The Modern Times Group (MTG) channel TV1000 Russian Kino has been launched in Israel on the DTH platform yes. As a result, MTG’s global footprint has been increased to 38 countries.
The Israeli competition authority has given is approval to the merger of satellite platform YES with fixed line provider Bezeq, but with conditions.
The Israeli DTH platform yes has opted for the Viaccess-Orca COMPASS content discovery platform to support its new yes GO TV Everywhere service.
The Israeli DTH platform yes has announced plans for what will be the country’s first pay OTT TV service.
A controversial plan allowing the Israeli cable operator Hot and DTH platform Yes to operate their own news channels has been shelved.
Viaccess-Orca has announced a win for its COMPASS content discovery and recommendation platform.
The Israeli DTH platform yes ended the second quarter with 582,000 subscribers, or only 1,000 (0.2%) more than in the same period last year and 3,000 fewer than three months earlier.
Pace has signed a new partnership agreement with the Israeli DTH satellite provider Yes that will see the deployment of high definition digital services, including HD Video on Demand, to its customers.
The Israeli DTH platform Yes is looking into the possibility of selling its documentary channel yes Docu.
Customer demand for advanced services, such as HD, VOD and PVR, helped Israeli satcaster Yes push up ARPU by 2.2% in the first quarter.