Internet satellite company OneWeb is set to seek $1 billion from investors as it prepares its plan to launch hundreds of advanced satellites into orbit from next year.
21-25 Oct: Your guide to what’s happened this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.
The UK government has pledged to invest a further £5 billion in 5G and full-fibre deployments in order to boost connectivity in the country.
Swedish telecoms operator Telia will provide rivals with “fair access” to its TV channels in order to push through its takeover of Bonnier Broadcasting, according to reports.
For perhaps the first time ever, Wi-Fi technology has the chance to realise its full potential, but it will take new and complementary technologies to help make it happen.
IBC preview magazine Insight contains interviews with keynote speakers, an overview of some of the technology trends that will dominate IBC2019 as well as guides to the show’s exciting and innovative features, from the Future Zone to the Esports Showcase.
In a world first, Liberty Global has employed Ericsson’s wireless connectivity technology in a trial to connect homes with gigabit broadband and linear TV services.
European Commission cites competition concerns over Telia’s acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting.
OneWeb has launched its mega-constellation satellites today after announcing yesterday during Mobile World Congress it will deliver connectivity to Africa and the Middle East by 2021.
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.
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.
OneWeb has some hefty backers but how will the scheme to provide broadband coverage to millions cope with moving from idea to implementation?
Competition to deliver content to airline passengers is ramping up, writes Chris Forrester.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
This annual report explores inside notes on digital viewing, consumer shifts and more.
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.
Japanese telco and serial investor SoftBank wants to use its investment in OneWeb to help it deliver a smarter, interconnected, and automated world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Started in January 2013, H2B2VS (1) is a Eureka Celtic-Plus project.
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.
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.