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Segar, Wong, Broderick and Ogura Among SMPTE 2022 APAC Honourees

SMPTE, the association of media professionals, technologists, and engineers, will honour industry luminaries and next-generation leaders at the SMPTE Awards Gala, which takes place during the SMPTE Media Technology Summit (The Summit), the Society's first in-person conference since 2019. The Summit will wrap up with a gala and afterparty...

Bain Capital, Nextalia SGR Complete Acquisition of Deltatre

Deltatre, one of the world's leading sports and entertainment technology providers, has announced that Stephen Pagliuca will take on the role of Chairman of the Board at Deltatre. The appointment comes following the completion of the acquisition of Deltatre by Bain Capital and Nextalia SGR, first announced in June...

Metro Commercial Radio Ad Revenue Up 11.7 percent in August

Commercial radio ad revenue for the five major Australian capital cities increased by 11.7 percent to $55.479 million in the month of August compared to $49.653 million a year ago, according to figures released by industry body CRA. Sydney stations recorded a healthy 26.5 percent year on year increase in...

Gravity Media Announces New White City Production Centre

Gravity Media, provider of live creative production and media services, continues its expansion with the launch of their second London Production Centre – in the heart of the media campus in White City, launching later this year. Gravity Media will open a brand-new state of the art, future focused Production...

Qvest and Skyline Communications Enter Global Partnership

Skyline Communications and Qvest have agreed on a multi-year global strategic partnership. Customers in the ICT, media and entertainment industry will benefit from an acceleration of their digital transformation programs. With this strategic agreement, Qvest, the leading consultant, systems architect and media technology provider for digital transformation, will leverage the...

Gravity Media Appoints Steve Kruger as Executive Director of Technology

Gravity Media has appointed of Steve Kruger as Executive Director – Technology, whilst Pete Newton is promoted to the new role as Executive Director – Media Services and Facilities. Steve Kruger joins Gravity Media fresh from ITV Studios Entertainment where he was Head of Technology. In his new role, he...

SimplyLive Joins the Riedel Family

Riedel Communications recently announced the acquisition of the multi-camera live production experts SimplyLive, underlining the company's commitment to keep bringing innovative and futureproof technologies and scalable workflows to its customers in the video market. Founded in 2016, SimplyLive provides software-based products for multi-camera production, including an all-in-one production suite, replay/slow-mo,...

OIS Provide Third Party Verification for Chinese Investment in pDOOH

Specialist Chinese out-of-home company ChinaDOOH has partnered with OIS to provide third party verification of programmatic digital out-of-home (pDOOH) campaigns for its Chinese clients launching their brands in international markets. ChinaDOOH provides programmatic DOOH services for the North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Southeast Asia regions, and has access...

IMAX Announces $200 Million Increase to Share-Repurchase Program

IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) has announced an increase of $200 million in the Company's share-repurchase program, bringing the Company's total share repurchase authority to $400 million. The Company has repurchased a total of approximately 10.0 million of its common shares (or a 15 percent net reduction in shares outstanding) for...

IMAX Names Jennifer Horsley as SVP of Investor Relations

MAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) has named Jennifer Horsley as Senior Vice President of Investor Relations for IMAX. In her role, Horsley will oversee the Company's worldwide investor relations strategy and serve as its leader with the investment community, as IMAX seeks to evolve and grow its global entertainment technology...

IMAX Names Michele Golden as Global Chief People Officer

IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) recently named longstanding human resources executive Michele Golden as its Global Chief People Officer, a role in which she'll oversee human resources, recruiting, talent management, and diversity, equity, and inclusion for the global entertainment technology company. Golden joins IMAX from WarnerMedia (now Warner Bros. Discovery),...

Wowza Announces Acquisition of Flowplayer 

Wowza, the live and video on demand (VOD) platform powering more than 6,000 customers globally, has announced it has acquired Flowplayer, a Sweden-based video player specialist. The acquisition was made in partnership with Clearhaven Partners (Clearhaven), a US-based private equity firm that focuses on software and technology, following its...

Riedel Acquires IP Specialist SDNsquare

Further investing in technology know-how around the fast-growing business of live IP infrastructures and networks, Riedel Communications has expanded its competence team in the area of real-time IP network orchestration and SDN (Software Defined Networks) control, enriching its fast-developing range of video solutions, with the acquisition of SDNsquare. Belgium-based SDNsquare...

Premier Australian Digital Product Studio Two Bulls Joins DEPT

Local digital product studio Two Bulls has joined DEPT, one of the fastest-growing digital agencies in the world, signalling its entry into the Australian market. With a team of over 120 people, Two Bulls’ cross-disciplinary offering spans several industries including health, family and the public sector. Melbourne-based Two Bulls is...

Ross Video to Acquire Spidercam

Ross Video has agreed to terms to acquire Austria-based Spidercam (https://www.spidercam.tv), the global supplier of broadcast cable camera solutions. Spidercam made its television debut in 2005 and is now the market leader in cutting-edge cable camera solutions used to create unique outdoor shots for sporting events, concerts, esports and...

Australian Commercial TV Contributes Billions to Economy

A new report has revealed Australian commercial TV contributes $2.5 billion to the nation’s GDP through its role in job creation, local content production, social cohesion and trusted news. Everybody Gets It: Revaluing the Economic and Social Benefits of Commercial TV in Australia (Second Edition), was commissioned by Free TV and...

Rakuten and Hakuhodo DY Holdings in Advertising Data Joint Venture

Japan's Rakuten Group, Inc. and Hakuhodo DY Holdings Inc. have announced the establishment of Rakuten Data Solutions, Inc., a new company which will research and develop new data solutions, with operations now underway. Rakuten Data Solutions will research and develop data solutions for advertising clients using Rakuten’s accumulated online and...

Bloomberg Global Coverage Now on Prime Video

Bloomberg is expanding its global distribution of its global business and financial news networks to Prime Video. Bloomberg Television is available now to viewers in Canada and Mexico, and will be available in Australia and Brazil later this year. “We’re excited to expand Bloomberg Television programming to our audience in...

TSL Announces Matthew Quade as CEO

TSL has announced Matthew Quade has been named CEO of the company. Chris Exelby, who was named Managing Director in 2007, will remain on the company’s Board of Directors as Executive Chairman and will continue to work with TSL in a senior advisory role. Quade steps into his new position...

Sony Interactive Entertainment Acquires Savage Game Studios

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Savage Game Studios, a mobile game development studio with offices in Helsinki and Berlin. According to the company, the acquisition reaffirms SIE’s commitment to delivering innovative experiences to new players around the world by expanding to additional...
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