Advanced Television


LiveU’s unveils new On-Site Production Solution

LiveU, the IP video company, has unveiled its On-site Production Solution tailored specifically for live sports and other event driven verticals. Traditional multi-camera on-site productions are expensive and complex to set up, requiring radio frequency (RF) equipment, antennas, cables and pre-sourced internet capabilities to be deployed. In contrast, LiveU’s new on-site solution offers unmatched efficiency […]

April 4, 2023

Mediaset future-proofs TV production with Sony

Italian broadcaster Mediaset is future-proofing its TV production infrastructure with a progressive migration to ST.2110 open standards. As part of this IP evolution Mediaset has equipped production centres in Milan and Rome with Sony’s XVS-7000 video switchers as well as PVM-X2400 24-inch 4K HDR TRIMASTER monitors for high-grade picture quality control. Offering a range of […]

February 28, 2023

Culture Club gig streams globally on Caton Live Stage

Celebrated pop group Culture Club, fronted by Boy George, celebrated the 40th anniversary of the triple-platinum Colour by Numbers album with a unique one-off show, streamed live to their worldwide fan base. Thanks to Caton Live Stage, the February 25th concert in California was experienced live in cinemas and venues from Brazil to Hong Kong, […]

February 28, 2023

Globecast launches 100G fibre network in Europe

Globecast has announced that it is expanding its European fibre backbone – part of the company’s global fibre network GCBN – to 100G from March this year to meet ever-growing bandwidth requirements. It is working in partnership with Net Insight, using its technology at POPs and customer sites to ensure maximum quality via low latency […]

February 17, 2023

beIN teams with Synamedia for new 4K channel

beIN Media Group, the sports and entertainment broadcaster, added a 4K UHD channel to its OTT platform, beIN CONNECT, to stream the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 with the support of Cognacq-Jay Image and using Synamedia Quortex’s just-in-time processing. With Synamedia’s SaaS-based solution and Cognacq-Jay Image’s team of experts, beIN was able to quickly launch […]

February 14, 2023

Sky Sports now in UHD on Virgin TV

Virgin Media O2 is now offering its existing TV customers the ability to watch live Sky Sports channels in Ultra HD. All existing Virgin TV customers can add the Sky Sports Ultra HD package – which includes Sky Sports Main Event Ultra HD and Sky Sports Ultra HD 1 – to their bill for an […]

February 13, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Netflix adds more features to Premium Plan

Netflix has announced new features at no additional cost for subscribers who are already on the Premium plan, choose to upgrade, or are signing up for the first time – Netflix Spatial Audio and more download devices. Netflix’s Premium plan already offers 4K HDR video resolution without ads. Now, with Netflix spatial audio, voewers can […]

February 1, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Italy: 452,000 tivùsat smart cards activated in 2022

Italian free-to-air satellite platform, tivùsat, reported 452,000 new smart card activations in 2022. Of this figure, 312,000 (69 per cent) are users equipped with decoders, while 140,000 (31 per cent) opted for a Cam installed in a Smart TV. Five regions of Italy were responsible for more than 220,000 activated smart cards, namely Lazio (49,560), […]

January 16, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

LG showcases Zero Connect technology at CES

LG Electronics (LG) is introducing its 97-inch LG SIGNATURE OLED M (model M3), the world’s first consumer TV with Zero Connect technology, a wireless solution capable of real-time video and audio transmission at up to 4K 120Hz. The revolutionary new OLED TV M3 delivers superior picture and sound quality as well as greater flexibility to […]

January 5, 2023

Roku unveils premium Roku TV OLED reference design

Roku, the TV streaming platform, has announced a new, premium Roku TV OLED TV reference design, now available to all Roku TV partners. Roku says the design offers superb picture quality, inky black levels, outstanding contrast, highly saturated colors, smooth motion, and superior viewing angles. This is the latest example of Roku’s dedication to working […]

January 4, 2023