Advanced Television


Thomson aids German DTT

As a key part of its transition from analogue to digital terrestrial broadcasting, Saarländischer Rundfunk (SR), part of the German federal broadcaster ARD, has ordered a DVB-T multiplex centre from Thomson. The installation will allow SR's digital services to officially go on air by the end of 2007. German broadcasters are migrating rapidly to digital […]

November 20, 2007

ESPN and Nielsen measure sports programming

ESPN and Nielsen are collaborating to measure the performance of ESPN's sports programming across multiple media platforms. The collaboration will cover mobile devices, television and the Internet. Nielsen, through its NielsenConnect division, will attempt to produce a unified picture of how viewers are accessing media content across different platforms. The partnership intends to enable buyers […]

November 8, 2007

Test group prepares Hong Kong digital television

The group – Hong Kong Digital Terrestrial Television Local Testing Group – is to support both the rollout and testing of digital TV broadcasting technology in Hong Kong, particularly the testing of set-top boxes and digital TV sets, its business development and technology support. “Our testing can help manufacturers from Hong Kong, the mainland and […]

October 26, 2007

UTStarcom awards BSNL deal to IBM

IBM, in collaboration with UTStarcom, has commenced work for Bharat Sanchar Nigam. (BSNL) to provide end-to-end networking solutions and services for the deployment of 2.8 million lines of DSLAM (Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer) in approximately 900 cities throughout India. BSNL will use the network to deliver real-time applications and high-speed Internet, and to effectively […]

October 5, 2007

Qualcomm, Maxis and Astro trial MediaFLO in Malaysia

Qualcomm, developer of wireless technologies, mobile communications group Maxis and ASTRO All Asia Networks, have signed an agreement to conduct a technical trial of Qualcomm's MediaFLO technology in Malaysia. The MediaFLO trial is expected to begin in autumn 2007 and will feature 25 live content channels provided by ASTRO delivered in an 8 MHz UHF […]

August 31, 2007

RR Sat for Loral

RRSat Global Communications Network announced that it has signed an agreement with Loral Skynet to offer distribution of video content to the Asian Market via a powerful digital platform using Loral Skynet’s Telstar 10 satellite. Through the multiplexed content delivery platform, RRSat customers will gain access to over 80 million cable households across 33 countries […]

August 30, 2007

Anevia and Teleste partner for IP

French designer of the Flamingo DVB-to-IP Gateways and the Toucan VOD/nPVR servers and Teleste, the Finnish-based broadband networks equipments provider, announced a partnership agreement on DVB-to-IP gateways and VOD servers. Teleste will use Anevia_s technology to complete its End-to-end Digital TV solutions. “The Anevia technology further completes our offering in integrated IP headends and supports […]

August 27, 2007

P2P worth $28bn over five years

The worldwide market for peer-to-peer and file-sharing services is expected to generate nearly $28 billion (E20bn) in revenue for carriers and ISPs over the next five years. An ever increasing number of cellular and wireline service providers are offering legitimate file-sharing and downloading services geared to the requirements of their end-users. According to a new […]

August 27, 2007