CONTENT AWARDS WINNERS

ENTERTAINMENT, SPORT & LOCAL NEWS CONTENT AWARD

This award recognises how the Connected World is creating opportunities to enrich the mainstays of linear TV schedules with supplementary information and interactivity and to provide new ways of serving niche audiences that are either very local or spread thinly across the globe.

Winner: France Télévisions with IBM and WizTiVi

Bernard Fontaine, Directeur Delegué aux technologies de l'Innovation, France Télévisions accepted the award from David Wood, Deputy Director, European Broadcast Union (EBU)France Télévisions and IBM, collaborating with WizTiVi, launched France's first HbbTV-based interactive sports broadcast, on two French Digital Terrestrial TV channels, for the prestigious Roland Garros Tennis Tournament in May 2011. A combination of live broadcast TV and internet feeds showing simultaneously on the HbbTV-capable TV screen, enabled sports fans to experience a brand new and compelling way of viewing their favourite programmes.

What the judges said:
"A combination of live TV and web TV. High quality content delivers a truly connected world experience."

Bernard Fontaine, Directeur Delegué aux technologies de l'Innovation, France Télévisions accepted the award from David Wood, Deputy Director, European Broadcast Union (EBU)

Other finalists: View details

  • Accedo Broadband
  • CJ HELLOVISION
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Glastonbury Festivals
  • TV New Zealand

 

B2B & ADVERTISING CONTENT AWARD

Presented to the organisation that most successfully exploits 'content everywhere' to engage directly and creatively with their key stakeholder groups.

Winner: GSM Association

Justin Springham, Editorial Director of Mobile World Live accepted the Award from David Wood, Deputy Director, EBUThe GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is the world's largest annual mobile industry event. Mobile World Live TV produces four full days of event content including six hours of live-to-air television, panel discussions, interviews, news and select keynote sessions which are broadcast to onsite locations and 12,000 rooms in 100 hotels across Catalonia and streamed to the web and mobile apps:

What the judges said:
"An innovative approach to reaching out to their constituency using IP and mobile applications to engage them and best reflect the event for all interests."

"The GSMA solution provides timely, relevant, accurate, value-add content, to help customers make the most of the organisation's event"

Justin Springham, Editorial Director of Mobile World Live accepted the Award from David Wood, Deputy Director, EBU

Other finalists:  View details

  • Global Institute for Dental Education
  • Jyske Bank
  • Sinnott Productions
  • Teletext Holidays
  • WESTERNIZED Productions