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National Grid raised money to enable Round Oak School’s Music of Life programme to continue

WARWICK, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Over £4000 has been raised from a variety show performance organised by National Grid’s choir to enable Round Oak School’s Music of Life programme to continue. The show included acts from National Grid’s choir, Gridtones, who … Read the full press release

30 million targetable TV viewers in UK and Ireland now available to advertisers through Sky and Virgin Media partnership

Partnership to give access to more than 30 million targeted TV viewers in the UK and Ireland More impactful targeted TV ad campaigns, underpinned by intelligent data Transparent, brand safe environments and trusted measurement for advertisers HOOK, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

RTL Nederland Appoints New CEO

LUXEMBOURG/HILVERSUM, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — RTL Group today announced the appointment of Sven Sauvé (43) as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RTL Nederland, effective 1 July 2017. Sven Sauvé, currently Chief Operating Officer (COO) of RTL Nederland, will succeed Bert … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics Teams Up With Australia-based Artists for Innovative Art Installation in Sydney

ST’s Time-of-Flight proximity sensors and microcontrollers enable innovative gesture control in interactive artistic experience Australia’s major winter event, Vivid Sydney is acknowledged to be the world’s largest event combining light, music, and ideas SYDNEY, Australia, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: … Read the full press release

University of Exeter Student Acapella Group To Perform At the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August

EXERTER, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A student a cappella group based at the University of Exeter is set to perform at the world’s largest arts festival. Illuminations will showcase their energetic and eclectic set, A Pitch Piper’s Guide to the Melody, … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media secured Gorenje as a new Official Sponsor for the Men’s EHF EURO 2018 and 2020

Comprehensive sponsorship agreement signed with Infront for the next two editions of the Men’s EHF EURO 2018 and 2020 ZUG, 08-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company, as exclusive media and marketing partner for EHF … Read the full press release

WW1: Choral performance involving professional singers and local performers at Newhaven Fort, East Sussex on 9-11 June

BRIGHTON, 06-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A choral performance that explores the experiences of conscientious objectors during the First World War is being performed at Newhaven Fort in East Sussex on 9-11 June. Composer and artist Verity Standen worked with English Heritage … Read the full press release

EE becomes technology and communications partner for Glastonbury Festival for the fifth year running

40 terabytes of data is predicted to be used during Glastonbury Festival 2017 – up by a third on 2016’s record-breaking sharefest This equates to 400 million festival selfies uploaded to Instagram on the UK’s largest temporary 4G network at … Read the full press release

MTG wins exclusive Finnish media rights to the UEFA European 2020 and FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers

STOCKHOLM, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has won the exclusive Finnish media rights to the UEFA European Qualifiers 2020 and the qualifying tournament for the FIFA World Cup 2022, along with the rights to UEFA’s new European competition, the UEFA … Read the full press release

MTG to share IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship exclusive Swedish media rights with SVT

STOCKHOLM, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG and SVT today announced an agreement to share the exclusive Swedish media rights to the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship between 2018 and 2023 – meaning the tournament will return to MTG’s TV3 and … Read the full press release

180 media executives to share insights about broadcast marketing at the 21st Eurovision Connect in Ljubljana

The 21st Eurovision Connect event began on Monday (22 May) in the Slovenian captial Ljubljana, in collaboration with RTVSLO. GENEVA, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — More than 180 executives in marketing, branding, promotion & media planning from 50 media organisations are attending the 2 … Read the full press release

Kudelski’s Conax to present its benchmark on-site and cloud-based Conax Contego content protection platform at CommunicAsia 2017

Demonstrating low-risk entry to advanced services: Award winning Conax GO Live complete live-TV streaming platform – record time-to-market and new compelling user features Featuring Conax Contego-as-a-Service flexible cloud-based content protection; unique back-end offers card- or cardless broadcast security, simplified IPTV … Read the full press release

University of Southampton researchers at the international Pint of Science (PoS) festival, 15-17 May

SOUTHAMPTON, 10-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the University of Southampton will take part in the three-day international Pint of Science (PoS) festival from 15-17 May, delivering unique talks, demonstrations and live experiments across the pubs of Southampton. Tickets for Pint … Read the full press release

Virgin Media Adds Channels from Poland, France, and Russia To Its International TV Offering

HOOK, UK, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Virgin Media today announced a major expansion in its offering of international TV with the launch of three new countries on its Worldbox app. A host of international TV channels from Poland, France and Russia … Read the full press release

MTG Sells 50% Of Their Shareholding in FTV Prima Holding to Denemo Media

STOCKHOLM, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has completed the sale of its 50% shareholding in FTV Prima Holding to Denemo Media for a total cash consideration of EUR 116 million (approximately SEK 1,110 million). Previously announced sale of Czech TV holding … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom’s Art Collection Telekom at the 51st Art Cologne fair

