Advanced Television


Dutch pirate IPTV service taken down

Policing agency Europol has supported the Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD) in taking down an illegal IPTV service serving over 1 million users across Europe. A series of raids were carried out across the Netherlands on May 23rd as part of an illegal streaming crackdown. The officers from the FIOD searched properties in […]

May 24, 2023By Colin Mann

CNN launches new FAST channel in Europe

CNN has launched CNN Fast, a new free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel, across Europe. CNN Fast is a curated channel of short-form videos that offers international stories across major news events, business, entertainment, sport and the environment. It is available now across several European countries on Rakuten TV and LG Channels and, in June, […]

May 24, 2023

WBD to offer 273 hours of live Roland-Garros coverage

Viewers across Europe (excluding France) can watch non-stop action from Roland-Garros with Warner Bros Discovery’s comprehensive coverage of the year’s second Grand Slam, starting May 28th. Scott Young, SVP Content and Production at Warner Bros. Discovery Sports Europe, said: “Our raison d’être is to connect fans with the sports and athletes they love. Our wall-to-wall […]

May 24, 2023

AOMedia welcomes EC’s licensing decision

The Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) has welcomed the news that the European Commission has closed its preliminary review of AOMedia’s royalty-free licensing policy without further action. AOMedia is a developer of open, royalty-free media technologies and develops standards spanning video, audio, still images, and immersive technologies. AOMedia and its members are fully committed to […]

May 24, 2023By Colin Mann

DAZN, Videocites team for anti-piracy fight

Sports streaming service DAZN Group and Videocites, a technology company specialising in automated content detection solutions over social media, are partnering to intensify DAZN’s battle against intellectual property (IP) theft and illegal social media streams of its live sports content. The collaboration reflects their shared commitment to combating online piracy and promoting legitimate live sports […]

May 24, 2023By Colin Mann

Queen Charlotte at Netflix #1 for a third week

Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story kept hold of the Netflix #1 spot on the English TV List in the week commencing May 15th, pulling in an additional 82.39 million hours viewed and appearing in the Top 10 in 89 countries. Fans found their match with To All the Boys spinoff series XO, Kitty, which debuted […]

May 24, 2023

Dizi on Prime Video Channels in Sweden, Germany

SPI’s drama hub Dizi is expanding its reach in Western Europe through Prime Video Channels. Dizi’s curated array of Turkish series can now be accessed in Sweden and Germany via an additional paid monthly subscription package on Prime Video Channels. The package allows viewers to select the shows they want to watch at €2.99 per […]

May 24, 2023

More Blue Ant FAST channels on VIZIO WatchFree+

Producer, distributor and channel operator, Blue Ant Media, has announced the launch of its free, ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channels, Homeful and Love Pets on VIZIO WatchFree+ for US users. Homeful features notable real estate, renovation and transformation series and is home to TV reno celebrity, Mike Holmes’ iconic catalogue of inspiring home series and […]

May 24, 2023

Canela.TV on Sling Freestream

Canela Media, a female and minority-owned technology-driven company providing digital media experiences for the Latino community, has announced that Canela.TV is now available for free on Sling TV’s newly launched free ad-supported TV FAST service: Sling Freestream. Canela.TV on Sling Freestream will include over 10,000 hours of entertainment for adults and children including comedies, docuseries, […]

May 24, 2023

Wheel of Time S2 on Prime Video this September

Prime Video has announced that the second season of The Wheel of Time will premiere exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories around the world on September September. Prime subscribers can catch up on the first season of the epic fantasy series streaming now on Prime Video. Based on the best-selling […]

May 24, 2023By Nik Roseveare