Advanced Television


Italy to cease MPEG-2 DTT in December

Italian broadcasters united in the Confindustria Radio Television association have agreed that December 20th will be the last day of broadcasting DTT channels in MPEG-2. Consequently, from December 21st, TV viewers will only be able to receive TV channels broadcast using MPEG-4 encoding. According to the association, the establishment of a common date will enable […]

October 10, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Total Media announces Mills as new Head of Broadcast

Total Media, the behavioural planning agency, today announces the appointment of Kieren Mills as Head of Broadcast, who will be responsible for driving the agency’s broadcast output and helping clients navigate the transition from linear to a fully-digital marketplace. Mills joins with over 20 years’ experience in the media industry, following successful terms at MEC, […]

September 22, 2022

Research: Honest claims most valued by media tech buyers

Broadcast and media technology buying decisions are being driven by a search for vendors who are honest and open, according to the findings of research commissioned by specialist PR and marketing company Bubble Agency. The research reveals that buyers prioritise products meeting today’s needs from vendors they can trust, a factor which translates into a […]

September 16, 2022

Survey: Cloud adoption priority for only 27% of broadcasters

A survey of broadcasters across the world, undertaken on behalf of Nevion, a Sony Group Company and provider of virtualised media production solutions, has found that less than a third (27 per cent) see cloud adoption as a priority, falling behind 5G technology (34 per cent) for example. This is at odds with the almost […]

August 16, 2022

Thomson Broadcast to acquire GatesAir

GatesAir, a global player in wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV, has announced that Thomson Broadcast has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GatesAir from an affiliate of The Gores Group. The transaction is subject to certain regulatory filings and is expected to close in the second half of 2022. Details of […]

April 25, 2022

Report: Broadband’s growing impact on broadcast industry

Findings in a report from media processing and delivery technology specialist Appear reveal that broadband will take a centre stage in the broadcast industry in 2022, enabled by a renewed focus on content contribution, streaming codecs, and processing. The report is the first in a series, looking at the major industry trends impacting the broadcast […]

March 31, 2022

MediaKind, Arqiva cloud migration partnership

Media technology and services specialist MediaKind and broadcast and utilities services provider Arqiva have formed what they describe as a “pioneering” partnership to introduce a media service proposition that will address the core challenges that broadcasters and operators face in migrating broadcast and streaming services to the cloud. The new strategic partnership will deliver a […]

December 2, 2021