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MediaKind launches VOD processing solution

2020-08-05T14:01:00+01:00By

MediaKind has launched Aquila On-Demand, a video on demand solution for the processing and delivery of video files over any network (cable, IPTV and OTT) to any device.

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ViaLite Site Controller set for outdoor enclosures

2020-08-05T09:29:00+01:00By

ViaLite’s Embedded Site Controller is now available for the company’s ODE-A4 outdoor enclosures, as well as the ODE-MINI, ViaLite’s smallest outdoor enclosure. The hardware and software combination allows monitoring and control (M&C) of the RF over fibre links within the enclosures.

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Ateme announces Anevia merger

2020-08-05T09:16:00+01:00By

Ateme is to acquire Anevia, creating a company with revenues of more than €80m.

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Tata Elxsi and Invidi expand pay-TV relationship

2020-08-04T13:44:00+01:00By

Invidi Technologies and Tata Elxsi have announced an extension of their relationship, to bring addressable television capabilities to pay-TV operators in India, Asia-Pacific and MEA.

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QNET Telecom chooses ATEME Titan Live

2020-07-30T14:36:00+01:00By

ATEME has announced that QNET Telecom, an internet, telephone, and television company in the state of Paraná, Brazil, has chosen to implement its Titan Live solution to transcode its line-up of channels.

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SES and Harmonic partner on 5G transformation

2020-07-29T10:24:00+01:00By

SES and Harmonic are to work together to fast-track the freeing up of spectrum for 5G while simultaneously enabling SES’s C-band customers to maintain the quality and resilience of their critical video services.

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Video player supports VR and 8K over 5G

2020-07-23T15:52:00+01:00By

Viaccess-Orca has announced that its secure video player, validated by studios for multi-device content protection, supports the delivery of VR and 8K video over 5G networks.

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Movistar+ rolls out ATEME Titan software headend

2020-07-22T13:59:00+01:00By

Movistar+, the audiovisual entertainment arm of the Telefónica Group, has chosen to implement ATEME’s Titan software headend solution for distribution of its live DTH/OTT services.

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Probing new DAB features with WorldCast

2020-07-22T09:36:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

A new version of the Audemat DAB Probe with a host of new functions has been released by WorldCast Systems.

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Globecast helps Mindset Pop serve African education in lockdown

2020-07-21T13:53:00+01:00By

Globecast has partnered with long-term customer and education content provider Mindset to create an additional pop-up education channel for children across Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Net Insight teams up with Mobilelinks to deliver premium sports content

2020-07-21T13:40:00+01:00By

Net Insight and Mobilelinks will provide media network solutions and services for the delivery of premium live sports content in the Nordics.

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WIND Hellas chooses Broadpeak for new ABR service

2020-07-20T09:36:00+01:00By

WIND Hellas, one of the largest telecommunications companies in Greece, has chosen Broadpeak’s streaming and recording solutions to power its new ABR service.

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Al Wousta chooses Imagine for ST 2110-based solution

2020-07-20T09:28:00+01:00By

Imagine Communications says it has taken a leading role in Al Wousta, a new television channel owned by Sharjah Broadcasting Authority (SBA) and broadcast from Al Dhaid, the capital of the Emirate of Sharjah.

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Distance learning managed with Etere components

2020-07-16T14:21:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

Italy’s distance-learning university, Consorzio Nettuno, has recently completed an upgrade to its long-established Etere infrastructure that includes a move from its traditional tape delivery to a file-based system.

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Virgin Media chooses Globecast for new channel playout

2020-07-15T11:10:00+01:00By

Virgin Media has chosen Globecast to provide a playout solution for its ‘pop-up’ HD exercise channel ‘Get Moving’.

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SES provides wider access to coronavirus information

2020-07-15T10:54:00+01:00By

Millions of households across Africa, Europe, and Asia-Pacific will be able to access a free-to-air TV channel via SES satellites dedicated to delivering reliable, informative content about COVID-19.

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WISI announces 10G SFP+ transceiver availability

2020-07-08T15:47:00+01:00By

WISI Communications has announced general availability of 10G SFP+ transceivers for 10G EPON and XGS-PON applications, developed by TiBit Communications.

