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Israeli internet video services could face same rules as pay TV

Internet video services such as local online providers Partner Communications and Cellcom could soon be subject to tougher rules and obligations if proposed new rules are approved by Israel’s parliament. According to local reports, the country’s Cable and Satellite Council in conjunction with the country’s justice and finance ministries has been working on a draft […]

Yes partners with Harmonic on UHD HDR channel

Israeli DTH provider Yes has partnered with Harmonic to launch a live ultra high definition (UHD), high dynamic range (HDR) channel. Yes has selected Harmonic’s software-based Electra encoding platform to deliver high-quality UHD-HDR linear video content to more than one million subscribers. “Our goal was to become the first broadcaster in the region to deliver […]

Cisco launches consumer test capability for Infinite Video customers

Cisco has launched a new facility to enable customers of its Infinite Video platform to test new features with users before making them generally available, with Israel’s Yes one of the first pay TV operators to use the service. The Infinite Video Platform Labs will enable Cisco customers to gather feedback from users before launching […]

CBS, Showtime get a big Yes in Israel

Israeli pay TV platform Yes has inked a new volume deal with CBS that gives it a range of programming from the studio and from CBS-owned premium cable net Showtime. Yes already had a CBS deal but the new agreement hands it programming including Showtime’s buzzy high-finance drama Billions, CBS series Limitless and The CW […]

Israel’s Yes joins MoCA

Israeli satellite TV service provider, Yes, has joined the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) as an associate member. Established in January 2004, MoCA is an open, industry standards organisation with applications in home networking that was set up to develop and promote technology for the connected home. MoCA technology is also used to extend Wi-Fi […]

Israel’s Hot, Yes and Cellcom all snap up Better Call Saul

A trio of Israeli pay TV platforms have acquired Better Call Saul in an “unprecedented” deal that sees them all launch the AMC show simultaneously, DTVE’s sister title TBI understands. Hot, Yes and Cellcom have all acquired the show from distributor Sony Pictures Television, and will launch it simultaneously on their channels tomorrow in primetime. […]

Kaltura launches end-to-end OTT TV solution

Video technology company Kaltura has launched an end-to-end pay OTT TV solution, which it will demo at IBC.  Kaltura OTT TV is the result of the firm integrating its video platform with pay OTT technology from its May acquisition of Tvinci. The new solution includes: multi-screen, multi-device support; tools designed to improve user acquisition and […]

MTG launches movie channel in Israel

The Modern Times Group has launched a Russian-language movie channel in Israel. The TV1000 channel rolled out yesterday (June 15) on the Yes satellite pay TV platform. Yes is carrying TV1000 on its Super Premium package as well as its TV everywhere service yesGo and the pay TV operator’s video-on-demand service. The channel, targeting Israel’s […]

Yes Go using Viaccess-Orca recommendation platform

Israeli DTH pay TV provider Yes is using Viaccess-Orca’s Compass content discovery platform to support its Go TV everywhere service. Compass is being used to recommend content to Yes Go users based on their personal tastes and viewing habits. Yes Go is the first multiscreen TV offering in Israel, delivering video services to TVs, PCs, […]

Israel’s Yes gears up for pay-OTT launch

Israeli satellite TV operator Yes has partnered with pay-OTT platform provider Tvinci to launch a new multi-screen TV service.  Yes GO, announced today, is due to go live in the first half of this year and will allow Yes subscribers to access the live linear channels and on-demand content included in their TV package from different […]