Advanced Television


Viaplay expands in US with Prime Video Channels

Viaplay Content Distribution has launched the Viaplay channel as an add-on subscription via Prime Video Channels in the US. Subscribers on Prime Video Channels will be able to access, for $5.99 a month with a 7-day free trial, the Viaplay library of Scandinavian series and films. Viaplay’s US content offering focuses on the Nordic region’s […]

April 18, 2024

Mediagenix acquistion expands footprint in US

Mediagenix, a specialist in content life cycle solutions, has acquired the media programme management solution of record for broadcast networks and cable companies across the US. As part of the transaction, Mediagenix has acquired 55 new customers and 11 employees from its strategic partner, the market specialist in broadcast inventory and revenue workflow management. The […]

April 8, 2024

SES opens new Virginia HQ

Satellite operator SES has opened a new 43,000 sq ft central operations hub in Virginia which will be the operator’s main US location. The new site is based in Bristow, near Manassas in Prince William County. SES already has a giant satellite ‘dish farm’ at Manassas, Virginia. As SES’s central operations hub in the US, […]

March 27, 2024By Chris Forrester

Research: US sheds 5m pay-TV subs in 2023

Leichtman Research Group (LRG) reports that the largest pay-TV providers in the US – representing about 96 per cet of the market – lost about 5,035,000 net video subscribers in 2023, compared to a pro forma net loss of about 4,590,000 in 2022. The top pay-TV providers now account for about 71.3 million subscribers – […]

March 11, 2024

Two new US spaceports proposed

The FAA has authorised upgrades to Paso Robles airport in California as a potential future spaceport. The decision is helped by a $594,055 grant from the FAA under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law signed by President Joe Biden, which will kickstart a series of renovations aimed at extending the runway’s lifespan and paving the way for […]

March 8, 2024By Chris Forrester

Comscore, TEGNA multi-year agreement

Comscore and TEGNA have reached a multi-year agreement on cross-platform audience measurement. Under the terms of the agreement, Comscore will extend its relationship with TEGNA as a key measurement partner in all TEGNA markets, providing it with measurement metrics across its local TV, major affiliate and digital businesses. TEGNA owns 64 local news brands in […]

March 1, 2024

Tubi undergoes brand refresh

Tubi, Fox’s US ad-supported streaming service, is rolling out a new brand identity. In January, Tubi reports that it increased its share of total TV viewing to 1.5 per cent according to Nielsen’s The Gauge report, and continues to see traction among younger, multicultural audiences. “During a time of seismic change in entertainment, Tubi continues […]

February 29, 2024

Synamedia distributes Monumental Sports Network

Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE), the US sports and entertainment company, has chosen Synamedia’s Video Network solutions to distribute sports content, along with other programming, to its newly launched Monumental Sports Network (recently acquired from Comcast/NBC Universal). MSE, which owns the broadcast rights in the Washington DC metropolitan area for the NHL’s Washington Capitals, NBA’s Washington […]

February 29, 2024

wedotv enters US Market

European AVoD and FAST channel operator and platform provider wedotv has expanded to the US market with the launch of its FAST channels and AVoD channel. FAST channel wedo big stories has launched on satellite provider Intelsat’s Galaxy 19 satellite, Sling Freestream, and Allen Media Group’s Local Now. The brand new wedo amor will launch […]

February 28, 2024

DSA welcomes FCC’s authorisation of AFC systems

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has congratulated the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on its decision to authorise Automatic Frequency Coordination (AFC) systems in the 6 GHz band to enable standard power devices to access 850 MHz of spectrum and support a wide range of enterprise and consumer broadband services in the US. AFC systems maximise […]

February 27, 2024