October 2018

Good morning. Here's a look at the top news from the last few weeks including an update on the progress of our new Members strategy; the creation of Eurovision Services, our new business subsidiary; and the latest Media Consumption Trends report.


Find out how our new EBU Member strategy is progressing on our website. You can also watch a summary by our Head of Strategy Roberto Suarez Candel on ebu.ch. Don't forget that you can get involved and provide your feedback until 19 October 2018 by filling out our quick survey.


EBU announces creation of Eurovision Services – a new subsidiary for its business services - We are transferring our business services to a new subsidiary, Eurovision Services SA, on 1 January 2019. The new subsidiary will be fully owned by the EBU and based in Geneva, Switzerland.

EBU Members unite to commemorate 100 years since end of First World War  - Find out how EBU Members will come together in Paris on 11 November to commemorate the end of the First World War in a symbolic ‘Concert for Peace’ performed by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (VPO).

Sharing lessons learned so far on digital transformation at RTÉ - Representatives of 11 EBU Members met in Dublin to learn how RTÉ is tackling the challenge of digital transformation.

IAAF President Lord Coe declares sport the 'best reality TV' - Lord Coe headed a line-up of top industry leaders at the recent EBU Sports Assembly that also included David Lappartient, UCI President, Amina Lanaya, UCI Director General and Yann Le Moenner, ASO Chief Executive Officer. Watch our interview with him.


Media Consumption Trends 2018 - Discover the latest developments in viewing and listening behavior, covering the trends in content, platforms and devices used. You can find more reports from our Media Intelligence Service.


Visit ebu.ch to see all our upcoming events, plus download presentations and watch videos from past events.