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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

Anodot and Altice Portugal partner

Anodot, the autonomous business monitoring company, has announced that Altice Portugal, a telecommunications service provider in Portugal, has selected the company to help alleviate critical issues such as availability and reliability of service while positively impacting operational costs, brand reputation and overall customer experience. Altice Portugal is a global telco and multimedia operator that extends […]

March 30, 2022

Forecast: W Europe to shed 7m pay-TV subs by 2027

Western Europe will lose 7 million pay-TV subscribers between 2021 and 2027 to reach 100 million, according to the Western Europe Pay TV Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. Pay-TV subscriber counts will fall for 14 of the 18 countries between 2021 and 2027. Germany will lose 2 million subs, with the UK […]

March 17, 2022

Intelsat expands IFC capabilities with Gilat

Gilat Satellite Networks, a global player in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, has announced that Intelsat is expanding its in-flight connectivity (IFC) capabilities with a strategic multimillion-dollar order for Gilat’s SkyEdge IV Taurus modems. SkyEdge IV Taurus is an ultra-high-performance modem for IFC designed to provide Wi-Fi internet and IPTV for passengers on commercial […]

March 14, 2022

Grass Valley appoints Cross as CEO  

Grass Valley, the technology provider for the live media and entertainment market, has announced that Andrew Cross has been named Chief Executive Officer of the company effective immediately. Cross joins Grass Valley from Vizrt Group, where he was President of Global R&D over all product development across all three brands (Vizrt, NewTek, and NDI). Previously, […]

March 9, 2022

Forecast: IPTV LatAm pay-TV winner

The number of Latin American pay-TV subscribers will remain around 62 million over the next few years, according to the Latin America Pay TV Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. Poor economic conditions pushed the total down from 73 million in the peak year of 2017. but there is stability going forward. The […]

March 3, 2022

Blonder Tongue, TiVo partner on IPTV tech

Blonder Tongue Laboratories, a designer and manufacturer of video telecommunications, cable, and fibre transmission technologies, and TiVo have unveiled the new Blonder Tongue NXG Cryptolink for TiVo Managed IPTV Service, an OTT Bulk IPTV Video Redistribution Technology for small and medium sized businesses (SMB) and hospitality location deployments of cloud-based IPTV video services. The new […]

March 3, 2022

Exterity rebrands as VITEC

Exterity is now officially VITEC, marking a key milestone in the successful integration of both companies following the acquisition of Exterity in April 2021. VITEC is a provider of IPTV, Video Streaming and Digital Signage Solutions that helps organisations harness the power of video to engage, empower and evolve. The strengthened organisation will continue to […]

February 9, 2022

MaxBet TV selects Setplex

Setplex, a provider of flexible, end-to-end solutions for OTT service providers, has been selected by MaxBet TV to launch a casino and gambling centric television network. Utilising the Setplex end-to-end OTT platform, MaxBet TV will deliver a linear television channel with original programming to its global audience. Setplex provides Internet Service Providers with a ingle-source […]

February 2, 2022

beIN claims French anti-piracy success

beIN Sports France has landed a major blow in the fight against illegal theft of content, obtaining the first court decision requesting the blocking of fraudulent websites, previously identified by the channel. As part of this decision and in compliance with the new Article L. 333-10 of the Sports Code, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) blocked […]

January 26, 2022By Colin Mann