Advanced Television


Sweden: 5G auction opens and closes

Sweden’s auction of spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band for the development of 5G has opened and closed after just one day. Sweden’s regulator closed the auction after four rounds of bidding, and the end-result has been described as being “benign” for the telcos involved. The average bidding price was a mere €0.06 per MHz […]

January 20, 2021By Chris Forrester

Intelsat/Telenor lose Canal+ business

With SES taking a larger slice of Canal+ capacity requirements, it is inevitable that there had to be a loser. That satellite operator is the Intelsat/Telenor position at 1-degree West. Canal+ owned-M7 group will consolidate its Eastern European coverage on SES at 23.5 degrees East cutting out Intelsat/Telenor at 1 West. SES is thus gaining […]

October 30, 2020

Nevion involved in 5G-VINNI Project with BT & Telenor

Nevion, a provider of virtualized media production solutions, announced today that it is involved in the External Stakeholder Board (ESB) of the EU-funded 5G-VINNI (“5G Verticals INNovation Infrastructure”) initiative headed by Norwegian telecom service provider Telenor. Working together with project member British Telecom (BT), the UK-based telecom service provider, Nevion is helping evaluate the performance […]

September 1, 2020

Report: TVE an important anti-churn factor in Nordics

TV Everywhere (TVE), services that mirror pay-TV content online, has been a staple offering for some time now. The Nordic operators have been pushing consumer awareness of TVE as this feature is a retention tool. According to Mediavision analysis, the awareness among the customers is increasing fast. Since 2016, consumer awareness of TV everywhere has […]

July 1, 2020