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Video: The promise of 5G

2018-11-13T11:33:00+00:00

Demystifying the hype around 5G, experts discuss the promise and expectations of ultra high-speed mobile connectivity and its potential for the media and entertainment sector.

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Digital pitch

2018-11-05T17:06:00+00:00By

Ralph Rivera was a star in the IBC2018 Sports Track headliner ‘How Eurosport is driving digital to attract new audiences’, and like many people around the show his driving desire is to see broadcast and digital converge.

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Analysis: Can OneWeb straddle the ‘Valley of Death’?

2018-10-08T06:00:00+01:00By

OneWeb has some hefty backers but how will the scheme to provide broadband coverage to millions cope with moving from idea to implementation?

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In-flight entertainment: The next TV battleground?

2018-10-08T06:00:00+01:00By

Competition to deliver content to airline passengers is ramping up, writes Chris Forrester.

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Whitepaper: Live remote production and monitoring matters

2018-10-03T08:39:00+01:00Brought to you by

Two whitepapers in one: Insights into the challenges Online Video Providers (OVPs) face and the solutions for consideration as they seek to keep current customers and attract new viewers.

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Interview: Michelle Munson, Eluvio

2018-10-02T09:39:00+01:00By

The leader of new ‘content-centric’ software start-up Eluvio shares her thoughts on evolving distribution models, and the merits of perceiving AI and blockchain as ‘tools’ to ease system implementation.

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The state of streaming: It’s the end of an ‘error’

2018-09-17T14:17:00+01:00Brought to you by

As it stands, the US is one of the most expensive places in the world to get internet. One in four homes are unable to get broadband-level speeds necessary for effective streaming, while the Federal Communications Commission continues to do awaywith plans to make high-speed Internet more affordable, writes Phenix ...

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Amsterdam: The home of media, tech and startup success

2018-09-11T13:36:00+01:00Brought to you by City of Amsterdam

Amsterdam has always been a thriving business and tech hub, home to innovative startups and scale-ups, creative agencies, multinationals and international tech tycoons that have chosen the city as their European headquarters.

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Laying solid foundations for a video-first future

2018-09-10T07:00:00+01:00Brought to you by

Audiences today have an almost limitless amount of content to choose from which makes it increasingly challenging to capture their attention, writes Brian Rifkin, co-founder & SVP of Strategic Partnerships at JW Player.

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Sale or scale: The future of production

2018-03-06T11:19:00+00:00By

The Royal Television Society (RTS) took the lilt and inference of the property and design franchise show Love It or List It for an evening panel session on the stark implications of eye-catching buy-outs in the media markets.

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Blog: TV isn't dead, it's evolving

2018-02-23T07:00:00+00:00By

The way we shoot and deliver TV and film may have changed, but despite the constant cycle of change, cinema and TV is still in good health, says John Maxwell Hobbs.

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Whitepaper: State of the Broadcast Industry 2018

2018-02-15T11:26:00+00:00Brought to you by

This annual report explores inside notes on digital viewing, consumer shifts and more.

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The battle for net neutrality

2018-01-17T12:53:00+00:00By

The concept of “net neutrality” has captivated the attention of the general public thanks in part to a decision in the US to scrap rules that prevent broadband providers charging to deliver certain content.

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How Japan’s SoftBank plans to bridge the global digital divide

2018-01-12T10:36:00+00:00By

Japanese telco and serial investor SoftBank wants to use its investment in OneWeb to help it deliver a smarter, interconnected, and automated world.

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Using spare frequency to deliver rural broadband

2017-12-14T07:00:00+00:00By

In the third and final part of a series of articles on the innovative ways in which broadband access is being rolled out around the world we examine how unused broadcast frequency could be repurposed to provide internet access.

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Flying high with Facebook

2017-12-08T10:33:00+00:00By

In the second of a three-part series on broadband connectivity, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s scheme to replace satellites with high-flying airships that beam extra bandwidth.

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Elon Musk: Rockets, constellations & fast-track travel

2017-12-01T09:22:00+00:00By

In the first of three articles on global broadband access, billionaire and visionary Elon Musk has a plan to supply a global satellite system for the planet’s ever-hungry broadband connectivity.

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UK tops mobile connectivity leader board

2017-06-22T13:25:00+01:00By

UK is reported to have the fastest mobile connectivity worldwide according to the Akamai ’State of the Internet’ report for the first quarter (Q1) of 2017.

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H2B2VS (HEVC hybrid broadcast broadband video services) – building innovative solutions over hybrid networks

2017-03-27T16:11:00+01:00By R. Monnier Thomson Video Networks France; A. Mourelle Hispasat Spain; J-P. Bernoux TDF France

Started in January 2013, H2B2VS (1) is a Eureka Celtic-Plus project.

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Coexistence between LTE and DTT – practical experience following the clearance and relicensing of 800 MHz spectrum in the UK

2017-03-24T16:39:00+00:00By A Dumbreck K Beeke P Brown R Rudd M Buchan Waddell C Nokes D Darlington M Brown A Fernandes

An interference mitigation programme is underway in the UK and this has led to an improved understanding of real-world TV reception and interference prediction and mitigation.

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DASH in ATSC 3.0: Bridging the gap between OTT and broadcast

2017-03-21T11:53:00+00:00By Thomas Stockhammer Iraj Sodagar Waqar Zia Sachin Deshpande Sejin Oh and Mary-Luc Champel

ATSC 3.0 revolutionizes TV broadcast distribution. For the first time, a hybrid system is designed from day 1 in order to support broadcast and broadband distribution in an integrated manner and to target different receiver platforms.

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