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Blockchain company SingularDTV to launch distribution portal

Blockchain entertainment studio, SingularDTV, has unveiled plans to launch a digital distribution portal next year. Speaking at IBC, Singular DTV’s co-founder and president of entertainment, Kim Jackson, discussed its development of a peer-to-peer exchange that will directly benefits artists and rights holders. “Simply, what we are up to is creating a digital supply chain from […]

Sky launches latest VR experience

Sky has launched its latest VR experience, a tie-in to new Sky One drama A Discovery of Witches. The VR experience premiered earlier this month as part of the virtual reality section of the Venice Film Festival earlier this month and was on display over the weekend at London Waterloo for viewers to try. Speaking […]

Airtel turns to Irdeto to secure TV content

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecommunications service provider, has turned to Irdeto to secure all content offered on Airtel’s digital TV services. As part of the strategic partnership, Irdeto will deploy its security solutions to secure the linear channels offered on the set-top-box and the content offered on Airtel’s hybrid Android TV platform. Irdeto will implement […]

NTT DOCOMO taps iWedia for Hikari TV launch

TV software provider iWedia has been providing STB software products and integration services to Japanese telco NTT DOCOMO for the launch of its new Hikari TV for docomo service. iWedia announced the collaboration at IBC and demonstrated the product at the show. Hikari TV for docomo gives access to a wide choice of linear HD […]

Nagra claims digital cinema world first

Content security and TV technology specialist Nagra has claimed a world-first in the history of digital cinema with the successful use of cloud technology and HEVC compression with myCinema, the company’s cloud-based Content as a Service (CaaS) offering. Emagine Entertainment, a US movie theatre circuit and myCinema exhibition licensee, collaborated in the deployment of the […]

Newtec and Arabsat expand partnership

Satellite equipment specialist Newtec and Middle East satellite operator Arabsat have signed a new multi-million Euro contract, expanding their long-term partnership. The new agreement will enable the launch of new High Throughput Satellite (HTS) services in the Middle East and Africa, including Enterprise and VNO services, IP Trunking and mobile backhaul for 3G and 4G […]

YouTube: TV is our ‘fastest growing screen’ 

The television is the “fastest growing screen” for YouTube, while TV content is notching up hundreds of thousands of years of watch time on the service, according to YouTube chief product officer Google senior vice president Neal Mohan. Delivering a keynote speech at IBC yesterday, Mohan said that while more than 70% of YouTube viewing […]

MediaKind strengthens collaboration with Tangerine Global

MediaKind – formerly Ericsson Media Solutions – is strengthening its collaboration with entertainment services provider Tangerine Global, by enhancing the latter’s CITRUS managed solution with new cloud-based capabilities. Based on MediaKind’s MediaFirst software as a service (SaaS) platform, the end-to-end media solution enables small and mid-sized pay TV operators to provide immersive OTT offerings, with […]

BBC R&D teams up with Vewd for HbbTV 2.0 demo

BBC R&D has teamed up with OTT technology outfit Vewd and semiconductor specialist MediaTek to showcase its latest Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) advancements in content substitution at IBC. Content substitution involves delivering personalized content – audio or video – to viwers, for example at the end of a particular broadcast show, which then switches back […]

Hispasat targets push VOD with Quadrille

Hispasat, the Spanish satellite-based telecommunications operator, and Quadrille, the software provider and supplier of solutions for contend and OTT channels delivery via satellite, are introducing today a new solution for non-linear satellite-managed services, or Push VOD, at IBC. The solution allows on demand video content to be distribute via satellite without the need of internet […]

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