Advanced Television

CDNs

NAGRA DRM approved for home network streaming

Content protection and multiscreen television solutions provider NAGRA has confirmed that its DRM technology, NAGRA MediaAccess Persistent Rights Management (PRM), has been approved by the Digital Transmission Licensing Administrator (DTLA) for the retransmission (streaming) of premium DTCP-IP content, enabling service providers to deploy home networking solutions that meet the strictest security requirements and enforce applicable […]

April 29, 2014

YouTube, Netflix boost global CDN market

TechNavio is reporting that unprecedented growth of streaming video is directly boosting the global video content delivery network (CDN) Market. The market is projecting a CAGR of 29.66 per cent from 2014-2018. “In 2013, the average video traffic over the internet was estimated at

April 24, 2014

Hibernia Networks launches CDN platform

Hibernia Networks, a provider of global telecommunications services, has launched its CDN platform. HiberniaCDN enables the company to leverage its Internet backbone and high-performance IP network to accelerate delivery content for websites, ebooks, music, video and other forms of content with the same high quality user experience as customers of Hibernia have come to expect. […]

April 8, 2014

Accenture powers Mediaset on-demand

Mediaset, Italy’s largest commercial broadcaster, has turned to global consulting firm Accenture to create and manage its Mediaset Infinity service, which delivers film and television shows on-demand to a wide array of IP-enabled devices such as set-top boxes, PCs, tablets, connected TVs and gaming consoles. Leveraging the Accenture Video Solution (AVS), Mediaset launched its new […]

April 3, 2014

Vubiquity, Akamai partner for content-as-a-service offering

Vubiquity, the provider of multiplatform video services, and cloud services specialist Akamai have agreed a partnership designed to help network service providers or content owners efficiently and cost-effectively launch over-the-top (OTT) video services. The content-as-a-service offering combines Vubiquity’s AnyVU Cloud and the Akamai Intelligent Platform to offer a robust licensed content library along with cloud-based […]

April 3, 2014

blinkbox heads to cloud with Microsoft

blinkbox, the on-demand movie and TV service from UK retailer Tesco, is responding to the challenge of delivering an experience that is consistent both in terms of reliability and ensuring that movies look great, regardless of the device they’re played on, by using the latest Microsoft Azure cloud technology. According to Jon Robinson, Group Head […]

March 27, 2014By Colin Mann

Anevia, Conax collaboration

Anevia, a specialist in video streaming and infrastructure solutions for OTT, live TV and VoD have announced a new collaboration with Conax, an expert in service protection for media and entertainment services. Integrating Anevia’s ViaMotion Plus and CDN solutions with the Conax Contego Unite content protection platform, this collaboration simplifies the OTT equation for operators […]

March 27, 2014

LiveRail leverages Highwinds CDN for ad streaming

Highwinds has become the exclusive CDN (content delivery network) provider for LiveRail, the video monetisation platform for publishers. Highwinds has a strong foothold in the ad tech space, with nearly 20 top platforms currently on its customer roster. These advertising properties leverage Highwinds CDN for reliable global delivery of rich media ads to connected devices. […]

March 27, 2014

Akamai, Telefonica in global content delivery alliance

Cloud services specialist Akamai Technologies and Telefonica Global Solutions, the global service provider part of Telefonica have agreed a strategic global alliance to deliver Akamai´s suite of content delivery network (CDN) solutions to Telefonica enterprise customers. To further enhance its CDN business, Telefonica Global Solutions is combining Akamai´s content delivery platform with its own global […]

March 25, 2014

Broadpeak teams with Eutelsat

Broadpeak, a provider of content delivery network (CDN) technologies and VoD servers for cable, IPTV, OTT, and mobile operators worldwide, has teamed with global satellite provider Eutelsat to improve the delivery of OTT multiscreen services. Utilising a combination of Broadpeak’s nanoCDN and Eutelsat’s “smart LNB” technologies, operators can cost-effectively deliver high-quality live TV channels over […]

March 10, 2014