Advanced Television


Intelsat bankruptcy exit plan “inept”

In truth, Intelsat’s bankruptcy has been criticised by investors and creditors since Day One of its Chapter 11 process. But November 17th saw a slew of extra motions tabled and due to be heard on December 2nd by the court. In essence, the documents call for Intelsat’s Amended Exit Plan to be rejected. Most of […]

November 18, 2021

NewsPlayer+ the one-stop-app for COP26 TV news coverage

With world leaders arriving in Glasgow this weekend, NewsPlayer+ will provide access to global perspectives and diverse views on COP26 and climate change. NewsPlayer+ uniquely brings 28 live news channels from every continent together in one official streaming service, including Al Jazeera, Bloomberg, CNBC Europe, CGTN (China), Euronews, RT (Russia) and Sky News International; as […]

October 29, 2021

Bloomberg Adria to launch in SE Europe

Bloomberg Media and Mtel Swiss – a broadcaster majority-owned by Telekom Srbija – have announced an agreement to create Southeast Europe’s first pan-regional, multi-platform business news network, with hubs in Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and North Macedonia. Launching in 2022, Bloomberg Adria will serve business and financial news, analysis and data to the […]

October 15, 2021

Wurl launches Wurl Perform

Wurl, a specialist in powering streaming TV, has unveiled Wurl Perform, a new performance marketing service that enables streaming TV apps to acquire new viewers and reduce churn via highly targeted promotional campaigns. With Wurl Perform, every campaign impression and conversion is measured, which provides Streamers trackable ROAS (return on ad spend). “As the world’s […]

September 23, 2021

Mega-constellations: Merger discussions underway?

SES CEO Steve Collar, SES’s CEO in an interview on the topic of satellite industry merger activity, admitted that he was sure that “everyone’s talking to everyone”. Collar added, in the interview carried by Bloomberg, that because Space is “essentially a fixed-cost industry, so the scale that’s generated from consolidation can be important financially. And […]

August 23, 2021

DistroTV adds new channels

DistroTV is a natural extension to DistroScale’s expertise in video platforms and advertising space. DistroTV provides brands the opportunity to build a direct-to-consumer relationship with DistroScale and its network partners. Since its launch in 2019, DistroTV has taken note and delivered on the demand for growth concerning its breadth of content and global audience figures. […]

May 26, 2021

Rakuten TV adds 90 AVoD channels

Rakuten TV has announced the expansion of its AVoD offering with the launch of more than 90 free linear channels in 42 European markets. The line-up will vary in each territory, comprising a variety of categories, including Movies, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Music, Sports, News, TV Shows and Kids. The offer will bring together top global brands, […]

April 27, 2021

Bank: “ESL bad news for broadcasters”

The world of football was thrown into turmoil by the announcement of a European Super League, and according to an investment bank report, could be “negative” for Europe’s broadcasters. The bank, Exane/BNPP, says the creation of the Super League – if it happens – could herald the sport’s biggest shakeup in decades and make elite […]

April 20, 2021

Report: 5G set for 2021 investment boom

5G is entering the third year of an anticipated 10- to 15-year technology cycle with the wind in its sails, according to a study conducted by Bloomberg Intelligence (BI). As 5G plays an ever more influential role in communications, the survey reveals growing optimism within the investment community about the technology’s potential, with a consensus […]

April 1, 2021

Bloomberg Quicktake’s live stream reaches 7.4m viewers

Bloomberg Quicktake’s live stream channel reached 7.4 million average monthly viewers over its first three full months (December 2020 through February 2020), since launching on on November 9th last year. The OTT network reports that it also had 56 million average monthly viewers of its on demand videos across social platforms over the same time […]

March 25, 2021