Art Collection Telekom presents works by Braco Dimitrijević and Sanja Iveković Deutsche Telekom confers Art Cologne Award for New Positions App gives everyone access to Deutsche Telekom’s art collection BONN, 27-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom presents works from its own … Read the full press release

RTL Group Inaugurates New Headquarters in Luxembourg

LUXEMBOURG, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — RTL Group officially inaugurated its new headquarters, henceforth to be known as ‘RTL City’. Set just a short walk away from the former premises, it has been designed to house the Group’s Luxembourgish activities. About 130 … Read the full press release

Telekom Street Gigs Shows Most Successful Livestream of A Concert

1.5 million fans experience Depeche Mode’s Telekom Street Gig on livestream More than 100,000 Fans watch the concert in 360° Hashtag #streetgigs in Twitter’s worldwide top 3 trends Video of the complete concert and further information can be found here: … Read the full press release

Voting for the Virgin TV’s Must-See Moment opens to public

Public voting opens tomorrow for this year’s Virgin TV Must-See Moment Shortlisted programmes represent the most-talked about TV programme moments of 2016 from fighting mammals to dancing politicians LONDON, 10-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The British Academy of Film and Television Arts … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia opens applications for East Anglian Film Archive (EAFA) Mash-up competition

NORWICH, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — If you’re a keen amateur film-maker, you’ve the chance to demonstrate your skills and win £250 in this year’s East Anglian Film Archive (EAFA) Mash-up competition. The archive is owned and run by the University of … Read the full press release

LEGO Group inaugurates its new Shanghai main office

Shanghai, China, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — To support the strong growth in China and make room for attracting more talents to the company, the LEGO Group inaugurated its new main office for China in Shanghai today. The LEGO Shanghai main office … Read the full press release

SOUTH KOREA: Lotte Cinema selects the world’s brightest cinema projector for the world’s biggest cinema screen

Seoul, South Korea, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital cinema leader Barco is proud to announce the installation of two flagship laser projectors at Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea. Barco’s DP4K-60L projectors will illuminate the 34-meter wide screen in Lotte … Read the full press release

Barco upgrades Japan’s theaters with its Smart Laser technology

Kortrijk, Belgium, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital cinema leader Barco is proud to announce the opening of Japan’s first two theaters featuring Smart Laser technology. At both its Miyazaki and Omuta locations, cinema chain Central Cinema has replaced two existing projectors … Read the full press release

Barco leads the market adoption of laser projection by movie exhibitors around the world

Las Vegas, Nev. USA, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital cinema leader Barco is driving the adoption of laser projection by movie exhibitors around the world, affirming its status as the technology and market leader in cinema. As the market has come … Read the full press release

Bulgaria’s Unicoms Services launches hosted OTT platform for pay-TV operators deploying technology provided by Conax and Appear TV

Unicoms Services launches end-to-end, hosted OTT service for pay-TV operators tapping turn-key OTT streaming platform Conax GO Live and Appear TV processing technology supporting Android and iOS devices OSLO, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Conax, part of the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD:S), and … Read the full press release

HD+ TVkey now commercially available in Germany

German satellite operator HD+ deploys next generation direct-to-TV solution TVkey TVkey allows consumers to access high quality programming including 4K and HDR directly on newer model Samsung TVs without a set-top box Direct-to-TV solution meets stringent Hollywood requirements for premium … Read the full press release

Vintage Find: Retro Dundee Footage Surfaces

DUNDEE, 10-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Remarkable footage from the 1970s, a time when the hair was longer and the trousers wider, has been discovered in the University of Dundee archive and now made available as part of the University’s 50th anniversary … Read the full press release

MTG extends long term content agreement with Disney; first-run Disney releases on Viasat Film and Viaplay in the Nordic region

STOCKHOLM, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG and The Walt Disney Company Nordic are reinforcing their agreement to provide a world class entertainment experience, by giving Viaplay and Viasat Film subscribers in the Nordic region early access to world leading content from … Read the full press release

ExpressVPN svela il sito multilingue

TORTOLA, Isole Vergini Britanniche, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Riflettendo la diversità degli utenti VPN in tutto il mondo, ExpressVPN è lieta di presentare ExpressVPN.com in 6 nuove lingue: Tedesco: (www.expressvpn.com/de) Olandese: (www.expressvpn.com/nl) Norvegese: (www.expressvpn.com/no) Italiano: (www.expressvpn.com/it) Spagnolo: (www.expressvpn.com/es) Portoghese: (www.expressvpn.com/pt) … Read the full press release

ExpressVPN présente son site décliné en plusieurs langues

TORTOLA, Îles Vierges Britanniques, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Reflétant la diversité des utilisateurs de VPN dans le monde, ExpressVPN est fier de présenter son site Expressvpn.com en six nouveaux langages : Allemand : (www.expressvpn.com/de) Néerlandais : (www.expressvpn.com/nl) Norvégien : (www.expressvpn.com/no) … Read the full press release