Advanced Television


Serbia: 14 bids for 4 national TV licences

Fourteen TV stations have submitted bids for four national frequency licences by the June 20th deadline, according to local media reports citing sources from Serbia’s Regulatory Body for Electronic Media (REM). The list is led by the current holders of the four commercial TV licences that expire in August, namely Pink, Happy, Prva and B92. […]

June 22, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Forecast: South Korea pay-TV revenues at $6.9bn by 2026

Pay-TV services revenue in South Korea is expected to grow marginally at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.14 per cent, from $6.5 billion (€6.19bn) in 2021 to $6.9 billion in 2026, mainly supported by the IPTV segment, forecasts GlobalData, a data and analytics company. GlobalData’s South Korea pay-TV Forecast reveals that IPTV services […]

June 22, 2022

Ateme enables MyTV’s headend virtualisation

Ateme, a global player in video compression and delivery solutions with innovation at its core, has announced it has virtualised the headend of MyTV, a subsidiary of VNPT, the second biggest telecommunications operator in Vietnam. To enable the virtualised headend, Ateme used its native cloud-based TITAN software suite, composed of its multiscreen linear encoders and linear […]

May 31, 2022

Univision taps Viaccess-Orca for IPTV solution

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global player providing TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, has announced that Mongolian pay-TV operator Univision, part of the Unitel Group, will deliver its IPTV service with an end-to-end, future-proof solution from VO. Utilising VO’s Service Delivery Platform (SDP), TV Business Analytics, Content Discovery & Personalisation, monitoring, customisable TV Apps, […]

May 25, 2022

Forecast: Global pay-TV to add subs, lose revenues

According to the Global Pay TV Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research, 19 million more pay-TV subscribers across 138 countries between 2021 and 2027, but revenues will decline by $25 billion (€23.8bn) over the same period. “Between 2021 and 2027, 86 countries will add pay-TV subs and 52 countries will lose subscribers,” advises […]

May 4, 2022

Astound Business Solutions selects Net Insight

Net Insight has announced an expanded relationship with Astound Business Solutions, powered by RCN|Grande|Wave, a national fibre solutions provider dedicated to delivering reliable and secure connectivity for mission-critical applications. In 2021, Astound selected Net Insight’s native live IP video solution for its media services network throughout its footprint. Net Insight provides Astound with a solution […]

April 21, 2022

LTN Global launches LTN Lift

LTN Global, an player leader in transformative media technology and video transport solutions, has announced the launch of LTN Lift, a fully managed, cloud-based playout solution for the automated creation of live, linear channels to reach cross-platform audiences. Faced with shrinking audiences on traditional linear platforms and an ever-increasing cost of content, broadcasters and media […]

April 13, 2022

SES: “Significant growth for IP Switch”

SES has announced the increasing market momentum for its SES IP Switch solution driven by global consumer demand for viewing live sports and events, including football, American football, tennis, golf and judo. In Q4 2021, SES IP Switch saw an increase of 61 per cent in sports events served and an increase of 96 per […]

April 11, 2022

HbbTV releases v2022-1 of Conformance Test Suite

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services, has announced the release of a new version of the HbbTV Conformance Test Suite.The new version, v2022-1, is the first major release of the Test Suite in 2022. The release contains 3,002 test cases in total, […]

April 6, 2022

SES reach rises to 366m homes

Satellite operator SES, in its latest Satellite Monitor global reach survey, says it is now delivers almost 8,400 TV channels – including 3,130 in HD or UHD – to a total of 366 million TV homes worldwide, an increase of five million homes over the previous year. SES says it continues to outperform the industry […]

April 5, 2022By Chris Forrester