Advanced Television


Agile Content appoints Redondo as CEO

Agile Content, a provider of digital TV and video distribution solutions, has appointed Alfredo Redondo as the company’s new CEO. One of Redondo’s duties will be to promote the 2022-2024 Strategic Plan and consolidate the company’s business after the significant growth in recent years. The co-founder and until now the company’s top executive, Hernán Scapusio, […]

May 18, 2022

NENT proposes rebrand to Viaplay Group

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has proposed a rebrand of the company to Viaplay Group. NENT Group says the proposal reflects its strategic focus on the Viaplay streaming service and its ongoing international expansion and continued Nordic growth. Viaplay is currently available in 11 countries, with at least 16 countries planned by the end of […]

March 30, 2022

NENT Group closes €56m bond issue

NENT Group has raised SEK 600 million (€56.4m) by issuing 4-year unsecured bonds to more than 20 Nordic investors. The issue has been made within the framework of NENT Group’s established SEK 4 billion medium term note (MTN) programme, and comprised SEK 600 million of notes with a floating interest rate of STIBOR 3 milion […]

February 21, 2022

Telesat to wrap Loral merger on Nov 19

Canadian satellite operator Telesat says it will complete its merger with Loral Space & Communications on November 19th and expects its shares to start trading publicly on the Toronto stock market next week. At the same time its shares will be open to trade on the Nasdaq exchange in New York and replace the Loral […]

November 16, 2021By Chris Forrester

Ex-Avanti pair establish new satellite business

David Williams and David Bestwick, who were two directors of Avanti Communications prior to the company going bankrupt back in 2018, have established a new business and now have a Nasdaq stock market listing. Arqit Quantum saw its shares commence trading on Sept. 7 having gone through a SPAC merger with Centricus Acquisition Corp., and […]

September 28, 2021

Telesat OK to trade on Nasdaq

Ottawa-based satellite operator Telesat will be able to trade under its own name on the Nasdaq exchange later this year. The delay is down to its somewhat complex ownership structure. Telesat is part-owned by Loral Space & Communications (which is already quoted on the US Nasdaq). Loral’s shareholder approved the move on August 23rd whereby […]

August 26, 2021By Chris Forrester

Virgin Orbit uses SPAC to enter NASDAQ

Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit satellite launch system (and not to be confused with his Virgin Galactic passenger tourism venture) is set to go public with a NASDAQ quote. The company says its revenues will grow 100-fold by 2025 to $1.55 billion. Virgin Orbit has merged with one of the increasingly fashionable Special Purpose Acquisitions […]

August 24, 2021

CommScope to spin off home networks business

Communications networks technologist CommScope has revealed plans to spin off its Home Networks business and other initiatives to reduce operating costs throughout the Company. Together, the planned separation of CommScope’s Home Networks business and operating expense reduction represent early steps in the Company’s CommScope NEXT strategy to optimise the business portfolio, drive above-market growth, and […]

April 9, 2021

RocketLab merging with Vector

New Zealand (and Los Angeles)-based RocketLab is to merge itself with a SPAC (Special Purchase Acquisition Company) called Vector and which will eventually list on the NASDAQ exchange (as RKLB). RocketLab launches rockets from New Zealand. Founded in 2006 by Peter Beck the company has also built a launch facility at Wallops Island, Virginia, US. […]

March 2, 2021By Chris Forrester