Over 9,000 television channels across Europe

There are over 12,000 audiovisual media services available in Europe. Around three-quarters of these are linear television channels. Four out of ten of those are local or regional television channels and a third are available on digital terrestrial television.
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Skydance and Paramount reach agreement

Skydance Media and Paramount Global have signed a definitive agreement that they say will advance Paramount as a world-class media and technology enterprise. It aims to build on the hundred-year legacy of the Paramount movie studio and the CBS television business that includes brands like MTV and Nickelodeon. The Ellison family and RedBird Capital Partners will invest $8 billion to gain 70% ownership of the new company that will have an enterprise value of around $28 billion.
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Italian broadcaster starts move to DVB-T2

RAI, the national public service broadcaster in Italy, is upgrading some of its channels to the DVB-T2 digital terrestrial television standard with HEVC video encoding. RAI has postponed a move to the more efficient transmission standard several times over concerns that it is not supported in older televisions. A full switch to DVB-T2 is expected by the end of 2025.
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Television turnout down for election coverage

The turnout for the television coverage of the general election results in the United Kingdom was substantially down on the previous election. For the hour after voting closed, when the exit poll results were announced, an estimated 7.3 million viewers were watching across BBC 1, ITV 1, Channel 4, BBC News, Sky News, and GB News. That was just 57.9% of those watching television at the time. It was down by almost 3 million on the total number who watched the same hour after the polls closed in 2019. Although the landslide win for Labour had seemed like a foregone conclusion, it represented a major change in the political map of the country. Yet it drew far fewer viewers than the football.
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ITVX delivers record online viewers

ITV, the leading commercial broadcaster in the United Kingdom, had its biggest day and biggest month so far for online video in June. Coverage of the Euros football championship produced the largest audience for the broadcaster since the World Cup. Most ITV viewing still comes from traditional television channels.
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Tubi launches in the United Kingdom

Fox Corporation has launched its advertising-supported online service Tubi in the United Kingdom. With nearly 80 million monthly active users, Tubi claims to be the most watched free television and movie service in the United States and Canada, with a library of over 20,000 television episodes and movies. Tubi includes programming from major global distributors such as Disney, Lionsgate, NBCUniversal, and Sony Pictures Entertainment as well as a slate of exclusive Tubi Originals.
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