Advanced Television


Great American Family is fastest-growing US network again

Great American Family has extended its streak as the fastest-growing network on US TV ranking #1 in ratings growth for First Quarter 2023.  The new leader in original Christmas movies, seasonal rom-coms and family-friendly series and specials closed out the quarter with the highest increases for Total Day ratings in Households and Total Viewers, and […]

March 30, 2023

Data: 87% of US homes have SVoD service

Parks Associates tracked 354 independent OTT services in the US in 2022, with its OTT Video Market Tracker revealing that 87 per cent of US internet households having at least one OTT subscription service. “Despite the dominance of subscription OTT services, 44 per cent of households continue to watch some form of pay-TV, indicating that […]

March 29, 2023

Report: US ad market remains resilient

US media owners advertising revenues grew by a healthy 6 per cent in 2022 (excluding cyclical ad spend) to reach $315 billion (€291bn). However, ad spend slowed down significantly through the second half, and fourth quarter ad sales were flat year-over-year, reports media investment and intelligence company MAGNA. Looking at 2023, there are mixed economic […]

March 28, 2023

Roku adds content; updates OS

Roku has announced platform-wide updates for its operating system (OS). Over the coming months, users will find even more content and features with updates to live TV, content discovery, sports, the Roku Mobile App, and more rolling out in the US this spring. “As the #1 selling OS in three major markets, we understand what […]

March 9, 2023

Report: US digital entertainment spend rises in 2022

Overall US consumer spending across digital and physical home entertainment formats in 2022 was more than $36.5 billion (€34.2bn), an 11.4 per cent increase from the almost $33 billion consumers spent in 2021, driven by a raft of strong franchise properties coming from cinemas and television reports The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG). Consumers spent $34.5 […]

March 7, 2023

Spencer Joins EMG Group in the US

European broadcast service provider EMG has announced the appointment of accomplished industry executive Nathan Spencer as CEO of EMG Connectivity in the USA. Nathan will lead the expansion and strategy of EMG’s RF and wireless camera execution in the North American market, develop its roadmap, and be responsible for recruiting a world class delivery team in […]

February 23, 2023

Viaplay launches in US

Viaplay, the Nordic direct-to-consumer streaming service, has launched in the US. Subscriptions are available for $5.99 (€5.61) per month, with a seven-day free trial. Subscribers will have access to a library of Nordic film and television content, all subtitled in English. “Viaplay’s direct-to-consumer streaming service is now widely available in the US,” commented Vanda Rapti, […]

February 22, 2023

Adeia renews IP licence agreement with Altice

Adeia hasannounced that Altice USA, a provider of broadband, video, mobile, proprietary content and advertising services, signed an early renewal agreement extending their licence to Adeia’s media intellectual property (IP) portfolio, which supports Altice’s Optimum services, including their cable TV and OTT streaming services. “We are pleased to announce this early renewal, which extends our […]

February 22, 2023

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s multicast networks continue to grow

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s free over-the-air, multicast television networks COMET,  CHARGE!, and TBD continue their 2022 distribution momentum of growth and expansion into 2023 with the addition of new and upgraded local broadcast affiliates and  linear carriage. The changes will increase nationwide coverage by 2.4 million TV households by the end of Q2 2023. This coverage brings the total new coverage since the […]

February 6, 2023

Teleste forms Advisory Board for North American market

Teleste has announced the formation of an Advisory Board, bringing together experienced business names in the cable and telecommunications industries. The advisors will bring their collective knowledge and experience to provide guidance and insights on the North American cable market for Teleste’s continued growth. The Board is Chaired by Hanno Narjus, SVP of Teleste Networks, […]

January 31, 2023