NativeWaves joins the IABM

2021-04-19T08:48:00+01:00By Jo Ruddock

Austrian solutions provider NativeWaves has joined the International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers (IABM).


Minerva Networks deploys YourTV Now for Mahaska Communications

2021-04-19T08:45:00+01:00By Jo Ruddock

Minerva Networks has deployed the YourTV Now platform for Mahaska Communications Group (MCG). MCG provides internet, television and phone services to customers in a number of Iowa cities as well as providing wireless internet to rural communities.


Tangerine Global and MediaKind integrate Vubiquity national content with Citrus MediaFirst

2021-04-16T09:01:00+01:00By Jo Ruddock

Tangerine Global and MediaKind have announced the availability of Citrus MediaFirst TVaaS (TV-as-a-Service).


Irdeto and Nomad Digital partner to deliver premium content in internet challenged spaces

2021-04-13T09:52:00+01:00By Jo Ruddock

Irdeto has entered into a strategic partnership with fleet connectivity solutions provider Nomad Digital.


Telstra opts for castLabs solutions to fulfil video distribution and playback for TV Box Office

2021-04-09T08:58:00+01:00By Jo Ruddock

castLabs solutions have been picked by Telstra, Australia’s leading telecommunications and technology company, to provide secure and reliable video delivery for the Telstra TV Box Office, its transactional video on-demand service.


Broadpeak completes world-first demo of Streaming Video Alliance Open Caching interoperable APIs

2021-04-09T08:35:00+01:00By Jo Ruddock

Broadpeak has successfully performed the world’s first live demonstration of Streaming Video Alliance Open Caching APIs.


VisualOn launches WatchParty co-watching solution

2021-03-30T10:16:00+01:00By Jo Ruddock

VisualOn has unveiled WatchParty, a co-watching solution that combines video viewing and socialising in an easy-to-deploy package.


Vislink joins the European Broadcasting Union’s 5GCP group

2021-03-29T09:00:00+01:00By Jo Ruddock

David Edwards, live production product manager and interim group R&D leader at Vislink, has joined the European Broadcasting Union’s 5G in Content Production (5GCP) Group.

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Synmaedia unveils Synamedia Go

2021-03-29T08:31:00+01:00By Jo Ruddock

New from Synamedia is a modular suite of data-driven SaaS services that is said to provide a frictionless way for pay-TV operators and OTT/D2C streaming providers to rapidly augment and create value from their technology platforms.

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The Switch teams with Spark Sport for cloud production and delivery of F1, Premier League and New Zealand Cricket

2021-03-29T08:24:00+01:00By Jo Ruddock

Spark New Zealand, the country’s largest digital services provider, will utilise The Switch’s MIMiC cloud-based production-as-a-service offering as part of a multi-layered solution to deliver live sports feeds from Formula 1, the English Premier League and New Zealand Cricket to Spark Sport subscribers.


SmartLabs updates SmartCare analytics engine

2021-03-26T10:42:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

SmartLabs has released the latest version of its SmartCare quality monitoring tool, which is said to help operators and content providers understand audience behaviour and changes in viewing habits alongside verifying technical performance.


Cable Club launches first Android TV and mobile app in Peru powered by VO

2021-03-23T15:00:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Cable Club, one of the largest cable operators in Peru, is launching an OTT offering featuring Android TV set-top boxes, mobile apps for live video streaming and catch-up TV content powered by Viaccess-Orca’s TVaaS cloud-based TV platform and DRM solutions.


New Gracenote Personalized Imagery solution designed to drive engagement

2021-03-19T09:56:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Gracenote has launched Personalized Imagery to help video services increase engagement by presenting the most appealing programme images to viewers in their user interfaces, content carousels and programme guides.


WDR expands HD capacity with SES

2021-03-16T11:14:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

German public broadcaster Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), regional member of the ARD broadcasting group operating in North Rhine-Westphalia, has expanded its partnership with SES to secure an additional transponder for HD programming on ASTRA 19.2º East orbital position in a multi-year contract.


Mexico’s Megacable launches OTT service powered by Viaccess-Orca

2021-03-10T10:27:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Megacable, one of the largest cable TV providers in Mexico, is expanding the delivery of its Xview+ OTT service to Android TV set-top boxes using VO’s TV Platform solution.


Synamedia Clarissa brings clarity to video business decisions

2021-03-01T10:59:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Clarissa, described as the industry’s first business insights solution to take a holistic view of traditional pay-TV and OTT businesses and reveal critical behavioural and consumption insights, has been unveiled by Synamedia.


MultTV enhances interactive TV offerings with Beenius

2021-03-01T10:45:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

MultTV, a consortium of 13 Brazilian ISPs, has upgraded its IPTV system with the Beenius OTT solution.


Slovakia’s Towercom deploys CryptoGuard CAS

2021-02-23T09:26:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Bratislava-based Towercom has deployed CryptoGuard CAS to secure its nationwide DTT pay-TV services. The privately owned TV and telecommunications operator’s DTT network provides free-to-air and encrypted TV channels and covers 99% of the Slovak population.


Reshet 13 selects Kaltura to power D2C streaming service

2021-02-12T09:33:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Reshet 13, one of Israel’s leading commercial television channels, offers a wide range of entertainment via its digital platform. When the decision was made to upgrade its direct-to-consumer video service, it turned to Kaltura to replace its existing online video platform.


New live sports solution from Gracenote designed to boost fan engagement

2021-02-03T15:26:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Gracenote is launching a new live sports solution designed to help smart TV and auto manufacturers enable dynamic sports experiences to engage fans at home or on-the-go.


Tech Expert: Inside VR


Video: In this week’s Tech Expert, BAFTA Immersive Advisory Group chair Sol Rogers looks at virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality and beyond.