Category archives for: Test & Monitor

HbbTV 2.0 test RFI

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, has issued a Request For Information (RFI) soliciting members of the industry to comment on and register to receive a Request For Proposal (RFP) to be issued at a future date for the development […]

Facebook rolls out Atlas ad-tracking

Facebook launched its Atlas advertising service, enabling it to better track its 1.3 billion users’ web browsing activity. Facebook claims it has rebuilt Atlas from the ground up since it acquired the software from Microsoft earlier this year. A Facebook blog post reads: “Today, we are announcing the launch of Atlas. We’ve rebuilt Atlas from the ground up to tackle […]

BT trials G-Fast broadband

BT is claiming to have made a “big breakthrough” with fibre broadband, which could see homes and businesses have access to speeds of 1Gbps. Speaking at the Huawei Ultra-Broadband Forum 2014 in London, Tim Whitley, Managing Director, Research and Innovation at the telco, revealed that a trial of so-called G-Fast technology has managed download speeds of 800Mbps  and upload speeds […]

VeEX expands OTDR functions to complement Transmission and Ethernet test capability

VeEX, a global player in Telecom and CATV test solutions, has added OTDR capability to the TX300S, the company’s flagship 10G multi-service tester. The TX300S integrates an impressive arsenal of physical layer optical test tools, including a full featured OTDR, a power meter, a light source and a visual fault locator. Fiber inspection probes provide end face analysis according to […]

‘Miami’ box brings 4K

French telco Bouygues Telecom is testing 4K transmission using its ‘Miami’ hybrid set-top box. The Android-based box blends all incoming source signals from the basic IPTV head-end transmission as well as live DVB broadcasts, OTT and Internet on Demand source material.  It can also handle 4K signals. The 4K Ultra-HDTV signals are full 3840 x 2160 pixel in size, and […]

M7 Group selects Verimatrix

Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, has announced that M7 Group has selected the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS) to provide enhanced security for its service, which offers a large number of linear TV channels and multiple on demand services on STBs and companion devices to customer […]

Conax content protection for Millicom

Conax, part of the Kudelski Group, and a specialist in total service protection for pay-for-media, content owners and entertainment services, is providing the international telecommunications and media company, Millicom, with content protection for its expanding cable and satellite pay-TV operations under the Tigo Star brand. Conax has entered a Supply Agreement with Millicom for its Tigo DTH LatAm operations. Millicom […]

Swisscom selects Verimatrix to provide enhanced revenue security

Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, today announced that Swisscom, the leader of the Swiss digital TV market, has selected the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) to provide enhanced revenue security for its new Swisscom TV 2.0 service offering, which offers integrated live and seven-day replay services for more […]

Liberty Global selects Witbe monitoring

Witbe, the next generation QoE testing and monitoring company, has announced that Liberty Global, the international cable company, has deployed Witbe’s monitoring solution for interactive services on its digital TV platforms including Horizon. With a strong experience on monitoring the live streams of their digital TV offer, Liberty Global are now using Witbe’s technology to monitor availability, performance and conformance […]

M7 Group chooses Viaccess-Orca protection

Viaccess-Orca has announced that European satellite services provider M7 Group, which serves more than 3 million subscribers across seven countries, has selected a comprehensive content protection solution from Viaccess-Orca to support its next generation DTH offering. Using Prime Sentinel card-based conditional access system (CAS), M7 Group will securely deliver premium content to subscribers’ set-top boxes (STBs). “M7 Group operates a […]

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