You.i TV appoints veteran CFO

Video app platform developer You.i TV has appointed Ken Taylor to the role of CFO. Taylor will be responsible for creating and executing financial roadmaps in an effort to further establish the brand’s reputation globally. The exec is a well known CFO, having held the position at March Networks, Proshred, BTI Systems, Yellow Pages, Optiva […]

OnePlus reveals details of first smart TV

OnePlus has lifted the lid on the TV it’s been working on since last September, revealing the name and logo of its smart TV. In a forum post, the company announced that the set will be named the OnePlus TV, a name “that is born out of the “Never Settle” spirit and “burdenless” design philosophy,” […]

GO Malta taps Edgeware for multiscreen TV

Service provider GO Malta has tapped Edgeware to provide its CDN and Origin platform to enable it to deliver multi-screen services. The use of Edgeware’s CDN and origin solutions will enable GO to provide mobile and multiscreen services with features such as ad insertion and subtitling technology, according to the tech company. GO has been […]

Arris chief Bruce McClelland out as CommScope posts reduced revenue

CommScope has eliminated ex-Arris chief executive Bruce McClelland’s COO role within the company and passed his responsibilities on to CommScope CEO Eddie Edwards and other members of its management team. The decision to let McClelland go comes only four months after CommScope acquired Arris for US$7.4 billion. In a short statement, CommScope said that it […]

Honor launches first Huawei HarmonyOS smart TV

Following the announcement of its proprietary HarmonyOS, Huawei has announced the launch of the first smart TVs that will run the operating system. Released under its Honor brand, the Honor Vision and Honor Vision Pro will go on sale in China on August 15. Both will be equipped with a 55-inch 4K display and include […]

The Switch announces partnership with German MTI Teleport

Live video production and transmission platform The Switch has announced a partnership with German media backbone operator MTI Teleport. The deal will “combine and extend the global reach of the two companies’ production services and transmission networks”.  MTI will offer German broadcasters access to The Switch’s entire global network, which includes the United States, Canada, […]

Streamhub launches cross-industry data management platform for Japan

London-based video analytics firm Streamhub has announced the launch of a cross-industry data management platform for online video in Japan. “Catch-an” (short for catchup analytics), is designed for use across all broadcasters and agencies in the countries and has been launched in partnership with audience research company Video Research Ltd. A statement from the company […]

CableLabs names wireless specialist as chief research and development officer

Cable technology organisation CableLabs has named Mariam Sorond as senior vice-president and chief research and development officer. Sorond, who will report to president and CEO Phil McKinney, will lead R&D at the outfit, directing the execution and adoption of new technologies for CableLabs’ members and the industry. She will work closely with McKinney on technical thought […]

TiVo hails positive Q2, continues war with Comcast

Newly-instated TiVo CEO Dave Shull has continued the company’s three-year patent war with Comcast during the company’s quarterly earnings call.  When asked about the back and forth between the sparring companies, Shull said that TiVo is “committed to the litigation and Comcast continues to incur liability for their violations of our IP.” Shull continued: “From […]

Eutelsat core video business holding up as revenues fall

Satellite operator Eutelsat followed the overall industry trend in the year to June by reporting declining revenues and EBITDA, but its core video business showed signs of resilience. Eutelsat posted sales of €1.321 billion for the full year, down 5%. EBITDA was down 4.3% to €1.032 billion. While the top line undershot the objectives set […]