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BBC Studios chooses SES for playout and distribution

2020-07-08T15:35:00+01:00By

BBC Studios (BBCS) and its subsidiary UKTV have selected SES to manage the playout and distribution of over 50 linear channels and their associated VOD services, SES has announced.

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Ross Video chooses Matrox to power softGear audio processors

2020-07-08T15:32:00+01:00By

Ross has chosen Matrox DSX LE4 SDI I/O cards for its softGear Broadcast Audio Processor.

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ViaLite looking to expand channel

2020-07-03T10:47:00+01:00By

ViaLite Communications is seeking to appoint new distributors as part of the latest expansion in the company’s reseller network.

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Appear TV brings JPEG XS support to X Platform

2020-06-30T09:31:00+01:00By

Appear TV has added JPEG XS compression to its X Platform. Users of the Appear X Platform can, the company says, now take advantage of high resolution and real-time capabilities with the lowest possible latency.

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LTN Global first with ATSC 3.0 deployment

2020-06-30T09:12:00+01:00By

LTN Global has announced that its transport service is being used for what it says is the first commercial deployment of ATSC 3.0 in the United States, in Las Vegas.

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Globecast hires new CTO for the Americas

2020-06-26T11:50:00+01:00By

Globecast has appointed Chris Pulis as its new Chief Technology Officer for the Americas, effective immediately.

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Going live from the home studio with WorldCast

2020-06-24T08:29:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

WorldCast Systems has created a new home broadcast package to help radio talent broadcast professional quality content from their home studios.

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EBU ambitions for 5G distribution face a wait for chip sets

2020-06-22T11:21:00+01:00By

The EBU’s TR 054 technical report is a deep look at how 5G might facilitate multiple PSM services to portable/mobile devices, and do a better job than QoS with its unpopular coverage and cost issues. Mobile unicast networks are the key fault line, it says.

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Orange Slovensko chooses Appear TV X Platform

2020-06-16T14:28:00+01:00By

Orange Slovensko has adopted the Appear TV X Platform to increase network capacity and functionality.

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New CCO strengthens Net Insight management team

2020-06-16T14:22:00+01:00By

Net Insight has appointed Mårten Blixt in a newly established Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) role, with responsibility for global sales and marketing.

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Skyline’s DataMiner chosen by du for new teleport

2020-06-16T14:01:00+01:00By

Skyline Communications’ DataMiner platform has been selected by du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company, to manage the new Al Qudra teleport in Dubai.

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Ateme partners on first demo of VVC standard

2020-06-11T09:12:00+01:00By

Ateme is taking part in a trial of the first end-to-end UHD satellite broadcast transmission using the new Versatile Video Coding (VVC) standard.

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ViaLite recognises APAC growth with management move

2020-06-09T13:33:00+01:00By

ViaLite Communications has appointed John Meyers as APAC sales manager, supporting its growth in the area with a new dedicated role for the region.

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Skyline’s DataMiner deployed by Yahsat

2020-06-08T15:59:00+01:00By

Skyline Communications has announced that Yahsat Government Solutions (YGS), has deployed its DataMiner platform to manage and control some of the company’s networks.

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Etere offers workflow planning with Shopping Cart

2020-06-08T15:44:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

Etere has launched its Shopping Cart business intelligence software, which allows a broadcaster to plan task distribution across its team.

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Saudi Broadcasting Company turns to Imagine for playout solution

2020-06-04T16:02:00+01:00By

Saudi Broadcasting Authority (SBA) is replacing the playout technology for its main channels with an integrated solution from Imagine Communications.

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MEASAT deploys Skyline’s DataMiner

2020-06-03T13:57:00+01:00By

Skyline Communications has announced that MEASAT Satellite Systems, a Malaysian-based satellite operator, has deployed the DataMiner system.

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Marina helps ARTE dodge remote roadblocks

2020-06-01T10:49:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

To better manage its output in the current era of remote working, ARTE, the public service European culture channel, relied on some quick adaptations to its Pebble Beach Marina software.

