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JDSU delivers BT Sport online

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Technology specialist JDSU has been selected by BT to help ensure the reliable delivery of BT Sport channels over its IPTV service. BT will upgrade its existing JDSU xDSL test system by adding the IPTV option that performs centralized delivery, maintenance and troubleshooting of multicast services for broadband customers. “Delivering superior customer service is a key pillar of BT’s strategy […]

Arkena selects BroadStream

Arkena (formerly TDF Media Services), the global media services business, has appointed BroadStream Solutions, the global broadcast solutions provider, to support the European growth of its playout business. The company will use BroadStream’s OASYS integrated playout solution to provide current and future customers with a range of new playout-related services. Arkena supports media and telecoms companies, content owners and enterprise […]

Ericsson, twofour54 boost Middle East playout

Communication technology specialist Ericsson has strengthened its partnership with twofour54, the commercial arm of the Media Zone Authority – Abu Dhabi, through the acquisition of its current playout business, initially providing playout services for nine different channels. The agreement, which comes as part of a long-term partnership, recognises the important role of the private sector in supporting twofour54 in building […]

Imagine acquires RGB Networks

In a move that boosts its end-to-end video distribution capability with Dynamic Ad Insertion, Just-in-Time Packaging and Cloud DVR Technology, advertising management and video infrastructure solutions specialist Imagine Communications has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of RGB Networks, Inc., a leading provider of multiscreen video delivery solutions based in Sunnyvale, California. The transaction, subject to customary approvals […]

Elemental selected by TVB

Elemental Technologies, asupplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, has announced that Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), Hong Kong’s largest independent broadcaster, is using Elemental software to process and manage live linear broadcast channels in real time for its OTT content delivery service. Regional Elemental partner Mediatech is providing training and overseeing integration and configuration of Elemental video processing […]

Embracing the cloud

Advanced Television talks to Yvette Kanouff, SVP Cisco Service Provider Video Software and Solutions, about Cisco’s increasing commitment to the cloud, V2P and the benefit of comprehensive virtualization, RDK and bringing Internet speed innovation to cable, data security in the age of the IoE and encouraging more women into technology careers.  

MENA: Multiscreen innovation drives consumption

Video consumption in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has increased in recent times as a result of content availability on alternative media besides TV. With the availability of localised online content and targeted on-demand services for the diaspora on the rise, traditional broadcasters and service operators are exploring new avenues and services to retain the fickle modern viewer. […]

Facebook acquires QuickFire Networks

Facebook has acquired video infrastructure specialist QuickFire Networks in a move that reflects the growing importance of video to the social networking site. An announcement on QuickFire’s website from Craig Y. Lee, CEO, noted that QuickFire Networks was founded on the premise that the current network infrastructure is not sufficient to support the massive consumption of video that is happening […]

Genstar Capital to acquire Telestream

Private equity investment firm Genstar Capital has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase live and on-demand digital video tools and workflow solutions provider Telestream for an undisclosed sum. The transaction recognises the Company’s significant growth and positions it well for the next phase of expansion and is expected to close mid-January. “Genstar’s mid-market focus and deep expertise in the […]

ViXS, Harmonic demo HybridDASH

ViXS Systems, a specialist in media processing solutions, has teamed up with Harmonic, an expert in video delivery infrastructure, to demonstrate a hybrid AVC/HEVC, MPEG-DASH technology – called HybridDASH – at CES. By deploying a HybridDASH solution, providers will be able to reduce upfront capital costs by using existing equipment and infrastructure. The companies will also demonstrate 1920×1080 interlaced (1080i) […]

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