Advanced Television


Mezzo expands presence in Turkey

THEMA, a Canal+ company, has announced of the launch of Mezzo TV channel on one of the biggest pay-TV operators in Turkey – Türksat Kablo TV. In December 2023, Mezzo became available to Türksat Kablo TV viewers, on the channel number 52 in the Extended tier. “Connecting more people to the outstanding artists we broadcast is our daily […]

February 7, 2024

Starlink invited to cover Turkey

Last week it was India which said that it was about to grant permissions for Starlink to operate over the nation. Now Turkey says that Starlink can apply for licences. The news follows on from an in-person meeting that Elon Musk had with Turkey’s President Erdogan in New York on September 18th. Erdogan reportedly wants […]

October 2, 2023By Chris Forrester

Türk Telekom, ZTE unveil Tivibu

ZTE Corporation has announced that Türk Telekom has launched its next-generation TV platform Tivibu, based on its IPTV/OTT platform in Türkiye, in cooperation with ZTE and Netaş. The platform aims to significantly enhance end-user satisfaction with its new video applications. Türk Telekom, a pioneering company in digital transformation in Türkiye, continues to provide its subscribers […]

June 20, 2023

Turkey: Profen signs SES mPOWER deal

SES has agreed a distribution deal with Profen in Turkey for access to its mPOWER broadband system. Energy companies, government agencies, the telco companies and humanitarian aid organisations in Turkey, the Middle East and Africa will soon be able to access high-performance, low-latency satellite-based connectivity services. The combined capacity and infrastructure agreements will see Profen […]

May 3, 2023By Chris Forrester

Satcube enables critical communications in Turkey, Ukraine

Satcube, a European technology company that develops lightweight, portable terminals to provide critical satellite broadband, is providing its Satcube Ku terminals to some of the biggest media brands and NGOs on the ground in Turkey and Ukraine. The terminals are used to enable the UN, Red Cross (ICRC), ITV, CBS News, NBC, and government agencies […]

March 1, 2023

Vodafone Turkey commercial deal with Cisco, Qwilt

Vodafone Turkey has signed a commercial agreement with Cisco and Qwilt to enhance the quality and delivery capacity of its live streaming, VoD and media applications to approximately 25 million subscribers in Turkey. Vodafone Turkey is the leading digital service provider in Turkey with a presence in 81 provinces. This new strategic relationship is the […]

October 12, 2022

Türk Telekom claims 5G first

Türk Telekom says it has become the first operator in the world to use specialised GPS/GNSS independent technology that provides the critical time and frequency synchronisation solution in its network for 5G. The technology is developed by Net Insight and Türk Telekom and is expected to reduce synchronisation investment costs and increase service continuity in […]

September 13, 2022By Chris Forrester

Turbozaurs series debuts in Turkey

Three seasons of, Turbozaurs, the animated show for preschoolers debuted in Turkey on Minika Cocuk TV channel this August. Series are aired every day during the prime-time slots: 9:30, 1:30 and 6:30 PM. This is the first appearance of Turbozaurs in Turkey. Turbozaurs debut in Turkey is a new stage of series’ global expansion. Recently […]

August 11, 2022

UAE invests in satellites

The United Arab Emirates is to invest some 3 billion dirham (€801m) in order to start developing and building its own satellites. The funds will help support an ambitious space programme which will include scientific missions which extends to a plan to explore Mars and Venus. UAE Ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed stated that the […]

July 19, 2022

Turkish Superhero Universe from T World Entertainment starts production for TRT Digital

Turkish production company, T World Entertainment has announced the upcoming start of production of the first Turkish Superhero World, the T World Cinematic Universe. Production is set to begin at the end of July, with Bobby Roth (Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, Lost, Criminal Minds) acting as the Supervisor Director of the project. The launch will […]

July 5, 2022