M2M

Mark Smith

What 5G could mean for media and entertainment

2019-02-22T11:21:00+00:00

The next generation of mobile technology holds enormous promise, particularly for media and entertainment, but managing consumer and industry expectations of 5G will be key, says Mark Smith.

Margareta Tornblad Telia 2019 3x2

Interview: Margareta Törnblad, Telia

2019-02-22T11:10:00+00:00By Tim Dams

Swedish telco Telia Company is pushing ever more heavily into TV with recent deals such as its $1bn acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting, echoing a strategy of leading telcos around the world. Margareta Törnblad, head of media and entertainment at Telia, explains the firm’s thinking.

Digital digest index

Samsung reveals folding phone & 8K coverage of Tokyo Olympics

2019-02-22T07:00:00+00:00By

Your guide to what’s happened this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

EU security regulation

EU broadcasters call for online regulation

2019-02-21T18:28:00+00:00By

Censorship and disinformation from unregulated global platforms are jeopardising the credibility of European public and commercial broadcasters, according to two European industry bodies.

Mobile world congress 2018 entrance 3x2

What to expect at Mobile World Congress 2019

2019-02-21T17:30:00+00:00By

From foldable phones to live biohack chip implants and an exhibition and conference awash with 5G, we look at the likely trends and talking points at this year’s Mobile World Congress.

ROMA photo Netflix Carlos Somonte

VOD rivals cinema as favourite

2019-02-20T17:05:00+00:00By

Almost half of UK filmgoers select Netflix as favourite ahead of the cinema to consume new content, according to a study into audience evolution.

Telestream Vantage Automation

Telestream Vantage reaches out into the cloud

2019-02-20T10:28:00+00:00Brought to you by

Is cloud an M&E cure-all? Can it be cost-efficient whilst protective of mission-critical assets and operations? Telestream embarked upon a targeted research and development initiative to find answers.

ROMA 2 photo Netflix Carlos Somonte 16x9

Craft leaders: Adam Gough, Editor

2019-02-20T10:25:00+00:00By

Roma editor Adam Gough on his route into the industry and what it was like working with Alfonso Cuarón on the Oscar-nominated film.

Green Book

2019 Oscars: Inside the Best Film Editing category

2019-02-20T10:23:00+00:00By

From an eccentric costume drama to the story of the ultimate stadium rockers, what all the nominations in the best film editing category have in common is that their stories are based on real life biographies.

camera filming football sport remote production 3x2

Remote production: Lead the next in live production

2019-02-19T13:58:00+00:00Brought to you by

Join IBC365 on Wednesday 13 March at 4pm GMT to explore how remote production is changing the way sports broadcasters think and act.

satellite sunrise over earth 3x2

UK Space Agency invests £18m in OneWeb

2019-02-19T11:56:00+00:00By

The UK Space Agency has invested £18 million in London-based firm OneWeb, which plans to use satellite connectivity to aid 5G technology communications.

BMW Group at the CES 2019 in Las Vegas. Virtual drive in the BMW Vision iNEXT

Driverless cars and the content opportunity

2019-02-19T10:13:00+00:00By George Malim

If the advent of driverless cars provides a fourth screen via which travellers access content, apps and services, who will provide the content? George Malim explores the opportunities and assesses which organisations could become the in-car content providers.

The Last Amazon Atrium 3x2

Interview: Richard Halliwell, Atrium

2019-02-19T09:28:00+00:00By Tim Dams

A drama commissioning club for telcos, Atrium launched nearly two years ago with great fanfare and a mission to help regional telcos compete with global streamers for high-end drama projects. Tim Dams checks in on Atrium’s progress so far.

Facebook logo on phone PixieMe Shutterstock

Facebook called to reform its “digital gangster” status

2019-02-18T18:19:00+00:00By

Democracy is at risk from the malicious and relentless spread of fake news and targeted misinformation of users’ data, a UK Parliamentary report has concluded.

Tyson Fury BT Sport Box Office

Telcos place big bets on unproven content strategies

2019-02-18T11:45:00+00:00By George Malim

As telcos gear up for 5G mobile networks and continue to roll-out broadband fibre connections, they are faced with the challenge of increasing revenue so they can support their investment in new infrastructure. George Malim examines the strategies of Verizon, BT and Globe to assess what makes a winning content ...

Week ahead

The week ahead

2019-02-18T09:31:00+00:00By

Your guide to what’s happening this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

brexit image tv brick wall 3x2

Brexit: UK broadcasters need certainty

2019-02-15T12:48:00+00:00By

Broadcasters in the UK face an uncertain future, with the deadline for Brexit looming and the prospect of no deal with the European Union jeopardising the country’s position as an international hub for TV.

Artificial intelligence

AI: Moving into the mainstream

2019-02-15T12:40:00+00:00By Andy Stout

2019 is the year that will see AI’s broadcast industry journey from arcane, cutting-edge buzzword to being productised and commonplace completed.

Alex Dubiez Red Bee at IABM Annual Conf 3x2

Why we built it ourselves

2019-02-15T12:20:00+00:00By Roger Thornton

There is an increasing trend among those who create and distribute content to build their own systems and solutions.

im-not-running - NT play by David Hare

Broadcasting theatre on the big screen

2019-02-15T12:15:00+00:00By

The National Theatre is home to world-class productions and performances, but how are the plays broadcast to cinemas around the world?

Advertisement

sign up to newsletter 375x100 v3