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Broadpeak successfully trials 5G video technology

2020-05-29T14:24:00+01:00By

Broadpeak has announced its 5G video collaboration with MobiledgeX, which saw it deploy its virtual BroadCache Box local caching technology for mobile networks via the Deutsche Telekom-founded company’s Edge-Cloud platform.

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LTN Global launches IP alternative to satellite distribution

2020-05-28T15:47:00+01:00By

LTN Global has announced the launch of LTN Wave, a terrestrial IP-based distribution solution designed as an alternative to satellite distribution.

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Appear TV compression gets qualified boost

2020-05-27T14:34:00+01:00By

Appear TV has announced new publishing features and qualification for its software-based AVC and HEVC video compression.

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SatADSL expands reach of satellite services

2020-05-27T14:32:00+01:00By

SatADSL has partnered with YahClick to enhance its connectivity offering across Sub-Saharan Africa.

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ReQuTech hits wideband antenna design target

2020-05-26T15:49:00+01:00By

ReQuTech has announced that its engineering team has reached a milestone by finalising the design of wideband K/Ka band phased array antennas.

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The DPP offers real-time views from a crisis

2020-05-22T09:17:00+01:00By

The DPP has released initial findings from a research project that tracks media people’s experiences of a working through the coronavirus pandemic.

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ReQuTech lines up quick-deploy satellite terminals for launch

2020-05-21T15:17:00+01:00By

Swedish antenna company ReQuTech has unveiled a family of ultra-lightweight, quick-deploy manpack flyaway terminals.

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Appear TV compression to offer HLS features

2020-05-21T08:14:00+01:00By

Norway’s Appear TV has announced new HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) features and appliance availability for its AVC and HEVC software-based video compression.

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Skyline Communications adds Hellas Sat to client base

2020-05-20T15:09:00+01:00By

Skyline Communications has added another satellite operator to its client list.

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Mobile Viewpoint launches portable Ultra 5G encoder

2020-05-19T09:47:00+01:00By

Mobile Viewpoint says its new Agile AirLink Ultra 5G mobile encoder is its most powerful portable video transmitter to date.

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MediaKind partners to digitally deliver Chattanooga Film Festival

2020-05-19T09:44:00+01:00By

MediaKind is to work with Microsoft, Evergent, Slalom and VisualOn to develop an interactive, direct-to-consumer (DTC) platform which will enable the Chattanooga Film Festival to take place in front of a digital audience, while maintaining the event’s intimacy, culture, and intent.

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Net Insight stacks up media network sales

2020-05-18T14:20:00+01:00By

Net Insight has won two major orders from media network customers.

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Second Swiss role in radio for OmniPlayer

2020-05-15T14:31:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

Swiss station Radio Stadtfilter has announced that it will start using OmniPlayer radio automation software for its radio production and playout system, with a planned on-air date of August 1.

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WISI builds on Inca IP platform

2020-05-15T14:13:00+01:00By

Carrier-grade video delivery solutions company WISI has announced that it has redefined and expanded the Inca IP video platform with a new single SKU chassis, updated modules and upgraded software features.

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SES inks deal with BBC World News over Western Europe

2020-05-13T15:52:00+01:00By

BBC World News has extended its relationship with SES in a deal that will allow TV viewers across Western Europe to continue to watch the HD free-to-air channel via SES’s Astra satellite at 19.2° East.

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Imagine ST 2110 capability delivers ‘quantum leap’ for NC State video network

2020-05-11T15:25:00+01:00By

North Carolina State University has transformed its live course production capabilities with a networked video infrastructure, based on the SMPTE ST 2110 standard, from Imagine Communications.

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Appear TV announces new X Platform features

2020-05-11T15:18:00+01:00By

Norwegian video processing platforms company Appear TV has added new video networking features to its X Platform.

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WISI announces HDMI encoder module for headend operators

2020-05-06T11:17:00+01:00By

WISI has launched a new HDMI encoder module for headend operators managing video services in hotels, hospitals, leisure facilities and residences.

