested in connection with a corruption investigation in France dating back to 2008
Daniel Danker, until recently the BBC's general manager of on-demand, has revealed that in his new role as chief product officer at media discovery experts Shazam he will be aiming to answer "entirely new questions" around TV.
A wide-ranging study by US network Viacom has found that there are three key types of motivation for viewers to engage in TV-related social media activities - functional, communal and playful - with functional information such as airing dates the most highly valued.
According to the results of Informa Telecoms & Media’s annual industry survey, innovation is a key priority for global telecoms and media players in 2013. Over 500 senior executives from across both these sectors were asked how their businesses and markets would perform in 2013 and the role innovation would play in driving future revenue growth.
Broadcasters and TV operators take note: consumers are tired of clunky user interfaces, weary of digital rights issues, and willing to run into the arms of a big technology company like Apple or Google if these problems are not resolved, and fast.
This year’s IBC event lacked a big, overarching theme, or new “wow” topic to get journalists, analysts and market-watchers foaming at the mouth. And that’s no bad thing. It’s the sign of a maturing industry, and as a result, the show retained a healthy focus on improving existing products and trying to get the big things – multiscreen, OTT, hybrid – right. Nevertheless, there was plenty on show that highlighted that the market remains miles away from anything resembling certainty.
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Shazam’s Daniel Danker: “This can be a very confusing time for TV viewers”
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