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Multimedios selects AWS Elemental, Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services has announced that Mexican broadcast network Multimedios Televisión has selected video processing, distribution and storage solutions from AWS Elemental and Amazon Web Services (AWS) for its online video content. The agreement broadens the broadcaster’s AWS deployment with additional cloud-based video processing and content distribution solutions, comprising an end-to-end workflow to produce and […]

July 11, 2017

Frontier Communications chooses AWS Elemental video processing

AWS Elemental, an Amazon Web Services company, has announced that Frontier Communications has chosen AWS Elemental video processing for its Vantage TV by Frontier live and on-demand video services. According to Steve Ward, Senior Vice President of Video Technology and Content at Frontier Communications, “We are optimistic that Elemental’s multi-codec support and evolving software solutions […]

April 18, 2017

Digital Economy Bill might mean UK retransmission fees

A report from equity analysts at Berenberg Bank suggests that the upcoming UK Digital Economy Bill could see a change of heart as far as the British government is concerned over retransmission fees as far as ITV is concerned. The all-important element within the Bill is covered by Section 73 in the document. The ban […]

March 30, 2017By Chris Forrester

UK unveils ‘world-leading’ Digital Strategy

Karen Bradley, the UK Culture Secretary, has launched a Digital Strategy designed to create a world-leading digital economy that works for everyone, with skills, infrastructure and innovation at its heart. It backs the UK digital sectors to invest for the long term and includes measures to help all businesses harness the productivity benefits of digital […]

March 1, 2017 selects Elemental for 4K VoD

Elemental Technologies, a specialist in software-defined video solutions, has announced that has selected its video processing solutions to power its new 4K VoD services. The agreement expands the broadcaster’s existing Elemental deployment with added video infrastructure to process streaming 4K content with HEVC compression. provides digital platforms and services for Brazil’s Grupo Globo, […]

February 20, 2017

US consumers unworried by digital piracy damage

A survey by digital platform security specialist Irdeto has found that 74 per cent of US consumers said that producing or sharing pirated video content is illegal. Conducted online by YouGov, the survey also found that 69 per cent of respondents think that streaming or downloading pirate content is illegal. While a majority of consumers […]

January 19, 2017By Colin Mann

Australia: Digital content changes mobile habits

Australians’ increasing appetite for digital content is driving profound changes in mobile device use, services, infrastructure and content delivery, according to the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s Communications report 2015–16, revealing current trends in consumer behaviour and industry responses. “The continuing increase in digital data traffic has been the main cause of change in the […]

December 1, 2016

Innovid: 4 factors impacting advertisers as TV shifts to digital

The transformation and fragmentation of TV over the last decade has caused more than a few headaches for the advertising industry. The same advertisers who were once in control of seemingly captive TV viewers are now at the whim of a viewing audience with far less patience and way more options. Advertisers that adapted quickly […]

July 19, 2016

NBC announces ‘record’ Olympics digital coverage

A record 4,500 streaming hours, including live streaming of all competition; TV simulstream coverage of nine television networks; and first-time streaming to connected TVs highlight NBC Olympics’ digital offering for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this August. In addition, Olympic fans will be able to access two apps, two digital-only […]

July 13, 2016

Teracom, Cisco launch digital TV system

Teracom, a provider of digital terrestrial transmitted radio and TV in Denmark, has launched a new digital headend, which enhances its DTT services. Teracom, in close collaboration with Cisco, performed a technology renewal and replacement project to help simplify terrestrial distribution for national and regional TV broadcasters in Denmark. Using the D9902 Digital Content Manager […]

June 7, 2016