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Skyline and Interra partner on OTT QoS

2020-05-05T15:54:00+01:00By

Interra Systems and Skyline Communications have announced a partnership to improve quality of service (QoS) and quality of experience (QoE) for linear and nonlinear OTT channels.

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VOD chaos nudges DPP towards new technical efforts

2020-05-04T12:06:00+01:00By

The DPP used a wide range of input from industry for its new document ‘Supplying the VOD Revolution’, with the findings painting a chaotic picture.

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Beenius launches AWS-based interactive TV platform

2020-05-04T09:45:00+01:00By

Beenius has announced the launch of its Interactive TV platform offering on Amazon Web Services.

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Net Insight sees sales decline, earnings increase

2020-04-30T11:10:00+01:00By

Net Insight has witnessed the impact of Covid-19 first-hand, as it reports its financial results for the quarter, yet the news was not all negative for the Swedish solutions provider.

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ABS inks deal with Comsat to boost satellite network connectivity

2020-04-30T11:01:00+01:00By

Global satellite connectivity provider Comsat has ratified an agreement with global satellite operator ABS to enhance and strengthen the Comsat global network.

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Leaseweb distro deal for Eurovision Flow expands EBU algorithm options

2020-04-29T15:13:00+01:00By

When the EBU’s dynamic switching CDN toolbox Eurovision Flow first appeared as a pilot at IBC 2017, it was likened to both Google Maps and Trivago for its functional simplicity.

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3SS rolls out multiplatform entertainment ecosystem for network operators

2020-04-29T08:52:00+01:00By

3 Screen Solutions (3SS) has deployed the 3Ready Entertainment Ecosystem to networks worldwide, an all-in portfolio of complementary capabilities, technical deployment options, key vendor partnership network and pre-integrations.

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DVB-I carries broadcasters to a new world beyond transponders

2020-04-27T15:35:00+01:00By

DVB-I, the exciting development that shifted the DVB Project’s culture away from being strictly broadcast first, has been pushed towards multiple deployments by a new open source reference client for Android and Hbb.TV.

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Upgraded Capture Express adds SRT support

2020-04-27T13:23:00+01:00By

Magewell has announced a new upgrade of its free Capture Express recording application that expands the software’s streaming capabilities.

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WorldCast offers FM broadcasters a year of reduced energy costs

2020-04-24T11:49:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

WorldCast Systems has announced that it is offering one free year of its SmartFM AI algorithm to all owners of Ecreso FM transmitters.

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Minacord taps PlayBox Neo for channel trio

2020-04-24T11:46:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

Minacord Media, founded and owned by composer, songwriter, singer and instrumentalist Zeljko Joksimovic, has chosen Version 19 of the PlayBox Neo channel-in-a-box system to help launch three new channels.

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Appear offers global streaming security

2020-04-24T08:59:00+01:00By

Appear TV has announced critical new features for its streaming portfolio, enabling just-in-time packaging with features for start-over, catch-up, nPVR and VOD.

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3SS supports Super RTL in AVOD kids’ service launch

2020-04-20T11:19:00+01:00By

3 Screen Solutions (3SS) has detailed its support in the launch of the advertising-based video on demand (AVOD) service Toggo, by German children’s broadcaster Super RTL.

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Amdocs launches AI home operating system

2020-04-17T08:27:00+01:00By

Amdocs has launched doxi HomeOS, a cloud-native home operating system (OS) based on artificial intelligence (AI) that is designed to enable service providers to move beyond basic connectivity services.

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Open source streaming added to free Magewell capture tool

2020-04-16T14:00:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

Magewell has announced that the new version 3.2 of its free Capture Express recording application adds support for multiple streaming technologies, including the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) protocol developed and open-sourced by Haivision.

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Vodafone picks Synamedia for global TV platform

2020-04-08T15:38:00+01:00By

Video software provider Synamedia has secured a multi-year contract with Vodafone Group that includes the supplier’s Infinite video platform, security products and integration services.

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Telikom PNG picks UniqCast for IPTV

2020-04-08T11:27:00+01:00By

Telikom PNG, the incumbent telecoms operator from Papua New Guinea, has selected an IPTV/OTT product from UniqCast to enable it to offer IPTV services to its fixed-line subscribers.

