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RGB launches new video platform

TV technology company RGB Networks has launched a new video processing platform, the VMG-8, part of the company’s Video Multiprocessing Gateway line. RGB has also added increased transcoding capacity to its TCM transcoder module. The VMG-8 is a seven rack-unit platform designed for small to medium or edge deployments, providing functions including transcoding, transrating and […]

DEV introduces new time switch function

Germany-based cable technology provider DEV has introduced a time-switch function on its dual-channel universal switch chassis, the DEV 1951. According to DEV, by using the new time switch function, the modules in the chassis can be activated autonomously and switched according to pre-defined time schedules without using the overlaying network management system. This enables the […]

T-VIPS contributes to DVB-T2 rollout

Video technology company T-VIPS has deployed its DVB-T2 gateways and SFN switching system with transmission services provider Arqiva for distribution of UK digital-terrestrial platform Freeview. The rollout, of the T-VIPS TNS541 TS monitoring switch and the CP560 DVB-T2 gateway, is set to be completed ahead of the 2012 London Olympics. In order to preserve SFN […]

Access granted

High-speed broadband networks and advanced consumer devices mean three-screen strategies are back on the agenda. Graham Pomphrey assesses the security issues. The success of online video services iPlayer and Hulu has proven one thing – people are prepared to watch full-length programmes and movies on their PCs. But there is a caveat – the content […]

Telekom on top

At a time of rapid development in the German pay-TV and broadband industry, Deutsche Telekom is increasingly showing its strength, writes Dieter Brockmeyer. The German TV market has  been developing some momentum in recent times. First, News Corp took control of the pay-TV platform formerly known as Premiere and rebranded it as Sky Deutschland. Second, […]

Russian rise in pay-TV

The CSTB event held in Moscow this February will highlight key trends in the Russian and CIS pay-TV and broadband industries. Informa’s latest Eastern Europe TV report and World Broadband Information Service provide a snapshot into this evolving market. Russia is home to a vibrant but underdeveloped pay-TV market, in which ownership of TV companies […]

25 years of broadband and pay-TV

To celebrate our 25th anniversary, Digital TV Europe invited a group of leading industry executives to take a look back to some of the highs and lows of the last quarter century. Which event over 25 years had the biggest impact on pay-TV? Giuliano Berretta, chairman and CEO, Eutelsat The digitisation of the pay-TV market […]

Access all areas

As the battle for broadband subscribers heats up, investment by telecom and cable operators in next-generation infrastructure is accelerating. But how do the technology choices compare? Stuart Thomson investigates. As telecom and cable operators battle it out to win broadband subscribers, their ability to offer faster downstream speeds than the competition has become a key […]

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