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Discovery, AT&T close WarnerMedia deal

Discovery and AT&T have closed their transaction to combine the WarnerMedia business with Discovery. The new entity, Warner Bros Discovery, will begin trading on the Nasdaq with the start of trading on April 11th, under the new ticker symbol ‘WBD’. Warner Bros Discovery will create and distribute the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of […]

April 11, 2022By Colin Mann

Telstra Broadcast Services joins SRT Alliance

Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS), a global media services provider, has joined the SRT Alliance, a collaborative community striving to achieve lower latency internet video transport. The SRT Alliance, founded by Haivision in April 2017, already has more than 500 members. Its mission is to overcome the challenges of low-latency live streaming by supporting the collaborative […]

December 7, 2021

Sting to wrestle on TNT for first time in 20 years

Twenty years and five months after defeating Ric Flair in the final “Night of Champions”episode of WCW Monday Nitroon TNT, “The Icon” Sting will once again wrestle on TNT on August 18th in an all-new episode of “AEW:Dynamite,” live from the Fertitta Center in Houston, Texas. Widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers […]

August 16, 2021

Telstra partnership with PSSI

Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) has expanded its presence in the US with the launch of a new Broadcast Operations Center (BOC) at the PSSI International Teleport in Pittsburgh. The BOC – part of an expanded partnership with PSSI Global Services – enables Telstra Broadcast Services to add U.S.-based managed services including operations, monitoring, bookings and […]

June 23, 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

‘Warner Bros. Discovery’ name for merged company

Multichannel programmer Discovery has revealed the new name of the proposed standalone global entertainment company that will emerge from the combination of WarnerMedia and Discovery assets as ‘Warner Bros. Discovery’. It suggests the Warner Bros. Discovery name will honour, celebrate and elevate the world’s most-storied creative studio in the world with the high quality, global […]

June 2, 2021

TBS enlists K7 Media

Tokyo Broadcasting System Television (TBS) is the latest media organisation to subscribe to K7 Media’s media intelligence services. One of Japan’s leading private broadcasters, TBS has hired K7 Media to work directly with its international team to provide expert insights surrounding the global TV format market, support with international growth and help the broadcaster connect […]

October 19, 2020

WarnerMedia extends MLB rights to 2028

WarnerMedia’s Turner Sports and Major League Baseball (MLB) have reached a seven-year multimedia rights extension that spans from 2022 through 2028. US cable network TBS will exclusively show the most MLB Postseason games of any network. There’s also a new Tuesday night game franchise, expansive digital rights for Bleacher Report and the potential to stream […]

September 25, 2020