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Hiltron completes fully integrated TVRO platform control system for Nilesat

2020-04-07T12:42:00+01:00By

Hiltron Communications announces completion of custom-designed turnkey TVRO satellite platform for Nilesat.

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Right content, right place, right time

2020-02-20T13:35:00+00:00By

Automation is certain to play an ever-greater role as broadcasters work to service more platforms with more content than ever before, writes David Davies.

Plug-in: Integrated technology now offers graphics choice

Pebble Beach partners with Vizrt

2019-09-24T13:02:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The company has announced that it has partnered with graphics specialist Vizrt to integrate the Viz Engine into its Dolphin and Orca integrated playout solutions.

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GatesAir unveils extended low-power TV range

2019-09-21T17:13:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

At IBC, GatesAir unveiled a wider family of TV transmitters resulting from the company’s recent acquisition of ONEtastic, known henceforward as GatesAir S.r.l.

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New agreements hit the hot spot for Arabsat

2019-09-21T16:53:00+01:00By

Arab Satellite Communications Organization (Arabsat) used IBC to discuss with visitors the latest developments in its business.

Aldrey: Building lasting connections with technical partners

MediaKind launches Universal Alliance

2019-09-19T09:23:00+01:00By

In support of the company’s goal to ignite the industrialisation of broadcast-quality streaming, MediaKind launched the MediaKind Universe Alliance at IBC.

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AppearTV updates X-Series

2019-09-17T15:50:00+01:00By

At IBC, updates to AppearTV’s X-Series Platform were demonstrated.

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The IBC Daily 2019: Day 5

2019-09-17T08:19:00+01:00

The final edition of the IBC Daily 2019 is available to read now.

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Antennas, terminals and more courtesy of General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies

2019-09-16T13:14:00+01:00By

Product areas on show on the General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies stand range from its new EcoForce compact amplifiers, flyaway and small deployable antennas, to antenna control systems and GaN-based electronic products.

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Globcast MCN new for IBC2019

2019-09-16T13:14:00+01:00By

New at IBC this year is Globecast Managed Cloud Network (Globecast MCN).

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Gulfsat establishes new business unit

2019-09-16T13:14:00+01:00By

Having begun life as a pure VSAT operator, working only with data and voice, Gulfsat’s business has continuously evolved.

Beaudouin: All-in-one approach directly translates into lower opex and capex

New features for ATEME’s Titan

2019-09-16T11:17:00+01:00By

Dedicating its IBC booth to the company’s offering for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT is ATEME with its TITAN platform.

Le Mancq: showcasing innovative use cases and new business opportunities for mABR for satellite

Broadpeak optimises video quality over 5G

2019-09-16T11:17:00+01:00By

According to exhibitor Broadpeak, the company has taken an active role in providing solutions to optimise video delivery over 5G for use cases that include local caching, cell congestion management, and service routing.

Wohnoutka: “We continue to make significant investments to scale our Vyvx network”

CenturyLink/Grass Valley bandwidth test up for discussion

2019-09-16T11:07:00+01:00By

At IBC, CenturyLink is talking to visitors to its stand about the demonstration it carried out with Grass Valley in June

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Compact SSPAs and BUCs from Advantech

2019-09-16T10:27:00+01:00By

A new line of solid state power amplifiers and block up converters that are said to offer the highest power density and smallest form factor in the industry is on show on the Advantech stand.

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Agama: Identifying patterns in service delivery

2019-09-16T10:26:00+01:00By

To deliver video services that meet or exceed customer expectations, service providers must act quickly when quality and usage KPIs deviate from their normal range, IBC2019 exhibitor Agama Technologies believes.

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The IBC Daily 2019: Day 4

2019-09-16T08:12:00+01:00

Read the latest issue of the IBC Daily online now.

Viable: The technology allows new business models

Transmission site in one device with Telsat

2019-09-15T15:41:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The manufacturer – thanks to a partnership with TRX Innovate and Plisch – said that all the hardware of a complete transmission site can now be integrated into one device.

