Ireland’s Pure Telecom taps Netgem TV for new TV launch

Irish ISP Pure Telecom has launched a TV service powered by Netgem TV. Netgem TV said the new branded TV service was the first such launch in the country in more than four years, since the debut of Vodafone TV. Pure Telecom has turned to TV-as-a-Service provider Netgem TV to deliver the Pure TV offering. […]

Agile Content names new corporate director

Video distribution technology outfit Agile Content has named Alfonso Zapata, a former ING Direct executive, as its new corporate director.  With experience in the digital banking sector, Zapata is joining Agile Content with the aim of driving its international growth strategy. The company said. He will support finance, human resources, and legal activities, with a […]

MediaKind ups Broome to CEO

Tech provider MediaKind has announced the appointment of Allen Broome as its new CEO. Broome is elevated from the position of chief technology officer, a role he took up in October 2019. Since then, the exec has helped advance the company’s teams in the industrialisation of OTT streaming while also reshaping its portfolio.  Prior to […]

DL Gtpl selects ATEME TITAN headend solution

Video delivery solutions provider ATEME has announced a partnership with Indian multi-system operator DL Gtpl Digital TV & Broadband Services (DL Gtpl). DL Gtpl has chosen ATEME’s TITAN headend solution to upgrade its cable TV platform. It said that the solution will allow it to improve its subscribers’ viewing experiences while reducing operational costs.  Mr […]

Amagi strengthens partnership with Rakuten TV

Cloud-based software-as-a-service technology provider for broadcast and connected TV Amagi has strengthened its partnership with streaming platform operator Rakuten TV to provide channel distribution and monetisation services. Rakuten TV combines transactional video-on-demand, advertising video-on-demand or AVOD, free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST), and subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) with a catalogue that includes content from Warner Bros., Disney […]

Apple TV major update to launch next week

tvOS 15 will launch on September 20, Apple has confirmed. The major Apple TV update will bring significant new features to the streaming box, focused on discovery.  The first, dubbed For All of You, presents a new row within the Apple TV app that suggests titles for all members of the household to stream together, […]

NAB Show 2021 cancelled as physical event

NAB Show 2021 will no longer go ahead as an in-person event. In a statement issued on September 15, the organisers of the trade show announced that they had shelved plans to stage the event in Las Vegas as a result of ongoing concerns around the Covid-19 pandemic.  The event was scheduled to go ahead […] taps Agama for OTT quality assurance

Swiss service provider has turned to quality assurance technology specialist Agama Technologies to extend its video analytics and monitoring solution with additional coverage in the headend and to all types of OTT devices. Agama said that its solution for the operator now provides full transparency of the video distribution networks through the subscribers’ homes. […]

Whip Media and Simply.TV partner for TV metadata

Enterprise software platform Whip Media has announced a strategic data partnership with global metadata supplier Simply.TV. Simply.TV operates in more than 80 countries in over 30 different languages, and offers a broad portfolio of TV metadata across linear and streaming. Its tech is built on AI and machine learning. Alisa Joseph, SVP of Business Development […]

SeaChange powers new Popcornflix app

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment’s Crackle Plus-owned OTT offering Popcornflix is now available in a new app powered by technology outfit SeaChange’s StreamVid streaming platform. SeaChange said it was providing Popcornflix with an entirely new branded look, feel and improved user experience. The new app is available on iOS, Android, Apple TV and the […]

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