SeaChange appoints ATEME exec as chief commercial officer

SeaChange has appointed ATEME’s chief of corporate operations, Yossi Aloni, as senior vice president and chief commercial officer. In his new role, Aloni will lead global sales and marketing, reporting to SeaChange chief executive Ed Terino. He takes up the post after four years at video infrastructure vendor ATEME. Prior to this, Aloni worked in […]

Vestel signs up for Eurofins logo programme

Turkish TV manufacturer Vestel has joined existing TV brands LG, Panasonic and Hisense in supporting quality assurance outfit Eurofins Digital Testing’s logo scheme. Vestel has  committed to using Eurofins’ 4K HDR Ultra HD logo on its latest range of TVs. Eurofins certification and logo scheme will enable consumers to identify Vestel TVs that have been tested to […]

You.i TV ramping up international drive with new appointment

TV app specialist You.i TV  is to ramp up its international growth strategy and has appointed Simon Leadlay to lead the company’s global pay TV business development efforts. Leadlay will responsible for promoting You.t TV’s You.i Engine One app development platform to pay TV operators in Europe, North America and beyond. You.i Engine One enables […]

AirTies teams up with Broadcom for WiFi 6

In-home WiFi and consumer premises equipment specialist AirTies has struck a strategic partnership with chipset giant Broadcom to pre-integrate its Smart WiFi software into Broadcom’s WiFi 6 drivers, making it easier for operators to bring AirTies’ solutions to third-party gateways. In addition, AirTies will use Broadcom’s Wi-Fi 6 chipsets in a new class of Mesh extenders […]

Synamedia takes aim at streaming service account sharing 

Synamedia has launched a new solution designed to help streaming service providers combat account sharing between friends and families. Synamedia Credentials Sharing Insight uses artificial intelligence, behavioural analytics and machine learning to identify, monitor and analyse credentials sharing activity across streaming accounts. Operators can then choose to apply specific policies to accounts where sharing exceeds […]

Turkcell taps Metrological for App Store

Turkish service provider Turkcell has tapped technology outfit Metrological to provide the integrated Turkcell TV App Store that is available to all subscribers of its Turkcell TV+ service. Turkcell  will be provided with a TV App Store personalised for its TV+ subscribers across Turkey. Using Metrological’s Application Platform,  Turkcell can source local and international content […]

Inside Secure buys Verimatrix for US$143m

Inside Secure has agreed to buy rival security solutions provider Verimatrix in a deal that will give it greater reach and scale and help it move further into markets like IoT and connected cars. Announcing the acquisition, Inside Secure said it expects to pay an aggregate consideration of approximately US$143 million (€126 million) at closing […]

RMC taps Wiztivi for Sony PS4 sports app

TV technology outfit Wiztivi is providing Altice Europe-owned channel provider RMC with a new user experience for sports fans via the OTT RMC Sport TV app for Sony PlayStation 4. Via the RMC Sport app, Altice France-owned SFR’s fixed line, mobile and OTT subscribers have access to from 5-11 extra live RMC Sports channels. The […]

Netgem TV launches 4K UHD streamer and mobile app

Netgem TV has launched its 4K UHD smart TV service, combining an app-based TV service available on iOS/Android bundled with the UK’s first Freeview and 4K media streamer, the NetBox 4K. Netgem said that the NetBox 4K is the first device in the UK combining full 4K media streaming capabilities over high-speed WiFi, with the […]

Cisco: more internet traffic in 2022 than all other years combined, driven by video

More traffic will cross global networks in the year 2022 than in all years of the internet’s existence prior to that year, according to the latest research by Cisco. Since it came to life in 1984, more than 4.7 zettabytes of IP traffic have flowed across the internet, equivalent to all the movies ever made […]