Advanced Television


Telia tie up with GMG

Telia has concluded a cooperation agreement with the Gaming Media Group (GMG) for developing computer games for the TV and web format. The first result of the collaboration is the Virtual Grand Prix – a championship in virtual motor sport that will close in the autumn. The finalists will compete in TV4 Plus for a […]

August 22, 2007

Inuk, Accedo partnership

Inuk Networks announced that it has entered into a partnership with Stockholm based content aggregator and distributor for IPTV and consumer electronics Accedo Broadband. The agreement will result in a new dedicated games service being added to Inuk's Freewire IPTV service and will be rolled out in two phases. Built on Accedo's Funspot games platform, […]

August 22, 2007

Bosco for MySpaceTV.

Tom Bosco will oversee sales of video advertising across MySpace. “Tom’s proven track record of driving revenue around online-video products gives MySpaceTV an incredible advantage in the marketplace going forward. Video is a huge focus for us from a monetization perspective with virtually limitless opportunities on MySpace. Tom’s experience adds to our team one of […]

August 20, 2007

Portugal Television to start June 2008

From Branislav Pekic in Rome Portugal Channel Television, a project aimed at the international promotion of the Iberian country as a tourist destination, plans to launch regular broadcasts in the first half of 2008. The channel, which was officially presented at this year's Lisbon Tourism Market (BTL), is a project of production company Tele 7, […]

August 20, 2007

BBC: Ads on news site

The BBC is adding commercials to broadband video news clips on its BBC News web site when viewed outside the UK. In a message to web site visitors, the BBC said the technical quality of the video was being improved for overseas users “so that anyone anywhere in the world with a high speed internet […]

August 3, 2007

Setanta speedy uptake

Setanta says it has already signed up 2.5 million customers for its Setanta Sports package. Of those 2.5 million, 1.4 million are Virgin Media customers who had taken up the offer of adding Setanta Sports to their XL basic subscription package. The remaining 1.1m are paying £9.99 (E15) per month to access Setanta Sports via […]

August 3, 2007

Viewers want OTT content choice and simplicity

Qualitative consumer research, conducted by Evolution Digital, a provider of integrated IP Hybrid devices and IP Video solutions for the global cable industry, shows that pay-TV subscribers are eager for a new way to have access to both traditional cable TV channels and popular OTT services, and want cable set-top box technology to simplify their […]