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Probecom antenna will travel in the hold

2019-09-15T15:33:00+01:00By

With a product range that includes satellite communication antennae, receive only antennae on C, Ku, Ka, S, X, L bands from 2.4 metre to 16 metre; manual or motorised carbon fibre/fibre glass flyaway antennae from 0.55 metre to 2.4 metre, exhibitor Probecom’s range could be described as extensive.

Massart: The key to both OTT and all-IP newsgathering is successful transmission

Newtec supports mobile journalism

2019-09-15T14:37:00+01:00By

Showcasing how the company says it is addressing the future of broadcasting, Newtec is demonstrating its solutions for the growing OTT market and all-IP newsgathering applications.

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SAPEC Laguna Media Processor now supports eight SD/HD channels

2019-09-15T14:36:00+01:00By

The 4-channel encoder presented by SAPEC at IBC last year has been upgraded, and is centre stage on the company’s stand. It now features eight SD/HD channels supporting H.264 and MPEG-2, while up to four SD/HD channels provide support for HEVC.

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WISI transcoder now features redundancy

2019-09-15T14:36:00+01:00By

The Inca ABR Transcoder 3840 being showcased on the WISI stand is described as a carrier-grade adaptive bitrate transcoder built for rapid deployment and reliable OTT video delivery.

Connect and Discover are both cloud-based

“Leadership in IMF workflows” from Ownzones

2019-09-15T14:00:00+01:00By

It looks as if IMF – the Interoperable Master Format – will rapidly establish itself as the industry standard, allowing a single collection of content to be transformed into multiple versions, while sharing the same material.

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The IBC Daily 2019: Day 3

2019-09-15T05:12:00+01:00

Today’s issue of the IBC Daily is available to read online now.

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The Switch launches at-home/remote production facility

2019-09-14T15:12:00+01:00By

At IBC, The Switch is discussing with visitors its August announcement that it has expanded its The Switch At-Home service with the launch of an additional at-home/remote production facility in Burbank, California.

Prugnaud: “All the components have already been integrated and tested to work together”

Transition made easier with Anevia’s Flamingo

2019-09-14T15:12:00+01:00By

Designed to provide high quality, live and on-demand multiscreen TV services over any network, Anevia’s Flamingo IPTV head-end was on show at IBC.

Six models are available with a choice of three sizes

Latest auto-acquire manpacks demonstrated by C-COM

2019-09-14T15:11:00+01:00By

Fully motorised and described by the company as robust and lightweight, C-COM is demonstrating its latest auto-acquire manpacks.

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DEV passes DOCSIS 3.1 test

2019-09-14T15:11:00+01:00By

On the company’s stand at IBC, DEV Systemtechnik is talking to visitors about how it has successfully tested its DEV 6871 DOCSIS 3.1 Remote-MACPHY system with a wide range of DOCSIS 3.1 modems in an interoperability test session hosted by Excentis in Ghent, Belgium.

The playout engine load is reduced without compromising quality, says Stuart Wood of Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach offers simpler, cheaper graphics

2019-09-14T15:00:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The company is demonstrating a new Adobe After Effects integration, incorporating a plug-in and pre-render workflow designed to simplify graphics and promo production.

The headend devices now available for organisations with DVB-C/T/T2 modulation

Axing demonstrates IP/DVB modulators

2019-09-14T12:57:00+01:00By

According to Axing, its new MIE 8-/16-/32-00 units are cost-effective, compact and modular IP to DVB-C/T modulators, on show with the new MIE 4-/8-02 IP-to-DVB-T2 modulators.

Polatis optical switches monitor and control the signals

High fibre connectivity from Huber + Suhner

2019-09-14T12:56:00+01:00By

For the broadcast market, Huber + Suhner believes it is able to provide support with a wide range of connectivity solutions – notably, its RF-over-fibre distribution system, which it is demonstrating at IBC.

UHD multichannel encoding on the cards: Vitec’s new MGW Diamond OG

Diamond polished for openGear encoding

2019-09-14T12:55:00+01:00By

The new MGW Diamond OG is a 4K/multichannel HEVC encoder in an openGear (OG) card format.

