Advanced Television


Elite investors back Molten cloud platform

Molten, an enterprise cloud platform built from the ground up, has raised $7 million (€6m) in total seed funding, with investments from top Hollywood and tech luminaries as well as venture firms to help the company further develop its solution and operations. The seed round was led by Abstract Ventures; with participation from Ashton Kutcher, […]

October 14, 2021

SES sees uptakes in cloud playout services

An increasing number of broadcasters and channel operators worldwide are adopting SES’s Cloud Playout service to better manage their linear TV channels and content assets flexibly and cost-effectively. This recent shift to cloud-based services means that SES now has more than 60 TV channels from Africa, Europe and Asia-Pacific that started utilising SES Cloud playout […]

September 15, 2021

Grass Valley and Telos Alliance partners bring integrated intercom to cloud production

In partnership with the Telos Alliance, Grass Valley is releasing Telos Infinity VIP (Virtual Intercom Platform) on GV AMPP (Agile Media Processing Platform), a professional intercom solution for cloud-based media production workflows. Infinity VIP on AMPP supports essential intercom functionality that is already well known to production professionals, including partylines, IFBs, groups and peer-to-peer communication. […]

September 1, 2021

Tata Communications unveils V-VAR solution

Tata Communications, a global digital ecosystem enabler, is enhancing the sports experience with its Virtual Video Assisted Referee (V-VAR) solution. Powered by Tata Communications’ Media Cloud, this solution enables an unlimited number of umpires, referees and judges to connect remotely from anywhere across the globe to assess and declare the winner when contestants are racing […]

July 5, 2021

Report: Cloud gaming to significantly disrupt monetisation

Even though cloud gaming only represented 1 per cent of video games industry revenue in 2020, the technology is expected to fundamentally change the space over the next ten years growing at a compound annual growth rate of 40 per cent to 2030. In a GlobalData webinar, Associate Project Manager Rupantar Guha noted that cloud […]

February 23, 2021

Intelligence-first anti-piracy model from Synamedia

Video software provider Synamedia has launched a new intelligence-first security model suggesting it is “laser-focused” on eradicating streaming pirates’ businesses and protecting legitimate providers’ revenues. Suggesting it is an industry first, this data-led model also makes it possible to measure the efficacy and ROI of anti-piracy initiatives. The new approach combines digital and human intelligence […]

September 3, 2020By Colin Mann

Research: US pay-TV penetration falls to 62%

Parks Associates consumer research finds 62 per cent of US broadband households subscribe to a traditional pay-TV service via a cable or satellite provider, down from 69 per cent in Q1 2019, even as the average amount of video watched per week has spiked to more than 37 hours per household. “The explosion of online […]

August 25, 2020

Etisalat cloud OTT with Synamedia

Video delivery specialist Synamedia has confirmed that UAE’s largest muliplay operator, Etisalat, has launched SwitchTV, a new direct-to-consumer (D2C) service based on Synamedia’s Infinite cloud TV platform and its end-to-end video network portfolio. Etisalat chose to work with Synamedia because its technologies provide the flexibility, security and agility needed to support, monetise and scale a […]

July 21, 2020

LiveU, Grabyo cloud partnership

LiveU and Grabyo have teamed up for broadcasting and sports partners, and anyone sharing content online, to provide a simplified end-to-end solution for live video productions, based on their integrated cloud-based technologies. The solution combines Grabyo’s cloud-native SaaS platform, providing a range of digital video production and publishing tools such as editing, clipping and highlights, […]

June 23, 2020

Report: Satellite-by-cloud computing 52 Exabytes by 2029

The past few days have seen SES, Telesat, Viasat and even OneWeb (despite being in bankruptcy) dramatically expand their plans for satellite infrastructure in space. Their intention is echoed in a report from Northern Sky Research (NSR)

June 1, 2020By Chris Forrester