Category archives for: CDNs

Zenterio implements Broadpeak

Broadpeak, a provider of content delivery network (CDN) technologies and live and VoD servers for cable, IPTV, OTT, and hybrid TV operators worldwide, has announced that its quality of experience (QoE) agent has been integrated with Zenterio OS for interactive TV. The two companies have worked together to bring to market new solutions to meet IPTV operator’s expectations. “Thanks to […]

Clouds gather. Shift Happens.

SCTE Denver. Shifts Happen was the pithy up sum on how cable has to keep on keeping up with every new innovation that tries to eat its lunch. It was provided by retiring Time Warner Cable CTO Mike LaJoie and was the prelude to a keynote by Tony Werner, Comcast’s current CTO, where he ran through all the bumps there […]

WRN Broadcast links Voxafrica to broadcast chain

Content delivery specialist WRN Broadcast is providing essential fibre connectivity to support Voxafrica, a TV broadcaster of Pan African news and general entertainment. WRN Broadcast’s fully redundant fibre connectivity enables Voxafrica’s feed to reach its distribution point for onward transmission to DSTV and Canal Sat in Africa, as well as a number of IPTV platforms in France. “Reliability of service […]

4K F1 feed from Tata

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CDN provider Tata Communications has become the first company to deliver a live 4K feed from a Formula 1 event. The landmark was achieved during the first practice session at the 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix, where live footage was delivered end-to-end over Tata Communications’ Global Video Connect Network, to Formula One Management’s (FOM) Technical HQ in […]

Fastly CDN raises $40m

Fastly, the content delivery network (CDN) engineered for the future, today announced that it has raised a $40 million round from previous investors August Capital, Battery Ventures, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, and Amplify Partners, as well as new investor IDG Ventures. August Capital led the funding round. With the investment, Fastly plans to grow its team with key executive and engineering […]

Alcatel-Lucent enhances Velocix CDN

Alcatel-Lucent is to introduce new features to its Velocix Content Delivery Network (CDN) solution to enable pay-TV operators to better manage their networks and set a new standard for the customer experience of IP video services. As operators cope with the ever-increasing amount of IP-based video traffic, the Velocix CDN offers a number of improvements which take advantage of innovations […]

Vidmind, Verimatrix offer DRM-in-the-Cloud

Vidmind, enabling TV operators to launch a full blown OTT pay-TV service, has announced its partnership with Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services. As part of their cooperation, the companies will bring to market a novel DRM-in-the-cloud offering, which serves as a new component of Vidmind’s complete cloud-based OTT pay-TV solution. The […]

4K trial for Chunghwa Telecom

Chunghwa Telecom, the leading telecommunications operator in Taiwan, is undertaking a trial project for a new 4K HEVC streaming service using solutions from content delivery network technology specialist Broadpeak. Utilising Broadpeak’s server and CDN manager solutions that support the HEVC compression standard and set-top boxes, Chunghwa Telecom  delivers 4K VoD and NVoD content to a wide range of devices, while […]

Telstra acquires Ooyala

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Australian telco Telstra is to acquire video streaming and analytics specialist Ooyala. The US$270 million investment increases Telstra’s ownership in Ooyala from 23 per cent (fully diluted) to 98 per cent and is in addition to the $61 million previously invested in Ooyala over the past two years. This transaction is subject to customary closing conditions including the receipt of […]

Verizon, thePlatform partner for multiscreen solution

Verizon Digital Media Services and white-label video publishing company thePlatform have formed a new strategic alliance to accelerate major media and pay-TV operators’ plans for multiscreen video delivery. The companies have integrated the Verizon Digital Media Services suite of video services and thePlatform’s mpx video-management system to form a complete solution, which the companies will jointly sell. The alliance brings […]

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