FCC goes for ‘public’ C-Band auction

The months of extensive lobbying in favour of a privately-held C-band spectrum auction came to naught when FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, in a Tweet on November 18th said: “After much deliberation and a thorough review of the extensive record, I’ve concluded that the best way to advance these principles is…

Report: UK immersive tech sector sees growth

Report: UK immersive tech sector sees growth

Immersive technologies trade group Immerse UK and advanced digital technology innovation centre Digital Catapult have published the second Immersive Economy in the UK report, providing evidence of the…

Together Price UK launch

Together Price UK launch

Online subscriptions cost sharing service Together Price is launching in the UK. Established in Italy, the service is entirely based on the division of cost amongst friends, housemates,…

Spain: FORTA, DTTs to claim damages over TV ad abuse

The recent record CNMC fine of almost €80 million on Mediaset and Atresmedia for illegal ad practices has led regional TV stations, represented by Federación de Organismos de…

Forecast: US telco & pay-TV service revenue $420bn by 2024

Total telecommunications and pay-TV service revenue will reach $404.5 billion (€365.4bn) by the end of 2019, representing a 0.5 per cent decline over 2018, according to GlobalData, a…

Nordic TV groups focus on originals to take on Netflix

Nordic TV groups focus on originals to take on Netflix

A report from Ampere Analysis focuses on one of the globe’s most advanced SVoD markets – the Nordics. Since its launch in the region in 2012, Netflix has…

Study: HbbTV to reach 20m German households in 2023

Amazon is the measure of all things in Germany when it comes to OTT content, suggests TeraVolt, an agency for digital TV products. Meanwhile, Google and Apple are…

Sony acquires AT&T stake in Game Show Network

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) and AT&T have announced that SPE has acquired AT&T’s minority stake in Game Show Network. SPE now owns 100 per cent of the multimedia…

SK Telecom opens 5G Virtual Social World

SK Telecom opens 5G Virtual Social World

SK Telecom has announced its comprehensive plans aimed at expanding its VR business and ecosystem. To lead the popularisation of VR services, the company has launched an innovative…

Gilat signs “significant” O3b contract with SES

Despite there being plenty of discussion regarding new and promised ‘mega-constellations’ either being launched or planned, the fact remains that O3b – a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES is…

ESA to fund R&D on optical satellites

ESA to fund R&D on optical satellites

The European Space Agency is looking to set a budget of almost $2 billion (€1.7 billion) for research and development on new technologies within the satellite sector. The…

Eutelsat’s KONNECT satellite ready to ship to launch site

The all-electric KONNECT communications satellite built by Thales Alenia Space, the joint company between Thales and Leonardo, for the international operator Eutelsat Communications, is now undergoing final preparation…

Amazon confirms 2nd season of Lord of the Rings

Amazon confirms 2nd season of Lord of the Rings

Amazon Prime Video’s Lord Of The Rings original TV series is still in pre-production, but it has already been renewed for a second season. Amazon revealed to Deadline…

Australia: Network 10 selects AWS Media Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) an Amazon company, has announced that Network 10, one of Australia’s largest TV networks, has selected AWS Media Services to support its video transport…

Inmarsat GX5 to launch Nov 22

Inmarsat GX5 to launch Nov 22

Inmarsat’s latest satellite, their fifth in their latest series of ‘Global Xpress’ craft, is due to launch on November 22nd. Built by Thales-Alenia Space, it was shipped from…

Thebe takes controlling stake in Discover Digital

Investment firm Thebe Investment Corporation has taken up controlling stakes of 51 per cent in Discover Digital South Africa and 50.1 per cent in Discover Digital International. Discover…

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