Bitmovin study highlights UK buffering woes


A new UK study by streaming infrastructure provider Bitmovin has found that poor video quality and buffering issues could cost video streamers as much as £45 million per month. More than one in three people in the UK (38%) claim to have unsubscribed from a streaming service due to buffering ...

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Media Distillery and NLZIET partner on content discovery


Video UX optimisation specialist Media Distillery and Dutch streaming service NLZIET have formed a partnership with the aim to improve customer experience through topic-based content discovery.


Belgium’s Proximus chooses 3Ready for Pickx TV


Belgium-based telco Proximus has selected 3Ready from 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) to support its next-generation multi-device Pickx TV service.


BSG and Red Bee Media team on Nordisk Film+


Media services provider Red Bee Media partnered with Better Software Group (BSG) to launch Danish entertainment company Nordisk Film’s new streaming service, Nordisk Film+.

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A1 Telekom adds Xplore TV to Android with help from 3SS


Set-top box software provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) said A1 Bulgaria, part of the A1 Telekom Austria Group, has gone live with a new app that enables the operator’s next-generation Xplore TV service to be viewed on Android TV sets.

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Red Bee Media partners with QuantumCast


Media services provider Red Bee Media partnered with QuantumCast, a cloud-based orchestration of QuantumCast-Audio backend services, to expand its audio streaming capability offering for customers.


Vodafone Turkey picks Cisco and Qwilt for content delivery


Vodafone Turkey signed a commercial agreement with Cisco and Qwilt to enhance the quality and delivery capacity of its live streaming, video-on-demand, and media applications to approximately 25 million subscribers in Turkey.

3SS and P3 team for Android OS in-car infotainment

3SS and P3 team for Android OS in-car infotainment


Software provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) partnered with automotive infotainment solutions specialist provider P3 to build an in-car infotainment system for in-car displays built on Google’s Android Automotive OS.

Malaysia’s Astro picks Synamedia Clarissa

Malaysia’s Astro picks Synamedia Clarissa


Independent video software provider Synamedia announced that content and entertainment company Astro Malaysia has gone live with Synamedia Clarissa to gain a deeper understanding about how business decisions impact viewer behaviour and content consumption, with the goal of boosting engagement.

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FAST and furious: the rise of Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV


It’s an understatement to say that Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV (FAST) was a hot topic at this year’s IBC. The theme of FAST channels and services popped up in numerous conversations and presentations around the show floor.

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Unified Virtual Channel to launch in 2023


Smart video streaming specialist Unified Streaming unveiled Unified Virtual Channel, which it said allows content providers to combine VoD and live sources to create OTT-only linear channels.

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Vodafone Portugal picks Media Distillery


Media Distillery said Vodafone Portugal has deployed its EPG Correction Distillery product to improve the user experience for subscribers to Vodafone TV services in that market.

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Ai-Media targets Europe for growth


Captioning, subtitling and localisation specialist Ai-Media is making its debut as an IBC exhibitor this year as the company steps up efforts to target non-English language broadcasters in Europe.

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Broadcast industry must embrace the metaverse


The hype around the metaverse is fully justified, the IBC Conference heard yesterday.


Xperi adopts a new Vewd


Xperi and Vewd are exhibiting jointly at IBC for the first time since the two companies announced their merger in July 2022.

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VoD and live: Together at last


Smart video streaming specialist Unified Streaming has unveiled Unified Virtual Channel, which it says allows content providers to combine VOD and live sources to create OTT-only linear channels.

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Warner Bros. Discovery’s Dave Duvall on managing merger tech challenges


Dave Duvall, Chief Information Officer at Warner Bros. Discovery, spelt out some of the challenges and opportunities facing the newly merged company in an IBC Conference session yesterday.

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Aiming high


Who could be better than a former ESA astronaut and physicist as an adviser for a provider of satellite terminals? Hall 1 exhibitor Satcube certainly couldn’t think of one, and has just appointed Christer Fuglesang to take on this role.

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Appear is X factor in DT’s OTT play


Media processing and delivery technology specialist Appear has revealed that its X Platform forms a central element of Deutsche Telekom’s (DT) over-the-top (OTT) TV service in Germany.

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Ruwido to highlight sustainability agenda at IBC


Infrared products manufacturer Ruwido Austria will be highlighting how it created a new product architecture for remote controls, claiming it is able to reduce CO2 emissions by 70% through what it describes as a “better world architecture”.