YouTube updates Studio app

YouTube has renamed its Creator Studio app to YouTube Studio and is adding new features like the ability to schedule video uploads from mobile. YouTube will let users pick the time and date for a video to be uploaded – and set whether it should be public, private or unlisted – from the revamped Studio […]

ANGA COM sees growth in visitors and congress attendees

This year’s ANGA COM exhibition in Cologne recorded 17,000 participants by the end of the show, with visitor numbers up 1.5% year-on –year and congress attendees up 15% to over 2,000. This year saw ANGA COM team with state-supported regional media conference the Medienforum NRW to create a joint offering. Other partners include industry associations […]

Tech companies take positions for next-generation broadband

The timing and nature of the rollout of sophisticated CMTS-type equipment at the edge of cable and other fixed networks has emerged as one of the key talking points of this year’s ANGA COM expo in Cologne, as vendors adopt various positions in preparation for the adoption of next-generation broadband technologies by MSOs. Harmonic used […]

Media Broadcast highlights online video potential of HbbTV

HbbTV can successfully be used to deliver internet video channels to the big screen, extending the range of choice on digital-terrestrial TV, according to Sven Eckoldt, product manager at German broadcast infrastructure provider Media Broadcast, which last year launched the first online video channels on its Mediathek portal. “Because we are the DTT provider in […]

Live video presents growing challenge for operators, ANGA COM attendees told

Intelligent caching deployed by network operators can deliver an improved online video experience and will be key to the success of growing live video on the web, according to Eyal Webber-Zvik, product manager at Israel-based Qwilt, which deploys caching devices for access network operators. Addressing a session at ANGA COM this morning, Webber-Zvik pointed out […]

Arris launches new fibre solutions

Arris has released a range of new solutions designed to help global providers meet the growing need for delivering fibre deeper into networks at ANGA COM this year. Its new solutions include: the Arris Ultra Compact 200 Optical Node and Amplifier series; the Arris Opti Max OM2741 fiber deep optical node solution; the Arris CHP […]

Teracom selects Thomson to deliver HEVC-encoded UHD content

Swedish infrastructure and technical solutions provider, Teracom, has selected a number of Thomson Video Networks solutions to deliver HEVC-encoded Ultra HD video over DVB-T2. Teracom is using Thomson’s ViBE VS7000 video system, NetProcessor 9030/40 multiplexer, and Sapphire MPEG stream server to demonstrate a complete transmission chain for DVB-T2 delivery of HEVC-encoded video. “By deploying state-of-the-art […]

Romtelecom selects Cisco to expand service to cable

Romanian telco Romtelecom has selected Cisco Videoscape to provide an end-to-end solution for the delivery of content to subscribers over cable, complementing its satellite service. The new service will use Romtelecom’s existing satellite head-end, meaning it can expand its operations while using just one system for both cable and satellite. “With the launch of this […]

Nagra deploys S3 Group’s test automation platform

Kudelski Group-owned content protection specialist Nagra has selected S3 Group’s StormTest Development Center to automate testing of its OpenTV 5 set-top box middleware and guide solutions. Nagra said it will use the S3 Group platform to scale globally, meet demand for its products, ensure quality assurance and improve responsiveness and turnaround times. “After a thorough […]

Telefunken partners with Aurora on fibre internet

Telefunken Communications has partnered with Pace-owned Aurora Networks to launch fibre-based fast internet services in Germany. Telefunken said that residential and commercial customers in select communities in Rhineland-Palatinate will be able to take advantage of the new services. Telefunken started construction work earlier this year and activated its first residential customers early last month – […]

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