Advanced Television


Greg Riker new ThinkAnalytics CRO

Cloud-based personalised content discovery, viewer insight, and targeted advertising solution provider ThinkAnalytics has confirmed that Greg Riker has joined as Chief Revenue Officer. Riker will lead US business development, sales, and customer success teams for the Think360 viewer engagement platform and ThinkAdvertising for hyper-targeted advertising. Based in the US, he will report to ThinkAnalytics Chairman, […]

August 5, 2022

Xperi acquires Vewd

Xperi, owner of TiVo, has acquired OTT and hybrid TV solutions provider Vewd Software for $109 million (€106m) through a mixture of cash and debt. Vewd solutions ship in more than 30 million connected TV devices annually. Furthermore, the transaction gives Xperi access to an installed European footprint of approximately 15 million devices that can […]

July 6, 2022

Netgem powers Gibtelecom TV relaunch

Gibraltar quadplay operator Gibtelecom has enhanced its TV service offering more content, more features and what it says is a better visual experience via a modern and sleek interface, fully leveraging Netgem TV’s platform capabilities.  The successful partnership between Gibtelecom and Netgem, which saw the launch of the operator’s first TV service in 2018, is […]

June 30, 2022By Colin Mann

Shahid deploys ThinkAnalytics

Personalised recommendations and hyper-targeted advertising platform ThinkAnalytics has confirmed that MBC GROUP streaming service Shahid is deploying the Think360 personalised content discovery and viewer engagement platform. Shahid will go live with Think360 in the summer of 2022, with support for Arabic, English, and French languages. It will support Shahid’s customer acquisition and content monetisation goals […]

June 14, 2022

NPAW, 3SS actionable insights partnership

Set-top box software and multiscreen entertainment solutions provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) and video business intelligence and predictive analytics specialist NPAW have combined technologies to create a new, data-fuelled customer intelligence platform which they say helps operators prevent churn and enhance average revenue per user (ARPU). Bringing together two solutions, NPAW’s analytics platform is now […]

May 27, 2022

Synamedia acquires Utelly

Synamedia, the independent video software provider, has announced the acquisition of Utelly, a UK-based privately-owned content discovery platform provider with products targeted at the entertainment industry. Its offerings include metadata aggregation, search and recommendations, as well as content management and a content promotion engine. Utelly’s solution simplifies the complexity of users’ content discovery across TV […]

May 25, 2022

Streaming Channels Data from Gracenote

Entertainment metadata and content IDs specialist Gracenote has launched Gracenote Streaming Channels Data aimed at enabling content discovery platforms better to connect consumers to programming on free ad-supported TV (FAST) channels as well as linear channels on virtual MVPD (vMVPD) services. By integrating this new solution, Gracenote says that content aggregators can now more effectively […]

May 24, 2022

Netflix adds kids mystery box feature

Netflix has added a new mystery box feature on its service providing a fun space for kids to perhaps discover their next favourite series and films, or reconnect with a familiar face. Users can find the mystery box service by logging into a kids profile and finding the ‘Favourites Row’ at the top of the […]

May 20, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Synamedia launches Synamedia Go cloud video suite

Synamedia, the independent video software provider, has announced the launch of its complete Synamedia Go cloud video suite. Go.Foundation, the entry level service is complemented by a suite of new packs, including Go.Monetize, Go.Personalize and Go.Recommend. Synamedia says that the full suite of Synamedia Go reflects the need for an agile, flexivergble SaaS platform that […]

April 25, 2022

Intelsat launches VideoNow EPG

Intelsat, the satellite services provider, has launched an electronic programme guide (EPG) to help viewers better navigate satellite TV programming. VideoNow by Intelsat, in conjunction with EasyBroadcast, is a service for viewers looking for free-to-air (FTA) content on DTH platforms. The first Intelsat satellite to be included in the service is Galaxy 19 (G-19), a […]

April 22, 2022