Advanced Television


AVIA: Opportunities beyond traditional TV in Asia

The Asia Video Summit marked a return to Hong Kong on June 20th-21st, with almost 300 delegates attending the conference in person and virtually. Hosted by the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA), the Summit conversations centred around the key themes of ‘The Making of Korea and the Model for Who’s Next?’, ‘Video at the Crossroads’, […]

June 27, 2023

Survey: Cloud is key to 2023 strategy

Akamai Technologies, the cloud company, has revealed that 95 per cent of channel partners agree that cloud computing is a key priority for their customers’ 2023 strategy. However, not all businesses plan to or are able to invest heavily in the space. Willingness to spend varies greatly, with 27 per cent planning to spend below […]

April 24, 2023

Bitmovin, Akamai to debut joint CMCD solution at NAB

Bitmovin, a leading provider of video streaming infrastructure, announces it has partnered with Akamai Technologies, the cloud company that powers and protects life online. The partnership will deliver a joint solution using Common Media Client Data (CMCD) to help media and entertainment companies drive growth by minimizing the cost of errors that occur due to […]

April 5, 2023

ITV, Akamai simulate virtual viewers ahead of World Cup

Akamai Technologies has announced that it was ITV’s partner to test the complex infrastructure necessary to live stream this year’s World Cup. ITV used Akamai’s CloudTest service to stress-test its streaming capabilities ahead of the World Cup and the launch of its new streaming platform ITVX. ITV used CloudTest to identify issues and mitigate risks […]

December 22, 2022

50 media companies make DPP sustainability pledge

The DPP, the media industry’s business network, has announced that 50 media companies have officially joined its DPP Committed to Sustainability programme. The scheme, enabled by DPP members Atos and Red Bee Media, was first launched at the DPP Technology Leaders’ Briefing in 2019 and was set up to celebrate and promote good practice in […]

March 29, 2022

Research: Extensive global piracy demand

Research from digital experience protection and delivery specialist Akamai Technologies, Pirates in the Outfield, a collaboration between Akamai and anti-piracy, market analytics and audience connection solutions provider MUSO, illustrates how online piracy continues to be prevalent across, and financially detrimental to, a variety of industries. Between January and September 2021, global piracy demand — measured […]

January 27, 2022By Colin Mann

Study: High demand for multiplayer & cross-platform games

Unity, a platform for creating and operating real-time 3D content, has released two reports revealing the high demand for multiplayer games and the importance of post launch content for sustaining player engagement. Unity Gaming Services’ Cross-Platform Gaming Study conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Unity, revealed that over half of all Americans (56 […]

November 16, 2021

IBC free to attend

Organisers of content and technology event IBC have announced a comprehensive content programme for the 2021 edition, which for the first time will be free for all to access. Attendees can watch the sessions in person in Amsterdam or online via IBC Digital, which will launch on October 21st. This year’s content programme will focus […]

September 30, 2021By Colin Mann

Videon raises $7.3m Series A funding

Videon, a specialist in edge computing for video, has raised $7.3 million (€6.1m) in Series A funding, led by Voyager Capital. Videon says the funding will allow it to expand its senior leadership, engineering, marketing, and sales teams, enabling it to bring its unique video compute platform to more customers worldwide. Additionally, Rob Green in […]

June 23, 2021

Akamai’s edge platform for Quickchannel

Quickchannel, a provider of online streaming and recording services, has announced a new partnership with Akamai Technologies, an international content delivery network (CDN) and cloud service company, following increased customer demand for broadcasting large scale live events to global audiences. Viktor Underwood, CEO at Quickchannel, said: “A reliable enterprise video streaming solution is no longer […]

June 14, 2021