Advanced Television


Chile: Canal 13 extends Extreme E broadcast deal

Extreme E, the off-road electric racing championship, has announced that Chile’s Canal 13 has renewed its broadcast partnership with the series. This extension means that the Santiago-based commercial station will continue to deliver a comprehensive coverage package of Extreme E’s races. Viewers can expect a line-up that includes live race feeds, previews and magazine shows. […]

April 18, 2024

UN calls on media companies to collaborate on sustainability

Opening a global webinar on media and sustainability organised by the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB), United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, Melissa Fleming, called on all media companies to “join forces to be true changemakers”. Addressing the audience of media leaders and sustainability experts, Fleming said: “Today, I urge all of you to continue […]

April 15, 2024

When digital meets traditional: The fusion of online casinos with broadcasting

The last few years have seen a remarkable fusion between digital entertainment and traditional broadcasting methods. This blend, which includes the rising synergy between online casino platforms and traditional broadcast media, has introduced innovative entertainment forms, captivating global audiences. This integration is transforming entertainment experiences and redefining audience interaction with broadcasting. The Shift from Cable […]

April 12, 2024

Open Broadcast Systems launches Uncompressed Media Processor

Open Broadcast Systems has launched the UMP, a sophisticated Uncompressed Media Processor built on COTS hardware. It frees ST-2110 and other IP media processing from costly broadcast-specific hardware. Featuring Dual Hundred Gigabit Interfaces (upgradeable to Two Hundred Gigabit), Uncompressed video can be processed and monitored on a wide variety of form factors, including monitoring of […]

April 12, 2024By Sanjeev Bhavnani

Pavitt joins Blue Lucy as part of expanded senior management team

Media operations technology company, Blue Lucy, has hired accomplished industry expert Alison Pavitt as chief marketing officer. Pavitt’s appointment into the newly created role concludes a period of recruitment to expand the company’s senior management team as part of an ambitious growth strategy. Pavitt started her career at broadcast graphics specialists Aston in the 1980s […]

April 11, 2024

Hexagon Cup returning in 2025

The organisers of the Hexagon Cup have confirmed that the innovative teams competition will return to Madrid Arena in 2025, following the success of its inaugural event. The second edition Hexagon Cup is expected to take place from January 31st to February 4th 2025. Simon Freer, Hexagon Cup Chairman, commented: “We are thrilled to announce […]

April 10, 2024

Mediagenix acquistion expands footprint in US

Mediagenix, a specialist in content life cycle solutions, has acquired the media programme management solution of record for broadcast networks and cable companies across the US. As part of the transaction, Mediagenix has acquired 55 new customers and 11 employees from its strategic partner, the market specialist in broadcast inventory and revenue workflow management. The […]

April 8, 2024

5G Broadcast Collective to launch at NAB

XGen Network (XGN) and Milachi Media, as the founding members along with the LPTVBA, have announced the the 5G Broadcast Collective, a new Broadcast Industry non-profit to promote and help deploy 5G Broadcasting throughout the world. 5G Broadcasting is a direct to mobile platform that runs independently of any other service on a smartphone chip […]

April 5, 2024

Brazil to roll out new digital TV standard in 2025

Brazil is launching a new TV standard called TV 3.0 in 2025. This technology, according to the government, will revolutionise the way people watch TV by integrating it with the internet. Viewers will use apps to navigate channels, replacing the traditional number system on remote controls. This will allow channels to offer additional on-demand content, […]

April 4, 2024From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Data: Italian TV sees audience growth

Despite a rapidly changing landscape with more screens and platforms, Italian broadcasters managed to grow their audience by 1.4 per cent in the 2022-2023 season compared to the year before, according to ratings company Auditel. Italians are watching more than ever, with over 90 per cent tuning in daily on both traditional TVs and newer […]

April 2, 2024From Branislav Pekic in Rome