Advanced Television


FIFA media rights tenders commence for Sub-Saharan Africa

FIFA has opened two separate tender processes for the media rights to the FIFA World Cup 26 and FIFA Women’s World Cup 2027 in Sub-Saharan Africa. With qualifying for the FIFA World Cup 26 having commenced in Africa this month, entities in Sub-Saharan Africa are now invited to put forward their proposals to obtain the […]

November 23, 2023

Into Film partners with Media Careers Podcast

As part of Into Film’s Screen Industry Careers Programme, supported by the BFI, through National Lottery funding, the UK’s leading film education charity has announced a new partnership to deliver the Media Careers Podcast. Available on Spotify and Apple, the Media Careers Podcast is aimed at young people interested in the screen industries and was […]

November 21, 2023

Report: 70% of marketers plan to use Gen AI

Socio-political polarisation, the potential of generative AI, masculinity in crisis, ‘sportswashing’, and community-based sustainability are five key trends that have reached an inflection point and will shape global marketing strategies in 2024, according to WARC’s Marketer’s Toolkit 2024.  The trend identification for the report is based on WARC’s new proprietary GEISTE methodology (Government, Economy, Industry, […]

November 10, 2023

Forecast: Italy E&M sector at €42bn by 2027

The Entertainment and Media (E&M) sector in Italy is worth over €35.9 billion, a value higher than pre-pandemic levels, thanks to a 3.7 per cent growth in 2022, according to research by PwC. The research analysed the performance of the 13 main segments – from cinema to music-radio-podcast, from video to books, and then periodicals, […]

October 20, 2023

NPAW launches Publisher Analytics

NPAW, a specialist in analytics and multi-CDN solutions for online media companies, has introduced Publisher Analytics, a new content optimisation tool to help media publishers and editorial teams enhance user engagement based on insights into user behaviour and preferences. The tool lets publishers and editors identify underperforming content with real-time ranking markers providing instant feedback […]

October 6, 2023

Vultr, Signiant partner on high-speed global media delivery

Vultr, the privately-held cloud computing platform, has announced that Signiant, a specialist in accelerated file transfer solutions, is the latest ecosystem partner to join its Cloud Alliance. By combining Vultr’s high-performance cloud infrastructure with Signiant’s accelerated file transfer and media management solution, businesses can unlock a revolutionary media delivery experience that prioritises performance, security, and […]

September 28, 2023

iKO Media Group, STN merge

iKO Media Group (iKOMG) and STN have announced their merger. iKO is a Swiss entity operating a Teleport in Rome, Italy. STN is based in Slovenia. iKOMG and STN say that this strategic partnership will provide added value to the customers of both companies, allowing the use of both companies’ services and abilities to bring […]

September 18, 2023By Chris Forrester

Harmonic brings new playout capabilities to XOS Advanced Media Processor

Harmonic has announced that its XOS Advanced Media Processor now offers a complete playout-to-delivery feature set, simplifying video streaming, distribution and broadcast workflows. The expanded XOS solution lowers costs and reduces energy consumption while streamlining operations for headend and edge applications by combining broadcast-grade playout and extensive media processing features on a single software-based appliance. […]

September 15, 2023

Green Streams hires industry leaders to drive business in Africa, APAC

OTT SaaS Platform provider Green Streams has strengthened its senior leadership team in taking on board two highly experienced professionals with a proven track record in the telecommunications and TV industry. Khushvant Kundi (former VP at Synmamedia and Ericsson) and Mounir Djouaher (former CEO Algérie Télécom) will bring in their vast expertise to drive and […]

September 12, 2023

M2A Media, Panasonic collaboration

In a move to simplify the technical and operational complexities associated with remote production, specialist in cloud-based live video solutions, M2A Media, and audio visual expert, Panasonic Connect, have announced a strategic collaboration. Through an integration with Panasonic Connect’s KAIROS advanced remote production capabilities and M2A Connect’s acquisition, automation and distribution functionality, broadcasters and rights-holders […]

September 11, 2023