Home » Archives by category » OTT (Page 693)

Wind launches IPTV service with Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent and Italian telecommunications company Wind have launched a nationwide commercial IPTV offering based on Alcatel-Lucent's solutions and the Microsoft Mediaroom IPTV and multimedia platform. Wind's IPTV service is available…

TI HD chip

Texas Instruments is offering a new DaVinciT technology digital media processor for video transcoding in media gateways, multi-point control units, digital media adaptors, video security DVRsv and IP set-top boxes.…

NDS extends DirecTV deal

NDS has signed an agreement with DIRECTV, the largest satellite Pay TV operator in the world, to extend the term of their relationship. NDS has been contracted to continue to…

Amino for Panama

Amino announced that Panama’s CTV Telecom has selected the AmiNET125 multi-codec Set-Top-Box for Central America’s first IPTV service. The AmiNET125 platform is specifically designed to help operators in emerging markets…

Nielsen will be piracy police

Ratings giant Nielsen wants to be the policeman in the battle over rights to video posted online. It is rolling out a new service that aims to ensure that video…

Piracy: mixed views

Attentional has launched a UK internet panel to enable surveys to be carried out to understand the tastes and usage levels of those who access programme content through media other…

iPlayer for Xmas

The BBC iPlayer will become fully available to consumers on Christmas Day. The internet-based catch-up TV service has been in beta operation. Downloads will be available for PC and streaming…

Envivio for MTV Brasil

Envivio is providing the video encoding for MTV's mobile TV services in Brazil. MTV's mobile programming is being delivered using a Brazilian variant of the successful Japanese ISDB-T digital terrestrial…

MTV Italia with Digital Rapids

MTV Italia, the Italian affiliate of international media powerhouse MTV, has purchased a range of Digital Rapids DRC-Stream media encoding and streaming solutions. The Digital Rapids hardware and software combinations…

Third party channels join Sky Anytime re-launch

Sky has re-launched Sky Anytime on PC as it further expands its PC-based on-demand offer. The service offers access to a broad collection of first run subscription movies, sports, entertainment…

SmarDTV launches CAM technology

SmarDTV, a Kudelski Group company, has launched a new Conditional Access Module (CAM) for Italy. The SmarCAM Italia offers TV viewers who have purchased credit on Mediaset Premium, La7 Cartapiù,…

The Fifth Medium, an 'upmarket YouTube'

The Fifth Medium (t5m) online video service backed by a number of British internet entrepreneurs and powered by Microsoft, has gone live. Names including actor Kate Bosworth and Nelson Mandela…

9bn online video views in US for September

ComScore, specialists in measuring the digital world, has released its Video Metrix report for September 2007, revealing that nearly 75 per cent of US Internet users watched a video online…

DVB reinforces IPR policy

The DVB Project has announced the adoption of new procedures in its efforts to promote the wide availability of technology based on DVB standards. This initiative is the result of…

Smart Telecom selects Verimatrix

Verimatrix, content security experts, has announced that Irish telecoms provider Smart Telecom has selected Verimatrix to secure its advanced interactive and Video-on-Demand service in Ireland, called Smart Vision. The Verimatrix…

Consumers demand free online content

The Olswang Convergence Consumer Survey 2007 has revealed that consumers are demanding more rich media content but are still reluctant to pay. To secure free content consumers are willing to…