Advanced Television


Ligue de Football Professionnel using Dalet Flex

Dalet, a technology and service provider for media-rich organisations, has announced the Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) is using Dalet Flex, the cloud-native media logistics platform, to prepare and deliver high-value league match highlights to fans via digital channels. LFP is the French governing body responsible for overseeing, organising, and managing the top two football […]

June 22, 2022

VOD Factory chooses Rumo as recommendation system

VOD Factory has chosen Rumo by Spideo as the recommendation system for its white label VOD technical solution. The recommendation system is deployed effective immediately on streaming platform Shadowz. Like Shadowz, VOD Factory’s customer services will now be able to offer a better user experience through personalised and content-to-content recommendations. Since 2013, VOD Factory has […]

June 16, 2022

Data: French FTTH adoption rises

Figures from France’s telecoms regulator Arcep reveal the rate of fibre to the home (FTTH) deployment and adoption remained high in the first quarter of 2022. ROLLOUTS: The overall rate of deployment slowed in Q1 while remaining solid, with 1.1 million new FTTH lines deployed over the course of the quarter – Over the course […]

June 14, 2022By Colin Mann

Inria, InterDigital launch Nemo.AI Common Lab

To engage and employ scientists and engineers across the Brittany region in researching the technologies that will shape the metaverse, Inria, the French National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology, and InterDigital, a mobile and video technology research and development company, announced the launch of the Nemo.AI Common Lab. This public-private partnership is […]

June 13, 2022

France opens up to Starlink

The Starlink broadband network has regained permission to operate in France following a public consultation in the country, with telecoms regulator Arcep granting a 10-year licence to operate. There have been a number of highly-vociferous objectors to the Elon Musk-owned service being allowed to operate in France. Arcep had previously approved in February 2021 Starlink’s […]

June 8, 2022By Chris Forrester

Study: France ranked top for Euro FTTH

France is now ranked as the leading European FTTH nation, ahead of Germany, according to the 2022 Très Haut Débit (High Speed Broadband) conference, which revealed the latest findings from the National Observatory for High Speed Broadband (HSB), co-authored by Infra-Num of la Banque des Territoires and Avicca. This study confirmed the ambitious plan – Plan […]

June 7, 2022From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Pluto TV, Têtu partner to launch Têtu TV

Pluto TV, a Paramount company and FAST service, has announced a partnership with Têtu, the LGBTQ+ media brand in France and in the French-speaking world. The companies said that the partnership, which brings the Têtu brand to streaming for the first time, reflects their “shared mission to foster diversity and inclusion through the power of […]

June 1, 2022

France: SPI/FilmBox channels on Everstream

SPI/FilmBox and French-based business-only service company Evermedia have signed a new distribution agreement that will make five channels from the SPI portfolio available to businesses that utilise Everstream services in France, in the entertainment package. Evermedia delivers IPTV and Multimedia technologies to businesses in healthcare, hospitality and corporate sectors and to other non-residential venues via […]

May 26, 2022

Chicago Bulls to play Detroit Pistons in Paris

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that The NBA Paris Game 2023 will feature the six-time NBA champion Chicago Bulls and the three-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons playing a regular-season game at the Accor Arena in Paris on Jan.uary 19th 2023. Tickets for The NBA Paris Game 2023 will go on sale at a […]

May 24, 2022By Nik Roseveare

France: TikTok now on Netgem TV

Netgem, the digital entertainment platform, is now offering customers in France the ability to watch TikTok videos on Netgem TV. Accessible directly from the TV via a QR code, users can pair their mobile TikTok account with their TV in just a few clicks. Then they can enjoy an optimal and personalised entertainment experience. Sylvain […]

May 16, 2022