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Pixellot collaborates with Israeli Football Association

Pixellot, the specialist in AI-automated sports video and analytics solutions, has announced an innovative collaboration with the Israeli Football Association (IFA) that is set to reshape the landscape of youth football in Israel. The IFA will leverage Pixellot’s cutting-edge technology to capture, produce, and distribute an extensive array of football matches from the U19 2nd […]

April 9, 2024

Calemzuk appointed CEO of Reshet 13

The Board of Directors of Reshet 13 has announced the appointment of Emiliano Calemzuk as the channel’s CEO. Calemzuk has over 25 years of experience in various senior management positions in the Media and Entertainment business in the US, Latin America and Europe. He has also been an entrepreneur and advisor, co-founding companies like Raze […]

March 13, 2024

Astranis’s space tug helps out Spacecom

A rescue satellite is being moved from coverage of Alaska to serve a Middle East operator. The Astranis craft had plans to beam broadband to Alaska but cut short by a solar array issue and is now on is on its way to a geostationary position over Asia for a very different mission. Astranis will […]

February 29, 2024

Europe seeks new rival to Ariane

Europe already has one rival to its giant Ariane rocket in the form of the Vega mid-sized launcher. However, Vega is itself subject to delays caused by a failure at the end of 2022 and in any case is only good for lower weight or orbital tasks. Stephane Israel, chief executive of Arianespace, questioned the […]

February 6, 2024

Shtisel on Prime Video US

yes Studios has announced that Shtisel, the multi-award-winning drama that helped launch the international careers of Shira Haas and Michael Aloni, is being made available on Prime Video in the US. The deal is for all three seasons (33 x 45’), with season one debuting on the platform on January 16th. This news comes on […]

January 15, 2024

Stephen Fry to deliver C4’s Alternative Christmas Message

Self-declared atheist and humanist Stephen Fry will deliver the 2023 Alternative Christmas Message with an plea for everyone to recognise and call out antisemitism for the racism it is. Moved to speak following the alarming rise of antisemitism in the UK following the October 7th Hamas attacks and the subsequent response from Israel, Fry reveals […]

December 18, 2023

Starlink can operate in Israel

Elon Musk made a high-profile and controversial visit to Israel on November 27th, meeting Bibi Netanyahu and touring some of the war-affected areas. Musk’s visit also saw Israel’s Ministry of Communications confirm an agreement on Starlink operations over Israel – and potentially including the Gaza region providing the Ministry gives its specific approval for coverage. […]

November 28, 2023By Chris Forrester

Ravid joins CNN

Barak Ravid is joining CNN as a political and foreign policy analyst. Ravid is currently a politics reporter and Middle East expert for Axios covering foreign policy and the 2024 election. Ravid also writes for Walla News in Israel.  Ravid was previously a contributing correspondent for Axios between 2020 and 2023 stationed in Israel, where […]

November 28, 2023

Israel in talks over Starlink deployment

Israel is reportedly talking to executives from Elon Musk’s Starlink broadband-by-satellite system about permitting Musk’s technology to be used for what Bloomberg describes as “wartime back-up”. Israel’s Minister of Communications confirmed it is in talks with SpaceX on setting up Starlink internet services to bolster its wartime communications, ahead of its expected ground invasion in […]

October 19, 2023By Chris Forrester

France orders Hamas TV off the air

Paris-based satellite operator Eutelsat has taken Al-Aqsa TV, the television station which is affiliated with Palestinian resistance group Hamas, off the air. The instruction to Eutelsat came from regulator Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel (CSA). The channel has been active since 2006 and includes broadcasts from a studio in Gaza.  Its signals were carried by Eutelsat […]

October 17, 2023By Chris Forrester