Advanced Television


Netgem TV full fibre, TV bundles for BrawBand

Scottish FTTP broadband provider BrawBand, is partnering with telco TV specialist Netgem TV to enable its customers to access over 200 channels, including Premier Sports, available at home or on a mobile device. BrawBand customers will also have access to the Freeview Play service, making use of hundreds of extra box sets and movies for […]

December 17, 2021

NEXTGEN TV launches in Washington, DC

Washington, D.C., television viewers can now experience the future of broadcast television as Howard University’s WHUT, two local network affiliate stations and two owned- and-operated network stations have launched NEXTGEN TV, using the ATSC 3.0 digital broadcast technology standard. Viewers in the Washington metro area can now find five channels over-the-air for free with NEXTGEN […]

December 17, 2021By Colin Mann

10 Houston stations launch NEXTGEN TV

Television viewers in Houston, the eighth-largest TV market in the US, can now experience the future of broadcast television as 10 local TV stations launch digital broadcast technology NEXTGEN TV, using the digital television standard ATSC 3.0. Now broadcasting in 35 markets, NEXTGEN TV is expected to reach 45 per cent of US television households […]

December 7, 2021By Colin Mann

Irdeto launches Operator Application

Irdeto, a specialist in digital platform cybersecurity, has announced the launch of Irdeto Operator Application (Irdeto OpApp). The Irdeto OpApp is an HbbTV Operator Application hosted on Irdeto’s CI Plus conditional access modules, enabling pay-TV operators to deliver a consistent branded experience across different TV brands. The announcement comes during the 9th HbbTV Symposium and […]

November 26, 2021

RTL Deutschland, Panasonic addressable TV partnership

RTL Deutschland and Panasonic are bringing addressable TV to the smart TVs of the Japanese manufacturer as part of a cooperation. The HbbTV specification for Targeted Advertising (HbbTV TA) is now implemented in Panasonic 2021 smart TVs from the JX850 series. Models already on the market will receive HbbTV TA through a software update, which […]

November 24, 2021

Redge Media Origin upgrade for HbbTV

Redge Media Origin has been upgraded to support HbbTV devices. The upgrade enabled video playback on TV-sets within HbbTV applications, both for unencrypted and for DRM content. The project has been delivered in cooperation with the leading terrestrial broadcaster in Poland to support its expansion of HbbTV video services. “HbbTV is about know-how. To make […]

November 23, 2021

NEXTGEN TV holiday brand marketing campaign

Pearl TV, a business organisation of US broadcast companies, has confirmed that broadcasters and consumer electronics manufacturers are building on the success and growth of the new standard and will introduce a NEXTGEN TV holiday brand marketing campaign to deepen consumer awareness and engagement. Commencing late November, it will highlight Dolby’s Sound Decisions campaign, which […]

November 18, 2021By Colin Mann

DTG mandates HbbTV

The DTG has released D-Book 12.6 – the latest update to the universally-deployed standard in UK Digital Television. Created with industry, continually reviewed, and updated annually, the D-Book sets out the technical interoperability requirements for digital terrestrial and hybrid delivery television in the UK, underpinning Freeview, YouView, Freesat, EE TV, BT TV and TalkTalk TV. […]

October 28, 2021By Colin Mann

Freeview Play hits 10m users

UK FTA digital service Freeview has revealed that its connected TV platform Freeview Play is now used in over 10 million homes. This follows over 14 million sales, with Freeview saying the milestone cements its position as the fastest-growing TV platform in the UK. Launched in 2015, Freeview Play is built into the majority of […]

October 27, 2021By Colin Mann

Pure Telecom launches Pure TV

In a first of its kind move in the Irish ISP market, Irish multiplay telco Pure Telecom is launching TV services, aiming to improve its reach, ARPU and customer tenure through aggressively-positioned Fibre and TV bundles. TV-as-a-Service provider Netgem TV will be powering Pure TV, which will leverage Netgem’s smart solutions for ISPs. Netgem partners […]

September 21, 2021By Colin Mann