Former Premier League boss Scudamore joins Monterosa

Richard Scudamore, the former CEO of the English Premier League, has joined Monterosa as a non-executive director.  Monterosa operates the Monterosa/Interaction Cloud Real-time Engagement Platform (RTEP), and is in the process of scaling its media and sport offering globally. It has customers including ITV, ViacomCBS and Liverpool FC. Scudamore joins the company following a 2020 […]

Channel 5 taps Monterosa for Big Brother app

UK broadcaster Channel 5 has signed a one-year deal with second screen firm Monterosa, which will power the companion app for the 2016 series of Big Brother and Celebrity Big Brother. The app will run on Monterosa’s LViS interaction platform, which will let the Big Brother production team react to the on-screen action by creating […]

Former TF1, Endemol exec joins Monterosa

Former TF1 and Endemol digital exec David Jullien has joined multiscreen TV specialist Monterosa. He takes the newly-created role of head of international broadcast and will work with producers and broadcasters on second- and multiscreen apps and experiences. At TF1, Jullien was head of digital gaming before moving to Endemol as business development director, driving […]

New sports chief for Monterosa

Mobile TV specialist Monterosa has named Ben Barker as director of sports. In this new position, Barker’s responsibilities will include creating interactive mobile content and leading business development in the commercial sports sector by engaging new clients across brands, events, sports federations, rights holders and agencies. He joins Monterosa from TVC Group where, as head […]

Monterosa raises £1.2m in funding

Second screen specialist Monterosa has raised £1.2 million in Series A funding and plans to expand its team across sales, product development and delivery. Monterosa said it will use the investment to accelerate the company’s growth into sports marketing and activation for global brands, rights-holders and broadcasters. It will also use the funds to further […]

BBCWW taps Monterosa for Dancing with the Stars app

BBC Worldwide (BBCWW) is partnering with multiscreen specialist Monterosa on an official companion app for the former’s global franchise Dancing with the Stars. The BBC’s commercial arm, BBCWW, will offer the app internationally to broadcast partners as a companion to the Dancing with the Stars format, which has sold to more than 50 countries. The […]

TF1 agrees second screen deal with Monterosa

French broadcaster TF1 has signed a deal with second screen specialist Monterosa to add live interactivity for entertainment and sports shows to its MYTF1 digital platform.  Under the deal TF1 will use Monterosa’s LViS TV interaction platform, with the first deployment to roll out later this week with national IQ test format QI : La […]

Norway’s TV2 taps Monterosa for mobile interaction

Second screen technology firm Monterosa has partnered with Norwegian commercial broadcaster TV2 to deliver real-time voting for its new live talent show My Dance Crew. Viewers will be able to use a mobile app based on Monterosa’s LViS platform to cast votes over the course of the show, as an alternative option to traditional SMS […]

Sky’s Got to Dance signs new second screen deal with Monterosa

Sky entertainment channel Sky 1HD has signed a new partnership with second screen technology firm Monterosa for the next series of dance competition show Got To Dance. Sky will use Monterosa’s LViS platform to power the show’s voting app, which is part of number of new social features Sky is promising viewers for the fifth […]

France Televisions launches French Open app

French public broadcaster France Televisions has partnered with interactive and social television specialists Monterosa to launch a new app to coincide with the start of this year’s French Open tennis tournament. The A Vous de Jouer (Your Turn To Play)  app will roll out this weekend and is based on Monterosa’s LViS Sports Predictor app […]