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

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

Forecast: South Korean pay-TV revenue set for growth

Pay-TV service revenue in South Korea is set to grow, albeit marginally, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.2 per cent from $5.55 billion (€5.1bn) in 2022 to $5.6 billion in 2027, primarily supported by the increasing internet protocol television (IPTV) subscriptions, according to GlobalData, the data and analytics company. GlobalData’s South Korea […]

May 24, 2023

New data service from Official Charts Company

The Official Charts Company, a joint venture between a range of UK entertainment industry bodies responsible for the commissioning, marketing, distribution and management of industry standard video and music charts and industry sales data, is launching a new weekly digital video data service, as part of a programme of service enhancements to run through 2023. […]

May 24, 2023By Colin Mann

Cinedigm rebrands as Cineverse

Cinedigm is rebranding as Cineverse, a streaming technology and entertainment company with a portfolio of owned and operated streaming channels. Along with the corporate name change to Cineverse, the Company’s stock symbol will also change from CIDM to CNVS. All stock trading, filings and market-related information will be reported under the new stock symbol going […]

May 24, 2023

Germany: Tele Columbus launching PŸUR TV

NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and independent provider of content protection and media and entertainment solutions, has announced that German operator Tele Columbus selected NAGRA as its solution provider and prime integrator to launch its new hybrid cable and multiscreen solution, PŸUR TV. This will expand Tele Columbus’ offering beyond cable to deliver advanced Hybrid/OTT […]

May 24, 2023

Azerion, XITE ad sales partnership

Azerion has announced a Connected TV (CTV) partnership with XITE, a music video platform that provides interactive TV and streaming services, offering a personalised music television experience to their audience. The advertising inventory on XITE’s TV channels and interactive TV app, will be offered directly and programmatically through Azerion’s in-house supply-side platform, Improve Digital. “We […]

May 24, 2023

Max reveals launch programming, pricing

Max, the SVoD service from Warner Bros Discovery which replaces HBO Max and discovery+, is now live. Max has introduced a new Ultimate Ad-Free tier that will offer four concurrent streams, up to 100 offline downloads and nearly eight times more films and episodes of 4K content than HBO Max, including popular programming such as […]

May 23, 2023

Panel: Scope for SVoD uptake, but going tough

An ANGA COM panel gathered senior representatives from the main SVoDs and in-country broadcasters to debate new growth in TV and video. Christoph Schneider, Managing Director of Prime Video Germany, pointed out that as household penetration of services was lower than in most European markets, there was plenty of potential for growth. That was as […]

May 23, 2023Nick Snow @ ANGA COM

Omdia: MENA online ad revenues to double

The online video advertising market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will more than double to reach $2.3 billion (€2.1bn) in 2027 according to the latest research from analyst firm Omdia. “MENA is generating worldwide interest in the online advertising market thanks to the immense growth potential linked to the UAE and […]

May 23, 2023