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Allegro DVT, V-Nova collaboration

Allegro DVT and V-Nova have agreed a strategic collaboration to accelerate development of LCEVC and foster adoption of MPEG-5 LCEVC among video SOCs/ASIC vendors. It has just become a lot a lot easier to integrate LCEVC on the video SOCs inside TVs, mobile phones, set-top-boxes or PCs. The two companies will collaborate to address the […]

December 12, 2022By Sanjeev Bhavnani

Friend MTS extends United Media deal

Global content protection specialist Friend MTS has extended its long-standing relationship with United Media to provide anti-piracy services for Novasports channels in Greece. The Novasports linear sports channels – Novasports Prime, Novasports 1, Novasports 2 and Novasports 3 – are protected against content theft and piracy by Friend MTS’s global monitoring services. Using fingerprint-based content […]

March 16, 2022

Nova signs NBCUniversal content deal

Nova, a member of United Group, a Southeast European provider of telco and media services, has closed a multi-year deal with NBCUniversal Global Distribution for the first run pay window rights for NBCUniversal’s films and TV series. Feature films that will premiere exclusively on Novacinema channels through this new deal include: F9: The Fast Saga, […]

September 22, 2021

United Group to acquire Wind Hellas

Southeast Europe—focused telecommunications services and media provider United Group has reached an agreement with Crystal Almond Holdings Limited to acquire Greek multiplay telco Wind Hellas, one of the country’s three mobile operators. Wind has a total of 4.2 million users and offers mobile, fixed, Internet, and television services. It generates revenues in excess of €500 […]

August 16, 2021

United Group acquires Nova Broadcasting

Southeast Europe—focused multiplay telco United Group is to acquire Nova Broadcasting Group, Bulgaria’s largest multi-platform media company, from Advance Media Group. The transaction is expected to close early in 2021 and is subject to customary regulatory approvals. Nova comprises 10 TV channels, including national NOVA TV; the country’s largest online platform Net Info that reach […]

December 29, 2020By Colin Mann

Greece: Nova launches Novasports World

Nova, a provider of bundled home entertainment and communication services in Greece, has launched its new Novasports channel: Novasports World The channel targets Greeks living abroad, all around the world, providing live and on-demand coverage of all the games from the Greek football championship and more. The Greek football championship, with 240 games in total […]

October 26, 2020