IBC 2017

DTG: we are are moving to an all-IP world

Linear TV is not dead but we are “definitely moving to an all-IP world”, according to Richard Lindsay-Davies, the CEO of UK industry body the Digital TV Group (DTG). Speaking at IBC over the weekend on a panel titled ‘broadcast is about to be transformed’, Lindsay-Davies shared some insights from a green paper that the […]

Liberty to launch cloud DVR recordings next year

Liberty Global is planning to launch cloud DVR recording across its footprint in February, in its latest cloud TV move. Speaking at a ‘CTO roadmap’ panel at IBC, Liberty’s executive vice-president and chief technology officer, Balan Nair, said that the new functionality would build on the cloud-powered catch-up services that Liberty already offers throughout its […]

ABOX42 and Zattoo highlight benefits of turnkey approach

TV operators can benefit from adopting turnkey solutions to get services up and running quickly and at a reduced cost, according to ABOX42 and Zattoo. The pair are using IBC to promote a joint solution, and teamed up to discuss operator requirements in a show-floor panel debate yesterday. Matthias Greve, CEO, ABOX42 said that operators […]

Verimatrix highlights new growth areas

Verimatrix is highlighting three key growth products at IBC – Verspective RT, Verimatrix Secure Cloud and Vtegrity for the Internet of Things. Verspective RT is described by SVP of marketing Steve Christian as a component of the company’s overall analytics solution, based on its acquisition and rebranding of Genius Digital’s Mirimon technology in July. While […]

Bulgaria taps Ericsson for UHD TV across the Balkans

Content provider Bulgaria Sat has selected Ericsson to deliver media processing hardware that will help deliver Standard Definition (SD), High Definition (HD) and 4K channels to TV subscribers across the Balkan region. Ericsson will deliver to Bulgaria Sat its AVP 4000 system encoders, 56 High Definition MPEG-4 services, three High Definition HEVC services and 46 […]

Hispasat teams up with Media Broadcast Satellite for 4K

Spanish satellite operator Hispasat has teamed up with satellite services and teleport provider Media Broadcast Satellite to provide 4K content distribution services in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. The deal, signed at IBC, combines the capacities of Media Broadcast Satellite’s teleport in Usingen in Germany with Hispasat’s satellites at 30 degrees West, with […]

Bulgaria’s Vivacom expands into Africa with Eutelsat

Bulgarian operator Vivacom is expanding its video business into Africa after agreeing a multi-year contract with Eutelsat. Vivacom has leased C-band capacity on the Eutelsat 8 West B satellite, with an ambition to provide contribution services for international channels that want to be carried by major African pay TV operators. The first six channels are […]

Opera TV becomes Vewd

Opera TV has adopted a new brand identity, including a logo and website, which it says is designed to better illustrate the company’s mission to enable entertainment everywhere through OTT products and services. The new brand, Vewd will be used across the company’s product lines. The Opera TV SDK, the company’s HTML5 SDK, becomes Vewd […]

Conax launches multiscreen hub

Kudelski Group-owned Conax has used IBC to launch what it describes as a new modular multiscreen hub, Conax Arena. The new offering is designed to encompass the key components needed to launch a complete multiscreen offering. Conax Arena is pre-integrated with a range of partner technologies, enabling service providers to choose between video processing providers […]

iWedia provides software for Askey UHD STBs

TV device software specialist, iWedia is providing software for two new ultra HD set-top boxes made by Askey Computer Corp. iWedia’s Teatro-3.5 software solution for Android TV set-top boxes (STBs) will now be available on the Askey STI6080 UHD IPTV and OTT Android TV STB and the STS2060 UHD IPTV and DVB Android TV STB. […]

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