Advanced Television


yes enhances smart TV user experience

Video software provider Synamedia has confirmed that yes, the pay-TV subsidiary of Israeli telco Bezeq, is deploying an enhanced smart TV user experience on its yes+ premium streaming service powered by the Synamedia Go Experience Manager. In addition, yes has released a new range of yes+ smart TV applications developed by 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) […]

March 30, 2023

BBC set to complete regional HD transition

Kieran Clifton, Director, BBC Distribution & Business Development, has provided an update on the roll-out of BBC One HD in England on Freeview and YouView devices, which starts March 22nd. “In November last year, I talked about our plans to rollout HD (high definition) versions of BBC One in England – and how this would […]

March 21, 2023By Colin Mann

Proximus, ThinkAnalytics extend partnership

Belgian multiplay operator Proximus has extended its partnership with content discovery and viewer lifecycle management specialist ThinkAnalytics to power its Pickx IPTV and OTT service across all platforms including Android TV and other deployed STBs, Apple TV, as well as iOS and Android mobile devices. “Having worked closely with ThinkAnalytics over five years, we are […]

March 21, 2023

Red Bee Media, Innovative extend partnership

Media services provider Red Bee Media has signed a multi-year renewal with Innovative Systems LLC to continue the focus on serving video service providers and their subscribers with an engaging EPG experience through Red Bee Media’s enhanced metadata, including high-resolution images, TV showcards, sports data, IMDb Ratings, and more. Based in Mitchell, South Dakota, Innovative […]

March 13, 2023

ThinkAnalytics boost for Intigral personalisation

Intigral, the media arm of stc Group, the Saudi Arabian Telco Conglomerate, a provider of digital entertainment and sports content in MENA, that has selected content discovery and viewer analytics specialist ThinkAnalytics’ Think360 personalised content discovery and viewer engagement platform for its stc tv and Jawwy TV streaming services. As well as launching personalised user […]

February 28, 2023

Research: Vision-based tech can improve connected experience

Parks Associates has released the whitepaper Vision-Based Technology: Next-Gen Control, developed in partnership with Adeia, which explores the impact and benefits of vision-based interaction for consumer devices, including smart TVs, smart home devices, and smartphones. The whitepaper examines a range of potential use cases in which vision-based interfaces can augment consumers’ experience and enhance their […]

January 27, 2023

VIZIO enhances UIs

Connected entertainment specialist VIZIO has unveiled a suite of updates to its TV user interface and mobile app to help its customers easily navigate the many choices now available in streaming. With the brand-new VIZIO AutoUpdate and redesigned VIZIO Mobile app, millions of VIZIO TV owners now have faster access to their favourite apps, movies, […]

January 26, 2023

Simply.TV signs metadata deal with YouSee

In the search for the optimal provider for highly normalised dataset to power universal search across linear and streaming with advanced and rich metadata, YouSee has entered a multi-year deal with metadata leader Simply.TV. “To deliver a best-in-class tv experience all around, metadata across both streaming and linear cannot be ignored. It is through metadata […]

January 25, 2023

Research: UK families value SVoD age ratings

A study from the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) into attitudes and understanding of age ratings and content advice among UK-based parents and caregivers of 4-to 15-year-olds, as well as young people aged 12-19, reveals that nine in ten (90 per cent) parents/caregivers of 4-to 15-year-olds and eight in ten teenagers aged 16-19 consider […]

January 12, 2023By Colin Mann

Adeia, Fetch TV renew IP licence agreement

Entertainment technologist Adeia has confirmed that Australian content aggregation platform Fetch TV has renewed a multi-year agreement to license Adeia’s media intellectual property (IP) portfolio. “As consumer demand for content aggregation services in Australia grows, market leaders like Fetch are integrating the latest innovations to ensure that viewers have seamless access to a growing selection […]

January 12, 2023