Advanced Television


Inuk, Accedo partnership

Inuk Networks announced that it has entered into a partnership with Stockholm based content aggregator and distributor for IPTV and consumer electronics Accedo Broadband. The agreement will result in a new dedicated games service being added to Inuk's Freewire IPTV service and will be rolled out in two phases. Built on Accedo's Funspot games platform, […]

August 22, 2007

MTV invest $500m in games

MTV Networks plans to invest well over $500 million in video games, seeing them as a major pillar of growth in its goal to reach consumers wherever they spend time. The two-year investment programme is part of a global strategy to incorporate games development at the inception of all new programming plans and not as […]

August 21, 2007

Portugal Television to start June 2008

From Branislav Pekic in Rome Portugal Channel Television, a project aimed at the international promotion of the Iberian country as a tourist destination, plans to launch regular broadcasts in the first half of 2008. The channel, which was officially presented at this year's Lisbon Tourism Market (BTL), is a project of production company Tele 7, […]

August 20, 2007


EchoStar took the wraps off of its latest high definition DVR hoping to capitalize on the company’s success of its previous digital video recorder model. DISH Network’s new ViP722 HD DVR is the advanced version of the company’s award-winning ViP622 and is designed to complement the satcaster’s growing lineup of high definition programming.Similar to the […]

August 20, 2007

New sport on Kabelkiosk

Super Sports Network the new 24/7 German sports channel has launched as part of the Kabelkiosk package on the Eutelsat Atlantic Bird 2 for distribution on cable networks. SSN is owned by DS International Sport Management, and is headed by Dieter Schweiger. Programming will include motorsport (Moto X), tennis, badminton, beach volleyball, kayaking, mountain climbing, […]

August 20, 2007

Bosco for MySpaceTV.

Tom Bosco will oversee sales of video advertising across MySpace. “Tom’s proven track record of driving revenue around online-video products gives MySpaceTV an incredible advantage in the marketplace going forward. Video is a huge focus for us from a monetization perspective with virtually limitless opportunities on MySpace. Tom’s experience adds to our team one of […]

August 20, 2007

Cavalier in SecureMedia deal

Digital media protection specialist SecureMedia has been acquired by US competitive communications provider Cavalier Telephone and TV. SecureMedia will remain an independent company, servicing current customers while pursuing new worldwide. The company will also provide technology and services to advance Cavalier Telephone and TV’s new business developments and long-term strategy. “When Cavalier first set out […]

August 20, 2007

Virgin Media appoints Oxby

Graeme Oxby has replaced Alan Gow as MD of Virgin Media. He will report to Neil Berkett, Virgin Media’s chief operating officer and will be responsible for driving Virgin Mobile’s consumer proposition and additionally its integration with Virgin Media.

August 3, 2007

Virgin delays auction

As predicted Virgin Media is to delay its auction in the hope credit market turbulence will settle to allow private equity suitors to finance bids of up to $23 billion (E16.8bn). The UK company had set a deadline of next week for initial offers, after an approach by Carlyle kicked off an auction. But its […]

August 3, 2007

Setanta speedy uptake

Setanta says it has already signed up 2.5 million customers for its Setanta Sports package. Of those 2.5 million, 1.4 million are Virgin Media customers who had taken up the offer of adding Setanta Sports to their XL basic subscription package. The remaining 1.1m are paying £9.99 (E15) per month to access Setanta Sports via […]

August 3, 2007