Advanced Television


Report: Sports-driven SVoD subs have high value

In Antenna’s latest State of Subscriptions Report, the subscription economy analyst takes stock of US consumer subscription behaviour to assess the elements of the Sports streaming landscape. To coincide with the release, Antenna highlights two of the several insights featured in the report: The streaming audience for ‘Game of the Week’ Sports programming is reaching […]

November 8, 2023

Antennas Direct to distribute FreeCast

FreeCast has signed an agreement with antenna manufacturer Antennas Direct, pairing the companies’ products into a complete solution for cord-cutters. Under the agreement, Antennas Direct will bundle FreeCast’s service with its antennas, marketing the two products as complementary parts of the post-cable TV puzzle. FreeCast’s product is an aggregated streaming service, which unifies online video […]

October 12, 2023

FreeCast distribution deal with Mohu

FreeCast has sined distribution agreement with antenna-maker Mohu. This deal will see Mohu bundle FreeCast’s aggregated streaming service with the company’s antennas, giving consumers everything they need to cut the cord and access free TV service in a single package. The FreeCast service brings streaming video services together into a single app: FAST channels, AVoD, […]

October 10, 2023

CommScope helps to support increased Three network data usage

Three UK and Three Ireland both utilised CommScope’s newly-developed 6-beam antennas to support an increase in mobile data demand at some of the largest events in the UK and Ireland over the summer months. With the traffic growth being delivered by increased usage on both 4G and 5G networks, both Three UK and Three Ireland […]

October 4, 2023

AntennaWare partnership with Skylark

Announced at IBC, specialist wireless audio ODM Shenzen Skylark Audio Industrial have signed a partnership agreement with innovative antenna company AntennaWare to develop a next generation UWB headset incorporating AntennaWare’s BodyWave UWB antenna.UWB offers outstanding features for audio applications including low latency and data payload, resulting in sub 10ms end to end latency with Hi […]

September 20, 2023

Analysis: Netflix password crackdown still boosting subs

Analysts at insights firm Antenna have sought to establish whether the spike in Netflix sign-ups they observed immediately following the company’s password sharing crackdown that started rolling out in the US in late May 2023 has continued. “In a word, yes,” asserts Brendan Brady, Content Strategy Associate at Antenna, noting that Netflix commanded 2.6 million […]

August 24, 2023By Colin Mann

Riedel Bolero launches in South Korea

Riedel Communications has announced that Dasan SR Inc., a distributor based in South Korea, has successfully launched the Riedel Bolero system during the Hermès Parade Seoul 2023 event, which took place at the Yangjae AT Center in Seoul. The event marked the first official successful launch of the Riedel Bolero 2.4GHz system in South Korea. […]

June 28, 2023

OSA deploys Riedel Comms for The American Rodeo

Riedel Communications has announced that OSA International, a world-class supplier of entertainment technology, event productions, and systems integrations, deployed a Riedel Artist digital matrix intercom system and Bolero wireless intercom system to support all behind-the-scenes communications for Teton Ridge’s The American Rodeo, held the second week of March at Texas Rangers Stadium. Produced by Executive […]

May 2, 2023

Questions over AST SpaceMobile

In November 2022, AST SpaceMobile reported that it had successfully managed to unfold the ‘origami-like’ giant 64 square metre space antenna. Called BlueWalker-3, the antenna is the largest-ever placed into space and in low Earth orbit. The antenna, and its important sister craft, are vital to AST’s plans to girdle the planet with ordinary – […]

April 4, 2023

Analyst: ‘Disney+ AVoD faster start than Netflix’

Disney’s ad-supported D2C tier has made a faster start than Netflix’s equivalent product, according to Jonathan Carson , Co-Founder and CEO of measurement and analytics company Antenna. In a blog post, he notes that ad-supported streaming continues to be one of the most important stories in the subscription video space as the market reacts to […]

March 20, 2023By Colin Mann