Advanced Television


ducktv expands international distribution

Mega Max Media has announced a series of new carriage agreements for its toddler channel, ducktv, spanning both new and existing territories. The company’s FAST TV channel has made its debut on Samsung TV Plus in Australia and New Zealand. This milestone marks an expansion of the partnership between Mega Max Media and the smart […]

November 6, 2023

OpenVault, Witke deploy PMA, PNM capabilities for Kabel-TV Lampert

Kabel-TV Lampert, an Austrian provider of broadband, television, IPTV and telephony services, has committed to deploy through Witke OpenVault’s Profile Management Application (PMA) and Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) solutions throughout its network infrastructure. Kabel-TV Lampert will deploy OpenVault’s automated OV PMA and OV PNM products to optimise network performance and subscriber experiences for its broadband […]

November 2, 2023

Report: Croatian pay-TV market worth €31m in Q2

The Croatian pay-TV market earned €31.3 million in revenues during the second quarter of 2023, down 1.21 per cent on the previous quarter but up 4.84 per cent year-on-year, according to data from the Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries (HAKOM). IPTV services led with €18.1 million (+9.67 per cent year-on-year), followed by cable TV […]

October 10, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Forecast: Pay-TV subs to hold steady

The number of pay-TV subscribers across 138 countries will remain at just under 1 billion, according to the Global Pay TV Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research, who forecast a slender decline until 2025, with a small recovery thereafter. Global pay-TV penetration reached 56 per cent of TV households by end-2023, falling slightly […]

October 9, 2023

Jail term in Sky piracy case

Two men have been sentenced at Belfast Crown Court following an investigation by detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland, supported by investigators from Sky, into the illegal sale of devices used for provision of pirated TV channels, and the supply of streaming services (IPTV). The operation, which took place between September 2018 and […]

September 28, 2023By Colin Mann

TiVo IPTV platform expands into EMEA

Entertainment technologist TiVo, which has been offering its IPTV Platform to pay-TV operators and telcos across North and Latin America for nearly five years, is now extending its reach to include EMEA. TiVo’s IPTV Platform is an end-to-end solution which seamlessly integrates secure real-time content delivery with highly personalised user experiences. This expansion is aimed […]

August 24, 2023By Colin Mann

Globecast appoints Perier as Chief Marketing Officer

Globecast has announced the appointment of Jean-Christophe Perier as Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. In his new role, Perier leads both marketing communications and product marketing for Globecast and is responsible for steering the marketing and external communications strategy worldwide. Perier brings extensive experience across broadcast, cloud, IPTV and OTT services, having worked with clients […]

May 31, 2023

Dutch pirate IPTV service taken down

Policing agency Europol has supported the Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD) in taking down an illegal IPTV service serving over 1 million users across Europe. A series of raids were carried out across the Netherlands on May 23rd as part of an illegal streaming crackdown. The officers from the FIOD searched properties in […]

May 24, 2023By Colin Mann

Net Solution acquires Beenius

Beenius, a media system integrator and developer of an innovative interactive TV platform, has sold its assets to Net Solution. The companies say that this strategic transaction will “pave the way for Net Solution to expand its capabilities in the IPTV, OTT, and DVB Hybrid services sector, offering robust and dynamic TV content solutions”. “Net […]

May 23, 2023

Jail term for fugitive IPTV reseller

A man who made over £200,000 (€229,500) by reselling an IPTV service that enabled people to watch premium television content without a subscription has been jailed for five years. Mark Brockley, from Liverpool in the northwest of England, made £237,000 by selling subscriptions that enabled the illegal streaming of content hosted by BT Sport, including […]

May 9, 2023By Colin Mann