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Verizon transitioning Volicon customers to SnapStream

Verizon Digital Media Services is transitioning customers of its Volicon Observer broadcast monitoring and compliance product to solutions from SnapStream following its decision to discontinue appliance-based solutions. Verizon Digital Media Services has named SnapStream as official transition partner for the transition. In January, Verizon Digital Media Services announced the end-of-sale of the appliance-based solutions in […]

Vualto integrates with AWS Media Services

Video orchestration and transport technology specialist Vualto has implemented integration of APIs between its VUDRM digital rights management service and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Media Services, including AWS Elemental MediaConvert, AWS Elemental MediaPackage, AWS Elemental Live, and AWS Elemental Delta. This API integration enables broadcasters and content owners to apply Vualto’s multi-DRM protection to content […]

AirTies completes Technicolor WiFi acquisition, names new software chief

Service provider WiFi technology specialist AirTies has completed its acquisition of Technicolor’s WiFi management software business, also known as Wireless Doctor.  AirTies and Technicolor  have also struck a partnership covering technology integrations and sales channels to offer smart WiFi solutions to service providers globally. Bart Vercammen, who previously served as CTO for the CPE business unit […]

Ooyala focuses on Flex After US$15m asset sale to Brightcove

Brightcove, a leading provider of cloud services for video, has completed the US$15 million (€13.4 million) acquisition of the online video platform business of cloud video tech firm Ooyala. As a result, Ooyala will now devote its energies to the workflow aspect of its business. Ooyala CEO Jonathan Huberman said: “With this transaction, Ooyala’s sole […]

Vodafone Qatar taps MediaKind for cloud-based multiscreen TV

Vodafone Qatar has tapped technology company MediaKind for its MediaFirst cloud-based multiscreen TV platform service. The MediaFirst deployment will enable Vodafone Qatar to launch new content over existing IPTV or OTT devices. The operator plans to deploy its new TV platform before the end of the year. According to MediaKind, Vodafone Qatar’s customers will be […]

Broadpeak names business development chief

Content delivery network technology specialist Broadpeak has named Jean-Claude Sachot as its new business development director. Sachot will work with global pay TV operators, helping them take advantage of the company’s solutions, such as its nanoCDN multicastABR product for providing cloud DVR services as well as delivering live and VOD streaming services at scale with […]

V-Nova unveils Perseus Plus SaaS

Video compression technology specialist V-Nova has unveiled a cloud-based SaaS transcoding and delivery platform for enhanced Perseus Plus H.264 and native H.264 encoding. Perseus Plus is V-Nova’s proprietary encoding technology that is designed to enhance the compression and computational performance of existing codecs such as AVC/H.264, HEVC, VP9 and in the future AV1. Supported by […]

Ownzones names new commercial chief

Cloud video supply chain provider Ownzones has named Robert Cloudt as chief commercial officer. Cloudt, who was previously SVP of content management and strategy at Metrological Group in the Netherlands, will take up his post on April 1. He will be responsible for business development and sales within the EMEA and APAC markets, along with […]

Netgem.tv launches in Ireland

Netgem.tv has launched its personalised Internet TV service in Ireland, following its entry into the UK market last year, with a range of smart-home devices distributed on Amazon, Ebay from today, and with more retail distribution channels and broadband service provider partners to follow, according to the company. The service will bring together live channels […]

TiVo launches CubiTV for Android TV 

TiVo has launched CubiTV for Android TV, a service designed to make it easy for operators to get started with Android TV Operator Tier. TiVo described CubiTV for Android TV as a modular, cost-effective, pre-integrated solution that will let operators deliver hybrid television entertainment to subscribers. Operators can deploy branded user interfaces, offer Google Assistant search […]