Advanced Television


TF1+ aims international

France’s TF1 Group will roll out its TF1+ streaming service to international markets from June. TF1+ launched in Framce in January, and currently has more than 200 box sets of shows and over 400 films in its library, as well as around 50 FAST channels. Rudolph Belmer, TF1 Group CEO, told Series Mania attendees in […]

March 21, 2024

Luxembourg: “The best investment in space history”

The Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) organisation, in a revealing podcast, looks at the role of Luxembourg in space and satellite activity. Luxembourg is the home of SES (founded in Luxembourg in 1985) and the tiny country has more recently has been the official domicile of Intelsat. In its Better Satellite World podcast, SSPI’s […]

April 25, 2023

M7, A+E sign satellite distribution deal

Luxembourg-based pay-TV provider M7 Group, owned by Canal+ Group, has concluded a multi-year capacity agreement with A+E Networks EMEA for the satellite distribution of its flagship History and Crime+Investigation channels across Europe. The agreement allows A+E Networks EMEA to deliver the channels via the M7 satellite platform on 1 degree West to its affiliate customers […]

March 3, 2023

Luxembourg taps into SES O3b mPOWER

Luxembourg, already a major investor in SES, has announced it will leverage capacity on the SES O3b mPOWER fleet for government usage extending to Europe and NATO demand for defence and disaster recovery. The agreement also says it will support further “strategic partnerships” between Luxembourg and the US. Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, […]

February 24, 2023By Chris Forrester

NewSpace Capital raises €100m

NewSpace Capital, a space-focused private equity firm based in Luxembourg, says it has reached an important milestone with its first closing of over €100 million in funding to instil a strong growth momentum in the New Space sector. The company says it is the first global space fund focusing on the growth stage of space […]

December 16, 2022By Chris Forrester

Luxembourg backs Virgin Orbit

Luxembourg is a satellite-friendly nation. The country is already the home of SES and the formal domicile of Intelsat. Luxembourg has now signed a Letter of Intent with Virgin Orbit to help bring Virgin’s air-launch business to the country. Luxembourg’s deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, François Bausch and Virgin Orbit signed a Letter […]

October 20, 2022

Wa’ed Ventures takes stake in Luxembourg start-up

A division of Saudi Aramco, Wa’ed Ventures, has taken an investment in a Luxembourg-based hi-tech start-up. Luxembourg-based 5G Internet of Things (IoT) satellite operator OQ Technology has sought a €13 million series A funding round, along with Phaistos Investment Fund, managed by 5G Ventures from Greece. OQ Technology will use the funds to grow its […]

September 5, 2022By Chris Forrester

Luxembourg: Alteox delivers channels to Visual Online

Alteox Media Consulting has signed an agreement with Visual Online to deliver TV channels to the internet provider’s new TV service in Luxembourg. Under this agreement, Alteox will deliver linear channels TV signals via its Cloud-based TV Headend service, which has over 400 channels available for restreaming, as well as become a content acquisition partner […]

July 20, 2022

Millicom putting $700m into Central America

Luxembourg-registered (but mostly Swedish-owned) Millicom has decided to invest $700 million (€671) into broadband and cellular projects in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. Millicom has won the support of US Vice-President Kamala Harris which has endorsed other projects and which has seen $1.9 billion pledged as investments, which includes Millicom’s commitment. The White House in […]

June 13, 2022

Integrasys opens Luxembourg office

Integrasys founded Integrasys SARL, and opens the new Luxembourg facility in Kirchberg, Luxembourg financial district. Integrasys SARL is responsible for commercializing Integrasys technologies in the heart of Europe and innovating in R&D. The software company has ambitious expansion plans, to achieve a major presence globally. This next step has been Luxembourg, as Integrasys sees great […]

May 24, 2022