Advanced Television


TNT Sports adds Allianz Premiership Women’s Rugby

Allianz Premiership Women’s Rugby will be shown on TNT Sports in a new agreement that will see more than 20 matches broadcast live on linear and digital platforms this season. The multi-year deal kicks off on TNT Sports 1 and discovery+ on November 18th when Sale Sharks visit Bristol Bears. TNT Sports’ coverage of Premiership […]

November 8, 2023

BBC signs broadcast deal with the GAA

The All-Ireland senior football and hurling finals will be broadcast live on BBC iPlayer for the first time as part of a new, five-year contract between the GAA and the BBC. This landmark agreement means that the All-Ireland semi-finals will be broadcast on BBC iPlayer and that either the All-Ireland Senior Football Final, or the […]

October 26, 2022

Intelsat names new Board

Intelsat’s new chair is Lisa Hammitt, a computer scientist with a track record at IBM where she led strategy in artificial intelligence (AI) and later ran its Watson project. Until 2020 she was global VP of data and AI at credit card company Visa. Current CEO Steve Spengler will remain on the board for the […]

February 28, 2022By Chris Forrester

FCC approves Intelsat’s exit from bankruptcy

The FCC has approved Intelsat’s exit from Chapter 11 bankruptcy and the transfer of the ‘old’ company’s ‘debtor in possession’ (DIP) assets to the newly established parent business based in Luxembourg. The FCC’s International Bureau chief Thomas Sullivan said the transfer was in the public interest and approved the request. The FCC ruling explains the […]

February 21, 2022

Report: Wholesale model reshaping fibre rollout in W. Europe?

The expansion of fibre networks is progressing fast in Western Europe, where an average of 7 million premises were connected each quarter over the last year, reports Dataxis. When considering the five biggest consumer markets in the region, it is clear that the deployment of fibre infrastructures widely varies in each country. The market is […]

January 27, 2022

EU approves Allianz Intelsat control

Intelsat is in the process of exiting its Chapter 11 bankruptcy reconstruction. It has organised its post-bankruptcy financing and German financial services giant Allianz will be very much in control of Intelsat. The European Commission approved on January 24th the control of Intelsat Holdings SA by Allianz SE and has given the green light to […]

January 25, 2022By Chris Forrester

FC Bayern Munich extends partnership with Supponor

Supponor, a global player in virtual advertising solutions, has announced that FC Bayern Munich has signed an exclusive partnership with Supponor. The extended deal will also see FC Bayern Munich transition to the next generation of Supponor’s virtual advertising solution, Supponor AIR.  FC Bayern Munich joins Juventus FC and FC Barcelona, amongst others, in the […]

November 24, 2021

Telefónica to partly sell-off FTTH

Spanish telco Telefónica is planning to sell a small part of its FTTH network next year to bring in cash for its future investments. Several possible investors would be interested in its FTTH network, reports Bloomberg, that currently covers 25 million homes and is valued at €15 billion. Telefónica could also seek an investment partner […]

October 6, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

P7Sat.1 Formula E coverage deal

From Season 7, which starts in January 2021, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship will become the only major international motorsport on free-to-air television in Germany, with ProSiebenSat.1 airing all races live as part of new long-term partnership. The ‘ran’-racing-crew of Sat.1 will be on the ground at races bringing fans all the latest […]

August 11, 2020By Colin Mann