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Jordan bans TV channel

Jordan’s media and security authorities have closed the pro-Islamist Al-Yarmuk television channel and shut down its studios in the country. BBC Monitoring says the first report of the closure was…

OneWeb wants $2.5bn

The Richard Branson-backed OneWeb satellite constellation, which is looking to put 650 small satellites into orbit, is seeking $2.5 billion of fresh funding for the project. It has already raised…

ADB relaunch focuses on Connected Solutions

The well-known STB vendor ADB has made a strategic move to address the growing convergence of TV and IoT with the launch of ADB Connected Solutions. A new range of…

Bar licensee fined for illegal Sky use

Bar licensee fined for illegal Sky use

Following a successful prosecution by The Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT), the Premises Licence Holder and Designated Premises Supervisor of sports bar LJ’s in the UK town of Aylesbury has…

AsiaSat sees 8% fall

Hong Kong-based AsiaSat saw an 8 per cent fall in revenues for its half-year trading period ending June 30th. It blamed the poor results, released on August 27th, on “rough”…

OSN borrows $400m

It looks as if the much anticipated IPO from Dubai-based pay-TV operator OSN is on hold for the time being. Instead OSN is borrowing $400 million for the next 5…

Samsung boost for CEA 4K

Samsung boost for CEA 4K

Samsung Electronics has confirmed that all of the 2015 UHD TV models, encompassing Series 9 to Series 6 models, qualify for, and will display, the 4K Ultra HD logos developed…

New HGI regs will strengthen Wi-Fi performance

HGI, the global organisation for setting requirements for the connected home, has published new requirements that when implemented will improve the reliability and range of Wi-Fi networks for services operating…

Seligmann appointed VP Eutelsat UK and Nordics

Eutelsat has confirmed the appointment of Julien Seligmann as Regional Vice President UK and Nordics. Based in London, Seligmann will steer the Eutelsat UK and Nordics team that drives sales…

MTG acquires Turtle Entertainment

MTG has completed the acquisition of the shares in Turtle Entertainment, the world’s largest esports company that operates the ESL brand. MTG has with this completed all of the three…