Advanced Television


Research: Extensive global piracy demand

Research from digital experience protection and delivery specialist Akamai Technologies, Pirates in the Outfield, a collaboration between Akamai and anti-piracy, market analytics and audience connection solutions provider MUSO, illustrates how online piracy continues to be prevalent across, and financially detrimental to, a variety of industries. Between January and September 2021, global piracy demand — measured […]

January 27, 2022By Colin Mann

Russia: Yandex renews NHL rights

Yandex has entered into a multiyear renewal agreement with the National Hockey League (NHL) to continue to broadcast all regular season and Stanley Cup Playoffs games in Russia through the 2023-24 season. As part of the deal, Yandex will deliver NHL games live and on-demand as part of its Yandex Plus subscription via the Kinopoisk […]

January 26, 2022

Russia: Extreme E on Motorsport TV

Extreme E has confirmed that Motorsport TV Russia is broadcasting Season 2’s five X Prix, as well as race highlights, review, preview and Magazine shows – in English and Russian – on its linear channel, Motor TV. In addition, audiences in the region can enjoy Extreme E’s full debut season coverage on its digital platform.With […]

January 26, 2022

Stellify Media lands first format deal in Russia

Stellify Media, the independent production company based in Belfast, have signed a deal that will see the format of their smash-hit Netflix series Flinch coming to Russia. The format is distributed by Sony Pictures Television (SPT) The format of the series is a show with one simple rule – do not FLINCH.  The original show […]

January 18, 2022

Arianespace revenues up 30%

Europe’s Arianespace has reported a 30 per cent increase in revenues for 2021 having complete 15 successful launches during the year. Arianespace says it saw revenues of €1.25 billion last year and says it will likely break-even in trading terms once the year’s accounts are complete. The launch company now operates from three spaceports: its […]

January 10, 2022By Chris Forrester

Next OneWeb launch slips to March

A planned January launch of 36 OneWeb broadband satellites has slipped from January to March. Russia’s space corporation Roscosmos says it has adjusted the launch date to March 5th. The last launch was on December 27th 2021 which went as planned. “In accordance with the 2022 launch schedule approved by the state corporation Roscosmos, the […]

January 5, 2022By Chris Forrester

RT launches RT DE channel

RT DE, the latest 24/7 TV news channel from global news network RT, has gone live. The channel, which brings news and views to the German-speaking world, features a mix of live news, debates, documentaries and original programming. “The degree of resistance and hostility with which RT was met in Germany is unlike anything we […]

December 16, 2021

OneWeb next launch on Dec 27

Russia’s Roscomos space agency says that the next batch of OneWeb satellites will launch on December 27th, subject to the usual weather conditions. Roscosmos Chief Dmitry Rogozin, talking at the EAEU business forum Space Integration on Decenber 3rd, said: “The launch of a Soyuz-2.1b rocket with OneWeb satellites is planned for December 27.” The launch, […]

December 6, 2021By Chris Forrester

Extreme E extends broadcast reach in Russia

Electric SUV racing series Extreme E has confirmed that Russian broadcaster, TV Start, will air the Championship’s debut season as well as the race highlights, review, preview and Magazine shows – in English and Russian – on its linear channel. The coverage will extend to TV Start’s regions in Ukraine, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Moldova, Azerbaijan, […]

December 3, 2021

Love Nature content now in Russia on MTS TV-services

THEMA RUS has announced the launch of Love Nature, a wildlife and nature brand with linear and streaming channels available in over 135 countries, on Russia’s MTS TV-services. Love Nature’s 4K linear TV channel will now be available to MTS subscribers in IPTV and on the KION multimedia platform. Love Nature, broadcast in Ultra HD […]

November 24, 2021