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Sport 24 to broadcast next 2 Cricket World Cups

Sport 24, the 24/7 live sports channel produced exclusively for inflight and in ship, has announced a deal with the International Cricket Council (ICC) to broadcast the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 and the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 for the first time. Sport 24, which is owned and operated by IMG, will […]

October 5, 2022

MPEG LA offers one-stop licence for ATSC 3.0

MPEG LA has announced the availability of the ATSC 3.0 Patent Portfolio Licence providing one-stop access to patents that are essential to the next generation broadcast standard developed by the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC). ATSC 3.0, already available in South Korea and many US television markets, improves the television viewing experience with higher audio […]

January 21, 2022

UHD Alliance updates Filmmaker Mode

The UHD Alliance (UHDA) used CES for a high-profile update on its Filmmaker Mode. The event built on an announcement made in 2019 by leading film luminaries Martin Scorsese, Ava DuVernay and Ryan Coogler. The basic aim of Filmmakers Mode is a TV setting that, in the words of Carolyn Giardina of The Hollywood Reporter […]

January 7, 2022By Chris Forrester

Panasonic hit by hackers

Japanese electronics giant Panasonic says that it suffered what it believed was a deliberate cyber-attack on November 11th. There’s not a lot of further detail although Japan’s public broadcaster NHK says that the attack started back in June and ceased on November 3rd. NHK’s report added that the attacked servers stored information about Panasonic business […]

December 1, 2021By Chris Forrester

RTL Deutschland, Panasonic addressable TV partnership

RTL Deutschland and Panasonic are bringing addressable TV to the smart TVs of the Japanese manufacturer as part of a cooperation. The HbbTV specification for Targeted Advertising (HbbTV TA) is now implemented in Panasonic 2021 smart TVs from the JX850 series. Models already on the market will receive HbbTV TA through a software update, which […]

November 24, 2021

Mediaset deploys Panasonic KAIROS

Italy’s largest commercial broadcaster Mediaset has deployed Panasonic KAIROS, the next generation live production platform, to support live IP workflows at its Light Studio facility, in Milan. As the content creation industry moves to IP production, the KAIROS Core 1000 future-proofs the studio with the ability to support legacy SDI while seamlessly integrating into the […]

November 23, 2021

SES adds HD+ IP for Germany

SES has announced it will launch HD+ IP, a new streaming service in Germany that will provide subscribers with access to 50 HD channels and a library of VoD content without the need for a satellite, cable or DVB-T2 TV connection. Launching in December, the new HD+ IP streaming service will expand SES’s addressable market […]

November 8, 2021By Chris Forrester

Disney+ on Panasonic TVs

Panasonic has confirmed that Disney+ is now available on 4K Panasonic TVs released from 2017 onwards which feature the My Home Screen operating system. On compatible TVs the Disney+ app icon will become visible in the Application view. Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and […]

September 20, 2021

Poland: NENT, Play sign Viaplay distribution partnership

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) and Polish mobile operator Play have agreed a multi-year distribution deal that makes NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service broadly available to Play’s millions of post-paid subscribers. Viaplay offers viewers in Poland a unique combination of Viaplay Originals, international films and series, kids content and premium live sports such as Bundesliga […]

September 3, 2021

Haivision and SRT Alliance host SRT Plugfest

Haivision, a provider of mission-critical, real-time video streaming and networking solutions, and the SRT Alliance, a collaborative community of over 500 product, service, and solution providers supporting the SRT Open Source project, today announced the highlights of the SRT InterOp Summer 2021 Plugfest, including a new record in the number of successfully completed device-to-device tests. […]

July 15, 2021