Advanced Television


Report: US players prominent in European VoD sector

Non-European players have taken a strong foothold in the European AV market. One in four of the top 50 TV groups and more than a third of the top 50 groups for on-demand services has a non-European parent company, according to a report from the European Audiovisual Observatory. US players represent the largest group of […]

January 6, 2023

Werner named Nokia’s Head of Europe

Nokia has announced that Rolf Werner has joined the company as the Senior Vice President of its European region, reporting directly to Chief Customer Experience Officer, Ricky Corker. Bringing more than 25 years’ business and industry experience, Werner joins Nokia from Cognizant Technology Solutions, where he was the CEO of Germany, with responsibility for the […]

January 5, 2023

Report: UK, Germany lagging in European fibre rollout

Fibre is increasingly taking root in the five largest European markets. Since the first quarter of 2021, 1.8 million broadband FTTx subscriptions have been taken on average each quarter to reach more than 37 million subscriptions across 146 million households at Q2 2022 in those five countries, reports Dataxis. The technology has disrupted the broadband […]

December 8, 2022

Report: How resilient is DTT is Europe?

As more than 90 million households, or 30 per cent of European TV homes, still rely exclusively on free-to-air channels for their TV consumption, the ongoing evolution of DTT transmission standards could be seen as a way to rejuvenate a TV access mode which does not appear as prosperous as it was in the past, […]

November 30, 2022

TVU Networks names Albou as Sales Director, Europe

TVU Networks, a market and technology player in cloud and IP-based live video production, has announced the appointment of Jean-Christophe Albou as Sales Director, Europe. In his new role, Albou will lead TVU’s sales and business development throughout the continent. Albou will report to Rafael Castillo, General Manager/Vice President EMEA and Latin America. Albou comes […]

November 28, 2022

ACCESS Europe appoints van Kammen in VP sales role

Joop van Kammen has re-joined ACCESS to take up the new post of VP Global Sales TV Markets. He will draw on his impressive leadership and video expertise to enable further customer success by making the most of the broad ACCESS solution portfolio. With more than 30 years of experience in sales working for many […]

November 25, 2022

Study: Just 55% of Africa can access internet

Surfshark has released an internet divide study, which is based on data from the annual digital wellbeing index (DQL 2022). The study reveals that people from lower-income countries have to work 3 times more than higher-income countries for 3 times slower internet. In many of these countries, the internet is so slow that not even […]

October 20, 2022

Forecast: 25% of European pay-TV on OTT by 2027

Traditional pay-TV accesses in Europe have been stagnating over the last few years and are expected to reach just above half of the region’s households in the next five years, forecasts Dataxis. This decline can be largely attributed to an ever rising number of cord-cutters among European TV audiences, switching off traditional pay-TV accesses at […]

October 5, 2022

PPDS strengthens European management team

PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips professional displays and solutions, has announced the further strengthening of its France and Iberia management teams, with the appointments of experienced LED and digital signage sales specialists, Elise Hardouin and Romain Gentile. Part of the company’s continued global recruitment drive, strengthening teams of specialists with AV/IT knowledge for […]

September 21, 2022

Next G Alliance, 6G-IA sign MoU

ATIS’s Next G Alliance and the 6G Smart Networks and Services Industry Association (6G-IA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to exchange information regarding their work programmes in areas of mutual interest in the field of 6G communication systems and networks. The MoU also covers collaboration on joint activities, including workshops, seminars, webinars and […]

August 10, 2022