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The First Hour brings Let’s Plays to Esports titles on TV

TV’s hit gaming show The First Hour is back for a new series with a huge Esports twist GINX eSports TV, available in the UK on Sky Channel 470 every Thursday, from February 16th at 20:00 on Virgin Media channel 290 and worldwide on over 40 cable and satellite platforms. Hosts Adam Savage and Anthony […]

January 26, 2017

Telestream offers strategic direction for MENA region at CABSAT

Telestream, a provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, will use CABSAT to provide updates on significant new developments in streaming, quality control and workflow automation products. Focusing on its Vantage media processing platform, Telestream will demonstrate its ability to prepare and distribute media through any particular channel at the right cost level in […]

January 25, 2017

Streamroot, GlobalDots reseller agreement for video CDN acceleration

Streamroot, a specialist in hybrid OTT video delivery, has entered into a global reseller agreement with GlobalDots, a web performance, cloud optimisation and cloud security system integrator. Through this agreement, GlobalDots becomes a worldwide reseller of Streamroot’s industry-leading peer-accelerated delivery technology. It allows existing and new GlobalDots customers to use Streamroot’s peer-to-peer solution as a […]

January 25, 2017

Olympusat appoints Baghdassarian as VP of Content Acquisitions

Olympusat, one of the largest independent media companies specializing in the ownership, distribution, production and technical services of Spanish- and English-language networks, has announced the appointment of John Baghdassarian as Vice President of Content Acquisitions. In his new role, Baghdassarian will serve as a key member of the company’s acquisition and licensing process. “Content acquisition is […]

January 24, 2017

TwentyCi Digital enables online advertisers to tap into homemover market

With a purchasing power of £12 billion annually in the UK, homemovers are a hugely untapped target audience for advertisers, with each homemover spending an average of £10,000 for a variety of goods and services before, during and after a move. Life event marketing company TwentyCi is today launching its digital and programmatic division, TwentyCi […]

January 24, 2017

ABS-2A satellite is in full operation

Boeing has delivered ABS-2A, an all-electric propulsion 702 satellite, to ABS which entered into commercial service on January 21st. This is the second of the pair of all-electric satellite Boeing has delivered to ABS. ABS-2A was launched in June 2016 aboard SpaceX Falcon 9 and will provide enhanced satellite communications services, including direct-to-home television services. […]

January 23, 2017

Encompass enters global partnership with Fastly

Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company delivering end-to-end video playout and distribution solutions to broadcast and digital media companies, has announced a global partnership with Fastly. The partnership allows for easy set-up and integration with existing product lines such as Encompass’ CloudStream and CloudVOD, creating a comprehensive OTT and multiscreen content playout and […]

January 19, 2017

Siemens awarded Emmy for Technical/Engineering contribution to modern-day TV

Siemens has been awarded an Emmy for Technical/Engineering Achievement from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) for an invention that led to the creation of modern-day television. The company was recognized in an awards presentation at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas at the Consumer Electronics Show. In the late 1800s, Siemens […]

January 19, 2017

Harmonic’s ProStream X streamlines video delivery

Harmonic has announced ProStream X, the industry’s first stream processing family to support DVB CSA3 encryption and 10-Gbps processing. The ProStream X solution is a high-performance, software-based platform featuring a variety of advanced IP video gateway and processing capabilities, including multiplexing, scrambling, splicing and blackout switching. ProStream X software integrates with all major CAS vendors […]

January 19, 2017

ABS issued operator licences for Papua New Guinea

ABS has been granted the Network, Applications and Gateway Operator licences to serve Papua New Guinea (PNG) from the National Information and Communications Technology Authority (NICTA).  The licences awarded will allow ABS to operate as a telecom operator as well as a satellite service provider. ABS is the first international satellite operator to incorporate a company […]

January 17, 2017