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Box TV launches free live streaming service by SimpleStream

Box TV has launched a free online streaming service, built and powered by SimpleStream.  All seven Box TV channels (4Music, heat, Kiss, Kerrang!, Box, Smash Hits and Magic) can now be viewed for free through an intuitive branded video media player hosted on and the respective channel websites.  Using SimpleStream’s Over-the-Top (OTT) technology, live […]

May 29, 2013

Cryptoguard signs new customer in Madagaskar

Antananarivo based operator Blueline is replacing their existing CAS and SMS and becomes the first African DTT operator to use the Swedish security and business system CryptoGuard. Madagascar operator Blueline and the Swedish CAS and SMS vendor CryptoGuard has come to an agreement. That also means that Blueline will replace their existing CAS and SMS […]

May 28, 2013

Swire upgrades to Fleetbroadband unlimited

Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO), a Singapore-based leading service provider to the offshore oil and gas industry, is upgrading to Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband (FB) Unlimited plan. The “all-you-can-eat” service will be provided on 65 of SPO’s vessels by Inmarsat partner Station711, the mobile satellite arm of RRsat Global Communications Network and Inmarsat service provider SMTS. SPO’s decision […]

May 28, 2013

nangu.TV launches Recommendation Engine

nangu.TV, the pioneering media platform provider for IPTV and OTT services, has announced its Recommendation Engine addressing the global issue that viewers’ face when trying to navigate their way through vast quantities of television content. nangu.TV’s Recommendation Engine is a key element of its Media Platform and provides operators with a route to greater customer […]

May 28, 2013

RRsat extends distribution of Word Network

RRsat Global Communications Network, a  provider of comprehensive digital content management and global distribution services to the television and radio broadcasting industry, has announced a long term agreement to enable Word Network, the largest African-American religious network in the US, to reach millions of viewers in Australia, New Zealand and the Arab world. The broadcast […]

May 23, 2013

BinWeevils appoints Henwood as new CEO

BinWeevils, the digital social world for kids 6 to 12, has appointed Rod Henwood as its new CEO with immediate effect. Henwood is an existing board director of BinWeevils, having invested in the company in 2009. He takes over as CEO from fellow investor, Richard Watney, who will continue to be involved in the business alongside […]

May 23, 2013

Zappware’s Nexx design solution now also deployed by Numericable

Zappware, a developer of off-the-shelf and custom-designed digital television solutions, announces that its award-winning Nexx UI design has now also been deployed by cable operator Numericable in Belgium and Luxembourg. Zappware’s Nexx UI design had been deployed first by Numericable in France as part of Numericable’s La Box solution. There it has been highly recognized […]

May 22, 2013

Rohde & Schwarz DVS: First CLIPSTER in Middle East – Gulf Film relies on DVS technology

In a deal concluded at this year’s CABSAT in Dubai, Gulf Film, the region’s leading film distributor and exhibitor, has adopted CLIPSTER, DVS’s flagship DI workstation. For the first time, CLIPSTER will be responsible for creating Digital Cinema Packages (DCPs) in the Middle East. As CLIPSTER can perform high-speed DCI Mastering processes, Gulf Film can […]

May 22, 2013

MENA consumers missing out on “true HD” experience

YahLive, the HD television satellite platform for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, SES, the DTH global satellite broadcast operator, and ChannelSculptor, a Dubai-based TV content and broadcast consultancy, have revealed that whilst MENA may be ahead of Europe in terms of HDTV demand as measured by high HDTV screen sales, increased channel […]

May 21, 2013

Viewster strengthens On-demand TV offering, with new content deals aimed at younger audiences

Viewster, a fast-growing VoD service, has partnered with Shine Group, Starz Digital Media, ALL3MEDIA and KBS Media, to offer 240 hours of new TV series on-demand, for free, through its popular, ad-supported platform for films and TV shows. Available in 120 countries globally, Viewster is enjoying rapid growth worldwide as younger viewers swap linear TV […]

May 21, 2013