Netgem


TF1 strikes distribution deal with Videofutur

French commercial broadcaster TF1 has struck a new distribution deal with Videofutur, the Netgem-backed outfit that provides linear and on-demand services over public fibre networks. The deal will see free-to-air channels TF1, TMC, TFX, TF1 Series Films and LCI distributed over Videofutur’s network along with on-demand content associated with these channels. The agreement provides Videofutur […]

Human rights TV channel launches in the UK

The International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR) has launched what it claims is the first dedicated human rights TV channel in the UK. The IOHR celebrated its first anniversary with the launch of IOHRTV at an event at London’s Frontline Club last week. The channel is available online and via the Netgem.TV platform. IOHR director, […]

Netgem TV launches 4K UHD streamer and mobile app

Netgem TV has launched its 4K UHD smart TV service, combining an app-based TV service available on iOS/Android bundled with the UK’s first Freeview and 4K media streamer, the NetBox 4K. Netgem said that the NetBox 4K is the first device in the UK combining full 4K media streaming capabilities over high-speed WiFi, with the […]

Netgem TV strikes deal with Channels Islands telco

TV technology and service provider Netgem TV has struck a customer loyalty partnership deal for its Amazon Prime-including offering with Channels Island telco JT, formerly Jersey Telecom. JT and Netgem TV will offer JT customers a Netgem SoundBox packaged with Amazon Prime for new and existing customers. By signing up to a JT Pay Monthly […]

Netgem teams up with Three for ‘disruptive’ offering

Technology company Netgem and mobile operator Three UK have teamed up to launch what they describe as a “customer-facing disruptive entertainment proposition” , exclusive for Three mobile customers​ and available via the operator’s Wuntu loyalty app. Three customers will be extended an exclusive deal on Netgem’s NetBox HD, offering Freeview Play, Amazon Prime Video and […]

Netgem hit by shock decline in IPTV revenues

TV technology outfit Netgem saw revenues slide by a dramatic 30% in the first half thanks to a “much more pronounced than expected” slowdown in IPTV deployments. The company attributed the decline to caution by operators about investments, particularly in low ARPU markets where returns take longer to materialise. Netgem said that its own total […]

Netgem TV launched in UK with Freeview Play and Amazon

Netgem has launched its Netgem TV offering in the UK, featuring content from partners including Freeview Play and Amazon Prime Video. Netgem TV, which aggregates a range of content, providing access to ‘skinny bundling’ offerings and other services, is currently available on Netgem’s own branded devices, including its recently launched SoundBox device. In addition to […]

Amazon launches Alexa and Amazon Prime Music in France

Amazon has launched its Alexa and Echo voice-enabled assistants in France, with TV technology provider Netgem named among the companies that will integrate the technology in their devices. The launch of Alexa means that French customers will be able to purchase Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Spot voice-controlled speakers, while French developers will be able […]

Netgem launches SoundBox HD in UK with year’s free Amazon Prime

TV technology outfit Netgem has launched an all-in-one smart soundbar and TV box in the UK market in partnership with Amazon. Netgem has struck a deal with Amazon to offer its SoundBox HD direct to consumers via the Amazon website along with a year’s subscription to Amazon Prime for a price of £249. Netgem has […]

Alpha Networks hires former Netgem CEO Fryson

Technology company Alpha Networks has named former Netgem CEO Patrice Fryson as EVP of business development. Alpha Networks, which provides back-end platforms for network and mobile operators and media companies delivering hybrid and OTT pay TV services, has hired Fryson, who has served as CEO of Lea and VP of sales at Wyplay as well […]

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