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HGI releases new Technical Requirements Home Diagnostics document

HGI, the global organisation for setting requirements for the digital home, has published a requirements document that sets out common industry approach to troubleshooting. Document HGI -RW016 entitled Home Gateway and Home Network Diagnostics Module Requirements specifies both an overall diagnostics architecture as well as a set of diaqnostic functions in the Home Gateway (HG) […]

April 23, 2013

Ireton appointed General Manager, History Japan

Asia Ireton has been appointed General Manager for The History ChannelJapan Corp., a joint venture between A+E Networks and Super-Network, Inc. The announcement was made today by Alan Hodges, Managing Director, Asia Pacific for A+E Networks and Shoji Iwamoto, President, Super Network/Representative Director, The History Channel Japan Corp. Based in Tokyo, Ireton is responsible for […]

April 23, 2013

A new premium TV channel in THEMA’s portfolio: MURR TV

THEMA continues its distribution and marketing strategy of ethnic offers, in Europe and worldwide, and has signed an exclusive agreement for France, Monaco and United Kingdom for the distribution and promotion of the Lebanese TV channel MURR TV. Entertainment channel MURR TV broadcasts a wide range of shows that satisfies the tastes of the Arab audiences. […]

April 22, 2013

Telestream expands executive team, 
hires industry veteran Turner

Telestream, a provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, has announced the expansion of the executive management team as industry veteran Paul Turner joins the company in a new role as Vice President of Enterprise Product Management. Turner brings more than 30 years of leadership in the broadcast and video technology industry in Europe […]

April 19, 2013

AMC/Sundance Channel Global announces personnel appointments and new acquisitions

AMC/Sundance Channel Global, the international division of AMC Networks has announced numerous personnel appointments and the acquisition of a wide array of award winning films and acclaimed series. Bruce Tuchman, President of AMC/Sundance Channel Global, made the announcement ahead of the company’s participation at next week’s Asia Pacific Pay-TV Operators Summit in Bali. The company […]

April 18, 2013

INSIDE Secure technology enables mobile downloads for popular UK on-demand service

INSIDE Secure, a specialist in embedded solutions for securing transactions, content and digital identity,  has worked with the BBC to provide the technology to enable viewers to download BBC TV programmes directly to smartphones or tablets for free. Viewers can keep them to enjoy for up to 30 days. INSIDE Downloadable DRM Fusion Agent for […]

April 17, 2013

Rohde & Schwarz DVS: Media Production Hub VENICE wins Broadcast Engineering Pick Hit Award

At NAB 2013 the DVS Media Production Hub was not only been welcomed by clients, users and the journalists, but also by a panel of independent judges as well. Working professionals in the broadcast, post, network and satellite industries, appointed by the Broadcast Engineering, were enthusiastic about the Media Production Hub’s innovative technology. VENICE received […]

April 17, 2013

Scoopshot and Ebyline forge strategic content partnership

Principals at Scoopshot and Ebyline have entered into a strategic alliance that will package Scoopshot’s unique mobile user-and professionally-generated photos and videos with the high-quality written content produced by Ebyline. The business development agreement will fully leverage the assets of both companies to provide media outlets and other clients around the globe with a new, […]

April 17, 2013

Fibre helps boost IPTV

Latest broadband and IPTV figures published by the Broadband Forum show a significant surge in superfast broadband, with fibre, particularly FTTx/VDSL2 hybrid deployments, playing a key role in driving this 8.6 per cent percentage annual growth. The figures, prepared by Point Topic, also reveal that a staggering 50 million new users around the globe have […]

April 16, 2013

Witbe chosen by Red Herring as one of the Top 100 companies to watch in Europe

Witbe has been selected by Red Herring as one of the Top 100 technology companies to watch in Europe. Red Herring’s Top 100 Europe list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising companies and entrepreneurs, celebrating their innovations and technologies. Red Herring’s editors were among the first to recognise that companies such as […]

April 16, 2013