Advanced Television


GalaxySpace raises extra financing

Chinese broadband-by-satellite business GalaxySpace has reportedly raised extra financing which values the company at almost $1.6 billion (€1.57bn). GalaxySpace is looking to participate in China’s planned 13,000 satellite mega-constellation. The cash has come from a major Chinese bank (CCB International) and others including Anhui Sanzhongyichuang Industry Development Fund, Hefei Industry Investment and Sincere Fund, as […]

September 12, 2022By Chris Forrester

Report: Record time spent on mobile

Mobile continues to dominate as consumers spent a record 3.8 trillion hours on mobile in 2021, according to mobile data and analytics company App Annie’s State of Mobile 2022 report. “Mobile is the Greatest of All Time and the go-to device of the future,” asserts Theodore Krantz, Chief Executive Officer. “The big screen is slowly dying […]

January 13, 2022

Discovery, Samsung raise awareness of tiger conservation around Project C.A.T.

Discovery and Samsung are raising awareness for the need to protect and conserve tigers in the wild to audiences around the globe through a content partnership around Discovery’s Project C.A.T. (Conserving Acres for Tigers). As part of the partnership a stunning short film, Eye to Eye with the Tiger, was produced to help build awareness […]

December 9, 2021

OneWeb secures Canadian distribution

OneWeb has appointed Galaxy Broadband as its distributor in Canada. Galaxy has, at best, a two-year window before Telesat’s Lightspeed constellation gets to work. However, OneWeb is not focusing on connectivity direct to Canadian users. Lightspeed will be addressing consumers. OneWeb says that it is supported by a global network of gateways and user terminals. […]

September 17, 2021By Chris Forrester

XITE music video channels on Samsung TV Plus

Global music video platform, XITE, and Samsung have announced XITE’s first ad-supported linear distribution deal in North America. Partnering with Samsung, XITE will launch four music video channels on the Samsung TV Plus service. XITE’s Rock On and Just Chill channels have already launched, with two additional channels to be announced at a later date. […]

August 17, 2021

Samsung TV Plus European mobile launch

Samsung Electronics has confirmed the launch of Samsung TV Plus, one of the top apps on Samsung Smart TVs, in the Galaxy Store and Google Play Store for select Galaxy smartphones. The app offers select Galaxy users instant access to 94 free channels with no need for any payments, sign-ups, subscriptions or additional devices. After […]

April 22, 2021 on Samsung Galaxy mobiles has announced that its short form movies and entertainment are now available through the Samsung TV Plus mobile app. Acclaimed short movies and series featuring Hollywood stars and emerging talent – with genres ranging from ‘feel good’ comedies, kids and animations to drama, documentaries and sci-fi  – are all now free to watch in […]

April 15, 2021

Solas wins Samsung patent dispute

Dublin-based Solas OLED has won a patent dispute against Samsung Electronics, Samsung Display and Samsung Electronics America for “wilfully infringing patents” owned by Solas. A jury trial at the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas found against Samsung for two patents (US patent numbers 7,446,338 and 9,256,311) and which were claimed to […]

March 11, 2021By Chris Forrester

Canela.TV on Samsung TV Plus

Canela.TV, one of the first AVoD streaming services for US Hispanics, is now available on Samsung TV Plus, Samsung’s free ad supported video service on 2016 – 2021 Samsung TV’s and select Galaxy devices. Available on channel 1272, Canela.TV, features a mixture of Spanish-language movies and series, is unique to Samsung TV Plus users and […]

February 25, 2021

Samsung reports solid Q4 profit

South Korean electronics giant Samsung has reported financial results for the fourth quarter and the fiscal year 2020. The company posted KRW 61.55 trillion (€45.4bn) in consolidated revenue and KRW 9.05 trillion in operating profit in the quarter ended December 31st 2020. For the entire year, it reported KRW 236.81 trillion in revenue and KRW […]

January 28, 2021By Chris Forrester