Frostad: “The VB440 represents an entirely future-proof solution”

8KoIP demonstrated by Bridge Technologies

2019-09-14T10:37:00+01:00By

IBC this year sees Bridge Technologies in pole position on the corner of Hall 1, where the company is demonstrating its VB440 IP network probe operating in an 8K environment.

The product is based on the ContentServer technology of Fraunhofer IIS

IZT focuses on DAB+ at IBC2019

2019-09-14T07:43:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The DAB ContentServer from IZT is a professional encoder and multiplexer system for the infrastructure of digital broadcast transmitter networks.

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The IBC Daily 2019: Day 2

2019-09-14T07:08:00+01:00

Read Saturday’s edition of the IBC Daily online now.

Protect and serve: A new, more resilient Lightspeed Live in use

Lightspeed up to speed for live capture and streaming

2019-09-13T15:00:00+01:00By

Telestream’s Lightspeed Live Capture and Lightspeed Live Stream platforms now have added resilience, plus dual encoding and publishing, as part of a new live platform containing eight 3G-SDI I/O ports.

Future: Signum is set for today and tomorrow’s radio distribution

Compact, reliable IRD from Elber

2019-09-13T14:11:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

Signum is a compact IRD designed for the high-end radio distribution market that Elber is showcasing at IBC2019.

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Ownzones appoints former Google Cloud COO

2019-09-13T13:30:00+01:00

Cloud computing pioneer and tech visionary Diane M Bryant has been appointed to the advisory board at Ownzones Entertainment Technologies.

Thinking ahead: The upgrade brings additional future-proof functionality to the frame

Barnfind updates long-distance fibre transport

2019-09-13T09:53:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

Launched at IBC2018, the BTF1-41 frame for long-distance fibre transport, routing, distribution and conversion is returning to IBC this year with an optional BNC-32 mid-board to provide electrical interface.

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CenturyLink talks South American expansion

2019-09-10T15:42:00+01:00

With the recent expansion of its CDN service capabilities in Brazil, Chile and Mexico, CenturyLink is set to talk to IBC visitors about the opportunities that represents.

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Gates Air addresses broadcast/IT convergence

2019-09-10T15:36:00+01:00

The fully-productised Intraplex Ascent platform is set to be a highlight for Gates Air at IBC2019.

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Simplified access to OU Flex

2019-09-06T11:27:00+01:00

The OU Flex Ka- or Ku-Band service from SES combines the traditional DVB links with full-service IP connectivity.

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Connect to demo Kybio Media platform

2019-09-06T11:25:00+01:00

The Kybio Media unified end-to-end monitoring and control platform will be demonstrated by Connect at IBC2019.

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VIPA 25 ST 2110 network interface card new from Macnica

2019-09-06T11:22:00+01:00

Macnica will showcase its expanding VIPA product line and offer live demos of its ST 2110 and NMOS network media switching solutions at IBC2019.

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Versatility revamp

2019-08-30T11:17:00+01:00By Mark Hallinger

The FM/RDS and MPX over IP product line is undergoing a big change: all established products like the C02 RDS encoder, S02 stereo generator or FMC01 MPX over IP codec will be replaced by the 4audio MPX series.

Görsjö: More crucial than ever to get the right insights at the right time

Providing a complete view

2019-08-30T11:15:00+01:00By

Claimed to make it easier than ever before to find the root cause of a problem in complex delivery chains, Agama 360 Analytics is on show at IBC.

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Es’hailSat-2 covers Middle East and North Africa

2019-08-22T14:49:00+01:00

According to Es’hailSat, it is the youngest and fastest-growing satellite operator in the MENA region.

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Orbital Research showcases LNBs with unique data sheets

2019-08-22T14:48:00+01:00

According to Orbital Research, consumers now expect seamless and secure connectivity while in-flight.

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New customer for AMOS-17

2019-08-22T14:48:00+01:00

Last month, the AMOS-17 satellite was launched to its 17°E orbital position by Spacecom and the newest broadcaster to use it has been announced as Nigeria-based IDS Africa.

