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Comcast launches Xfinity Education Destination

Comcast launches Xfinity Education Destination

Comcast has made nearly 2,000 hours of programming and thousands of free titles available to Xfinity video customers in the US, to give children and parents easy access to educational…

Italy: RAS deploys Synamedia and Dimetis

Italy’s regional public broadcaster RAS has gone live with Synamedia virtualised Digital Content Manager (DCM) as it prepares to migrate from DVB-T SD/HD to DVB-T2/HEVC HD services by June 2022.…

Grabyo partners with Reuters

Grabyo has announced a global partnership with Reuters that enables news organisations, broadcasters and publishers to remotely edit and publish live video from Reuters Connect in real-time. With the increased…

TNI to tackle Covid-19 misinformation

The Trusted News Initiative (TNI) was set up last year to protect audiences and users from disinformation, particularly around moments of jeopardy, such as elections. The TNI complements existing programmes…

Australia: Nine partners with Grabyo

Australia: Nine partners with Grabyo

Nine, the Australian television, digital, video, radio and publishing company, has partnered with Grabyo to strengthen its multi-platform content distribution strategy throughout 2020. The broadcaster uses Grabyo’s browser-based video platform…

Outdoor Sport Channel chooses Globecast for distribution

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced a multi-year partnership with UK/Netherlands-based Outdoor Sport Channel for the global distribution of its HD and 4K content to MVPDs (multichannel…

BBC Global News offers free public health ad slots

BBC Global News offers free public health ad slots

BBC Global News – which operates the BBC’s 24 hour international news channel, BBC World News, and BBC.com – has unveiled plans to support international and governmental organisations by replacing…

Arianespace ceases launches from French Guiana

Arianespace ceases launches from French Guiana

The French Guiana rocket base at Kourou has suspended all launch campaigns and missions because of the Coronavirus. Arianespace itself, plus the French CNES space agency and the many other…

Comscore, Twitch to deliver audience measurement for eSports

Comscore, Twitch to deliver audience measurement for eSports

Comscore, a partner for evaluating media across platforms, has announced a new partnership with Twitch, the online community for multiplayer entertainment. The deal adds tagless audience reporting of Twitch live-streaming,…

Foxtel expands UHD services with Harmonic

Harmonic has announced that Foxtel, a subscription-TV provider in Australia, has deployed Harmonic’s software-based Electra XOS live video processor to increase efficiencies in its Ultra HD service offering. Utilising the…

FCC/CBA: Further detail emerges

FCC/CBA: Further detail emerges

Analyst Sami Kassab at investment bank Exane/BNPP has reported more details on the FCC’s March 3rd Order regarding the reallocation of C-band frequencies over the US. Kassab has ploughed through…

Spain: Third DTT migration phase completed

The third DTT migration phase in Spain has been completed with the switch-off of the 700 MHz band in Alava, Teruel, Vizcaya East and West, Zaragoza North and South. Now,…

Eutelsat: “No justification to compensate SES”

Eutelsat, in a filing to the FCC, repeats its claim that it is entitled to a significant 15.15 per cent of the $9.7 billion of incentive payments outlined by the…

Globecast: “Infrastructure as Code is cloud gamechanger”

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, is haling the emergence of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) as a gamechanger for the media entertainment industry and has begun deployment of the…

Humax expands RDK portfolio

Humax, a provider of video and broadband customer premises equipment (CPE), has announced the upcoming availability of an expanded portfolio of RDK-powered devices to serve operators worldwide. Humax also joined…