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The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly called the pound, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies (Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man) and the British Overseas Territories of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, British Antarctic Territory and Tristan da Cunha. It is subdivided into 100 pence (singular: penny). A number of nations that do not use sterling also have currencies called the “pound”.
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Advertising is Major Concern for Online Video Consumers Internationally [Study]

Advertising is Major Concern for Online Video Consumers Internationally [Study]

Accenture recently did a study on Video Over Internet Consumers and there were some pretty interesting findings in the report. Today I'm going to look at perceived problems with online video from the consumer standpoint which had some pretty surprising stuff.

Auto Makers Latest to See Value in Personalized Video Ads

Auto Makers Latest to See Value in Personalized Video Ads

Over the past few months I've talked about personalized video ads from products like Mixpo's SmartVideo and now Eyeview, who's been pulling down some serious investor cash to develop its personalized video advertising technology which has not caught on among auto industry leaders like Mazda, ...

US Marketers See Big Opportunity for Online Video Advertising in Europe

US Marketers See Big Opportunity for Online Video Advertising in Europe

comScore's recently published statistics for online video viewing and video ad exposure in the Europe reveals the biggest growth lies in video ad consumption in the UK  - 80% of online Brits saw an online video in January 2012: and of these 64 percent were ...

Keeping up with the 'Joneses': Has Corporate UK Finally Decided to Embrace Viral Video?

Keeping up with the Joneses: Has Corporate UK Finally Decided to Embrace Viral Video?

There's little doubt that compared to their counterparts in the USA, most UK corporations have been relatively slow when it comes to embracing and utilizing well-made viral video as a marketing strategy. However, I believe that the recent acquisition of UK viral video producers ST16 by ...

Unruly’s UK Ads Chart Similar, But Different From Global Ads Chart

Unruly’s UK Ads Chart Similar, But Different From Global Ads Chart

I'm in the United Kingdom this week to speak at SES London, which is being held again at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre. I'll be speaking on Thursday, 23 February, about "Developing a Video Optimisation and Marketing Campaign.” No, that's not a typo. On ...

BSkyB Online Streaming Service To Launch For Film, TV & Sports In UK

BSkyB Online Streaming Service To Launch For Film, TV & Sports In UK

BSkyB, British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, in whom News Corp has an almost 40% stake, have announced that they will start providing online streaming service this year. The service will work through a set-top box, won't require a subscription and will eventually offer film and ...

Amazon’s LOVEFiLM Gets BBC, ITV Streaming Content Rights

Amazon’s LOVEFiLM Gets BBC, ITV Streaming Content Rights

Awesome! I am a huge Doctor Who fan as well as a fan of many other BBC and ITV shows because, for some reason, they seem to focus more on story than on quick, random action and massive special effects. That's not to say they ...

12 New Multimedia Apps For The Updated Xbox 360 Dashboard

12 New Multimedia Apps For The Updated Xbox 360 Dashboard

I just got the big list of all new apps this week on the Xbox 360 dashboard. While YouTube might be one of the more interesting for many, I found the list to be both diverse in content (some aren't about video) and location. For ...

UltraViolet Expands Service to UK

UltraViolet Expands Service to UK

UltraViolet is now rapidly picking up steam. Nearly every time a movie hits disc, it's in a triple pack with DVD, Blu-Ray and UV digital version. Now, it's ready to invade the shores of the UK and start offering our friends on the island nation ...

Online Video Revenue Tripled In 2011

Online Video Revenue Tripled In 2011

I don't know if many of you have heard, but online video is kind of a big deal.  If you are a dedicated reader to this site, you might have seen articles that mention this every so often.  We know that YouTube is trying to ...

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