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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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Digital Video and The Global Village – How To Craft Your Video for International Audiences

Digital Video and The Global Village   How To Craft Your Video for International Audiences

Asia is home to 40% of the Earth's internet users and China alone has almost a third more people online than the US.  With the internet population growing at a greater rate in developing and emerging markets than in the West, the opportunities for marketers …

Ad-Supported Vs Premium Subscription – A Delicately Balanced Ecosystem for Online Services

Ad Supported Vs Premium Subscription   A Delicately Balanced Ecosystem for Online Services

The IAB recently tapped McKinsey & Company to check into the value that users in Europe get from the free services they use. The services, which are ad-supported, offer a wide range of things like email, real-time communication, news, and networking and offer an extremely …

Dell Eyeing Internet TV and Streaming, Roku Wants A Bite Out of Apple

Dell Eyeing Internet TV and Streaming, Roku Wants A Bite Out of Apple

Dell, along with everyone and their brother it seems, wants in on the streaming video pie chart and they're preparing to cut themselves off a slice according to the latest reports. Networkworld reports they're looking into getting some devices in their lineup and looking over …

YouTube and Campaign Media To Crown “Ad of The Year”

YouTube and Campaign Media To Crown Ad of The Year

I love writing about viral marketing, and in particular, video marketing that pushes the boundaries of what advertising can look like and how it can behave.  I write about such videos often, even just last week.  So it should come as no surprise that I'm …

Philips TV Video On Demand Film Supplier Is A Diva

Philips TV Video On Demand Film Supplier Is A Diva

Sony's got one (sort of), Samsung does too, so why not Philips? Well, now, they do. Diva TV announced today that it has signed a deal with Philips TV at IFA Berlin to be the supplier of high quality movie entertainment for the Philips NetTV …

Samsung Hooks Up with BlinkBox for UK Video-on-Demand on Internet TVs

Samsung Hooks Up with BlinkBox for UK Video on Demand on Internet TVs

So far this week from the IFA show in Berlin we have heard from Sony who is offering Music Unlimited (I am certain video will follow), and 3D video and tablet computers have dominated the scene. We have also heard from Apple this week and …

International Video Production – Lessons Learned from Shooting Across Borders

International Video Production – Lessons Learned from Shooting Across Borders

We got the gig in Guatemala and landed the job in Johannesburg; so now what? There are many elements to think about before shooting video in a foreign country. Of course, there are the basic travel essentials: passport, wallet, plane tickets, and potentially a visa …

Who Watches TV Ads In The UK? No One – But They All Remember Them

Who Watches TV Ads In The UK? No One   But They All Remember Them

Alright, so the title on this one is a bit misleading, but taking a precursory look at some recent researchpublished by Deloitte on behalf of the Media Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival, which takes place 27-29 August 2010, would lead one to draw that conclusion. …

80% of Internet Users Watch Online Video, Worldwide

Beet.tv caught up with Tania Yuki from comScore and found out that 80% of all net users worldwide watch video online. Aren't you glad you were there before they arrived?

Online Video Viewing Soars 37% Year Over Year In The UK

Sure, the US is seeing something of a sputter in the online video growth curve. In fact it's sort of flatlined recently, but while that might be the case, our English-speaking counterparts across the big pond are seeing some expansion in their online video viewing …

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