Imagine Communications and Sky Media collaborate on multiplatform ad management

2021-02-23T11:03:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Imagine Communications has entered into an agreement with Sky Media to transform the way that multiplatform media advertising is bought and sold.


MPP Global and Agillic partner to deliver best-in-class subscriber tech

2021-02-12T09:38:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Agillic and MPP Global are partnering to provide a comprehensive, end-to-end subscription solution.


Firstlight Media and Evergent team up to deepen OTT subscriber relationships

2021-02-05T10:16:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Firstlight Media and Evergent Technologies are integrating their cloud-based capabilities to help OTT and pay-TV providers deliver end-to-end solutions that optimise and monetise audiences.


EZDRM adds Huawei WisePlay DRM support

2021-02-03T11:36:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

As a Platform Partner in Huawei’s Developer Ecosystem, the EZDRM Universal DRM has now been enhanced to incorporate Huawei’s WisePlay DRM, and is available for developers to address content protection requirements for all major playback systems.


Vislink launches IP Link 3.0

2021-01-21T11:08:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Vislink has launched IP Link 3.0, an ATSC 3.0 advanced studio-transmitter link system that can enable broadcasting service platforms to access new avenues for monetisation.


Synamedia partners with Akamai to speed pirate take downs

2021-01-14T11:26:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Security and watermarking solutions from Synamedia are now integrated with Akamai’s Intelligent Edge Platform to protect customers streaming OTT content.


Orange delivers targeted ads with SoftAtHome’s Watch’ON

2021-01-13T12:57:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

SoftAtHome’s Watch’ON video product is powering the new addressable TV offering recently launched by Orange France. The first partnership with a national broadcaster, France Télévisions, is already up and running.


Operative names Hans Fischmann VP of product strategy

2021-01-13T12:47:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Hans has been appointed vice president of product strategy leading the multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) market at adtech company Operative.


Norigin Media offers new AdTech solution with Fraunhofer FOKUS

2021-01-08T09:44:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Video streaming solutions provider Norigin Media has successfully completed an ad-replacement trial with German R&D institute Fraunhofer FOKUS. The joint OTT AdTech proposition will offer pay-TV operators the opportunity to detect and replace advertisements on premium streaming services.


Etere integrates picture-in-picture in ETX playout

2020-12-08T11:21:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Etere ETX now includes a picture-in-picture (PIP) feature that allows users to insert live graphics and videos as an overlay over a streaming video.


Verizon launches Verizon Media ConnectID

2020-12-04T10:04:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Verizon Media has announced the introduction of its new unified identity solution, Verizon Media ConnectID, designed to support advertisers, publishers and consumers as the digital landscape evolves away from cookies as a way to manage and reach audiences online.


NativeWaves and Stats Perform announce partnership

2020-11-25T12:36:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Stats Perform, a leader in AI and data technology, and streaming solutions provider NativeWaves have announced a new partnership and the launch of a product that gives sports fans an enhanced viewing experience on their mobile devices.


Canal+ Group and Kudelski announce shutdown of illegal on-demand content distributor

2020-11-17T14:23:00+00:00By Jo Ruddock

Kudelski Group and Canal+ Group have shutdown a Switzerland-based piracy organisation in Canton of Vaud, that delivered French-speaking on-demand content to thousands of customers.


Synamedia names Paul Segre as CEO

2020-10-23T10:51:00+01:00By Jo Ruddock

Video software provider Synamedia has appointed Paul Segre as CEO with immediate effect. Previously CEO of Genesys, Segre succeeds Yves Padrines, who is stepping down after two years in the role.


MediaScouting Broadcast and News Insight make for easier content analysis


DataScouting has released the new version of its MediaScouting Broadcast platform, claiming to have made it more intelligent, easy to use, efficient and reliable.

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Intelligent media monitoring platform from DataScouting takes 360° view


DataScouting, which develops and designs intelligent software solutions for media monitoring, has unveiled its MediaScouting suite to cover ‘360° media monitoring’, minimising the time and effort needed to search and find actionable information in broadcast, online, social and print media.


Grupo Express chooses Nagra to support new OTT services


Nagra has announced that Grupo Express, one of Argentina’s leading cable and broadband providers, selected Nagra to enable NOW Express, a new OTT streaming service to its customers on set-top boxes and portable devices.


Whip Media Group takes on GrayMeta as strategic partner


GrayMeta, which specialises in creating meaningful metadata using machine learning and artificial intelligence, has become a Strategic Supply Chain Partner for Whip Media Group, to help extend its data-driven Content Value Management (CVM) platform.


Synamedia addresses advertising revenue with Iris


Video software provider Synamedia has launched Iris, a new addressable advertising product.


US piracy report released by Nagra and Digital Citizens Alliance


Digital Citizens Alliance and Nagra have jointly released an investigative report showcasing how illegal piracy subscription services in the United States have grown into a billion-dollar industry that steals from creators, circumvents legitimate TV operators, and poses risks for consumers.