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J:COM

Brightcove powers J:Com’s Animal Watch

Brightcove, the streaming technology company, haswelcomed JCOM, Japan’s largest cable TV company, as a new customer. As the streaming technology partner for J:COM, Brightcove is powering the media company’s newest streaming service, Ikimono Watch (‘Animal Watch’), which plans to broadcast content from across Japan’s zoos and aquariums. “J:COM is Japan’s biggest and most respected cable […]

June 7, 2024

Paramount+ launches in Japan

Paramount+ has debuted in Japan with the launch on J:COM, one of Japan’s top cable television operators and broadband internet providers, and WOWOW, the premium pay-TV network. With this launch, Paramount+ says it is now officially present in all the top ten international SVoD growth markets.  The launch of Paramount+ brings an array of entertainment […]

December 6, 2023

Paramount+ launching in Japan

Paramount has announced the upcoming launch of its streaming service Paramount+ in Japan with J:COM, the cable television operator and broadband internet provider, and with pay-TV service Wowow. Japan is the second market in Asia to launch the service, following its debut in Korea last year. Beginning December 1st, Paramount+ will bring its catalogue films […]

September 20, 2023

Japan: Warner Bros Discovery, J:COM expand JV

Warner Bros Discovery and J:COM have announced a strategic new agreement in Japan, expanding their joint venture partnership from the current two networks to a seven channel linear TV portfolio. The multi-year deal, effective immediately, strengthens the collaboration between the two companies as they continue to bring entertainment to Japanese audiences. The expanded portfolio brings […]

August 8, 2023

J:COM deploys Qwilt’s Open Caching solution

Qwilt has announced that J:COM, the Japanese cable broadband and multi-channel video provider, has transformed its video delivery network using Qwilt’s Open Caching solution, boosting its network capacity and enhancing the quality of live streaming, VoD and media applications delivered throughout its network. The solution is comprised of Qwilt’s Open Edge Cloud, which provides Quality-as-a-Service […]

January 27, 2023

RDK surpasses 80m device deployments

RDK Management has announced details about the continued adoption of RDK open source software used to power customer-premises equipment (CPE) from broadband and video service providers worldwide. “With more than 80 million device deployments, RDK adoption continues to accelerate and serve as the foundational software platform for service providers across their various OEMs and network […]

May 5, 2021

Plume & J:COM partner for Smart Home services

Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM), Japan’s largest cable TV operator serving more than 5.5 million subscribers, and Smart Home services pioneer Plume, have announced an expanded partnership where J:COM will distribute Plume’s platform to cable operators throughout Japan. Japanese cable operators now have the ability to offer Plume’s advanced Consumer Experience Management (CEM) Platform for the smart […]

June 29, 2020