Fremantle Owner RTL Group Grows Quarterly Revenues To $1.6B

Bertelsmann’s Luxembourg-based media giant RTL Group, which owns Fremantle, has declared revenues of €1.56 billion ($1.64 billion) for the first quarter of 2022, a growth of 11.3%. The RTL Group has interests in 64 television channels, nine streaming services and 36 radio stations. The group’s content business, Fremantle, is one of the world’s largest creators, producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content, including American Idol, Britain’s Got Talent and The X Factor.

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RTL Group Buying Video Tech Company Yospace

RTL Group has signed an agreement to acquire control of the U.K.-based video technology company Yospace. The transaction is expected to close on Feb. 1. Yospace has developed advanced technology for Server-Side Dynamic Ad Insertion (SSDAI) that allows the replacement of existing commercials from a broadcast stream with more targeted, personalized advertising. The Yospace technology […]

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