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DTG HDMI interoperability testing

DTG Testing is launching an HDMI interoperability testing service using the DTG’s unique receiver collection (Zoo). Many of DTG Testing’s customers have found that HDMI compliance and certification does not guarantee that licensed CE devices will function correctly and be fully interoperable with other HDMI licensed devices. Issues such as audio/video synchronisation, incorrect aspect ratio, crashes, video glitches, juddering and […]

NEOTION, Broadpeak, Eutelsat DTH OTT solution

NEOTION, a provider of solutions for the international digital TV market, has teamed up with Broadpeak and Eutelsat to provide a global solution to enable FTA or secured OTT services for smartphones, Tablets and 4K screens. With the combination of NEOTION’s DVBeacon platform, Broadpeak’s nanoCDN system and Eutelsat’s SmartLNB, Satellite and DTH operators can now deliver live OTT TV channels […]


The DTT FTA version of Sky TG24 will make its Italian debut on channel 27, within a programme schedule also featuring documentaries, in-depth reports, movies and specials. Sky TG24 that, over the last three years, has experienced a significant growth (+ 40 per cent daily unique viewers compared to the period 2007/2010) and that in 2014 was Sky Italia’s top-watched […]

SES now Number 1


Satellite operator SES has been close to the world’s Number 1 slot in the sector for some time based on revenues and fleet size, but a Press event in Paris on January 22nd saw CEO Karim Michel Sabbagh confirm that it expected to achieve the coveted position this year, and pushing Intelsat into second place.  The satellite expansion strategy would […]

Fisu, Perform extend coverage of University Games

Perform, the digital sports content group, will deliver live and on-demand coverage of the upcoming Winter Universiade on behalf of Fisu, the International University Sports Federation. The announcement marks the renewal of a media services agreement between Perform and Fisu for an additional four years, with Perform having provided streaming, content management, marketing and promotional services for Fisu TV since […]

Turn expands marketplace

Turn, the digital hub for marketers, has announced the expansion of premium marketplace offerings to provide brands and agencies access to unique publisher inventory with efficient execution and transaction transparency. Turn has added new video and mobile Deal ID integrations on new and existing partners including Opera Mediaworks, Rubicon Project, PubMatic, Teads, Tremor Video and Yieldlab bringing the total of […]

Google mobile service


Google is planning to start an MVNO business on T-Mobile US or Sprint’s network. Reports in the US claim the project codenamed Nova and headed by Google Executive Nick Fox, is set to launch this year. The WSJ reported Google has already struck deals with both Sprint and TMUS to buy wholesale access to the third and fourth largest mobile […]

EC VP: Copyright restricts Single Digital Market

Andrus Ansip, European Commission Vice President responsible for the Digital Single Market, has suggested that Europe’s rules on copyright need to be updated to make them fit for the digital age, describing copyright as a restriction holding back the full development of the Digital Single Market. Speaking at a debate organised by the European Internet Foundation in Brussels, Ansip said […]

17% US ‘likely’ to be HBO OTT subs


Research from Parks Associates suggests that 17 per cent of US broadband households are likely to subscribe to an OTT video service from HBO. Among these likely subscribers, 91 per cent are currently pay-TV subscribers, and roughly one-half would cancel their pay-TV service after subscribing to this HBO OTT service. The research firm reports the average head of household in […]

ESPN deal boosts BT Sport

BT Sport and ESPN have signed a seven-year agreement to expand the range of ESPN content on BT Sport. The agreement also covers the use of the ESPN brand and potential joint digital media initiatives. The new long-term collaboration builds on the successful relationship between both brands following the acquisition of ESPN’s UK and Ireland television business by BT in […]

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