Advanced Television


UKTV reports record numbers

Multichannel programmer UKTV has achieved record growth in 2023 for the network and its free streaming service UKTV Play. UKTV’s SOCI (Share of Commercial Impacts) reached 8.81 per cent, the highest ever for the seven channel network. The broadcaster also grew share by 5 per cent to a record 4.92 per cent, up from 4.70 […]

January 16, 2024By Colin Mann

Government accepts DCMS music recommendations

The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the UK parliament has published the Government’s response to its follow up report on the Economics of Music Streaming, which promises to deliver ‘meaningful and lasting improvements’ to the sector. The Committee’s initial 2021 report was acknowledged as a ‘key moment for the music industry’ by the […]

March 27, 2023By Colin Mann

Sky invests in MCN TV4 Entertainment

Sky has joined the growing roster of broadcasters backing Multi Channel Networks (MCNs) by investing $0.3 million, via convertible debt security, in LA-based TV4 Entertainment which owns a growing portfolio of special-interest television channels aimed at audiences which are typically underserved by traditional TV companies. The channels are distributed across multiple online platforms in the […]

December 3, 2015

CETel signs long-term extension for transponder lease on Arabsat 5A and 5C

As part of its strategic collaboration and long-lasting partnership with Arabsat, CETel announces its commitment and extend a part of its capacity lease with Arabsat on the powerful satellites Arabsat 5A at orbital position 30.5° East and Arabsat 5C at orbital position 20° East. The additional multi-year agreement embraces satellite capacity of more than two […]

March 11, 2013

European pay-radio: Getting ready

The past couple of years have not been good for pay-radio’s prospects in Europe. We’ve seen the Worldspace catastrophe, now well over two years into its Chapter 11 bankruptcy (WS filed in October 2008) and with legal bills still running into the hundreds of thousands of dollars a month. Worldspace’s European and other international operations […]

January 27, 2011