Advanced Television


MPs to probe kids’ screen time wellbeing

Members of the UK House of Commons Education Committee are to question experts on the effects of screen time on children’s development and wellbeing in the first session of  its new inquiry, with part two of the session focusing on pupils’ education about online safety and how parents are supported. The session on November 21st comes […]

November 20, 2023By Colin Mann

Apple hits EU’s Digital Markets Act

Apple is arguing with the European Union over the EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) and arguing against the EU’s requirement which would require Apple to open its platforms and services to other companies. One major change from the DMA would be the requirement to allow users to sideload apps outside of the App Store. Apple […]

November 20, 2023By Chris Forrester

Musk denies IPO plan for Starlink

Elon Musk, speaking ahead of the November 19th Starship launch, denied a Bloomberg report that his rocket company SpaceX was discussing an initial public offering (IPO) for its satellite internet business, Starlink – perhaps as soon as 2024. Musk, posting on his social media platform X, specifically described the Bloomberg report as “false”. The report […]

November 20, 2023

Zayo Group acquires Globalways

Zayo Group, a provider of fibre-based communications solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Globalways, a Stuttgart-based fibre infrastructure and network services company. Zayo said that, once completed, this acquisition will enhance its presence in Europe, aligning with its commitment to enhance its European service offering. The intended acquisition is subject to customary […]

November 20, 2023

Optus boss quits

Kelly Bayer Rosmarin, the CEO of Australia’s second-largest telco Optus, has resigned with immediate effect after a nationwide outage earlier this month which left some 26 million people without phone or internet for 12 hours. “Having now had time for some personal reflection, I have come to the decision that my resignation is in the […]

November 20, 2023

Blue Origin eyes ULA

The Jeff Bezos-backed Blue Origin rocket company is reported to be the front runners in the purchase of the United Launch Alliance (ULA) rocket business. ULA is a joint-venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin and their Delta and Atlas rocket versions. ULA holds many Nasa and US military contracts for satellite launches. The Blue Origin […]

November 20, 2023By Chris Forrester

DVB to consider energy efficiency

A DVB study mission on energy-aware service delivery and consumption has delivered its final report, published as DVB BlueBook S100. Its central recommendation is to create a dedicated working group that will help to ensure energy efficiency is taken into account in the future development of DVB specifications. The study mission on Energy-Aware service Delivery and […]

November 20, 2023

LucidLink raises $75m in Series C funding

LucidLink, a specialist in enabling instant access to data and real-time collaboration, has raised $75 million (€68.6m) in Series C funding, including secondaries, led by Brighton Park Capital an investment firm focused on entrepreneur-led, growth-stage companies within the software, healthcare, and tech-enabled services businesses space. Major existing investors, including Headline, Baseline Ventures and Adobe Ventures, […]

November 20, 2023

Icart rejoins TVU Networks

TVU Networks, a specialist in cloud-based live video solutions, has announced that Oriol Icart has returned to the company as its new Senior Director of Technical Operations for EMEA and CIS. Icart has held leadership roles in companies such as Dorna, MediaPro and betevé throughout his career. With over 25 years of experience observing and […]

November 20, 2023

Disney+, Northern Ireland Screen development fund

Disney+ UK and Northern Ireland Screen announced a collaboration during the Belfast Media Festival to help support and grow the production sector in Northern Ireland. Local independent production companies are invited to pitch in a bid to receive a development fund awarded by Disney+ UK and Northern Ireland Screen. The brief: · Female-skewed · Factual […]

November 17, 2023