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    Luke Gaydon on June 24, 2014

    Today's media consumer is a very different breed to the one we were talking about just years ago. New research from consultancy firm Deloitte suggests the UK population has fast become a tribe of "mass-geeks," hooked on media, and responsible for changing the face of the TV industry. So what does the annual survey of 2,000 UK citizens tell us about media habits today? Read More →

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    Luke Gaydon on June 13, 2014

    It's game on! The opening week of World Cup 2014 has finally arrived and football fever is taking hold. With 3.2 billion people viewing at least one minute of game-time during the 2010 tournament (with that record set to be broken again this year), a burning question for the digital media industry is: 'where will you be watching the next golden goal?' Read More →

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    Luke Gaydon on April 22, 2014

    It's official: U.S.-based digital company AOL is launching its popular AOL On Network Web portal in the U.K. – a platform that houses AOL's curated and original video offerings. With a host of premium content relationships to boot, the AOL On Network is tapping its international content relationships and has signed major U.K. content partners including Channel 4 and ITN. Read More →

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    Luke Gaydon on April 3, 2014

    The U.K. has enjoyed plenty of great sport in recent months, from the gripping final days of the Six Nations rugby, to the start of the new Formula One racing season and of course the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, which saw some fantastic results for Team GB. As these events demonstrated, sports programming really needs to be live to achieve greatest impact, with viewers sitting on the edge of their seats, awaiting that crucial decision which could mean win or lose for their team. That said, the need for a 'live' experience certainly does not apply for all types of TV programming. Read More →

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    Luke Gaydon on March 25, 2014

    This February marked Facebook's milestone tenth anniversary. The social media giant has truly transformed across the past decade, but perhaps the most interesting element of its evolution has been the way it has adapted to meet the changing ways we're consuming video content—and the way Facebook itself is accelerating those changes. Read More →

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    Luke Gaydon on March 6, 2014

    Accumulating more than three billion video and audio on demand (VOD) requests throughout the year, BBC iPlayer—one of the U.K.'s most popular VOD players—had a very successful 2013 indeed. Read More →

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    Luke Gaydon on February 13, 2014

    The media 'big bang' caused by the colliding worlds of TV and the Internet is still in full-swing. Read More →