Advanced Television


QualityKiosk Technologies, BrowserStack extend partnership

QualityKiosk Technologies, an independent global quality assurance service provider, is extending its partnership with BrowserStack, a cloud-based testing platform enabling on-demand, cross-browser and cross-device testing, into the international regions of US, EMEA and APAC. QualityKiosk’s extensive expertise and strong domain experience in quality assurance and performance engineering combined with the BrowserStack platform will enable enterprises […]

June 27, 2022

Avanti, Viasat sign Ka-band capacity agreement

Avanti Communications, a provider of high throughput satellite capacity across EMEA, has signed a long-term capacity lease agreement with global communications company Viasat to help support the connectivity needs of its customers in the energy sector. Capacity from Avanti’s fleet of HYLAS Ka-band satellites will be used to extend coverage across the North Sea and […]

June 23, 2022

ITU warns Viasat that time is tight for EMEA launch

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU), which grants and regulates spectrum and frequency usage for satellite operators, has cautioned US-based Viasat that the clock is running on its plan to use Israeli frequencies for one of its planned satellites. The ITU had approved Viasat’s use of the 13.8 degrees East orbital slot, and its Ka-band frequencies, […]

April 25, 2022

The Mina Cup chooses Pixellot and GG8 Sports

Pixellot, a provider of AI-Automated sports video and analytics solutions, and GG8 Sports, a provider of AI that generates professional-level-data insights to assess youth athletes, announced that they will provide high-quality broadcasting, game breakdown, analytics, and rich player performance data, respectively, for international youth football tournament the  Mina Cup. Held in the United Arab Emirates […]

April 7, 2022

Whip Media Report: US SVoD content viewing declines in Europe

A new report from Whip Media, conducted in partnership with MIPTV, explores how the rise of international OTT platforms is changing the balance of programming in Europe. Specifically, as streaming platforms proliferate, and demand for programming increases, the share of US content is declining in several European markets. It also reveals what content from which […]

April 5, 2022

WarnerMedia EMEA acquires Jade Armor

TeamTO, a European creator of kids entertainment, has announce the sale of broadcast rights of its original action-comedy animated series Jade Armor to WarnerMedia Kids & Family EMEA. Jade Armor was previously acquired by WarnerMedia Kids & Family in the US, ensuring a premium platform placement for the martial arts animated series in the US […]

April 1, 2022

Amagi report: FAST continues to gain consumer appeal

Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV (FAST) is quickly becoming the content model of choice for viewers and brands alike. Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced the third edition of its industry report, revealing that FAST performance is accelerating across the globe, driven by subscription fatigue and consumers’ […]

March 30, 2022

New hires for Gravity Media’s EMEA business development team

As part of the ongoing global expansion of Gravity Media, the EMEA Business Development team led by Director of BD, Blair Wood, has continued its investment in the best broadcast and media talent hiring Beth Lowney as Business Development Manager, Claire Downey as Technical Producer – Proposals, as well as internal promotions for Katie Tookey as Proposals Manager […]

March 30, 2022

Bitmovin announces new hires

Bitmovin has announced the appointment of Brandon Zupancic as Head of Alliances, and David Rushton, as Channel Director, EMEA, to further expand its global partner programme and optimise video streaming solutions. Stefan Lederer, CEO and Co-Founder, Bitmovin, said: “With unprecedented growth in consumer demand and enterprise usage of streaming video, we see a tremendous opportunity […]

March 22, 2022

ITU facing pandemic problems

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is facing some urgent requests to authorise delays for satellite operators and their launch plans. The reasons are mostly caused by the pandemic and the impact of staff shortages at assorted satellite builders and their suppliers of components. The ITU has to decide whether to approve some extreme delays from […]

March 18, 2022By Chris Forrester