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.
Increased take up of PVR, HD and VOD gave a welcome boost to the Yes DTH satellite service in 2010.
Pressure is building in Israel to increase competition in the pay-TV sector, where the market effectively operates as a duopoly served by the cableco HOT and DTH platform Yes.
Advanced services were the key to a revenue rise of 3.9% for Israeli DTH platform Yes.
IPTV World Forum – London: NDS has announced that Yes, the sole provider of satellite television in Israel, has launched a VOD service, based on Progressive Download (PDL) technology, for its hybrid satellite-IP PVR platform.
The deconsolidation of DTH operation Yes has provided a handsome reward for Bezeq. The Israeli telecoms group recorded a one off gain of NIS1.5 billion (€280 million), well above estimates from both analysts and the company itself.