Matt Brittin


Google: YouTube should not be regulated like a broadcaster

Google’s European president Matt Brittin has said it is “appropriate” that YouTube is not subject to the same regulations as broadcasters and newspapers. Speaking at an RTS event in London this week, Google’s president of EMEA business and operations rejected the idea that YouTube is essentially broadcaster and should be treated as such in the […]

YouTube Red to launch in the UK ‘at some point’

YouTube’s subscription service YouTube Red will launch in the UK “at some point”, though no date has been confirmed for the rollout, according to Google’s European president Matt Brittin. Speaking at a Royal Television Society (RTS) event in London last night, Brittin, who is president of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and business […]

Millions of subscribers for top UK YouTube networks

“Well over” 100 YouTube content partners in the UK now have an audience of more than a million subscribers, with overall viewing time on the site growing 50% year-on-year, according to Google Europe president, Matt Brittin.  Speaking at the Guardian Changing Media Summit yesterday, Brittin described the evolution of YouTube from “a pile of lawsuits […]

Google can add value to cable, says Brittin

Google can provide benefits to consumers and cable operators by enabling the former to navigate and search for content and allow the latter to innovate in packaging and delivering it, without conflict between the internet giant and distributors, according to Matt Brittin, president, EMEA business and operations, Google Europe. Taking part in the opening panel […]

More than one billion Facebook video views a day

Since June of this year, there has been an average of more than 1 billion video views on Facebook each day, with more than 65% of video views coming from mobile devices. Growth in video views exceeded 50% from May through July of this year, according to Facebook stats, with the site this week announcing that […]