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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Globecast announces Globecast Live to bring any event to any screen

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced the launch of Globecast Live: any event to any screen. This allows customers – both broadcast and B2B – to benefit from a fully integrated contribution and Digital Media Hub (DMH) content processing workflow.

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DVB to make the case for standards-based OTT at NAB Show

At NAB Show 2019, DVB, an industry consortium that develops open interoperable technical specifications for the delivery of digital media, will demonstrate how it is enabling an open standards-based approach to OTT and broadband television, as well as Low Latency DASH (LL-DASH) and Multicast Adap

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Broadpeak expands in the APAC region and appoints director of sales

Broadpeak is expanding its Asia-Pacific (APAC) office and has appointed Kenth Andersson as its new director of sales.

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Witbe announces the launch of QoE Snapshots

Witbe announces the launch of QoE Snapshots

Witbe, leader in Quality of Experience Monitoring, has announced the launch of its QoE Snapshots.

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AIMS welcomes Huawei as full member

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) has announced that global engineering and electronics company Huawei has joined the alliance as a full member.

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Altibox enters new SaaS-based master agreement with Xstream

Altibox enters new SaaS-based master agreement with Xstream

OTT and TV Everywhere enabler Xstream has announced that its service agreement with Norway's popular IPTV operator Altibox has been upgraded to a multi-year software-as-a-service (SaaS) business model. Altibox has used Xstream's services since 2010.

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Global subscription OTT revenue will overtake cinema in 2019: report

Global subscription OTT revenue will overtake cinema in 2019: report

At $46 billion, global subscription OTT revenues will overtake box office revenues in 2019 when theatrical takings will come in at just under $40 billion. The theatrical slowdown in North America and Western Europe is the primary driver of the trend as SVoD continues to grow in all regions.

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Beeline chooses Broadpeak solutions for TV Everywhere service

Beeline chooses Broadpeak solutions for TV Everywhere service

Broadpeak has announced that Beeline, one of the largest telecom operators in Russia, has selected Broadpeak to power its Beeline TV service.

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Witbe announces the launch of its QoE Snapshots

Witbe announces the launch of its QoE Snapshots

Witbe, a leader in quality of experience monitoring, has announced the launch of its QoE Snapshots.

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Deutsche Telekom and MediaKind score with world’s first 6K tiled 360-degree live sports streaming

Deutsche Telekom and MediaKind score with world’s first 6K tiled 360-degree live sports streaming

MediaKind, a global media technology leader, has announced that it has pushed the boundaries of immersive consumer experience of live sport by streaming the world’s first multi-channel 6K 360-degree live sports event in collaboration with Deutsche Telekom, Tiledmedia, and Magnum Film.

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Viaccess-Orca inaugurates new HQ in Paris La Défense

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global leader providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, has completed the move to new corporate headquarters in La Défense, Europe's largest business district situated in Paris.

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IABM announces 2018 award winners at Annual International Business Conference

IABM has announced the winners of its highly-prized annual awards at the IABM Annual International Business Conference, which took place in Birmingham, UK on 6th and 7th December 2018.

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OoyalaREACH, powered By 24i, simplifies and accelerates OTT content delivery

Ooyala, a leader in media production, distribution and monetisation solutions, is partnering with 24i, leading Internet TV app developer for the world’s top media companies, to launch OoyalaREACH, an integrated and highly configurable OTT content preparation and delivery solution.

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The US has more online video watchers, and they watch more regularly: report

US Internet users are more likely to watch online video on a smart TV or smartphone than their European counterparts, according to a report by Ampere Analysis. They are less likely to view online video via computer. There is little difference for viewing via a tablet.

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Swedish TV provider to deliver tailored adverts using ad enabler software

Edgeware has announced that Com Hem, Sweden’s largest cable TV operator, has selected its Ad Enabler origin software.

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Broadpeak, Inca Networks, and Espial enable scalable IP video delivery for Hiawatha Broadband Communications

Broadpeak, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, and Inca Networks, leader of intelligent video delivery providing carrier-grade video delivery solutions with a world-class user experience, have ann

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Televisa to expand TV CDN with Edgeware solution

Televisa to expand TV CDN with Edgeware solution

Edgeware has announced that Televisa, Mexico’s largest cable TV operator, will expand its existing TV CDN, adding more capacity and new time-shift features to its service.

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DVB and HbbTV release new DASH validation tool to simplify content conformance

DVB, an industry consortium that develops open interoperable technical specifications for the delivery of digital media and broadcast services, has collaborated with the HbbTV Association to create a DASH validation tool for application developers and content providers.

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AIMS announces newly elected board

AIMS announces newly elected board

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) has announced a newly elected 2018-2019 board of directors who will lead the organisation's effort toward a standards-based IP infrastructure for professional media.

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Viaccess-Orca partners with RedSo to simplify OTT delivery on Android STBs

Viaccess-Orca (VO) has partnered with RedSo, a leading Asian mobile app development company, on an end-to-end OTT solution for pay-TV operators and service providers.

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