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    Industry Trends

    From the cloud to 5G: NAB 2019 in review


    From the creation of content in the cloud to the delivery of content to mobile devices, NAB 2019 was awash with innovation that suggests an even closer relationship between the media and telco industries.

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    AT&T to sell Hulu stake


    Comcast and Disney remain the two stakeholders to back the Hulu streaming service after AT T confirmed it has sold its share to Hulu for $1.43 billion.

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    Industry Trends

    Realising the potential of SAT>IP


    SAT IP technology – whereby antenna signals can be converted into IP for distribution around a house or commercial facility – is beginning to achieve global traction.

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    Disney reveals streaming service details


    Disney has confirmed its streaming service will launch in November with new originals and a host of favourites from Disney and Pixar, as well as The Simpsons and Star Wars. 

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    Industry Trends

    Britbox: ‘Too little, too late?’


    Can the streaming service planned by the BBC and ITV compete with the might of Netflix and Amazon, plus upcoming offerings from Apple, Disney and AT T?

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    Industry Trends

    New at NAB: The cloud gets crowded


    NAB 2019: The cloud allows for revolutionary gains in speed, flexibility, and collaboration, with the industry on a fast track to deploying workflows with Google, Microsoft and Amazon. So it’s little wonder that NAB has been awash with new launches based on cloud technology.

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    Google Cloud and MediaKind unite


    NAB 2019: MediaKind and Google Cloud partner to deliver personalised and immersive user experience.

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    Industry Trends

    Direct to consumer partnerships drive Viacom strategy


    Viacom is championing audiences and its flagship channels with traditional distribution and over-the-top models to enhance value beyond its core offerings, according to SVP Dan Fahy. 

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    ITV closes in on programmatic ad tech deal


    UK broadcaster ITV is edging closer to rolling out a programmatic ad tech platform for its live and on-demand service ITV Hub as it plays “catch up” with its use of data and analytics.

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    Industry Trends

    Getting to the core of Apple TV+


    In a golden era of storytelling, Apple has turned its attention to reinventing TV and adding healthy competition to the ecosystem, writes Paolo Pescatore