Advanced Television


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

Turkey bans US and German channels

Turkey has banned two international public broadcasters. The websites of Germany’s Deutsche Welle and the Turkish-language version of US public radio service Voice of America were blocked by an Ankara court after they refused to comply with a request to obtain a broadcast licence. The two outlets had argued that being regulated by the country’s […]

July 1, 2022

Turkey wants 10-satellite fleet by 2023

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, speaking on the inauguration of the country’s Türksat 5B, said the nation wants 10 satellites in space by the end of 2023. “This satellite marks another turning point in our space adventure. With the national space program, it is our duty of honour to defend our country’s rights in space […]

June 16, 2022By Chris Forrester

Türksat 5B ready for business

Türksat 5B telecommunication satellite will be put in service today (June 14th), Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu has confirmed. “After a five-month journey [launched by SpaceX on December 19th 2021] Türksat 5B reached orbit on May 17th. Performance and orbit tests were conducted successfully. Now it is time to put the satellite in service,” […]

June 14, 2022By Chris Forrester

Paramount+ orders The Turkish Detective

Paramount+ has announced the global series order of The Turkish Detective, a detective series set in modern-day Istanbul based on the CWA Silver Dagger Award-winning novels featuring Detective Inspectors Cetin Ikmen and Mehmet Suleyman, by Barbara Nadel. The series will star Haluk Bilginer, Ethan Kai and Yasemin Kay Allen. The Turkish Detective is produced by […]

April 14, 2022