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WarnerMedia to open 5G Innovation Lab

2019-06-17T14:44:00+01:00By

The WarnerMedia Innovation Lab will be powered by the AT&T 5G network and be one of the first permanent 5G studios.

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M&A: Broadcasters search for scale

2019-06-13T13:24:00+01:00By

In the second part of our M&A series, Andy Stout looks at the big movements in the broadcaster space.

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Mediaset merges Italy and Spain businesses

2019-06-10T12:00:00+01:00By

Italian broadcaster Mediaset will merge its Spanish and Italian units into one new holding company called Media For Europe.

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Esports revenue to top $1 billion as broadcasters see the chance to play

2019-06-07T10:48:00+01:00By

Esports isn’t new, but it is growing. According to a new Futuresource report, revenue in esports will hit $1.8 billion by 2023. IBC365 spoke to the consulting firm to find out more about this growing opportunity.

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M&A: Vendor consolidation continues

2019-06-07T10:26:00+01:00By

In the first part of our look at M&A activity in the broadcast sector, IBC365 examines some of the notable acquisitions amongst the vendors and their implications.

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Comcast found guilty of infringing TiVo patents

2019-06-05T16:06:00+01:00By

The US International Trade Commission has found Comcast guilty of “repeated infringement” of TiVo’s patent licensing.

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SK Telecom partners Sinclair for 5G broadcasting trial

2019-06-04T12:11:00+01:00By

Korean telecoms company SK Telecom has partnered with Sinclair Broadcast Group and Harman International Industries to trial next generation TV broadcasting over a 5G network.

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Understanding the esports ecosystem

2019-05-21T16:07:00+01:00By

Esports is emerging as an exciting new market bringing together players from the broadcasting, gaming and sports industries, writes Ian Volans.

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Google shakes up video accessibility with live captioning function

2019-05-09T12:50:00+01:00By

Google has announced live captioning for Android among other business changes in its new mission to “empower organisations” and “create technology to improve people’s lives”.

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Sky invests in software tools developer You.i TV

2019-05-09T12:14:00+01:00By

Sky investment as part of cross-platform UX drive

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ABC MD warns of job losses and content cuts

2019-05-07T17:12:00+01:00By

Australian public broadcaster is faced with reducing its budget by $84 million over the next three years and has warned of “inevitable” job cuts and programme disruptions.

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Bezos and Musk: The Billionaires’ space battle

2019-05-07T14:49:00+01:00By

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk and Amazon boss Jeff Bezos have launched their own rocket companies as they seek to tap into the planet’s ever-increasing demand for broadband connectivity. Chris Forrester assesses their chances.

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Journeying into the cloud

2019-04-26T10:54:00+01:00By Tim Dams

In the first of a two-part series on cloud adoption, IBC365 looks at how vendors of varying size and age such as Scality, Signiant, Deluxe, M2A Media and Meta have rolled out cloud solutions for the industry.

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Media & the cloud: An overview of adoption

2019-04-24T16:27:00+01:00By Riikka Koponen

When looking at the use of cloud through the lens of the IABM’s BaM Content Chain, each element of the content supply chain has a wide range of deployments and use cases – and the speed of adoption is increasing.

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Amazon and Liberty Global strike Prime set-top box deal

2019-04-23T13:47:00+01:00By

Virgin Media is set to be the first of Liberty Global’s European operations to offer Amazon Prime Video via its set-top box.

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