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’Destination media’ takes a stand

2019-08-22T14:44:00+01:00

This year MediaKind moves to Hall 4 at IBC, with a theme of ‘Destination Media’.

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G&D links IT and broadcast structures

2019-08-16T08:14:00+01:00

KVM systems form the link between IT and broadcast structures and can offer cross-system, platform-independent operation and extensive usability.

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Riedel Networks finalises Miami Triangle Project

2019-08-16T08:12:00+01:00

Riedel Networks has announced the completion of its Miami Triangle Project, entailing the opening of a new point of presence (PoP) in Miami and the signing of a bandwidth update contract with Neutrona Networks for the Miami – New York – Sao Paulo circuit.

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BCAST and Radio Maryja in AI first

2019-08-16T08:08:00+01:00

WorldCast Systems has announced a supply agreement of Ecreso FM transmitters to Radio Maryja, a religious Polish radio station.

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Lawo contributes to Concert de Paris

2019-08-08T15:30:00+01:00

On 14 July 1789, troops stormed the Bastille in Paris during the French Revolution. Just one year later, the first Fête de la Fédération was held to celebrate the establishment of a constitutional monarchy in France.

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Bethel Media delivers church’s message with help from Facilis

2019-08-01T21:01:00+01:00

Bethel Media has chosen Facilis shared storage to support the demanding content creation workflows supporting the church’s outreach through video, web, retail and production of its on-demand streaming service.

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MainConcept releases 2GO to solve production workflow challenges

2019-08-01T20:44:00+01:00

Codec and streaming technology provider MainConcept has announced that its 2GO solution is now available.

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European debut for Black Box MCX system

2019-08-01T20:35:00+01:00

At IBC2019, Black Box will showcase products across its Emerald Unified KVM (keyboard, mouse, video) portfolio and introduce the MCX AV-over-IP system in Europe.

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Al Maghribia now available on Arabsat-5C for direct-to-home over Africa

2019-08-01T20:31:00+01:00

Arabsat has announced that Al Maghribia is now available on Arabsat-5C, an Arabic satellite platform, for direct-to-home services over Africa.

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Ross Video powers stadium screens for Major League Baseball in London

2019-07-25T09:13:00+01:00

Major League Baseball set foot in the UK for the first time in history last month, as two of the league’s titans, the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox, came head-to-head for a two-game series on 29 and 30 June at the London Stadium.

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Worldcast selected for RF control and monitoring for Sutro Tower

2019-07-09T13:46:00+01:00

As part of the TV repack operation in the US, two Worldcast Group companies, Worldcast Systems and Connect, have been selected to develop and supply an Antenna Switch Controller System along with a unified monitoring platform for the RF operations (DTV and FM) of Sutro Tower.

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Dejero supports world’s first human hologram over 5G

2019-07-09T12:06:00+01:00

Musion 3D, Dejero and Hawthorn have joined forces to deliver a spectacular 5G live experience for Vodafone Romania.

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Edge Cloud new from Akamai

2019-07-09T11:14:00+01:00

Akamai has unveiled Edge Cloud, a solution line that leverages the power of the Akamai edge platform to streamline and secure the delivery of data to connected devices and in-application messaging at scale.

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Combining satellite and OTT to deliver the next generation of services

2019-06-10T15:34:00+01:00By

An ever-escalating number of services and the high bandwidth requirements of UHD are among the developments driving the use of satellite to deliver OTT content, discovers David Davies.

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Realising the potential of SAT>IP

2019-04-15T15:35:00+01:00By

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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The object of audio’s big adventure

2019-03-12T17:07:00+00:00By

As interest in object-based audio (OBA) continues to grow, new production tools are being developed by research institutions, broadcasters and vendors to make it happen

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Inside the Berlin Philharmonic’s Digital Concert Hall

2019-03-11T16:42:00+00:00By

The Berlin Philharmonic’s decision to stream its concerts in high-quality audio and video has seen it push both technical as well as creative boundaries, writes David Davies.