Ono targets new TiVo customers with reward incentives

Spanish cable operator Ono is hoping to boost take-up of its TiVo platform by offering up to €50 to customers that recommend the service to friends and family. The MSO is offering €40 of credit to current TiVo customers that recommend the next-generation platform to existing Ono subscribers. A further €10 credit will be offered […]

ODG wins online VOD deal in CEE

On Demand Group has announced a deal with Czech and Slovakian online VOD platform Topfun to provide transactional video-on-demand (TVOD) and subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services in Czech Republic. 
The SeaChange-owned VOD technology provider will provide Topfun’s internet, mobile and TV customers with access to the latest blockbuster movies available on a TVOD basis, and a […]

Multiscreen video service M-GO preps for autumn commercial launch, international in 2013

Technicolor is to beta-launch its M-GO multiscreen video service in the US in the summer ahead of a planned commercial launch in the autumn, with expansion in Europe penned in for 2013. Speaking to DTVE, Greg Gudorf, chief operating officer, M-GO at Technicolor (pictured), said the venture would offer films for rental as well as […]

SeaChange completes sale of server and storage business

SeaChange has completed the sale of its broadcast server and storage business. The VOD technology company has also announced a customer win in Poland. The company’s sale of its broadcast server and storage business to XOR Media closed yesterday following regulatory approval. SeaChange is restructuring its business to focus on its software and services operations. […]

Zon chooses Harmonic transcoding solutions

TV technology company Harmonic has announced that Portuguese cable and satellite operator Zon Multimédia has chosen its portfolio of transcoding solutions for a range of new multiscreen services being offered on Zon Online. Harmonic ProMedia Carbon file-based transcoders, managed by the Harmonic WFS file-based workflow system, and ProStream 4000 real-time transcoders are providing Zon subscribers […]

SeaChange boosts set-top performance with Nitro Now software

TV technology company SeaChange has developed a software solution for deployed set-top boxes. The company claims that Nitro Now enhances QAM-based set-top boxes with a user interface that can compete with more advanced receivers. The software includes fast launch and screen rendering, high-resolution graphics along with intuitive search and discovery. “Nitro Now is a pre-integrated […]

Germany’s VideoWeb selects ALi for OTT boxes

German OTT provider VideoWeb has selected ALi Corporation’s M3911 Network Media Processor for its new set-top boxes. VideoWeb’s B12 set-tops feature a HTML 4/5/CD-HTML browser and QT-client along with support for HbbTV, DLNA and an advanced media processor. Built on the open-source Linux Kernel based platform, ALi’s M3911 Networking Media Processor enables third-party partners to […]

Harmonic launches Iris 2.0

Video technology provider Harmonic has updated Iris, its video quality monitoring and analytics software suite. Version 2.0 features an enhanced graphical user interface and integration with various monitoring solutions. It enables service providers to monitor and analyse their use of Harmonic broadcast encoders in real time. Iris 2.0 features a web-based graphical user interface for […]

Gibraltar signs up with Arqiva for DTT

The Gibraltar Regulatory Authority (GRA) has signed a contract with broadcast services provider Ariqiva to build a digital broadcasting network in Gibraltar. According to local reports, the GIP1 million (€1.24 million) contract foresees the development of two digital TV multiplexes and two digital radio multiplexes. The Gibraltar government has confirmed plans to complete digital switchover […]

Elion to launch app on Samsung Smart TV

Estonian IPTV provider Elion has signed a deal to launch an app on Samsung’s Smart TV platform. The pair signed an agreement in the Latvian capital, Riga, last week. The move will enable Estonian viewers to access Elion’s service via Samsung TVs without a set-top box.