Advanced Television


A look back at iconic WWE returns in Royal Rumble history

If there’s one thing the WWE universe loves, it’s an iconic comeback. And there’s no better time for one of these than January’s Royal Rumble… just when you thought the first Premium Live Event of the year couldn’t possibly squeeze in any more high-octane drama, a WWE legend is thrown into the mix. From John […]

January 15, 2023

MediaKind expands edge portfolio

MediaKind has announced new technology advances to its portfolio of edge products, delivering increased technology integration options with the major industry standards to content owners, broadcasters, and TV operators alike. MediaKind’s edge portfolio enables live events to be captured and transmitted reliably to the cloud, in the highest possible quality, with the lowest latency and […]

August 30, 2022

LNER trials ITV Hub edgecasting on trains

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has announced its UK-first edgecasting proof-of-concept trial that enables people to stream thousands of shows from ITV Hub in UHD – without eating into personal data or the train’s Wi-Fi bandwidth. The trial service is now available on three electric Azuma trains running between London King’s Cross and Edinburgh. Rail […]

July 20, 2022

iliad’s Play buys Redge Technologies

The Play Group (part of the iliad Group) has acquired 92.5 per cent of shares in Redge Technologies. The residual 7.5 per cent of share capital remains with Przemysław Frasunek, CEO and Co-Founder of the company. Redge Technologies is the leader in OTT and edge computing technologies in Central Europe. Its flagship technology, Redge Media, […]

July 7, 2022

Synamedia brings intelligence to the CDN’s edge

Synamedia, the independent video software provider, has unveiled a new set of Artificial Intelligence-based (AI) traffic management features for its Edge CDN solution. These advanced capabilities will transform the way video streams are delivered and will enable a plethora of new consumption experiences by simplifying the process of onboarding new services, all while delivering a […]

April 25, 2022

INVIDI Technologies integrating Decentrix forecasting data

Global addressable advertising solutions company INVIDI Technologies has announced it will integrate campaign forecasting and scheduling optimisation from omnichannel adtech company Decentrix into both its new groundbreaking Conexus and INVIDI Edge platforms.Unveiled in February, Conexus allows programmers to easily execute national addressable campaigns at an unprecedented scope across multiple distributors. Distribution partners include DISH Network, DIRECTV, and […]

April 19, 2022

Industry players deploy edge apps using LiveEdge Compute

Videon, a specialist in edge computing for video, has announced that technology providers across the industry, including Net Insight, EZDRM, Synamedia, Zixi, V-Nova, Red5 Pro, Techex, THEO Technologies, and Livepeer and others are deploying edge apps using LiveEdge Compute to simplify on-premise-to-cloud workflows for media companies, cloud providers, and integrators. These apps take full advantage […]

April 5, 2022

Nokia, Kyndryl network partnership

Kyndryl, an IBM spin-off, and Nokia have announced a global network and edge computing alliance aimed at helping enterprise customers accelerate their digital transformations with secure LTE and 5G private wireless networking. The partnership builds on a successful private wireless connectivity project that yielded an innovative solution combining Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) application platform […]

February 17, 2022

Gilat Q4 revenues up 58%

Israel-based speciality satellite services company Gilat reported revenues up 58 per cent for its Q4 2021 to $67.3 million (from $42.6 million for the same period in 2020). The quarter help propel Gilat to revenues for the full year to $218.9 million, up 32 per cent y-o-y. Guidance for 2022 is for revenues of between […]

February 17, 2022By Chris Forrester

Microsoft buying Call of Duty maker for $69bn

Microsoft Corp has confirmed it will buy Call of Duty videogame maker, Activision Blizzard, for $68.7 billion (€60.4bn) in cash, making the Xbox manufacturer the third-largest gaming company by revenue. Microsoft’s offer is a premium of 45 per cent to Activision share price last week. Shares of Activision were up nearly 38 per cent at […]

January 18, 2022