Ginx TV

Sky and ITV commit £1.55m to eSports broadcaster Ginx TV

Sky has invested £1.55 million in eSports broadcaster Ginx TV, with UK broadcaster ITV set to invest an equal amount in the firm. Both Sky and ITV have the option to buy further holdings in Ginx, which claims to run the largest eSports TV channel in the world with distribution to 37 million households globally. The […]

DStv adds three channels to mobile TV service

MultiChoice-owned DStv is adding ShortsTV, Ginx TV and Eurochannel to its mobile TV service DStv Now.  The African pay TV operator said that the three channels – which air short films, video-game themed content and cultural programming respectively – will be available on the app-based service for a “limited period”. “This marks an unprecedented move […]

Ginx TV chooses Thomson Video Networks

Video gaming channel Ginx TV has chosen Thomson Video Networks’ Sapphire MPEG stream servers and ‘channel-in-a-box’ platform to deliver targeted advertising.  Sapphire offers a single-box solution for ad insertion in a compressed video stream, with an automated interface to Ginx TV’s ad agency and local storage of ads. “When we initially evaluated Thomson Video Networks’ […]

Virgin Media adds video game-themed TV station

UK cable platform Virgin Media has added what it claims to be the world’s only international television channel dedicated to video gaming culture to its TV service. UK-based Ginx TV takes slot 286 on the Virgin EPG, marking its first launch in its home market, and will air 12 gaming-oriented series including its flagship show […]