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No case for converged broadcast broadband distribution yet, EC report concludes

A free European Commission report has outlined a cost benefit analysis that concludes that there is not yet a compelling case for moving to a converged platform where fixed broadband and Wi-Fi are

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Proximus becomes first Belgian operator to roll out Netflix on TV

Belgian telecoms provider Proximus began rolling out Netflix to its Proximus TV subscribers on December 16th, the first Belgian operator to do so.

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Household level addressable ads only work if you need less than 30% of a country

Household level addressable television advertising will not work for all advertisers and MODI Media, the business unit within GroupM tasked with managing and executing addressable campaigns, has a

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Swisscom mobile shows how single billing can put a service provider at the centre of ‘cool’

Swisscom customers with a mobile phone subscription can now pay for their iTunes purchases via their mobile bill.

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Programmatic revenues up 282% at SpotXchange

Programmatic revenue at SpotXchange, the video advertising platform now majority owned by RTL Group, increased 282% during the first three quarters of 2014 compared

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Layer3 TV selects Nucleus video gateway software from SeaChange

The cable provider Layer3 TV has selected SeaChange International as a key vendor for its in-home platform, which will launch in 2015.

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Virgin Media and BlackArrow partner for advanced on-demand and multiscreen advertising

Virgin Media has partnered with BlackArrow, a leading provider of TV advertising and data solutions, to provide a host of multi-screen and cross-platform advertising

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Preparing For The Live-To-VOD Explosion – New Videonet Webcast

Multiscreen TV viewers will soon expect a broadcast-like experience that includes start-over, ‘just-behind-live’ viewing and access to personal DVR recordings, plus

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EBU welcomes CEPT report on future of UHF band

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has welcomed a report from CEPT, the leading regulatory body in the field of European electronic communications, on the future

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It’s World Television Day; Influence of TV and new behaviours highlighted

To celebrate World Television Day (as proclaimed by the United Nations, no less, in response to an initiative by the television trade bodies ACT, EBU and EGTA) Europ

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Tablets replace PCs when kids go online with NRK player service

The Norwegian public broadcaster NRK has illuminated just how important the tablet has become as a multiscreen device for children.

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Ofcom to open up 700MHz band to mobile by 2022

Ofcom has announced a decision to make the 700MHz frequency band, currently used for DTT and wireless microphones, available for mobile broadband services by 2022 - or possibly two years earlier.

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The next TV frontier is the wall, Orange innovator declares

“The next frontier for television is the wall, for sure,” Patrice Slupowski, VP Digital Innovation at Orange France Telecom, declared today at OTT TV World Summit.

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Swisscom TV 2.0 light includes live pause without DVR; aimed at non Swisscom home digital upgraders

Swisscom has introduced an entry-level offer for digital TV that includes a number of advanced services, including 40 channels in HD, multiscreen TV viewing and a li

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Sky Italia selects ContentWise for Sky Online recommendations

Sky Italia has selected ContentWise to power personalized recommendations for Sky Online, its recently launched online multiscreen video service covering movies, spo

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ADB launches light version of GraphyneTV multiscreen software for legacy and entry-level STBs

ADB has announced a “light version” of its GraphyneTV Pay TV software, which gives service providers a complete multi-screen client software solution for the deliver

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ARRIS Universal Edge QAM will help ZAP deliver network DVR and VOD

ZAP, a television service provider in sub-Saharan Africa, has chosen the APEX3000 Universal Edge QAM from ARRIS Group, Inc.

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70% of Sky Italia’s brand advertising runs programmatically through Turn data management platform

Sky Italia has selected Turn as its data management platform (DMP) to deliver more personalised advertising experiences to customers and meet a range of digital mark

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DIRECTV launches 'first ever' UHD VOD to homes

Launching tomorrow, DIRECTV will begin offering a variety of new releases, popular films and nature documentaries in 4K.

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Deal completed, the new Sky claims to be Europe’s leading entertainment company and content investor

BSkyB, now being renamed Sky, has completed the acquisition of Sky Italia and a majority interest in Sky Deutschland, creating what it claims is Europe’s leading 

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Most SVOD subscribers also have Pay TV

The correlation between Pay TV homes and those subscribing to online subscription VOD (SVOD) services is confirmed again by Decipher, the UK research and consulting firm, after the latest figures f

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Electronic Sell Through users in UK are early 30s (age) and above average VOD and DVD users

Electronic Sell Through (EST) is now available in the UK through Sky’s Buy & Keep service and BT TV Purchase (from the telco and IPTV provider BT), and research

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Harmonic invests in cloud services pioneers VJU and Encoding.com

Harmonic has made what its describes as significant investments in the video transcoding service Encoding.com and VJU, one of the first companies to provide cloud-en

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UHD and HEVC STB shipments to explode, says ABI Research

Worldwide Ultra HD (UHD) capable set-top box shipments will reach 48 million by 2020, while the market for HEVC set-top boxes will hit 88 million units a year by the

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