Advanced Television


Arqiva launches Arqade ecosystem

UK communications infrastructure and media services provider Arqiva has launched Arqade, a self-service pay-per-use interchange for rights holders, broadcasters and platform operators. The cloud-based platform, which can also take content from conventional fibre and satellite inputs, delivers to TV channels, platforms and online services for streaming and video publishing – all with monitoring and end-to-end […]

May 18, 2022

Redge Media CDN expands to Czechia

Czechia is the next country in Europe where Redge Media CDN deploys its presence. The investment elevates the position of Redge Media on the CDN-as-a-service market in Czechia, Slovakia, Austria and southern Germany. The Praha PoP adds 400 Gbps of streaming capacity to the existing pan-european CDN network. Thanks to the unique, microservice-based architecture, Redge […]

May 17, 2022

The Switch scores Concacaf deal

Production services and live video delivery provider The Switch is providing connectivity and transmission services to the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) for its premier international tournaments this year. The association is relying on The Switch’s connectivity expertise and network reach to deliver live video feeds of the association’s hotly-anticipated […]

May 13, 2022

UlaiTV hit with injunction

The International Broadcaster Coalition Against Piracy (IBCAP) has confirmed that the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida entered a Final Judgment for $600,000 in a case filed by IBCAP member DISH Network against Gaby Fraifer, the individual responsible for operating and selling an Arabic-language infringing streaming service marketed under the name […]

May 4, 2022By Colin Mann

Google Cloud unveils Media CDN

At the 2022 NAB Show Streaming Summit, Google has announced the general availability of Media CDN, which it describes as “a modern, extensible platform for delivering immersive experiences with unparalleled scale and intelligence”. Media CDN will enable media and entertainment customers to intelligently deliver streaming experiences to viewers around the globe. The same infrastructure that […]

April 26, 2022

Disney, Lumen partner to improve streaming quality

To simplify and increase the efficiency of streaming video delivery, Disney Streaming and Lumen Technologies are leading an effort to produce standardised CDN configuration metadata and application programming interfaces (APIs) for the streaming video industry. The multi-year effort is made possible by both companies’ participation in the Streaming Video Alliance (SVA), a consortium of 100+ […]

April 25, 2022

Report: Broadband’s growing impact on broadcast industry

Findings in a report from media processing and delivery technology specialist Appear reveal that broadband will take a centre stage in the broadcast industry in 2022, enabled by a renewed focus on content contribution, streaming codecs, and processing. The report is the first in a series, looking at the major industry trends impacting the broadcast […]

March 31, 2022

Streaming Video Alliance publishes new tech specs

The Streaming Video Alliance, a global technical association developing solutions to address technical challenges in delivering a high-quality video experience at scale, has announced that new technical specification documents have recently been approved and are immediately available to the public. The Configuration Interface, produced by the Open Caching Working Group, is a series of three documents […]

March 11, 2022

Limelight to acquire Edgecast

In a move that it says will create a “global leader in edge enabled software solutions”, content delivery specialist Limelight Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Yahoo’s Edgecast, a provider of edge security, content delivery and video services, in an all-stock transaction. The transaction values Edgecast at approximately $300 million (€275.7m), or […]

March 7, 2022

Lawsuit filed against Datacamp

The International Broadcaster Coalition Against Piracy (IBCAP) has confirmed that a complaint has been filed in the Northern District of Illinois by member company DISH Network against Datacamp Limited, a UK-based company providing global content delivery network (CDN) services under the names CDN77 and Datapacket. The complaint asserts claims against Datacamp for contributory and vicarious […]

February 28, 2022By Colin Mann