LeoSat wins US approvals

LeoSat, which is planning to supply a constellation of 108 low-earth-orbiting and very high-tech satellites, has won permission from the FCC to provide services over the US. LeoSat is very much focusing its low-latency, high-speed transfer of communications onto the data-hungry market. LeoSat uses optical inter-satellite links as well as…

Nokia, AT&T, Jaunt team for 5G demo

Nokia, AT&T, Jaunt team for 5G demo

On November 18th, Nokia, AT&T and Jaunt will show fans of American Football what they claim is the future of mobile content and immersive experiences with a 5G…

EE, Virgin Media fined for overcharging customers

UK comms regulator Ofcom has fined telcos EE £6.3 million (€7.1m) and Virgin Media £7 million for overcharging phone and broadband customers who wished to leave their contracts…

Connected TV botnet attack identified

Connected TV botnet attack identified

Digital media measurement software and analytics specialist DoubleVerify (DV) has identified a new bot network specifically targeting Connected TV (CTV) devices. DV uncovered the botnet after the company…

Double success for SpaceX and Es’hail-2

SpaceX successfully launched the Es’hail-2 satellite for its Qatar customers on November 15th. A few minutes after launch Space landed the Falcon 9 rocket’s first stage onto its…

Eleven Sports names Mertens COO

Eleven Sports names Mertens COO

Global sports provider Eleven Sports has announced that Anouk Mertens will become Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Eleven Sports Group. Mertens has served as Managing Director of…

Tremor Video DSP expands TV retargeting with Alphonso

Tremor Video DSP, the programmatic video platform, has announced the expansion of its TV retargeting solutions through a renewed partnership with Alphonso, the TV data company with the…

Sky: ‘Legislation not needed for PSB on-demand’

Sky: ‘Legislation not needed for PSB on-demand’

David Wheeldon, Group Director of Policy and Public Affairs for Sky, has suggested that that UK’s public service broadcasters (PSBs) should be working with platforms to make their…

Orange Spain adding Amazon Prime Video

Orange Spain will soon add the Amazon Prime Video streaming service to its TV offer. The service will be launching “in the next few months” according to Orange,…

Study reveals why different forms of TV and video co-exist

Study reveals why different forms of TV and video co-exist

The average UK viewer now watches nearly 5 hours of TV and other video a day, according to The Age of Television study conducted by research and strategy…

BTV fined $6.6m for copyright infringement

The pirate television service known as ‘BTV’ must cease the illegal retransmission of channels, stop selling its BTV set-top box, and pay damages of $6.6 million (€5.84m), according…

TF1, Canal+ agree fresh distribution deal

TF1, Canal+ agree fresh distribution deal

Following earlier disagreements over content distribution, French commercial broadcaster TF1 have agreed a fresh, global distribution arrangement that allows the Canal + Group to include all TF1 Group…

SES DTH service for former Yugoslavia

SES, with Telekom Srbija, is setting up a DTH service for Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro from 23.5 degrees East. SES says that Serbia’s main telecommunication operator…

Confiscation order for decoder reoffender

Confiscation order for decoder reoffender

The Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU)  –  set up to combat the threat of organised crime across the seven police forces in the Eastern Region of the…

Deutsche Bank: “SELL” European commercial broadcasters

Client advice to investors from analysts at Deutsche Bank is to get out of any holdings in 5 major European commercial broadcasters. The 5 are: Germany’s RTL, France’s…

Premier League votes for VAR next season

Premier League votes for VAR next season

Premier League clubs have agreed in principle to introduce Video Assistant Referees (VAR) to the competition in the 2019/20 season. At a shareholders’ meeting, clubs were provided with…

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