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Ericsson’s MediaKind divestment delayed to year-end

Ericsson has pushed back the divestment of its majority stake in MediaKind to the end of the year. having originally planned to close the transaction in the third quarter. Ericsson has partnered with One Equity Partners, which will become the majority owner of MediaKind – formerly Ericsson’s Media Solutions business. “The carve-out of MediaKind from […]

CDNvideo launches P2P solution 

Wangsu Group-owned CDN provider CDNvideo has launched own P2P solution for live streaming at IBC 2018.   CDNvideo’s P2P solution was used by Russia Television and Radio (VGTRK) during the Moscow Victory Day Parade 2018 on May 9 and then used during the sport events that took place in Russia this summer. The P2P solution was eventually utilized by hundreds of thousands of viewers, according to CDNvideo. […]

Irdeto-led consortium unveils CI+ 2.0 USB CAM

A partnership of conditional access module ecosystem players led by Irdeto have unveiled a productised CI Plus 2.0 USB CAM that is ready for certification. Initially formed in 2017 to support the CI Plus 2.0 Standard, the partnership includes MStar Semiconductor, SMIT Holdings and TP Vision. The partner companies have reached the latest milestone in allowing […]

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 […]

Nagra teams up with Samsung for TVkey Cloud

TV technology provider Nagra has teamed up with Samsung Electronics, the market leader in home entertainment for over ten years, have announced the launch of TVkey Cloud, providing enhanced content protection for smart TVs equipped with Nagra’s TVkey hardware based root of trust. TVkey Cloud builds upon the existing TVkey specification deployed in the market […]

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