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SMPTE makes interoperability strides with IMF

2019-08-22T09:26:00+01:00By

SMPTE along with 30 participants have successfully marked another milestone in the development of the SMPTE ST 2067 IMF standard.

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Creating a rich experience with end-to-end services

2019-08-21T09:27:00+01:00Brought to you by

The move to software and IP-based technologies is creating possibilities for new commercial models, says Red Bee Media CEO Steve Nylund.

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Winning audience engagement with artificial intelligence

2019-08-20T16:25:00+01:00By

Broadcasters and platform operators are employing artificial intelligence to engage audiences, grow revenues and deliver personalised content guides.

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Interview: Bruce Devlin, SMPTE

2019-08-20T16:12:00+01:00By

Want to get to grips with the Interoperable Master File (IMF) standard? Mark your diary for IMF 101, taking place at IBC this year.  George Jarrett talks to Bruce Devlin, AKA Mr MXF, in advance of this sure to be popular event at IBC.

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The performance and availability of CDNs

2019-08-20T11:40:00+01:00Brought to you by

Flawless and real-time media services can only be achieved with a strong multi-CDN strategy, says Leaseweb managing director Wilfired Dudink.

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5G enabled low latency video transport

2019-08-19T12:32:00+01:00Brought to you by

Faster distribution of high-quality video over IP is possible thanks to 5G innovation, writes Zixi SVP marketing and alliances John Wastcoat.

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Viacom accelerates in-car entertainment with Access

2019-08-19T11:40:00+01:00By

US media company Viacom has partnered with Japanese software provider Access to bring TV entertainment including MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon to the car for its German audiences.

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Insight: Your guide to IBC2019

2019-08-16T09:58:00+01:00By

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.

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CBS and Viacom merge to challenge Disney and Netflix

2019-08-14T11:22:00+01:00By

Leading US entertainment companies CBS and Viacom are set to merge after three years of discussions with the new firm valued at $30 billion.

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Shedding light on transformative technology

2019-08-13T15:43:00+01:00Brought to you by

Cloud-based video workflows are enabling broadcasters and content developers to simultaneously distribute content to unlimited outlets, says Make.TV CEO and co-founder Andreas Jacobi.

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Deep connection across the media content chain

2019-08-13T14:26:00+01:00Brought to you by

Tapping into many elements of the broadcast sector is key to quality content experience, says Comcast Technology Solutions VP of international sales Kevin Bolah.

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Indonesian watchdog to legally monitor Netflix, YouTube and HBO

2019-08-12T12:00:00+01:00By

The Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI) is set to formulate content censorship legislation on digital media outlets including streaming services and social media platforms.

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China unveils new 5G broadcast trials

2019-08-12T10:17:00+01:00By

China Mobile has partnered with telecoms vendor ZTE to deliver China’s first 5G broadcast of a live sporting event.

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CBS and AT&T sign new partnership ending carriage dispute

2019-08-09T14:37:00+01:00By

The CBS blackout on AT&T’s media channels has came to an end after the two firms struck a deal over carriage rights.

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All3Media mulls overseas expansion

2019-08-07T14:10:00+01:00By Tim Dams

All3Media is weighing up expansion opportunities overseas, according to chief executive Jane Turton.

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Samsung and KT trial 8K video via satellite

2019-08-06T10:23:00+01:00By

Samsung and KT Sky Life have used a satellite’s Ka band to send 8K video data successfully compressed and retransmitted terrestrially.

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Frot-Coutaz: YouTube’s priority is tackling harmful content

2019-08-01T09:24:00+01:00By Tim Dams

YouTube’s “number one priority” is making sure it protects its users from harmful content, according to Cecile Frot-Coutaz, head of EMEA at the platform.

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CBS agrees carriage deal with Altice

2019-07-30T13:22:00+01:00By

CBS has struck a carriage deal with cable provider Altice, but its blackout on AT&T looks set to continue.

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5G is here, but Huawei is the question the UK still has to answer

2019-07-29T16:01:00+01:00By

All four UK operators will have launched 5G networks by the end of this year, but the UK government has yet to rule on Huawei’s role in 5G deployments.

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Indian government holds consultation on National Broadcast Policy regulation

2019-07-29T11:02:00+01:00By

India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has opened talks with members of the India broadcasting and media industry about creating a National Broadcast Policy.

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