Advanced Television


Unified Streaming names Van Aalderen CEO

Unified Streaming, the Amsterdam-based specialist in video streaming technology, has named Martin van Aalderen its new CEO effective immediately.Van Aalderen will chart the company’s new phase of growth and replaces Dirk Griffioen, who will focus on special projects within the organisation. Throughout his career Van Aalderen has applied his skills to growing companies within the […]

March 30, 2023

Culture Club gig streams globally on Caton Live Stage

Celebrated pop group Culture Club, fronted by Boy George, celebrated the 40th anniversary of the triple-platinum Colour by Numbers album with a unique one-off show, streamed live to their worldwide fan base. Thanks to Caton Live Stage, the February 25th concert in California was experienced live in cinemas and venues from Brazil to Hong Kong, […]

February 28, 2023

Varnish claims streaming delivery record

Varnish Software, a specialist in web caching, video streaming and content delivery software solutions, in collaboration with Intel and Supermicro, has announced record-setting content delivery performance milestones, having achieved greater than 1.3 Tbps throughput on a single Edge server consuming approximately 1,120 watts, resulting in 1.17 Gbps per Watt. The combined solution makes it possible […]

February 23, 2023

Draken Film finetunes Streaming+Cinema model supported by Magine Pro

Draken Film is the streaming Art house film service run by Gothenburg Film Festival. In parallel with the Gothenburg Film Festival 2023, they have launched the new hybrid concept for streaming and cinemas. As the film industry prepares for its most difficult autumn yet, Göteborg Film Festival’s VoD service Draken Film launched an initiative to […]

February 20, 2023

Research: SVoD preferred for new show viewing

According to research from analyst firm Aluma, if a show is available simultaneously on both an SVoD streaming service and a live TV channel – for example, on both NBC’s broadcast channel and Peacock – adult viewers are more than twice as likely to prefer a paid streaming service over a regular live TV channel. […]

February 8, 2023By Colin Mann

Study: Japan led World Cup final streaming

Plume, the personalised communications services pioneer, has revealed insights into the streaming market following a study conducted from homes powered by its cloud-driven solution in Japan, Europe, and the US. Globally, Plume has connected more than 2.2 billion WiFi-enabled devices and currently manages over 45 million locations in the Plume Cloud. This update explores streaming […]

February 2, 2023

Hearst TV promotes Ling

Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist and veteran of local and network television news and documentary production, who since 2021 has served as Hearst Television’s director of programming for its streaming video services group, has been promoted to vice president of Very Local, a division of Hearst Television, overseeing programming for the rapidly growing streaming unit. […]

February 1, 2023

Australia to introduce streaming quotas

The Australian government has revealed plans to introduce requirements for Australian screen content on streaming platforms to ensure continued access to local stories and content in the third quarter of 2023 and to commence no later than July 1st 2024. The proposal is contained in a National Cultural Policy document which notes that there is […]

January 30, 2023By Colin Mann

The R&A, IMG evolve partnership

The R&A has renewed and expanded its long-standing partnership with IMG, a player in sports, media and events, to create and invest in new commercial opportunities. The new long-term agreement will see Endeavor-owned IMG now provide digital services powered by its digital arm Seven League; continue to evolve The R&A’s production and content offering across […]

January 18, 2023

MPs call for music streaming fairness

More focus is still needed on ensuring creators and performers receive a fairer cut of the money made from streaming music, according to a report from the UK House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, which calls for the establishment of a wide-ranging national strategy for music. The DCMS Committee’s recommendations follow an […]

January 13, 2023By Colin Mann