Advanced Television


First Tech Web selects Albabtain LeBlanc

First Tech Web Company – a joint venture between OneWeb, the UK-based global communications agency and low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite service provider, and TONOMUS, a tech company powering an ecosystem of cognitive technologies at NEOM – has selected Albabtain LeBlanc, a Saudi Arabian construction company, to construct a satellite station in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia. […]

September 20, 2023

NEOM, SRMG partner for regional media ecosystem

SRMG, a global integrated media group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NEOM Media Industries, a developing regional centre for media and creative industries in the heart of Saudi Arabia. The MoU, which outlines a range of focus areas, underlines a shared dedication to enhancing the media ecosystem in the region. NEOM will […]

June 12, 2023

OneWeb NEOM JV joins DCO

OneWeb, the low Earth orbit satellite connectivity company, has announced that OneWeb NEOM JV, a joint venture formed by OneWeb and NEOM in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has been accepted as an Observer Member of the Digital Cooperation Organisation (DCO). The DCO was founded in November 2020 to enable digital prosperity for all by […]

April 6, 2023

Extreme E sees 30% audience increase in Season 2

As electric racing series Extreme E gets ready for its third season, the championship as revealed it sae strong growth in its global audience figures in 2022, rising to 135 million viewers. This marks an improvement of more than 30 per cent compared to its inaugural season in 2021. Ali Russell, Chief Marketing Officer at […]

February 20, 2023

Slovenia: Extreme E extends Sport TV deal

All electric off-road championship, Extreme E, has signed a broadcast extension for 2023 with Slovenia’s sport-only public television channel, Šport TV.The station, based in the Slovenian capital, Ljubljana, will continue to televise Extreme E’s races live and in Slovenian language on its linear channels, Šport TV 1, Šport TV 2 and Šport TV 3. Extreme […]

February 15, 2023

OneWeb partners with Saudi’s NEOM project

Satellite constellation operator OneWeb, itself in the process of merging with Eutelsat, is partnering with the massive Saudi Arabian ‘NEOM, city of the future’ currently under construction on the Gulf of Aqaba. OneWeb last October signed a $200 million joint-venture agreement with NEOM Tec & Digital Holding Co., to bring high-speed satellite connectivity to NEOM, […]

November 16, 2022By Chris Forrester

Extreme E returns for summer showdown in Sardinia

The countdown is on to the first-ever double header Extreme E event, as the Championship returns to the Italian island of Sardinia for a summer showdown of back-to-back racing next week (6-7 and 9-10 July).The newly-titled NEOM Island X Prix, co-organised by the Automobile Club d’Italia and Regione Sardegna, is just days away, the scene […]

July 1, 2022

Canada: Extreme E extends broadcast agreement

Extreme E has extended its broadcast partnership RDS that will see the electric off-road racing series reach 2.5 million homes across Canada. Extreme E’s agreement with RDS ensures all of the live action in Season 2 will be available to Canadian sports fans, with the first X Prix of 2022 taking place later this month in […]

February 4, 2022

OneWeb secures Pakistan distribution

Satellite constellation operator OneWeb has won distribution over Pakistan. An agreement between its OneWeb/NEOM joint-venture has been signed with REDtone Telecommunications, which is a licensed telcoand digital services provider. The newly formed OneWeb/NEOM Tech & Digital JV will bring high-speed satellite connectivity to NEOM, Saudi Arabia, the wider Middle East and neighbouring countries including Pakistan. […]

November 8, 2021By Chris Forrester

OneWeb wins NEOM contract

NEOM Tech & Digital Holding Company – the first holding company to be established as a subsidiary of NEOM – and OneWeb have signed a $200 million (€172.1m) joint venture agreement to bring high-speed satellite connectivity to NEOM, Saudi Arabia and the wider Middle East and neighbouring East African countries. The partnership will see the […]

October 27, 2021By Chris Forrester