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Viaplay, RiksTV add Premier League to Norway deal

Viaplay Group and Norwegian TV provider RiksTV have added Premier League football to their long-term distribution partnership in Norway. RiksTV’s customers will be able to follow all 380 Premier League games live every season through streaming and hybrid packages when Viaplay Group’s Norwegian coverage kicks off in August. Premier League football will be available to […]

June 30, 2022

SES launches 1st of new C-band fleet

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully placed SES-22 into orbit on June 29th. The launch means that SES has made its first key step on re-equipping its C-band fleet over North America. SES has a further five C-band satellites to place into orbit. Built by Thales Alenia Space, the first of SES’s C-band satellites dedicated […]

June 30, 2022By Chris Forrester

Dankberg retakes helm at Viasat

Mark Dankberg is reassuming overall supervision at California-based (and Nasdaq-quoted) Viasat. Dankberg has been executive chairman – and stepping aside from his CEO role – since November 2020. He co-founded the satellite operator in1986. Effective June 29 Dankberg is again chairman and CEO. The current president and CEO, Rick Baldridge, will become vice-chairman, a newly […]

June 30, 2022By Chris Forrester

beIN, ACE praise pirate shutdowns

beIN MEDIA GROUP and the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), the coalition dedicated to protecting the dynamic legal ecosystem for creative content, have praised the shutdown of four illegal piracy operations in Egypt. ACE and beIN, which joined the coalition earlier in 2022, worked together to support the take down of four major illegal […]

June 30, 2022By Colin Mann

Report: Diversity, inclusivity needed across kids media

A report from family-focused marketing agency Kids Industries (Ki) explores the concept of diversity and inclusion amongst children and their parents, and what this looks like in the media that they engage with, . The survey – carried out across 2,001 parents of children (aged 5-15) in the UK and USA – paints a picture […]

June 30, 2022

LG achieves new consumer IoT certification

LG has become the first company to pass SafeShark and BSI’s newly launched Consumer IoT Verification Scheme. SafeShark testing and BSI certification provide assurance that connected products and devices have appropriate cyber security controls in place for their intended use, in accordance with international best practice. The scheme has been developed through Department for Digital, […]

June 30, 2022

Netgem powers Gibtelecom TV relaunch

Gibraltar quadplay operator Gibtelecom has enhanced its TV service offering more content, more features and what it says is a better visual experience via a modern and sleek interface, fully leveraging Netgem TV’s platform capabilities.  The successful partnership between Gibtelecom and Netgem, which saw the launch of the operator’s first TV service in 2018, is […]

June 30, 2022By Colin Mann

Lionsgate signs first-look TV deal with Le Train Train

The Lionsgate Television Group has signed a first-look deal Le Train Train prodco headed by Rashida Jones (pictured) and Will McCormack. Under the terms of the agreement, Jones and McCormack will produce scripted television programming for a range of platforms. Already in development is Lovesick, based on the UK romcom series of the same name. This […]

June 30, 2022

Tencent Video selects NetRange solutions

NetRange, a global provider of white-labelled, turnkey Smart TV and OTT ecosystems, has been selected by Tencent Video to power the international expansion of its WeTV service by reaching new Smart TV and connected device users through the NetRange Smart TV App Store. This agreement enables WeTV to leverage NetRange’s single integration process, eliminating the […]

June 30, 2022

Radical Docs channel on Samsung TV Plus

Quintus Studios, the international factual content distributor and channel owner, has partnered with Samsung TV Plus to launch its FAST channel Radical Docs on the platform in the UK, Netherlands and Sweden. Radical Docs features a mix of real world and investigative stories, exploring the tougher side of life in some of the world’s most […]

June 30, 2022