Globacom launches GloTV streamer

Nigerian mobile operator Globacom has announced the launch of a new streaming service. The operator, which has 40 million active data subscribers and over 50 million voice subscribers, has partnered with mediatech firm TV Anywhere Africa (TVA) to launch GloTV in its native Nigeria. GloTV represents the first launch from TVA, which partners with telecom […]

Change of management at Arabsat

Long-serving Arabsat CEO Khalid bin Ahmed Balkheyour has resigned and will be replaced as head of the Saudi Arabia-based satellite operator by Badr bin Nasser Al-Suwaidan, currently CTO. Arabsat’s board meeting last week selected Haitham Al-Ohali, Vice Minister at Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as its new chairman, […]

Sports specialist Deltatre hires former Discovery and Sky exec to oversee video business

Deltatre has announced the hire of Bhavisha Mistry as its new senior vice president of Product, Video Experiences.  Mistry joins from Discovery where she served as product director. During that time she led the international expansion of Dplay and launched Discovery+ internationally. She also spent close to eight years, culminating as senior product lead and […]

Roku announces expansion into Germany

Roku has announced a plan to expand into Germany. The company on Monday announced plans to launch its streaming players in the country later this year, providing competition with Amazon Fire TV and Google Chromecast devices. When it launches in the country, Roku will be partnered with Seven.One Entertainment Group, RTL Deutschland and Sky Deutschland […]

Star Media launches LAVA streamer

Russian production company Star Media has revealed a new streaming service. The service called LAVA is launched in partnership with white label provider OTTera, and promises to give viewers around the world access to Star Media content on smart TV, smartphones and tablets.  LAVA will offer the company’s library of 7,500 hours of count. Most […]

Commercial venue streamer Screach expands Polish offer with NFL rights 

Streaming platform Screach has acquired the commercial venue rights to the NFL in Poland. Coming several months after Screach’s first major international expansion, the platform is  the world’s first sports streaming and ad platform built specifically for commercial venues. Venues can use a single log-in to purchase sports subscriptions or pay-per-view events from broadcasters and […]

Salt offers UEI remote

Swiss telco Salt has announced a partnership with Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) to offer its voice-enabled Apple TV 4K remote control. New Salt customers subscribing to the Salt Home broadband offer will automatically receive UEI’s Apple TV remote control with Apple TV 4K, while existing customers can purchase it as a standalone accessory in store […]

coocaa launches lite smart TV operating system for Southeast Asian market

New Delhi-based smart TV tech provider coocaa has announced the launch of a new operating system. Coolita OS is the brand’s first self-developed smart TV OS, and will initially target Southeast Asian markets including India, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam. The OS is a lite Web OS built on Linux kernel that promises to offer a […]

Synamedia integrates with Android TV

Synamedia has announced integration of its video offerings with Android TV. The company has also announced that it has extended its Infinite cloud TV platform to support Android TV devices.  Synamedia has developed pre-integrated solutions including user interfaces, watermarking and broadcast/OTT security, Clarissa business insights, and Synamedia Iris addressable advertising by using Google’s Broadcast Stack […]