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The BBC has been successful in returning the youth-oriented BBC Three to linear TV grids after being digital-only for the last five years after UK regulator Ofcom approved its relaunch as a broadcast television channel.
BBC Three 2 March 2021
Even though streaming has boomed over the last few years, and rapidly accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic, the potentially disrupting role of over-the-air (OTA) access to and viewing of TV content has been somewhat understated and the ongoing sector is equally as fast-growing says a study from Horowitz Research.
Horowitz state of ota 10Feb2021
In a ringing condemnation of the fake news concerning unfounded inks between 5G mobile networks and Covid-19, UK regulator Ofcom has imposed a sanction on broadcaster ESTV after an interview which it judged contained potentially harmful content and criticised ITV presenter Eamonn Holmes for ill-judged comments that risked undermining viewers.

After being hit by cancellations from a growing number of its major exhibitors due to the Coronavirus outbreak, leading US flagship broadcast technology NAB, due to run in its traditional April slot in Las Vegas, has been pulled.

Data from the European Audiovisual Observatory’s MAVISE TV and VOD database has shown that the supply of TV channels in Europe has become more fragmented due to the pre-Brexit migration of a number of stations and the general  diversification of channels.

Making a pivot away of the distribution of TV services from traditional broadcasting to cable and broadband platforms, Finland’s DNA has revealed that it is to close its VHF frequency-based terrestrial network in July 2020, relinquishing its network licence for the company.

Wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions provider GatesAir is celebrating winning what it calls a ‘large’ digital TV (DTV) transmission contract with Chilean public service broadcaster Televisión Nacional de Chile (TVN Chile).

WarnerMedia has named Ricky Ow president of is distribution and advertising sales division in APAC, following the streamlining of now merged HBO and Turner, where he was regional president.