Advanced Television


Data: Super Bowl sponsor media value up 7%

Data on sponsor brand success during the Super Bowl LVIII broadcast on February 1th has been outlined in a report from Relo Metrics, providing insight into brand sponsor performance on and off the field during the game telecast.As the most-watched sports league in the US, the NFL stands head and shoulders above the other leagues. […]

February 16, 2024

Spain’s Sateliot wants 64 new satellites

Spain’s Sateliot already has a pair of demonstration satellites in orbit and designed to test space-based connectivity for specialist communications, monitoring, tracking and Internet of Things devices. It is looking to raise €30 million in a Series B round in order to add 64 satellites. On January 10th Sateliot said it holds firm orders worth […]

January 16, 2024By Chris Forrester

Study: Wireless 5G threat to traditional ISPs

Research firm Horowitz has released the findings from State of Media, Entertainment, and Tech: Disruptions 2023, which looks at US consumer attitudes towards and adoption of new disruptive technologies, including 5G wireless home Internet. 5G wireless home Internet has become available in more and more markets across the United States in the past two years, […]

December 6, 2023

Verizon: Netflix, Max $10 streaming bundle

US multiplay telco Verizon is partnering with Netflix and Max to offer its customers savings on what it says is a first-of-its-kind streaming bundle. Starting December 7th and for the first time, ad-supported services from entertainment giants Netflix and Max will be offered together – only for Verizon’s myPlan customers – for just $10 (€9.24) […]

December 5, 2023

Survey: 88% UK, US telcos planning super bundling

Almost nine in ten (88 per cent) of the leading telcos in the US and UK are planning to offer ‘super bundling’ as they prioritise revenue growth and customer retention. That’s according to a survey of 115 telco leaders — senior strategic decision makers and budget holders within telecommunications brands — who are eyeing how best to […]

July 13, 2023

Verizon bundles Netflix, Paramount+, Showtime

Verizon is offering Netflix, Paramount+ and Showtime together as a bundle via +play. For a limited time, US subscribers can get Netflix’s Premium Plan and the Paramount+ with Showtime bundle together for $25.99 (€24.15). Verizon says this is the first time the streaming services have been offered together, giving its customers added value on their […]

June 2, 2023

Research: 3.5m US broadband adds in 2022

Findings from Leichtman Research Group indicate that the largest cable and wireline phone providers and fixed wireless services in the US – representing about 95 per cent of the market – acquired about 3,500,000 net additional broadband subscribers in 2022, compared to a pro forma gain of about 3,725,000 subscribers in 2021. These top broadband […]

March 3, 2023

Adeia extends IP licence agreement with Verizon

Adeia has announced that Verizon has entered into a multi-year extension of its licence to Adeia’s media patent portfolio. Verizon offers a variety of services to US customers over its networks, including video, voice, wireless internet data access, data security solutions and home and business communications. “Our patent licence extension with Verizon further confirms the […]

March 2, 2023

GSMA: 30 countries to launch 5G services in 2023

Figures from GSMA Intelligence show 5G connections are expected to double over the next two years, expedited by technological innovations and new 5G network deployments in more than 30 countries in 2023 alone. Of the new networks to be deployed in 2023, it is expected that 15 will be 5G Standalone networks. The forecasts from […]

February 28, 2023

Starz joins Verizon’s +play

Verizon has announced Starz as the latest streaming service to join +play beta. The +play beta serves as a content hub exclusive to Verizon customers to help them discover savings on select services and manage their subscriptions from entertainment, news, lifestyle, gaming and more – all in one place. “We’re building +play to not only […]

January 6, 2023