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AsiaSat 6 launch postponed

The launch of AsiaSat 6 has been postponed until further notice to allow more time for launch service provider SpaceX to examine and verify data. The satellite and launch vehicle remain in a safe configuration. The launch had already been delayed by one day until August 27th because of an explosion of a test flight of a prototype SpaceX rocket […]

TVE do Bahía chooses VSN’s technology

For more than a year, TVE do Babía looked for a solution that would perform a migration from its old broadcast tape-based master to a modern system formed by an automate broadcasting server, that could receive contents directly from Final Cut Pro editors which they had already implemented. TVE do Bahía needed the platform to be robust and agile, something […]

Ericsson broadcast services for Finland’s MTV

As a result of a new five-year agreement, Ericsson will provide media and broadcast services such as media management, playout and studio facilities management for Finnish media company MTV. Ericsson will provide these services to both MTV and other local and international customers from a purpose-built media hub in Helsinki, Finland. MTV is a Finnish media company that broadcasts news […]

MEASAT-3b confirmed for September 12 launch

Following confirmation from launch service provider Arianespace that its next Ariane 5 mission has transferred from the Spaceport’s Launcher Integration Building – where it was assembled, to the Final Assembly Building – where the dual-passenger payload will be installed, one of its launch customers, MEASAT, has revealed that the MEASAT-3b satellite has been scheduled for launch on September 12th MYT […]

MEASAT-3b, Optus 10 set for September launch

MEASAT-3b and Optus 10, originally scheduled for launch June 6th, have moved one step closer to a targeted September lift-off with confirmation from launch service provider Arianespace that its next Ariane 5 mission has transferred from the Spaceport’s Launcher Integration Building – where it was assembled, to the Final Assembly Building – where the dual-passenger payload will be installed. The […]

Cisneros Media partners with RRsat

RRsat Global Communications Network has confirmed the signing of a seven year agreement with Cisneros Media, one of the largest producers of Spanish-language content in the Americas, as well as the owner and operator of three pay-TV channels in the region through its Venevision Continental unit. RRsat will provide Cisneros Media with full playout and global distribution services of their […]

EBU: ‘LTE not on for broadcast’

A report from the EBU casts doubt on the economics of using LTE technology for the large-scale distribution of TV services and as a possible replacement for digital-terrestrial delivery The report rebuffs recent claims by the mobile industry that costs could be reduced by an efficient combination of unicast and eMBMS multicast technology. The report is based on a study […]

Telefónica Vivo, Ericsson bring next-gen TV to Brazil

Brazil’s largest communications service provider Telefónica Vivo has chosen Ericsson’s AVP 4000 Encoder Family to boost its TV viewing experience for consumers in Brazil. Furthermore, Telefónica Vivo has begun trials to demonstrate the ability to provide a 4K experience in Brazil. With more content available for more video-enabled devices than ever before, maximising video delivery over available bandwidth and multiple […]

World Cup Akamai’s biggest sporting event

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil was the largest live sporting event ever delivered in the history of Akamai Technologies, a provider of cloud services. Akamai worked with more than 50 broadcasters to stream live and on-demand video for all 64 matches to an array of connected devices across the world. Every match of the month-long tournament was streamed to […]

Nokia trials LTE for national TV broadcasting

Nokia Networks is pioneering the technology needed to efficiently use LTE for nationwide TV broadcasting. The company is working with a range of partners in what it says is the world’s first field trial of wide-area TV broadcasting using a single LTE frequency within UHF spectrum. In a Single Frequency Network (SFN) all base stations use exactly the same frequency […]

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