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Sky Q will cost £12 a month extra for existing Sky customers; arrives in homes late February

Sky Q, the next-generation platform from Sky UK, will start appearing in customer homes in late February.

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Now combined, Amino and Entone target hybrid broadcast/IP and IPTV with HEVC UHD device range

Amino has announced the availability of its new Amino 6 Series, a comprehensive range of 4K Ultra HD and HEVC hybrid TV devices.

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Globo Play OTT service uses ATEME video compression for 4K content

Globo, the largest commercial TV network in Latin America, has deployed ATEME’s TITAN stream processing system to power 4K content on its new OTT multiscreen service

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AsiaSat demonstrates quality of UHD with content from Harmonic, including NASA channel

Content from the NASA TV UHD channel, launched jointly by NASA and Harmonic late last year (and said to be the first UHD channel in North America) will help to popul

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Daily online ratings help Dutch broadcasters monetize multiscreen TV; next step is holistic TV/online measure

The Netherlands TV industry body Stichting KijkOnderzoek (SKO) is now delivering daily online TV ratings to the market and claiming that its TV currency is the first

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Imagine Communications optimises virtualized portfolio thanks to strategic relationship with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Imagine Communications and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have created a strategic relationship that enables broadcasters and service providers to optimise IT-based, data centre environments for

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DISH HD Asia upgrades to all-HEVC satellite service covering HD and UHD, using Thomson compression

DISH HD Asia, the direct-to-home satellite Pay TV service, has selected the ViBE VS7000 HEVC encoder from Thomson Video Networks to underpin its new Ultra HD 4K serv

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Determined to master programmatic advertising, Sky Media invests in DataXu

Pay TV operator Sky has invested $10 million in DataXu, a provider of programmatic marketing analytics, data management and media activation software.

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Korea Telecom gets HD encoding delay down to 700ms and expands channel count with Ericsson AVP 4000

Korea Telecom (KT), the largest IPTV operator in Korea, has chosen Ericsson’s AVP 4000 MPEG-4 HD encoders to enable the addition of 20 new HD channels over the next

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SingTel charging $10 per month minimum for premium Wi-Fi

SingTel is providing an early example of how a communications company can monetize ‘premium Wi-Fi’ as well as make wireless home networking a service differentiator.

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Ericsson set to acquire FYI Television “to create a powerful global force in content discovery”

Ericsson has announced its intention to acquire FYI Television, the entertainment metadata and rich media content supplier based in Grand Prairie, Texas.

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m:tel, the quad-play telco in Bosnia and Herzegovina, uses Keepixo OTT encoders for new multiscreen service

m:tel, a quad-play operator in Bosnia and Herzegovina, has selected high-density transcoders and mosaic generators from Keepixo for its new OTT multiscreen service.

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Ireland’s DTT platform gets HBB reboot with help of Freesat and its Freetime expertise and technologies

RTÉ has partnered with Freesat, the UK satellite free-to-air platform, to develop a new hybrid broadcast broadband (HBB) product for Saorview, Ireland’s free digital

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Videonet Connected TV Awards deadline extended one week to January 22

The deadline for submissions to this year’s Videonet Connected TV Awards has now been extended to Friday, January 22, providing one addition

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Packaging Netflix 4K as part of a wider UHD offer is smart marketing for BT

BT became the first TV service in the UK to offer Netflix in ‘Ultra HD’ in December.

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ARRIS completes acquisition of Pace, confident it is the partner of choice for service providers

ARRIS International plc , the new parent company of ARRIS Group, Inc., has completed its $2.1billion acquisition of Pace.

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UHD Alliance announces its Ultra HD Premium specification and logo certification programme

The UHD Alliance (UHDA), the inter-industry group charged with fostering an ecosystem that fully realises and promotes the consumer benefits of Ultra HD technology,

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Channel 4's ‘Walter Presents’ foreign drama collection shows how broadcasters can counter SVOD giants

The UK broadcaster Channel 4 has started airing the first of the foreign-language dramas that make up its ‘Walter Presents’ service.

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Turkish satellite operator D-Smart is early customer for Cisco’s new Infinite Broadcast multiscreen solution

Cisco is using CES this week to introduce the third member of its Infinite Solutions suite: Infinite Broadcast.

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NBCUniversal uses the Accedo AppGrid apps management solution for its new Seeso subscription comedy service

NBCUniversal’s Seeso, a new streaming comedy channel from NBCUniversal Digital Enterprises that is set to launch this week, relies on Accedo AppGrid, a solution that

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Cisco headend, security and middleware solutions underpin Sky Q

Cisco has revealed that it is a key technology partner for the forthcoming Sky Q platform from Sky UK, which makes Pay TV a truly screen agnostic experience and open

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Mediaset España launches OTT service with help of Accedo

Accedo, the TV application solutions provider, has partnered with Spain’s largest TV network, Mediaset España, to launch its OTT TV service called ‘Mitele’ on Samsun

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Harmonic signs binding offer to acquire Thomson Video Networks

Harmonic, which among other things provides video compression, transcoding and storage solutions, has signed a binding offer to acquire Thomson Video Networks (TVN),

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ITV to harness viewing behaviour and engagement levels to target digital audiences in synchronization with broadcast

UK commercial broadcaster ITV is going to enable marketers to reach their desired audiences on broadcast television and in the digital environment simultaneously wit

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