Advanced Television


Australia: Viaplay content on SBS

Viaplay Group and SBS have agreed a multi-year partnership that makes curated content from Viaplay Select available in Australia on the SBS On Demand streaming service. Effective immediately, SBS On Demand’s users have access to hundreds of hours of Viaplay Originals and additional premium curated content. The agreement is the latest Viaplay Select partnership to […]

November 2, 2022

SBS Belgium deploys Blackbird

Blackbird, the technology licensor, developer and seller of its cloud native video editing platform, Blackbird, has announced that SBS Belgium has deployed Blackbird to drive major video production workflow efficiencies. Founded in 1995, SBS Belgium is a media company owned by Telenet. One of the leading broadcasters in Belgium, the company is the channel group […]

October 26, 2022

THEMA, SBS announce first commercial deal

THEMA, Group Canal+ subsidiary, has announced that SBS Media Group has partnered with THEMA to develop its international distribution and further the brand’s international presence. A catalogue of high-quality Korean dramas produced by SBS is now available for the distribution in a large number of countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa covered by THEMA.This […]

May 12, 2022

Arianespace wins Optus launch contract

Australian telco Optus has chosen Arianespace and an Ariane 6 rocket to launch its latest satellite. Optus 11 is the craft, itself a replacement for Optus D1. Optus 11 is being built by Airbus Defence & Space and is due for launch in 2023. Optus 11 is a fully reconfigurable satellite and based on Airbus’s […]

November 18, 2021

Telstra acquires MediaCloud

Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) has acquired the business and assets of MediaCloud Pty Ltd. (MediaCloud). TBS says the acquisition of MediaCloud will provide it with a suite of significant software-defined and cloud-based capabilities, media cloud delivery experts and a London Master Control Room, that is equipped with the capability to support major global companies and […]

June 15, 2021