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Poor picture quality is a barrier to content adoption

A broadcast industry poll conducted by AmberFin has revealed that poor picture quality remains a major barrier to content adoption on new viewing devices, such as a mobile phone and…

Sport back on UK FTA

Live international cricket could be among sports to return to terrestrial television in some form following the completion of a ¬government-commissioned review into which events should be protected for ¬free-to-air…

Premier League targets pirates, wants 'IP Tsar'

The English Premier League is planning an aggressive campaign to protect its intellectual property rights in an attempt to clamp down on rogue websites that stream football matches for nothing…

Viaccess PurpleBox

Viaccess has successfully completed a rigorous security audit of its PurpleBox system, a robust cardless content security solution for IPTV. According to audit results, the robustness of Viaccess's PurpleBox solution…

SecureMedia protects Sezmi

SecureMedia, technology leader in open content protection software, has announced that SecureMedia’s Encryptonite ONE System CA/DRM software solution is providing the persistent digital content protection for Sezmi’s innovative personal television…

Warner cuts 800 jobs

Warner Brothers Entertainment is to shed 10 per cent of all employees as the recession starts to bite in Hollywood. Warner plans to cut about 800 jobs with most of…

Portugal Telecom cross platform soccer

From Branislav Pekic in Rome Portugal Telecom will air live coverage of 16 games of the Portuguese Football League (Liga Sagres) simultaneously on TV (Meo), mobile phones (Meo Mobile) and…

Sky News Five deal extended

Sky has extended its deal to supply Channel Five with news programming, but a number of redundancies are expected as a cost-cutting measure. Five confirmed the extension to 2012 of…

CNN shatters ratings record, 3D TV image

Wall-to-wall coverage of the US presidential election in helped CNN shatter ratings records last year. CNN's election night coverage attracted more than 13 million viewers, beating broadcast networks and cable…

Children average 6 hours "screen-time" per day

UK Children are spending increasing amounts of their lives in front of televisions, computers and games consoles, cramming in nearly six hours of screen time a day, according to research…