Advanced Television


WhaleLive adds Revry’s LGBTQ+ channels

ZEASN, a provider of OTT and smart TV solutions, has announced a partnership with Revry, the global LGBTQ-first streaming media network. The deal encompasses the launch of the Revry streaming channels on ZEASN’s free ad-supported live streaming service WhaleLive, and to make the Revry apps available on tens of millions of Whale Eco enabled smart […]

March 23, 2022

Speedcast, OneWeb partnership

Speedcast, the communications and IT services provider, has announced that it will become a OneWeb Distribution Partner, integrating OneWeb’s Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite connectivity into Speedcast’s Unified Global Platform (UGP). OneWeb is set to enter customer trials in mid-2022, bringing in LEO service for Speedcast’s energy and enterprise customers followed by maritime mobility in […]

March 21, 2022

Report: Global pay-TV market rebounds

The global theatrical and home entertainment market rebounded in 2021, reaching $99.7 billion (€90.9bn) in consumer spending and surpassing 2019’s value, according to a report from the Motion Picture Association (MPA). When the pay-TV market is included, the combined figure for consumer spending reached $328.2 billion, matching 2019’s record high. The pay-TV market includes monthly […]

March 14, 2022

Hispasat, Nagra to launch wholesale OTT in LatAm

Hispasat, the Spanish operator and satellite solutions and services provider of the Red Eléctrica Group, has reached an agreement with Nagra, a provider of streaming, content protection and monetisation solutions, to develop a wholesale OTT TV solution. The service will enable pay-TV operators, Internet service providers (ISPs) and regional content companies to offer their clients […]

March 11, 2022

Padel Federation signs LatAm deal with ESPN

The official new global padel tour – governed by the International Padel Federation (FIP) and backed by the Professional Players Association (PPA) and Qatar Sports Investments (QSI) – has announced a broadcasting deal, with ESPN revealed as the Official tour’s broadcast partner in LatAm, covering South America, Central America, Mexico and Caribbean. The Disney-owned broadcaster […]

March 7, 2022

MarVista, TelevisaUnivision content deal

Fox Entertainment’s MarVista Entertainment and TelevisaUnivision have entered into a development and production deal involving ten exclusive original Spanish-language movies to be produced for ViX+, the premium SVoD tier of Vix, the Spanish-language streaming service. As part of the agreement, MarVista will produce ten original Spanish-language films across family, comedy, romance, and holiday genres that […]

March 2, 2022

Canela Media closes $32m Series A funding

Canela Media, a digital media technology company, has announced the completion of an oversubscribed $32 million (€28.6m) Series A funding round. The investment was co-led by Acrew Capital and Angeles Investors with participation from Link Ventures, TEGNA Ventures and Samsung NEXT. BMO Harris Bank provided an additional $10 million of capital. In addition, existing investors […]

February 25, 2022

Magnite selected by GroupM

Magnite, the independent sell-side advertising platform, has been chosen to power the GroupM Premium Marketplace in the US and Canada as well as a global preferred technology partner. GroupM will consolidate its programmatic media buying across omnichannel environments including CTV, digital video, and display within Magnite in the US and Canada. GroupM will leverage Magnite […]

February 25, 2022

Telespazio to deliver OneWeb services in Europe

OneWeb and Telespazio, a joint venture between Leonardo (67 per cent) and Thales (33 per cent), have signed a distribution partnership agreement to deliver OneWeb services to commercial and government customers in Europe. “This agreement confirms the already running cooperation between OneWeb and Telespazio so far based on the hosting facilities and services at Telespazio’s […]

February 23, 2022By Chris Forrester

Mondelēz International taps Innovid

Innovid, an independent connected TV (CTV) advertising delivery and measurement platform, has announced that Mondelēz International, the global leader in snacking, has named Innovid its preferred global solution for Dynamic Creative Optimization (DCO). Mondelēz will use Innovid’s DCO technology to deliver real-time, personalized advertising experiences at scale and across channels, including CTV, maximizing campaign efficiency […]

February 23, 2022