Oettinger outlines digital priorities at ANGA COM

Gunther Oettinger used his keynote speech at the ANGA COM event in Cologne this morning to call for spectrum harmonisation and accessibility of online services across national boundaries. However, the EU Commissioner for the Digital Agenda stopped short of expressing a position on copyright reform, which is subject to a review by the Commission this […]

DVB’s Wood outlines progress towards HDR recommendation

Standards bodies are slowly progressing towards a recommendation for sharper contrast technology HDR in UHD TV standards, but difficult choices still have to be made, ANGA COM attendees heard this morning. David Wood, CM-UHD TV chairman at the DVB Project Office, outlined steps to date, current thinking and the choices still to be made on […]

Teleste: No shortcuts to next-generation broadband upgrades

Upgrading cable networks to 1.2GHz is a huge project that requires detailed tailoring on a network-by-network basis, according to cable access technology specialist Teleste. “We now have the first experience of what it takes to build a real network,” said Hanno Narjus, SVP, video and broadband solutions, Teleste, speaking at a press conference organised by […]

MoCA developing spec to open up MDU market

The Multimedia over Cable Alliance (MoCA) is developing a specification targeting the multiple dwelling unit market called MoCA Access that will enable multiple operators to compete in offering broadband services to the same apartment block. The specification will be based on the current MoCA 2.0 standard which is capable of 1Gbps net throughputs. The recently […]

Eutelsat: 21.5m German TV homes receiving Hot Bird channels

Some 21.5 million of Germany’s 40.1 million TV homes now receive channels from Eutelsat’s Hot Bird satellite position, according to new research from the firm. Revealing the results of its Eutelsat TV Observatory 2016 for the German market at Anga Com in Cologne, Eutelsat said that between spring 2014 and 2016 the number of homes […]

RTL: linear still dominant, but on-demand measurement urgently needed

Linear TV is still the dominant force in TV viewing but there is an urgent and growing need for broadcasters and service providers to partner on audience measurement to enable content providers to make money from non-linear viewing, according to Anke Schaferkordt. Speaking at ANGA COM in Cologne this morning the RTL Deutschland co-CEO said that linear […]

Cisco highlights CCAP successes ahead of ANGA COM

Cisco has announced French and Belgian successes for its cBR-8 converged cable access platform (CCAP) and a new deal with Nordic media services group Teracom ahead of ANGA COM opening tomorrow. Media and telecom group Altice has begun a field trial for its DOCSIS 3.1 Gigabit broadband service with SFR in France, using the Cisco cBR-8 converged […]

Verimatrix to highlight analytics capabilities

Content security specialist Verimatrix is to showcase its Verspective Operator Analytics solution at this year’s ANGA COM. Verimatrix said it would use its presence at the show to highlight the critical role security plays in the aggregation and analysis of video delivery data. The company will also demonstrate how the Verspective Operator Analytics solution enables […]

Conax to showcase Contego-as-a-Service

Content security company Conax will use its presence at ANGA Com to highlight its Contego-as-a-Service cloud-based content protection service. The, modular offering includes the functionality of the flagship Conax Contego unified security platform, supporting DVB, IPTV and OTT plus all key DRM technologies, according to Conax. Contego-as-a-Service is designed to provide pay TV platforms with […]

Viaccess-Orca’s Pogrund to highlight cloud-based TV Everywhere

Content security and middleware technology provider Viaccess-Orca’s EMEA director of sales Jonathan Pogrund will use his presence at ANGA COM to highlight Viaccess-Orca’s ability to support cloud-based delivery of TV Everywhere. Pogrund will participate in a technology panel to explain how a cloud platform as a service (PaaS) approach helps pay TV operators and content providers […]

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