The Israeli pay-TV operator Yes is deploying Synamedia’s end-to-end video network portfolio to achieve broadcast-equivalent latency for its cloud-based, internet-only TV services.
German production company Beta Film has appointed senior film and TV executive Koby Gal-Raday to the management board in the newly created post of chief content officer.
Subscriber numbers at Israel’s Yes slipped by 7,000 on the quarter as the Beseq-owned operator prepared to begin the transition from satellite to online delivery.
The Bezeq-owned Israeli satellite broadcaster yes will use Apple TV for its new streaming service.
Cartoon Network has entered into a partnership with the Israeli satellite broadcaster yes.
Bezeq has said its satellite platform Yes is to drop DTH transmissions in favour of OTT.
Subscriber numbers at the Israeli DTH platform Yes have dipped below the 600,000 mark.
Isarel’s Yes is using Harmonic’s software-based Electra encoding platform for its new live UHD channel.
The Amos 2 satellite has been retired.
A special committee of telecommunications company Bezeq has backed the continued use of satellite – and with it the Amos system – rather than alternative distribution methods.