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South Africa: DSO completed in 2013

South Africa: DSO completed in 2013

South Africa will complete the process of migrating from analogue to digital television by December 2013, Communications Minister Radhakrishna Padayachie has stated. The analogue switch off date was originally set…

US and Europe Cable Labs co-op

Cable Television Laboratories and Cable Europe Labs have committed to a closer and more extensive working relationship under a memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing a one-year trial programme by which…

Online certificates from BBFC

In the latest move to bring its widely recognised and trusted classifications to the world of digitally distributed content, every VHS, DVD and Blu-Ray title classified by film classification body…

Irdeto meets new China CAS standard

Irdeto, the global expert in securing and delivering content and digital assets, has been awarded the latest Class A certification from the State Administration for Radio Film and Television (SARFT).…

DLNA new Promoter Members

The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) has introduced three new Promoter Members: CableLabs, DTS and PROMISE Technology. These three entities join 26 other Promoter Members spanning the consumer electronics, service…

Qualcomm reveals 700 MHz spectrum sale

Qualcomm has agreed to sell its Lower 700 MHz D and E Block (Channel 55 and 56) unpaired US spectrum licences to AT&T for $1.925 billion. The sale follows Qualcomm’s…

Brussels deadline on Spain’s DTT plan

The European Commission is questioning Spain’s DTT migration plan over a possible violation of the technology neutrality principle by “favouring certain technologies to the detriment of others”. Brussels has urged…

Verimatrix certifies SMiT CAM

Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, has certified the SMiT conditional access module (CAM) for use in VCAS for DVB…

OmniGlobe Networks EMEA first to receive MENOS FNG certification from Newtec

OmniGlobe Networks EMEA, a provider of communications equipment and systems for satellite and terrestrial transmissions, has announced that it is the first company to receive full MENOS certification for a…

RGB Networks’ gateway receives Microsoft certification

RGB Networks has confirmed that its award-winning Video Multiprocessing Gateway (VMG) has been certified by Microsoft as meeting the stringent requirements of its Mediaroom IPTV software platform. Microsoft Mediaroom is…