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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. […]

Amino partners with Nordija

TV device and software specialist Amino has teamed up with middleware provider Nordija to debut of a dual mode platform designed to enable operators to move between Android and Linux based TV delivery. The new solution provides operators with the tools to deliver a consistent, state of the art user experience and was developed to […]

Sony DADC NMS delivers 10 millionth file

Sony DADC New Media Solutions’ Ven.ue platform has delivered its 10 millionth file as a fully cloud-based solution. The OTT solutions provider announced the milestone at IBC and said it is now averaging 190,000 file deliveries per month from a repository of 1.26 million hours of content from 450 content owners globally. “While others seem […]