Connected Media News

Connected Media News

Connected Media News reports on companies developing technologies that enable audiences to receive, discover and interact with content across any device, anywhere. It also offers an insight into the connected media market through commentary and analysis, and through the review of market reports.

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Witbe partners with Sofrecom to support customers in Indonesia

Witbe has announced a new partnership with PT Sofrecom Indonesia a consulting and engineering firm specializing in telecommunications.

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Harmonic powers Sky Italia OTT services

Harmonic has announced that its cloud-native media processing software and content-aware encoding (CAE) technology is powering Sky Italia's OTT streaming services. The Harmonic solution is integrated into the Sky Italia hybrid cloud software-defined streaming platform.

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Viaccess-Orca and Broadpeak power new NPVR service for Orange Poland

Viaccess-Orca (VO) is powering a new NPVR service for Orange Poland in partnership with Broadpeak.

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LTN Global appoints CTO and head of strategy

LTN Global, a leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has announced the appointment of Alan Young as the company's chief technology officer and head of strategy. Young joined LTN following its acquisition of Crystal, where he served as chief operating officer.

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Turkcell selects Witbe to monitor the QoE of its video services

Witbe has been selected by Turkcell, a digital operator headquartered in Turkey, to automate the analysis and testing of their main end-user digital services such as BiP, TV+, Fizy and many others.

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Hulu in Japan selects Bitmovin to deliver next-generation online experiences

Bitmovin has announced that Hulu in Japan (HJ) has selected Bitmovin encoding to deliver high-quality video to any device at massively optimised bitrates.

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LTN Global enters agreement to acquire Make.TV

LTN Global has entered into an agreement to acquire Make.TV, developer of an innovative cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.

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Bitmovin announces availability of its encoding and player solutions on Microsoft Azure

Bitmovin has announced that at IBC2019 it will debut Bitmovin Encoding and Player integration on Microsoft Azure.

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nanocosmos takes interactive live streaming to the next level

At IBC2019, nanocosmos will introduce new enhancements to its nanoStream Cloud end-to-end solution for ultra-low-latency (ULL) live streaming that enable a more interactive and engaging experience for end users, supporting a range of interactive business use cases such as iGaming, webcasts, and a

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OTT video platform for Channel 4 Parasport and 2020 Paralympics online service

Simplestream, a leader in live, live-2-VOD and on-demand OTT services, has built an accessible video platform and responsive website for Channel 4's online coverage of Para Sport and Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

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AIMS introduces updated IP standards roadmap

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) has released a significant update to the AIMS roadmap for a standards-based approach to applying IP technologies in broadcast operations. The latest roadmap includes an important addition: JT-NM TR-1001-1, also known as the JT-NM Tech Stack Part 1.

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IABM announces shortlisted entries for BaM Awards at IBC2019

IABM has announced the shortlisted entries for the IBC2019 edition of it BaM Awards. The shortlist has been selected by the judges from yet another record number of entries – 197 – a clear indication of the value that technology developers place on the recognition provided by the BaM Awards.

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Change. Innovate. Adapt - fresh perspectives, first-hand insights and new connections at IABM 2019 conference and awards

IABM has announced that its 2019 Annual International Business Conference and Awards will take place this year at the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington, London on Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 December. Under the banner Change. Innovate.

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Dejero keeps Ironman Australia connected in challenging conditions

Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that provide Emmy award winning video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, recently provided five HEVC capable EnGo mobile transmitters and a 4-channel WayPoint receiver to Next Up Digital, for the 8-camera remote

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GO Malta transforms TV with Edgeware technology

Edgeware has announced that GO, Malta’s leading communications services company and first quad play provider, is extending its partnership with Edgeware to help it shape the future of TV in the country.

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SMPTE names Frank Kunkle as director of marketing

SMPTE has announced that Frank Kunkle has joined the society as its new director of marketing.

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IABM launches Technology and Trends Roadmap

The IABM has unveiled the result of a major initiative that is designed to aid both technology vendors and buyers in developing their technology and business strategies: the Technology and Trends Roadmap.

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Broadpeak expands leadership team

Broadpeak has appointed Xavier Leclercq as vice president of business development.

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LTN Global enters agreement to acquire Crystal

LTN Global, a global leader in broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire Crystal, a provider of software that automates the monitoring, control, and metadata management of end-to-end broadcast and digital media operations.

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