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Virgin Media taps Globecast for 4K channel

Media services provider Globecast has been chosen by Virgin Media as its technical partner for the launch of Virgin TV Ultra HD –  the UK’s first dedicated UHD entertainment channel. The channel, which launches on Monday, will be available for Virgin Media’s Full House and VIP customers using its next-generation Virgin TV V6 set-top box. […]

Irdeto adds geodiversity to OTT offering

Content security specialist Irdeto has added geodiversity into its multi-DRM and policy management solution for OTT services. Irdeto Rights, a cloud-based managed service, allows a single deployment to serve licences from multiple regions, according to the company, with the aim of enabling global OTT services to be offered with faster video start up time and […]

Massive teams up with ThinkAnalytics for AI-powered UX

OTT user experience specialist Massive has partnered with content discovery and viewer lifecycle management software provider ThinkAnalytics to launch of a new AI-powered UX solution for pay TV operators and OTT providers. The solution pairs Massive’s Axis user experience and content management platform with ThinkAnalytics’ AI and machine learning capabilities to deliver a new dynamic […]

Vewd teams up with HiSilicon for Vewd Go launch

OTT software provider Vewd has teamed up with semiconductor provider HiSilicon to launch Vewd Go, described by the company as a turnkey streaming media player reference design built for operators. Vewd Go gives operators new ways to reach cord-nevers, cord-cutters, multi-room subscribers, and subscribers-on-the-go, according to the technology company. Vewd claims that Vewd Go empowers […]

Nagra integrates QuickMark with Inside Secure

Content protection and multiscreen television solutions provider Nagra has integrated its NexGuard QuickMark watermarking solution for open devices with Inside Secure’s content protection client. As a dynamic client-side watermarking solution, QuickMark does not require any modifications to the streaming services’ encoding, DRM or CDN systems, according to Nagra. The company says that QuickMark detection allows near […]

VimpelCom taps Kaltura for next-gen TV

Veon-owned Russian service provider VimpelCom is using technology provider Kaltura’s TV Platform for its recently launched advanced Beeline TV service. Beeline customers are now able to access hundreds of live channels, video-on-demand and catch-up TV through a new set-top box, as well as on connected TVs and mobile handsets, through a single, intuitive user experience. […]

Wiztivi’s TimelessUI now available for Android TV

User interface provider Wiztivi’s TimelessUI product is now optimized for Android TV operator tier, according to the company. Wiztivi will be displaying its TimelessUI Android TV launcher at IBC. With the Android TV operator tier launcher, operators benefit from a cross device and a modular UI product combining all the required features for a multiscreen […]

Wibox taps Viaccess-Orca for French triple-play launch

French internet service provider Wibox has tapped Viaccess-Orca (VO) for its launch of a triple play offer on Android TV 4K set-top box (STB) secured by VO’s DRM solution. Manufactured by Sagemcom, the set-top will enable FTTH subscribers to access a large library of 4K programming including live, VOD, and recorded content, through IPTV and […]

Tivù first to deploy HbbTV Operator App with Vewd

Tivù, which manages Italy’s leading free-to-view satellite TV platform Tivùsat, has teamed up with OTT technology outfit Vewd to lay claim to be the first platform operator to deploy an HbbTV Operator App (OpApp). Tivù’s OpApp, creates a virtual set-top box with an operator’s own UI and applications to offer a more engaging and branded […]

Simplestream to showcase Apple TV for telcos

Live-to-VOD and on-demand OTT services specialist Simplestream is to use IBC to showcase its cloud-based, live and on-demand solutions with simplified workflows that support multiple business models. Simplestream will highlight Apple TV for Telcos, demonstrating how AppleTV is becoming the preferred STB for mobile operators, according to the company. It will also showcase support for […]