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Chile’s Telefónica del Sur Upgrades IPTV Monitoring with Bridge Technologies’ Probes

Chile’s Telefónica del Sur, part of the Grupo Gtd telecommunications group, has deployed a VideoBRIDGE end-to-end monitoring and analysis system which includes Bridge Technologies’ VB220 probes for advanced digital media monitoring of its IPTV services. Chile’s fourth-largest telecommunications company and the country’s first to introduce IPTV services, Telefónica del Sur offers Internet, cellular, and fixed […]

November 15, 2011

Sharpstream rolls out new Adswizz system

Sharpstream are rolling out the Adswizz intelligent advertising system onto their content delivery network. Adswizz – not available before via a UK distributor – offers ad replacement services and detailed analysis of listener figures for its clients. The technology allows stations to gather lots of information on who is listening and target ads accordingly. It […]

November 15, 2011

GlobeCast expands its sales force, widens broadcast focus in the Americas

GlobeCast Americas CEO Lisa Coelho has announced organisational changes designed to maximise the company’s commercial footprint in the Americas, including the creation of a dedicated Latin American sales team and a refocusing and strengthening of ad-hoc services in North America for the broadcast of major events. Already present with a major technical facility in South […]

November 14, 2011

GT Satellite Systems signs multi-transponder condosat agreement to secure additional satellite capacity on ABS-2 for Russia and CIS

GT Satellite Systems (GTSS) and Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) announced that they have signed a deal valued at over $125 million for multiple transponders on a condosat and lease basis to augment its multiservice capacity on ABS-2. Subsequent to the multiple transponder lease agreement announced in 2009, GTSS has developed its platform services, including TV […]

November 14, 2011

Capablue karaoke app for Smart TVs

Capablue, a VoD and Connected TV solutions provider, has developed an interactive karaoke app on Smart TVs for DigiTop. Karaoke Superstar will give consumers instant access to an extensive playlist of tracks from favourite classic artists to the latest chart hits. Users will be able to select tracks from a playlist of over 2,000 karaoke […]

November 8, 2011

VeEX introduces Y.1564 Service Activation Methodology test suite

VeEX, a global leader in Telecom and CATV test solutions, announces the release of the V-SAM test suite for its VePAL V300 and VePAL V100+ series Ethernet products. The V-SAM feature is based on the recently ratified ITU-T Y.1564 standard which revolutionizes Ethernet test methodology by introducing an efficient and comprehensive test suite suited for […]

November 7, 2011

GlobeCast brings Trace Sports HD to the Americas

GlobeCast has signed a contract with broadcaster Trace to broadcast its new high-definition channel, Trace Sports HD, on the NSS-806 satellite. Thanks to this new coverage, Trace Sports HD will enter the region with strong growth in the pay-TV sector and have access to a potential audience of 18 million DTH and cable homes in […]

November 7, 2011

VeEX expands industry’s leading 1GE tester portfolio

VeEX, a global leader in Telecom and CATV test solutions, has announced the introduction of the VePAL MX100e+, a new low cost version of its’ widely deployed MX100+ handheld Ethernet product family. The MX100e+ supports 10/100/1000Base-T copper and 100Base-FX, 1000Base-X optical interfaces. BERT, Throughput and RFC2544 testing is complemented by several new key features including […]

November 4, 2011

Turner Studios selects LYNX Technik interface solutions for fibre transmission

Turner Studios, the in-house production facility of Turner Broadcasting System, a Time Warner company, has upgraded its Atlanta, Georgia Studios by choosing a LYNX Technik fiber solution to improve the HD video distribution over 204 single mode fiber I/O paths to four of their six studios. As part of the project to expand video continuity, […]

November 4, 2011

MediaCorp selects Oregan Media Browser for delivery of Internet video programming and context-relevant applications

Oregan Networks has been selected by MediaCorp, Singapore’s leading media company, as a key enabler of its up-coming Over-the-Top (OTT) interactive TV service on set top boxes. Oregan Media Browser provides the media player and run-time environment for the User Interface applications, which allow users to interact with live and on-demand content via on-screen graphical […]

November 3, 2011