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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Paywizard study shows European TV operators are failing to use subscriber data to ensure a positive customer experience

Paywizard study shows European TV operators are failing to use subscriber data to ensure a positive customer experience

Paywizard, the pay-TV subscription, billing and customer relationship management (CRM) specialist, has announced that a new study of major European broadcasters, pay-TV operators, telcos and over-the-top (OTT) service providers reveals that all rank customer experience as a top strategic priority

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Cloud-native containerised TV delivery platform

Edgeware, the pioneer of online TV delivery systems, announces its first container-based software solutions, which are optimised for public and private cloud platforms. The solutions being delivered as containers are its unique Origin products, TV Content Capture and TV Repackager.

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IABM announces BaM Awards winners

IABM announces BaM Awards winners

The winners of IABM’s Broadcast and Media awards (BaMs) were announced at IABM’s BaM Awards party on 15th September during the IBC Show in Amsterdam.

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Telstra

Telstra partners with Broadpeak to create hybrid unicast/LTE-B solution

Broadpeak and Telstra have announced plans to jointly implement an innovative solution to optimise video quality and efficiency over fixed and mobile networks.

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Norigin expands linear TV headend to include broadcast services

Norigin Media has expanded its managed OTT linear-TV transcoding services, Cloudncoder, to offer support for broadcast delivery. This will allow pay-tv operators in Scandinavia to use Norigin's capture and transcoding headend as a converged cloud origin solution.

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VO releases analysis of illegal streaming during the 2018 Football World Cup in Russia

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global leader providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, has released a series of reports that detail facts on global illegal streaming during the recent football tournament in Russia and how effective the company's anti-piracy services

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MSPs need to develop a strategic vision and differentiate to succeed

MSPs need to develop a strategic vision and differentiate to succeed

The Global managed IT services market continues to grow and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 9.4% through to 2024, taking the total market value from USD 145.3 billion in 2016 to a projected USD 249.4 billion by the end of 2024, according to recent research from Wise Guys Reports.

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Paywizard partners with Verimatrix to enable pay-TV operators to engage customers experiencing QoE issues

Paywizard, the pay-TV subscription, billing and customer relationship management (CRM) specialist, has announced that it has partnered with Verimatrix, a specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for network-connected devices and services, to enable operators to proactively engage with custome

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Deutsche Telekom launches 4K IPTV, OTT, and satellite STB powered by Zenterio OS

Zenterio, a leading television solutions provider, has announced that Deutsche Telekom (DT), one of Germany's largest telecommunications operators, has launched EntertainTV Sat, a new high-end 4K IPTV, OTT, and satellite set-top box (STB) powered by Zenterio OS.

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IABM

IABM publishes Strategic Industry Analysis ahead of IBC2018

The Business Intelligence Unit of IABM has published a complimentary Strategic Industry Analysis ahead of IBC2018 which gives a briefing on, and analysis of, the key trends that are driving change in the broadcast and media industry.

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Witbe

Sky Deutschland selects Witbe for analysis of its set-top-boxes platform

Witbe has been selected by Sky Deutschland to automate the analysis and testing of its Sky set-top-boxes. Witbe Robots will support Sky to provide the best video quality of experience to its customers.

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Norigin Media

Scandinavian cable company chooses Norigin Media's cloud platform for hosting over 100 linear TV channels

A leading cable company in Scandinavia has chosen Norigin Media to host and manage over 100 TV channels. The distributor who provides fiber based broadband and premium TV services has migrated all its linear TV channels to Norigin Media's Cloudncoder.

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Suitest

Suitest introduces test automation solution for apps on Roku devices

Suitest, provider of object-based, codeless test automation and debugging tools for OTT apps, has announced that it is one of the first companies in the world to offer a comprehensive test automation solution for the Roku platform.

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Shortlist announced for IABM BaM awards at IBC

IABM has announced the shortlisted entries for the IBC 2018 edition of its Broadcast and Media awards (BaMs).

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Gerry McAree

Globecast announces Gerry McAree as VP sales, East Region in the US

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced Gerry McAree as VP of sales, East Region, effective 27 August.

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Kaltura

Kaltura launches targeted TV solution for revenue generating, tailored cloud TV experiences

Kaltura has announced the availability of Kaltura Targeted TV, its new solution which extends the capabilities and operator benefits of Kaltura’s Cloud TV Platform.

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Smartly digital for the converged pay-TV and OTT era - Nagra at IBC 2018

At IBC 2018, Nagra will demonstrate new propositions and current innovations that address the entire content value chain – from content and service creation to content delivery and consumption.

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PayWizard

Paywizard launches Paywizard Singula

Paywizard, the pay-TV subscription, billing and customer relationship management (CRM) specialist, has today launched Paywizard Singula, an innovative standalone platform that empowers pay-TV operators and OTT providers to take a more intelligent, data-driven approach to subscriber engagement tha

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Thanks for not sharing: Less than one in 10 Netflix homes globally log in using another’s password

A new report published by Ampere Analysis suggests that password sharing amongst Netflix users is not as prolific as many believe.  There appears to be consistency across different markets geographically when it comes to Netflix homes using another person’s account, which is surprising considerin

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Edgeware to demonstrate glitch-free ad insertion and anti-piracy at IBC

Alongside its presentation of how to achieve beyond broadcast viewing experiences at IBC2018, Edgeware will showcase demonstrations of several technology applications. These include its forensic watermarking anti-piracy solution and server-side OTT ad personalisation.

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