Advanced Television


BBC sells Elstree Studios

The BBC is to sell its Elstree studio complex to French insurance company Axa, in a deal worth around £70 million (€81m). Axa Investment Managers, will buy the 16-acre complex near Watford, north-west of London. The BBC will take a 25-year leaseback of part of the facilities and continue to film there. The BBC had […]

January 16, 2024

Satellite insurance a catastrophe

The specialist insurance companies who provide launch and ‘in use’ cover for satellites have had another disastrous year. One report says that space insurance underwriters have had their third year of reporting losses despite increases since 2019 of premiums to cover key aspects of the launch and periods in orbit of satellites. Space Intel Report […]

January 5, 2021