Advanced Television


Crackle Plus expands CTV ad inventory with Amagi

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced a Connected TV (CTV) ad inventory agreement with leading streaming platform and content owner Crackle Plus, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment company, and one of the largest operators of streaming advertising-supported video-on-demand (AVoD) streaming services. Amagi’s ADS PLUS […]

June 7, 2022

iWedia partners with Realtek

iWedia, a provider of software components and solutions for TV devices, has partnered with Realtek, a network and multimedia IC provider, to develop a reference platform to speed ATSC 3.0 deployment. Leveraging Realtek’s System on a Chip (SoC) and the iWedia client stack, the co-development aims to provide power and flexibility to OEMs targeting the […]

June 7, 2022

Comcast Technology Solutions for Magenta TV

Comcast Technology Solutions, a division of Comcast Cable that provides media and entertainment technology to content providers, operators, and advertisers, has announced that its Cloud TV Suite is being deployed as the new back-end platform for Deutsche Telekom’s Magenta TV in selected markets. Deployments began in Austria and will be phased across other Deutsche Telekom […]

June 6, 2022

Gracenote launches new programme datasets

Gracenote, the content solutions pillar of Nielsen, has introduced Distribution Dynamics and Programme Availability Archive, new datasets which help content owners and buyers optimise programme licensing and acquisition strategies as TV viewership booms. Complementing Gracenote’s existing Content Analytics offerings, these syndicated datasets provide the content marketplace insights into characteristics of programming that drives consumption and […]

June 1, 2022

beIN Asia Pacific selects Globecast

Globecast, a global solutions provider for media and content management, has announced that renowned sports content provider beIN Asia Pacific has selected Globecast to provide multifaceted media processing and delivery services to the sports provider’s Asia-Pacific division. beIN Asia Pacific is part of beIN Media Group and is headquartered in Singapore. It operates in 11 […]

June 1, 2022

Viasat record revenues

California-based Viasat reported its 2022 full year revenues rose 24 per cent to a record $2.8 billion (€2.6bn). Viasat told shareholders that while it achieved its Q4 FY2022 outlook and FY2022 goals, Q4 FY2022 had some challenges. The challenges included ViaSat-3’s ground network expansion and delays in both NSA certification of Information Security products and […]

May 27, 2022By Chris Forrester

Inmarsat Aviation IFC boon

Inmarsat has had a lean couple of years as a result of Covid. But its Q1 revenues show that its Aviation division is up 45 per cent (from $47.3 million [€44m] same period last year to $68.7m). Government-related business also grew nicely by 9.6 per cent (from $114.5m to $125.5m). Overall, London-based Inmarsat saw revenues […]

May 27, 2022By Chris Forrester

24i launches 24iQ service

24i, the end-to-end video streaming expert, has announced the launch of an advanced new personalisation and content recommendations service, 24iQ. This managed service is the result of the integration of 24i’s existing data team with the technologies and data science expertise of UK-based company The Filter, which was acquired by 24i in April 2022. The […]

May 24, 2022

BT showcases 5G contribution broadcast

BT has demonstrated its broadcast capabilities, with its Media & Broadcast, BT Sport and EE operations combining to showcase the powerful benefits that 5G and cloud-based technologies bring to broadcasters. BT delivered the broadcast innovations on May 21st at the Gallagher Premiership Rugby match between Saracens v Northampton Saints, where it demonstrated the power of […]

May 23, 2022By Colin Mann

Nielsen, TikTok marketing insights collaboration

Audience measurement specialist Nielsen has been selected to participate in TikTok’s Media Mix Modelling programme, which brings together leaders in media mix model marketing measurement to drive reporting consistency and quality for advertisers globally, allowing advertisers to gain more insights into the impact of marketing on the short-form video platform. Nielsen and TikTok have worked […]

May 23, 2022