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New top man at Arqiva

New top man at Arqiva

John Cresswell, ITV pro tem chief executive prior to Adam Crozier’s appointment, and previously the broadcaster’s well-regarded COO, is joining UK transmission company Arqiva as CEO. Cresswell ran ITV following…

Telefónica’s TV production comeback

Spain’s telco Telefónica has set up its own cinema and TV production company, called Telefónica Producciones, re-entering the production TV business four years after it sold its stake in the…

Thomson Video Networks at CABSAT

Thomson Video Networks will feature its comprehensive and best-in-class portfolio of video compression solutions, which enable operators to deliver high-quality video services to TVs, PCs, and mobile devices. ViBE EM3000…

RTP creates platform for Internet, mobile TV channels

Portugal’s public broadcaster RTP has introduced a new content interface that allows the creation of “channels of opportunity” for viewing on the Internet and on mobile devices such as “tablets”…

EchoStar acquires Move assets

EchoStar acquires Move assets

EchoStar Advanced Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation, has acquired assets of Utah-based Move Networks, the technology innovator delivering advanced solutions for large scale streaming of quality video…

Ustream to deliver live Internet across three screens

Ustream, the online video specialist, has revealed that its live Internet content is expanding to three screens through new relationships with Verizon Wireless, Panasonic and Boxee. Ustream is offering viewers…

DigitAlb expands Eutelsat contract

DigitAlb, Albania’s leading pay-TV platform, has secured its satellite resources for digital broadcasting with Eutelsat Communications to June 2020. The company has extended for an extra three years its contract…

Anacom postpones start of ASO for May

Portugal’s telecommunications sector regulator Anacom has postponed the start of the analogue switch-off (ASO) in the three pilot areas, scheduled to commence in February. Alenquer will be the first transmitter…

DivX TV reveals partnerships

DivX, a division of Sonic Solutions, has revealed new partners across content brands and integrated circuit manufacturers for DivX TV, the company’s comprehensive Internet TV service that enables consumer electronics…

Francisco Partners completes on Grass Valley buy

Broadcast and professional solutions supplier Grass Valley has confirmed that Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused investment company, has completed the closing process with Technicolor and finalised the acquisition of the…

Technicolor in Grass Valley transmission disposal

French technology and media services company Technicolor has received a binding offer from Parter Capital Group, a private equity investment consultancy firm based in Germany, to acquire its transmission business,…

Technicolor in Grass Valley transmission disposal

French technology and media services company Technicolor has received a binding offer from Parter Capital Group, a private equity investment consultancy firm based in Germany, to acquire its transmission business,…

Pace powers Comcast’s Xfinity Spectrum

UK’s Pace has developed a four-tuner HD digital video recorder that Comcast is using to test Xfinity Spectrum, a service that blends TV programming with Internet content including e-mail and…

Nagra’s cross-device user experience wins “Advanced User Interface” Award at TV 3.0 conference

Nagra-Kudelski, a Kudelski Group company and independent provider of value-added content protection and multi-screen television solutions, has announced that its Nagra OpenTV nX cross-device user experience won the 2010 TV…

Intelsat selects SatLink for iDirect VNO solution

SatLink Communications, a teleport providing global satellite services, has announced that Intelsat,  the world’s leading provider of fixed satellite services, has entered into a long term agreement with SatLink for…