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J:COM taps Verimatrix for data analytics

Japanese pay TV provider J:COM has chosen content security specialist Verimatrix’s Verspective Intelligence to provide data analysis to enable the omcpany to make decisions about audiences, content, consumption, and overall service performance. J:COM selected Verspective Intelligence, the latest development to the Verspective Analytics solution suite, to generate usage reporting and analysis for its VOD services, providing […]

Deluxe names EMEA distribution chief

Video technology and distribution specialist Deluxe Entertainment Services Group has promoted Andrew Bell to managing director of its EMEA distribution business. Bell has for the past 15 months has led the company’s distribution operations and technology arm in EMEA, consolidated Deluxe’s theatrical, broadcast and OTT operations and established the company’s new state-of-the-art facility in West […]

CableLabs unveils 10G vision at CES

Cable technology organisation CableLabs and US cable association the NCTA have used CES in Las Vegas to unveil their vision of the rollout of ultra high-speed broadband services and has trademarked the term ‘10G’ to communicate it. CableLabs said that US cable operators including Comcast, Charter, Cox, Mediacom, Midco and Cogeco, alongside international players such […]

Synamedia signs up Signes to head video processing unit

Synamedia, the technology company created from Cisco’s service provider video arm and backed by Permira, has named Envivio founder and former CEO Julien Signes as senior vice-president and general manager of its video processing business unit. Signes will head up the unit with a focus on the industry’s ongoing transition to software-based encoding for broadcast […]

Telefónica taps Nagra SSP for IPTV and 4K security

Telefónica is using Nagra to provide content security for its Movistar IPTV service and 4K UHD content in multiple markets on the latest generation of set-top boxes. The Spanish telco has deployed the Nagra Security Services Platform (SSP) managing the Nagra Connect client to secure its Movistar IPTV service. Nagra said this is the first […]

Viaccess-Orca teams up with Technicolor for Android TV

Technology outfit Viaccess-Orca (VO) has teamed up with Technicolor to collaborate on the delivery of Android TV experiences. VO has integrated its DRM and VO Player technology on Technicolor’s Android TV set-top boxes from Technicolor in compliance with the TV Input Framework (TIF) – the Android TV framework that provides input modules for controlling Android […]

Mediagenix names new CEO and EMEA chief

Broadcast management technology specialist Mediagenix has named Filip Descamps as its new CEO and Jef Vandecruys as managing director of its EMEA business unit. Descamps, who succeeds Dirk Debraekeleer, has worked at Microsoft for 16 years in sales, management and international management positions. Debraekeleer will act as co-CEO for a transition period, before taking the […]

Accedo launches partner programme

OTT TV technology specialist Accedo has used CES to launch a partner programme, inviting companies to combine technology, business and marketing efforts to create and deliver customer-centric solutions for the wider video industry. Accedo said it would roll out the program over the coming months and invite current and new partners to join. The company […]

Synamedia highlights cloud migration and credential sharing at CES

Synamedia, the new company created from Cisco’s service provider video business the largest independent video software provider, is to use the CES expo in Las Vegas to highlight cloud migration technology and its drive to combat credentials sharing by premium video streaming service subscribers. At the core of the Synamedia offerings is Foundation, previously known […]

OTT video specialist Zixi names marketing chief

US-based OTT video technology specialist Zixi has appointed John Wastcoat to the role of senior vice-president, alliances and marketing. Wastcoat will lead Zixi’s OEM, technology alliance and reseller ecosystem as well as directing corporate communications and messaging. Prior to joining Zixi Wastcoat served as vice-president of business development for Aspera, and in his eight years […]