Advanced Television


Viasat asks for ITU launch extension

Pandemic-related issues, plus general supply side component difficulties, have severely delayed the launch of a Viasat satellite designed to operate over Europe and the MENA regions. Viasat-3/EMEA had been originally planned to launch on an early flight of an Ariane 6 rocket around the middle of 2022 and as part of a trio of Generation […]

March 16, 2022By Chris Forrester

Magnite selected by GroupM

Magnite, the independent sell-side advertising platform, has been chosen to power the GroupM Premium Marketplace in the US and Canada as well as a global preferred technology partner. GroupM will consolidate its programmatic media buying across omnichannel environments including CTV, digital video, and display within Magnite in the US and Canada. GroupM will leverage Magnite […]

February 25, 2022

Mondelēz International taps Innovid

Innovid, an independent connected TV (CTV) advertising delivery and measurement platform, has announced that Mondelēz International, the global leader in snacking, has named Innovid its preferred global solution for Dynamic Creative Optimization (DCO). Mondelēz will use Innovid’s DCO technology to deliver real-time, personalized advertising experiences at scale and across channels, including CTV, maximizing campaign efficiency […]

February 23, 2022

Discovery launches Say Yes To The Dress: Dubai in EMEA

Discovery celebrates its 10th Say Yes To The Dress spin-off in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) with Say Yes To The Dress: Dubai. The much-loved TLC show is travelling to the Middle East for the first time and is presented by Khalil Zein, a renowned Lebanese celebrity stylist. The show has a diverse roster […]

February 22, 2022

Telstra appoints Seban in EMEA role

Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) has named Pierre Seban as Head of Business Development for the EMEA region, responsible for expanding the company’s professional broadcast and media portfolio across the UK, Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Seban will focus on strengthening relationships and developing new partnerships with international broadcasters, rights owners, channel partners and service providers. […]

February 9, 2022

Cobalt Digital appoints Blokzijl as Director of Sales for EMEA

Cobalt Digital, designer and manufacturer of award-winning edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner of openGear, has strengthened its international sales team with the addition of Berend Blokzijl as Director of Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective immediately. The announcement was made by Suzana Brady, SVP […]

February 4, 2022

Forecast: Growth for PON equipment sales to 2026

According to a report by Dell’Oro Group predicts that sales of PON equipment for fibre to the home deployments, cable broadband access equipment, and fixed wireless CPE will all increase from 2021 to 2026, as service providers look to expand both the reach and rate of their fixed broadband services. “Between national broadband plans, public […]

February 2, 2022

Bloomberg Media, Twitter renew partnership

Bloomberg Media and Twitter have announced a global multiyear renewal of their partnership starting in January 2022, covering all major media markets across North America, EMEA, LatAm and APAC. The partnership features new projects that combine Bloomberg News’s credibility in cryptocurrency content with Twitter’s immediacy and transparency to help consumers navigate this evolving, saturated market. […]

January 20, 2022

Magnite promotes Selman and Ackers

Magnite has appointed Julie Selman as the Head of EMEA and Rebecca Ackers to take her place as Managing Director for UK and Nordics. As Head of EMEA at Magnite, Selman oversees the commercial strategy, planning, product requirements and business development for the entire region. She has over 15 years of experience working across the […]

January 19, 2022

Amagi report: News drives eyeballs & ad dollars on FAST TV

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced the second edition of its quarterly industry report, which reveals that FAST is steadily making inroads into all regions around the world, powered by Connected TV (CTV). The report aggregates data from its proprietary platform, Amagi ANALYTICS on viewership and […]

December 2, 2021