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24i enables KAN to deliver big screen World Cup app

24i, the video streaming expert, has enabled Israeli Public Broadcaster, KAN, to deploy new streaming applications on Smart TVs for viewers to enjoy an exceptional big screen experience in time for the FIFA World Cup. The KAN BOX streaming service is already installed on more than 600,000 devices in total, but with an anticipated spike […]

December 20, 2022

Spacecom tests Telesat’s Lightspeed demo craft

Israel-based satellite operator Spacecom has wrapped its tests on behalf of Telesat of Canada on its Phase 1 low Earth orbiting (LEO) satellite. Telesat has yet to announce who will build its fleet of almost 200 LEO satellites, although most observers expect an order to be placed this winter. The tests, conducted from Spacecom’s Teleport […]

December 16, 2022By Chris Forrester

Armoza to produce Israeli version of Love Island

Free TV, a new streaming service set to launch in Israel in early 2023, has commissioned an adaptationl of reality series Love Island. The series will be produced by Armoza Productions, part of ITV Studios, and is expected to air in summer 2023. Filming will take place in May 2023 and casting will open soon. […]

November 29, 2022

Pixellot supports IBBA

Pixellot, a provider of AI-Automated video and data solutions, and the Israeli Basketball Association (IBBA) has announced the expansion of their strategic partnership. Under the new agreement games from four women’s leagues will be automatically produced and streamed on the association’s ibasketball TV platform. In addition, Pixellot will become an official sponsor of the Israeli […]

October 13, 2022

yes extends relationship with Netcracker

Netcracker Technology has announced that yes, an affiliate of Israeli telecommunications provider Bezeq Group, has extended its Professional Services contract with Netcracker to expand its satellite TV and OTT services and enable new business models. Netcracker Revenue Management will continue to support yes with an unparalleled charging flexibility and advanced convergence. Netcracker Professional Services, powered by Agile […]

October 11, 2022

Lineup Industries signs deal with Gil Formats

Independent international distribution company Lineup Industries is expanding its distribution slate, signing a deal with Israel’s Gil Formats to represent the company’s content slate for global sales. Additionally, the two format specialists are establishing a creative fund to develop in-house and third-party formats for broadcasters and platforms in Israel, Europe and the US. The distribution deal incorporates all Gil […]

September 21, 2022

Free TV selects Redge Media to power streaming platform

Free TV, a joined venture of Keshet media group and RGE group, is a new Israeli telecom operator which plans to bring to the Israeli market a cutting-edge streaming TV and fibre based internet services offered independently or as a premium bundle. Free TV is expected to be launched by end of 2022 and offer […]

September 6, 2022

Israel: ducktv on HOT

Toddler channel ducktv has debuted in Israel with a launch on HOT, the telecoms and pay-TV platform, part of the Altice Group. The channel is available to all cable and OTT subscribers on EPG number 118. ducktv is a 100 per cent educational programming proposition, aimed at pre-school children from 6 months to 4 years […]

August 30, 2022

Spacecom agrees $1m claim against Intelsat

A long-running dispute between Tel Aviv-based satellite operator Space-Communications Ltd (Spacecom) against Intelsat and centred on an agreement between the two has resulted in Spacecom being awarded an agreed payment of $1 million by Intelsat’s bankruptcy court. Intelsat and Spacecom both operated satellites at 65 degrees East or nearby. Intelsat agreed to pay Spacecom $650,000 […]

August 22, 2022

i24NEWS launching in Morocco

The Israel-based international news channel i24NEWS is launching operations in Morocco. i24NEWS CEO Frank Melloul announced the opening of two bureaus in Rabat and Casablanca, from which the channel will operate its studios. In addition to the Tel Aviv headquarters, i24NEWS also broadcasts from studios in France, the US and recently from the UAE. The […]

May 31, 2022