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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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From the cloud to 5G: NAB 2019 in review

2019-04-18T11:17:00+01:00By

From the creation of content in the cloud to the delivery of content to mobile devices, NAB 2019 was awash with innovation that suggests an even closer relationship between the media and telco industries.

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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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Next-generation OBs: 4K, IP and immersive audio

2019-04-01T06:00:00+01:00By

4K, IP and immersive audio are among the technologies impacting dramatically on the design and build of new OB units, writes David Davies.

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Low latency internet streaming standard backed by vendors

2019-03-26T15:16:00+00:00By

Vendors including Amagi, Evertz and Haivision have joined forces to promote an interoperable standard for low-latency streaming.

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Innovation at home: Cloud PVRs and wireless STBs

2019-03-18T17:00:00+00:00By

The ongoing evolution of innovative cloud PVRs and wireless/IP-based STBs are among the trends rendering this a highly dynamic part of the broadcast market.

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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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Regional focus: Middle East and Africa

2019-03-12T07:00:00+00:00By Riikka Koponen

From the transition to digital broadcasting to the adoption of OTT, the IABM’s newly published report on Middle East and Africa outlines the prospects for growth in the region

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BT and EE score 5G first

2018-11-22T16:56:00+00:00By

In a world first, BT Sport and EE will use 5G remote production to broadcast the EE Wembley Cup on Sunday to showcase the next generation technology.

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Interview: Annette Schaefer, Deutsche Telekom

2018-11-12T10:30:00+00:00By Anne Morris

Time to market is an increasingly critical challenge for telcos with a pay-TV strategy in today’s new world order of OTT players and large video streaming providers.

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Taking stock: Where we stand on the Road to IP ... and where we’re headed

2018-11-06T18:05:00+00:00Brought to you by

For the past two years, the IP Showcase has been the destination at industry trade shows for IP-related education and demonstrations. Mike Cronk looks back at the IP Showcase at IBC2018 and what it says about the future of standards-based IP infrastructure for real-time media applications.

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SMPTE surges forward

2018-09-27T09:20:00+01:00

In the 12 months since IBC2017, SMPTE has published new standards, explored additional ways to support the media and entertainment industry and ensured that it has a sound vision and plan for its continued leadership within the M&E technology industry, writes Barbara Lange.

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Interview: Perrine Bichet, Proximus

2018-09-24T15:56:00+01:00By Anne Morris

IBC2018 speaker Perrine Bichet on the importance of creating a content strategy for the culturally and linguistically diverse and her move from content-focussed Canal+ to telco Proximus.

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SMPTE: Shaping the next generation of standards

2018-09-12T12:06:00+01:00By Staff writer

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), which has led the development of industry standards and progressive work in HD, Ultra HD, 4K and 8K for the advancement of the moving image, will be out in force at IBC.

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Blog: Teaching old dogs new tricks

2018-05-30T16:46:00+01:00By

In the fresh connected world of IP, do years of experience in broadcast engineering still count, or should veteran technicians just hang up their SDI cables and retire?

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IP-future “not too far away” says BBC

2018-05-25T12:41:00+01:00By

TV will evolve into a more immersive, personalised and interactive medium exclusively delivered over the internet in the not too distant future, predicted Matthew Postgate.

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CTO Series: David Kline, Viacom

2018-04-06T01:38:00+01:00By

David Kline, EVP and Chief Information & Technology Officer, Viacom on responding to – and inspiring – change.

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On-demand webinar: NAB Show 2018 Deconstructed

2018-03-28T14:30:00+01:00

Not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas: IBC365 is joined by a panel of industry experts to review what went on, what was hot, and what happened at the NAB 2018 conference and show floor.

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Analysis: Sky and BT secure Premier League rights

2018-02-15T21:19:00+00:00By

The first-stage announcement about the 2018 English Premier League auction for TV rights this week underlined the end of an era: the days of hyperinflation for EPL rights are over, at least for now.

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Analysis: Can broadcasters really ditch satellite dishes?

2018-01-29T14:48:00+00:00By

Last week it emerged that Sky is intending to move more aggressively into online delivery of its content. But is it wise for satellite broadcasters to ditch the dish?

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One eye on 2018: OTT, IP, HDR & cyber security

2017-12-15T10:04:00+00:00Brought to you by

In this exclusive report, we examine how some of this year’s key trends are likely to evolve in 2018.

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Scalable distribution system for IP broadcasting

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By R. J. Bradbury

IP-based networks, both wired and wireless are expected to deliver commoditisation of media objects to consumers.

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5G technology for live production

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By Atle Sægrov and Steinar Bjørlykke

A new emerging 5G technology with phased array antennas was used for the contribution of live TV documentary broadcast in Norway.

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Using LTE Broadcast for a media optimised network

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By M. Pathan A. Phelagti G. Traver and M. Sanders

Providing the best viewing experience with superior quality, Telstra netwokr in Australia have LTE Broadcast, extending beyond the current unicast pull-based approach.

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How CBC Radio Canada wants to create open-source SMPTE 2110 software

2017-10-09T11:10:00+01:00By

CBC Radio Canada wants to reduce the barriers to entry for smaller software developers and boost interoperability.

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One platform for IPTV, Over The Top and Hybrid

2017-07-14T10:41:00+01:00Brought to you by Igalia

IBC365 Q&A with Beenius CEO Filip Remškar: an integrated platform for heterogeneous operator environments that optimises cost of ownership.

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Analysis: What next for Netflix and Amazon?

2017-05-29T09:00:00+01:00By

Netflix and Amazon Prime Video continue to dazzle Hollywood – and viewers – with their offering of impressive quarter-year results and new subscriber growth.

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What's the role of satellite in an OTT world?

2017-04-28T13:24:00+01:00By

There’s a high degree of uncertainty amongst most of the world’s satellite operators that their – to date – highly lucrative transponder capacity rental business may not simply be maturing, but be in decline.

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Whitepaper: Virtualising your Playout Operations: A Reality Check

2017-04-13T09:17:00+01:00Brought to you by

Virtualisation can offer many benefits for a playout centre. But consider carefully all of the factors before making a decision to move forward.

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The importance of interoperability in an IP-based world

2017-04-07T15:00:00+01:00

IBC’s Interoperabiltity Zone proved a hit at last year’s show, with areas covering interoperabilty in the transport of professional audio and video, the timing and the discovery.

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Michel de Wolf and Sara Kudrle on the future of live IP

2017-04-07T15:00:00+01:00

Michel de Wolf talks about the LiveIP Project and how it is now possible to produce live TV on IP, while Sara Kudrle discusses the importance of AIMS in the transition to IP.

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Wenbing Yao: Calling time on traditional broadcast

2017-04-03T13:00:00+01:00By Monica Heck

Huawei was at IBC2016 to talk about the transition to an IP-based production zone and to illustrate how new technologies can transform entire businesses and entire sectors, for the better.

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AIB welcomes Celebro Media

2017-04-01T10:30:00+01:00By

The London-based international media facilities house Celebro Media has joined the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) global service.

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