Tim Mulligan

BT Pays A Premium For Video Scarcity

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Blog post by Tim Mulligan
Today BT announced the extension of their exclusive UK broadcasting rights deal with UEFA for all Champions League and Europa League matches until the end of the 2020-2021 season. This has cost the UK…
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YouTube Flicks The On Switch With YouTube TV

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Tuesday, February 28th could be looked back on as the day when everything changed for the pay TV industry in the US. This was the day when one of the tech majors decided to announce to the world that it…
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Amazon & Netflix Go To The Oscars

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Blog post by Tim Mulligan
Yesterday’s 89 th Academy Awards made history. For the first time, streaming services were critically recognized by the Academy Of Motion Pictures and Sciences with Netflix and Amazon, the two largest…
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YouTube Unleashes The Power Of Live Streaming

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Yesterday YouTube announced that it was opening up live streaming to its creator community who have a following of 1,000 or more on the YouTube platform. The new service called “Super Chat” allows…
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Why go90 Is Where It Is

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Blog post by Tim Mulligan
18 months is a long time in the digital world. In that time, Facebook’s Messenger and Whatsapp both passed the billion monthly active users milestone and Snapchat has more than trebled its video engagement…
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What’s In A Name: From Yahoo to Altaba

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So two weeks into the 2017 and it's another year and yet another twist in the ongoing saga that is Yahoo. On Monday, Yahoo Inc disclosed in a regulatory filing that it was splitting the company into two.…
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Mad Men, Video Advertising And Transparency

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The news last week that yet another major Advertising Agency has been contacted by the US Department of Justice “concerning video production and post-production practices in the advertising industry”…
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The Second Coming Of Silent Cinema

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89 years ago The Jazz Singer was released and the moving image industry went through one of its periodic transformative moments. The jazz singer was the first “talkie”; a film with sound. At a stroke,…
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Netflix Flexes Its Licensing Muscle

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Blog post by Tim Mulligan
The announcement yesterday that Netflix is going to allow TV and movie downloads for offline viewing is a seismic moment for TV generally not just SVOD (subscription video on demand) services in particular.…
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