US broadcast majors commit to ATSC 3.0

At the 2018 NAB Show New York, executives from FOX Television Stations; NBC and Telemundo Owned Stations Group; Univision; TEGNA (for Pearl TV), and Nexstar Media Group (for SpectrumCo) announced their collaborative effort and support for the introduction of next-generation broadcast TV standard ATSC 3.0, designed to enhance greatly over-the-air…

Eleven Sports halts La Liga 3pm broadcasts

Eleven Sports, the OTT sports broadcaster, has confirmed it will abandon its controversial decision to stream La Liga football matches on Saturday afternoons during the traditional UK blackout…

France: 30% have used SVoD in last year

France: 30% have used SVoD in last year

According to the last SVoD Barometer conducted by Médiamétrie, 30 per cent of French online users aged six years and older used an SVoD service during the past…

Vodafone complains over Movistar fibre fees

The dominant position of Movistar in Spain’s fibre market is again under fire. Vodafone Spain has filed a complaint before the regulatory body CNMC against Movistar on the…

Australian creatives welcome copyright amendments

Australian creatives welcome copyright amendments

Creative Content Australia (CCA), an industry organisation committed to raising awareness about the value of copyright and the impact of content theft on the screen industries, has welcomed…

Com Hem Q3 revenue dips

Swedish multi-play operator Com Hem has reported that Q3 revenue declined by 0.2 per cent to SEK 1,777 million (€172.1m), driven by a 7 per cent decline in…

Samsung buys Spanish AI firm Zhilabs

Samsung has acquired Spanish AI and analytics firm Zhilabs. The tech giant says the takeover will boost its automation and analytics capabilities, central to developing 5G services. Zhilabs…

dock10 top-spec smooths way for 4K TV production

dock10 top-spec smooths way for 4K TV production

dock10, the UK television facility, has announced a major investment to build a new broadcast network to support the future of television production. Connected to the top-spec 200Gbps…

Goonhilly opens Farnborough office

Satellite communications innovator and space gateway Goonhilly Earth Station has opened an office at the Cody Technology Park in Farnborough, Hampshire, in support of its plans to expand its…

V-Nova secures investment from Novator Partners

V-Nova, a provider of video compression solutions, has secured a multi-million pound investment to drive further growth across the business. The innovation-lead firm will expand its research and…

Opeka named President of Cinedigm

Opeka named President of Cinedigm

Chris McGurk, Cinedigm Chairman and CEO, has announced that Erick Opeka has been named President of Digital Networks, effective immediately. In this role, Opeka will helm the strategy,…

CBBC’s Searle heads Beano Studios animation

Beano Studios has announced the appointment of Tim Searle to the newly created role of ‘Head of Animation’. In this role he will creatively direct and develop all…

Witbe unveils VQ-ID video quality algorithm

Witbe, a specialist in Quality of Experience Monitoring, has unveiled its latest video algorithm: Witbe Video Quality Incident Detection, or VQ-ID. Witbe says its new video algorithm is…

Mexico: Ultravision deploys NAGRA’s Conax GO

Mexico: Ultravision deploys NAGRA’s Conax GO

NAGRA, a Kudelski Group company and independent provider of content protection and multiscreen TV solutions, has announced the  launch of a secure multiscreen solution with pay-TV operator Ultravision,…

AirTies to launch RDK-based managed Wi-Fi

AirTies, a provider of managed Wi-Fi Mesh solutions to global service providers, has revealed plans to make its managed Wi-Fi solution available for devices running the RDK software…

Netflix adds 7m subs in Q3

Netflix adds 7m subs in Q3

Surpassing Wall Street expectations, streaming giant Netflix added 6.96 million new members in the last three months – 1.09 million in the US and 5.87 million internationally – giving it…

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