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BT aims to unify traditional and multiscreen headend using Elemental Technologies

BT, the UK telco and Pay TV provider, is standardising on Elemental Technologies software to unify its traditional and multiscreen headends that serve BT TV Everywhe

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UK Television bites back, with rise in ‘live’, while drama is ahead of film for STB VOD

Live TV viewing in the UK has increased by 1% year-on-year following a four-year decline in share of usage, according to the latest bi-annual Mediabug report from th

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Channel 4 is making the same money from online viewers as from television viewers

Channel 4, the UK commercial broadcaster, is making enough advertising revenue from its digital viewers that it no longer has to worry whether people are watching on

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Catch-up viewing is only 65% of the consumption on All 4

Only 65% of the consumption on All 4, Channel 4’s online and multiscreen service, comes from catch-up TV viewing, Keith Underwood, Director of Strategy and Technology at Channel 4, revealed yesterd

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The ultimate in crossover content, as eSports gets a dedicated broadcast channel on Pay TV

In a great example of how the youth video subculture currently found online could become part of traditional TV, ESL is launching an eSports channel that will appear first on the Viasat satellite P

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MTG to replace channel-specific player services with combined online platform for free on-demand

MTG will launch a new digital service in the autumn that will aggregate all of the broadcast group’s free, advertising-supported content in one place, but only on-de

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Ericsson gives customers ultimate deployment flexibility for hardware, software and cloud video processing

Ericsson claims it now has the most complete media processing solution in the industry, having combined its long-established expertise in hardware-based compression

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Quickplay harnesses Harmonic VOS for managed and virtualized video processing

Quickplay, which provides outsourced managed media services, has announced a global strategic partnership with Harmonic to harness that company’s software-based video processing as part of a cloud-

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Akamai opens ‘broadcast’ operations centre for OTT video, aiming for broadcast-grade streaming

Determined to make streaming video and CDN distribution the equal (or superior) of traditional broadcasting, Akamai has opened its Broadcast Operations Control Center (BOCC) to monitor and support

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Kaltura and Encompass Digital Media provide fully managed OTT video platform

Kaltura and Encompass Digital Media have partnered to provide a fully managed platform for OTT video services.

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Verimatrix shows how a focus on secure data gathering and analytics improves a media business

“Service providers are turning to the power of big data to enhance their subscriber’s experience and find new revenue opportunities, but as approaches to data analyt

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Anvato enables instant live-to-VOD availability and server-side DAI for more devices

Instant live-to-VOD and support for DAI across more devices is now possible using Anvato's Media Content Platform (MCP), the turnkey software-based TV Everywhere/OTT workflow solution.

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Keepixo unveils UHD live encoder with optional support for HDR, targeting IPTV or OTT applications

Keepixo unveiled the AL2000-UHD generation of live encoding platforms at NAB, providing HEVC compression for resolutions up to 4Kp60 (3840x2160 @ 60fps, 10-bit).

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Keepixo encoder integrated with Broadpeak nanoCDN to enable multicast streaming of 4K ABR streams

Keepixo's 4K encoder has been integrated with Broadpeak's nanoCDN operator CDN technology, which makes multicasting of adaptive bitrate streaming video possible.

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Keepixo transcoding software on Kontron hardware equals 144 HD channels in a 2RU footprint

A new high-density OTT transcoding solution can transcode up to 144 HD channels in a 2RU footprint while consuming less than 8W per transcoded service.

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Conax launches ‘Contego as a Service’, using cloud hosting to lower CapEx for content security

Conax has introduced ‘Contego as a Service’, a cloud-based content protection service that provides the benefits of the Conax Contego security platform, hosted, monitored and maintained by Conax.

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Conax demonstrates end-to-end multiscreen solution with Mirada middleware

Conax has been using NAB Show to demonstrate a new end-to-end multiscreen solution with Mirada, the middleware provider.

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Ericsson expands partner ecosystem for its fully managed CDN offering, Unified Delivery Network

Ericsson has expanded the partner ecosystem for its Unified Delivery Network managed CDN offering to include 22 members.

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Twentieth Century Fox uses Ericsson Unified Delivery Network in proof of concept for VR, AR and UHD delivery

Content technologies like 4K Ultra HD with High Dynamic Range and virtual reality provide the natural next step for service providers looking to differentiate their offerings with truly immersive e

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Verimatrix and Net Insight pre-integration hastens DRM-protected live OTT that has zero delay behind broadcast

Net Insight is partnering with Verimatrix to pre-integrate the VCAS for Internet TV content protection solution (from Verimatrix) with its new Sye Live OTT platform, which enables the delivery of O

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NBC Olympics using Cisco for IP contribution and distribution at Brazil Olympics

NBC Olympics has selected Cisco to provide IP video contribution and distribution solutions along with networking and security solutions for its production of the Br

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Cisco Media Blueprint supports a more software-defined and cloud approach to media delivery

Cisco says it can help content and service providers to accelerate the creation, delivery and monetization of content thanks to its Media Blueprint, a portfolio of C

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Brightcove and Accedo ‘democratize’ OTT services with lower costs and faster deployment

Brightcove OTT Flow is a new a turnkey OTT solution for media companies and content owners that allows them to rapidly deploy direct-to-consumer live and on-demand v

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IRT uses virtualized transcoding to deliver Vienna Opera in 4K OTT to Arte HbbTV portal on Smart TVs

FRANSAT, the satellite TV bouquet of Eutelsat in France, broadcast the Vienna Opera ballet ‘Le Corsaire’ live in Ultra High Definition on April 2, in partnership with Arte channel. 

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Astro uses Genius Digital insights to understand multiscreen consumption and drive on-demand uptake

Malaysian media broadcaster Astro has deployed Genius Digital’s Insight Platform to provide real-time audience behaviour data

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