A+E sales chief stepping down

Joel Denton is stepping down from his role running A+E Networks’ international sales unit. The former RHI Entertainment, Red Arrow Entertainment and Rare TV exec had been in charge of international sales for three years as managing director, content sales and partnerships. “After three very successful years growing the content sales and partnerships group at […]

Virgin Media launches ad sales agency

Virgin Media has launched Virgin Media Solutions, a new advertising sales house for the UK and Irish markets. Virgin Media Solutions will represent all ad sales for Virgin Media, including video-on-demand and Virgin Media’s public WiFi services. It will also act as the exclusive sales agency for all TV3 Group channels in Ireland, including TV3 […]

Roku sales pass 10 million in the US

Roku has sold more than 10 million streaming players in the US in the time since it first launched in 2008.  Announcing the milestone, Roku said that more than 1,800 streaming channels are now available on the device and that customers have streamed a total of five billion hours since 2008 – with 3 billion […]

Arris execs step down

Video and broadband technology company Arris has announced that two of its senior executives will leave the company at the end of November.  John Burke, leader of Arris’ cloud solutions team and its corporate strategy and development team is due to depart along with Rob McLaughlin, leader of the company’s North America sales and global marketing […]

Roku hits 5 million sales

Streaming video box-maker Roku has now shipped 5 million devices in its home market of the US since launching five years ago.  The firm, which announced the milestone figure in an official blog post, said that since May 2008 it has delivered 8 billion streams of video and music to Roku players. The firm offers […]