Yahoo buys Israeli video streaming firm RayV

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Yahoo has acquired Israeli online video streaming company RayV, integrating the business into its cloud platforms and services team. Founded eight years ago, RayV offers… Read more

i24 News hits one year milestone


Israel-based international news channel i24news is celebrating one year on air, with its viewers now tuning in for an average of an hour a day, according… Read more

Israeli mobile operator Cellcom preps OTT TV offering


Israeli mobile operator Cellcom is due to enter the over-the-top (OTT) market, offering TV services over web for the first time.  Announcing the move, Cellcom,… Read more

MTG launches movie channel in Israel

MTG's Irina Gofman

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… Read more

EBU concerned over plans to dismantle Israeli public broadcaster

The European Broadcasting Union has today expressed concern over plans to disband the Israeli Broadcasting Authority and the country’s license fee and said the move… Read more

i24news launches on Swisscom TV

Israel-based international news channel i24news has launched in Switzerland on the Swisscom TV platform.  The new distribution deal saw Swisscom start to air the English… Read more

Fashion TV extends deal with SatLink

Israel-based teleport provider SatLink Communications has extended its deal with Fashion TV for the global playout, content management and distribution of its HD and SD… Read more

Fox channels reshuffles European execs

Fox International Channels has moved several of its senior executives in Europe into new positions following a restructure that has seen it split its business… Read more

IMG uses RRsat for SuperBowl

Sports media specialist IMG has used Israel-based RRsat to distribute coverage of Sunday’s American Football Super Bowl XLVIII to Europe. IMG has the European contract… Read more

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… Read more