Advanced Television


NEOM, SRMG partner for regional media ecosystem

SRMG, a global integrated media group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NEOM Media Industries, a developing regional centre for media and creative industries in the heart of Saudi Arabia. The MoU, which outlines a range of focus areas, underlines a shared dedication to enhancing the media ecosystem in the region. NEOM will […]

June 12, 2023

RSMB, Streamhub TV measurement partnership

RSMB and Streamhub have announced a partnership that they say will create “a unique offer in the cross-platform measurement of viewing linear and streamed TV”. The partnership will provide clients with RSMB’s currency grade data modelling capabilities matched with Streamhub’s multi dataset analytics and activation platform. The initial focus of the partnership will be to […]

June 12, 2023

Canadian Broadcasters for Sustainability formed

Canadian broadcasters have united to form Canadian Broadcasters for Sustainability, a group which is committed to working together to increase environmentally sustainable change. This is the first time such a broad and diverse group of Canadian public and private broadcasters from different linguistic and regional markets have come together for a common cause. The group […]

June 12, 2023

Another 53 Starlinks prepped

SpaceX is targeting today (June 12th) to launch an additional 53 Starlink satellites into orbit, subject to the usual weather considerations. The launch, at 3.10pm (Florida time) continues the near-nonstop cadence of SpaceX overall activity. On the West Coast SpaceX is also targeting June 12th for a Falcon’s launch of the Transporter-8 mission to low-Earth […]

June 12, 2023By Chris Forrester

Vinted sponsors Big Brother

ITV and Initial have announced that Vinted, the online C2C marketplace for buying and selling second-hand clothes and lifestyle items, will be the headline sponsor of the new series of Big Brother, when the reality show makes its return to UK television and moves onto ITV2 and ITVX later this year. Bringing together two brands […]

June 12, 2023

Nostalgia fuels co-viewing trend on HappyKids

HappyKids, the free, ad-supported streaming platform for children, has reported a surge in viewership driven by nostalgia as parents introduce their kids to beloved shows from their own childhoods. This trend has also led to a significant increase in co-viewing, where parents and children watch content together, making it an important opportunity for advertisers. HappyKids […]

June 12, 2023

NEP Connect delivers eco-friendly vehicles to ITV

NEP Connect, a UK provider of media connectivity, has announced the delivery of 16 eco-friendly news gathering vehicles to ITV, part of a multi-million-pound contract. In February 2022, ITV selected NEP Connect, part of the NEP Group global network, to provide its next generation of news gathering vehicles for regional and national ITV News coverage. […]

June 12, 2023

Azista BST Aerospace rolls out maiden satellite

Azista BST Aerospace has created a state-of-the-art 50,000-square-foot facility capable of supporting the production of 2 satellites per week. The first satellite, AFR, is an 80kg satellite built on a modular bus platform and hosts a wide-swath optical remote sensing payload with both panchromatic & multispectral imaging capabilities. AFR represents the first satellite of its […]

June 12, 2023

Password crackdown benefits Netflix

US sign-ups for Netflix have jumped in the first few days after its password-sharing crackdown came into effect, according to research firm Antenna. The news boosted Netflix stock by over 2 per cent in early trading. Netflix moved to regulate the sharing of passwords with friends and family having estimated that more than a 100 […]

June 9, 2023

ITVX celebrates first 6 months

Streaming service ITVX is celebrating a successful six months since its launch in December 2022. The full ITVX experience, including all Premium content, is now available on over 22 different platforms across smart TVs, mobile devices, consoles and browsers including (but not limited to) Amazon Fire, Android, Apple, Freesat, Freeview Play, LG and Samsung TVs, […]

June 9, 2023