The new issue of the EBU's quarterly magazine tech-i examines how several Members are stepping up to the challenge of competing with the global streaming giants. As EBU Technology & Innovation Director Antonio Arcidiacono argues in his editorial, "accelerating media innovation is crucial if Europe wants to strengthen its digital sovereignty", and the area of online players is one where public broadcasters are fighting to stay competitive locally on the global marketplace.

"Beating Netflix is going to be harder each year, but it’s still possible, if we continue making the right choices." Kari Haakana, Yle

Staying with the topic of online platforms and players, the magazine also includes articles on Loudness considerations (p14), a new collaborative development – called EuroVOX – on machine-based translation (p7) and a new EBU report on PSM presence on Spotify (p18).

Elsewhere in tech-i

The usual Partner Profiles feature comes from the DASH Industry Forum (p17), there's a look back at what was achieved by recently completed MediaRoad project (p15), and Yle's Anssi Komulainen is "in the spotlight" (p19).

Read issue 42 of tech-i

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