MediaHub: building a next-generation OTT TV service

While cord-cutting and the growth in consumption of OTT and social video has cast a shadow over the value of pay TV, network operators clearly still value video services as a way to cement subscriber loyalty and differentiate their offerings. However, given competition for consumers’ attention from OTT streaming giants, it has become more important […]

GO Malta taps Simply.TV and Minerva for new OTT offering

Maltese telco GO Malta has tapped metadata specialist Simply.TV and TV technology outfit Minerva to power the user interface and experience of the EPG and VOD for its pay TV customers. Using Simply.TV’s metadata solutions, GO Malta aims to deliver an enriched content discovery experience, underpinned by the strategic backing of IPTV technology provider Minerva […]

Synamedia refocuses antipiracy on watermarking and password-sharing

TV technology and content security provider Synamedia is refocusing its anti-piracy initiatives amid what it sees as mounting demand for digital watermarking and ways to combat password sharing. Synamedia said it will focus its anti-piracy activities on its ContentArmor forensic watermarking and its intelligence and consultancy services. The company said that as Hollywood studios increasingly mandate watermarking, […]

Roku to cut 300 staff and pull content

Streaming operator and smart TV manufacturer Roku is making further staff cuts, with plans to lay off around 10% of its workforce and pull content, in its latest round of cost-cutting measures. In an SEC filing this week, Roku said that around 300 members of staff would be let go and that it is looking […]

Synamedia updates advertising platform

Video software company Synamedia has unveiled updates to its Synamedia Iris advertising platform that expand campaign formats and increase monetisation options, according to the company. With the addition of programmatic support to its direct sold capability, customers will now benefit from a single, unified ad platform that reaches consumers on any screen, Synamedia said. The company has also teamed up […]

Portuguese Football Federation taps Pixellot for OTT video

The Portuguese Football Federation (Federação Portuguesa de Futebol, FPF) has tapped Israel-based AI-automated sports video and analytics specialist Pixellot as its digital transformation partner to execute its long-term plan, Project 2030. Pixellot is implementing its end-to-end solution across five leagues and the National Training Center in Lisbon. The FPF will use Pixellot’s technology, encompassing services such […]

Redge Media taps Media-Press.TV to improve content discovery experience

Redge Technologies’ end-to-end OTT platform Redge Media has partnered with the streaming metadata outfit Media-Press.TV to enhance the company’s content discovery experience for its clients’ end-users. Launched in 2007 Redge Media provides an end-to-end OTT platform for broadcasters, telcos and content owners which consists of two layers. Redge Media SDP handles content, user, and service […]

ThinkAnalytics launches generative AI solutions

Tech outfit ThinkAnalytics is to include a voice, chatbot and other solutions that combine generative AI, personalised recommendations, content metadata and natural language interaction to its portfolio. The new feature will be demonstrated at the IBC show taking place from September 16 in RAI Amsterdam. The company said it is working with broadcasters and content […]

MwareTV unveils code-free WYSIWYG app creation

 Cloud-based multi-tenant platform provider, MwareTV has launched the App Builder which creates consumers apps for OTT services aimed at tackling slow delivery performance and cutting costs. The App Builder is a WYSIWYG development tool that, by using drag and drop, allows functional and fully branded apps to be created without the need to write a […]

Atresmedia taps Enensys’ AdsReach solution for international TV channels

Spanish media group Atresmedia has tapped Enensys Technologies’ AdsReach ad insertion solution for its international channels Antena 3 Internacional and Atreseries Internacional, distributed over IP in North America. Atresmedia which distributes its TV channels internationally over IP, said the company was looking for a solution to personalise the content for the North American market and […]