Minerva and Com Net approve WISI for YourTV Now

Minerva Networks and Com Net Inc (CNI) have approved broadband and TV technology company WISI, for customer installations within their cloud video service Minerva YourTV Now. CNI, which has provided a centralised headend for 22 companies in Ohio and Michigan for 15 years, has forged a nationwide US partnership with Minerva Networks to deliver a […]

MWC operators sweat over Coronavirus threat but maintain show will go on

Mobile World Congress (MWC), one of the largest technology trade shows in the world, is under threat from the ongoing spread of the Coronavirus. With the death toll of the airborne virus now exceeding 520, many are concerned by the 100,000+ people from over 200 countries that are due to congregate in Barcelona at the […]

JW Player partners with Oracle for ad targeting

Independent video platform JW Player has signed a deal with Oracle Data Cloud to strengthen its video ad targeting solution. The company said that technical limitations had previously prevented marketers from delivering effective  context-driven video advertising at scale – an issue that this integration looks to solve by providing transparency across video formats. The integration […]

Dorna Sports turns to LaLiga for piracy monitoring

LaLiga has agreed a deal to lend its anti-piracy services to sports management, marketing and media company Dorna Sports.  Dorna Sports is the exclusive commercial and television rights holder of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP), along with the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK), the FIM CEV Repsol, the Idemitsu Asia […]

Deltatre hits home run with hire of MLB’s Johnson

Sports and entertainment media tech vendor has hired James Johnson as its VP of Americas business development in the LIVE Division. Johnson will be responsible for the continued growth of Deltatre’s services across the US, Canada and Latin America. Working primarily in Deltatre’s New York office, Johnson will report to Stefan Eric Wildemann. The exec […]

Delta Fiber Nederland agrees tech deal with Broadpeak

Delta Fiber Nederland has launched a new video service powered by CDN vendor Broadpeak’s multicast ABR solution.  The service utilises Broadpeak’s nanoCDN to deliver live TV to subscribers. The vendor said that nanoCDN makes live HTTP video delivery to any device scalable by turning the Amino STBs into active components of Delta’s content delivery infrastructure. […]

A1 Bulgaria signs on Agama for CDM solution

A1 Telekom Austria’s Bulgarian mobile operator operator, A1 Bulgaria, has agreed a deal to implement Agama Technologies’s Client Device Monitoring and Analytics solution (CDM).  A1 Bulgaria is a provider of digital services and telecommunications solutions in Bulgaria. The telco said that it chose Agama’s CDM solution because it wants to “assure service performance and delivery […]

Spacecom agrees deal with PanAccess for Nigerian broadcasting

Israeli satellite firm Spacecom has announced that it is providing Ku-band capacity from its AMOS-17 communication satellite to German broadcast services PanAccess for broadcasting to Nigeria.  PanAccess specialises in providing one-way or two-way CAS and DRM security solutions around the globe. It offers a seamless service portfolio for consumers using any device. PanAccess currently broadcasts […]

Castles back at Telestream as CEO

US digital media vendor Telestream has appointed Dan Castles as CEO. Castles, an original founder of Telestream, returns to the company having previously spent 20 years in charge of the company. He replaces Scott Puoplo, who has served as CEO since 2017. The company notes that Puopolo “successfully developed and advanced Telestream’s strategy.” Eli Weiss, […]

Vewd wins Emmy award for HTML 5 development

OTT and hybrid TV solutions provider Vewd has won a technology and engineering Emmy award in the category of HTML5 development and deployment of a full TV experience on any device. The vendor was awarded the merit for its work on HTML5 for the presentation of online content on the TV screen. In particular, Vewd […]