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  • Court OKs Canal+ beIN contract break 26th Jul 2021
    The Tribunal de Commerce de Nanterre (Nanterre Commercial Court) has authorised Canal+ to suspend the sublicensing contract with beIN Sports and to interrupt its payments for the broadcasting of two French top-flight Ligue 1 football matches. The court said, nevertheless, that these payments should resume if the Qatari channel were to sue the Professional Football […]
    Colin Mann
  • Forecast: Ecommerce, online video to fuel global adspend recovery 26th Jul 2021
    Global advertising expenditure will grow 11.2 per cent in 2021, driven by exceptional demand for performance-led ecommerce advertising and brand advertising on online video, according to Zenith’s latest Advertising Expenditure Forecasts report. Advertising expenditure will total $669 billion (€569bn) this year, $40 billion more than was spent before the pandemic in 2019. Growth in advertising […]
    Colin Mann
  • Forecast: Global Smart TV ownership to top 50% by 2026 26th Jul 2021
    Strategy Analytics reports that more than 665 million homes worldwide owned a Smart TV at the end of 2020. This equates to 34 per cent of global households, a figure that is set to rise to 51 per cent by 2026 when Smart TV ownership will reach 1.1 billion homes. Sales of Smart TVs grew […]