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Government announces funding for rural broadband

Northern Ireland is to receive an additional £4.4 million (€5 million) in funding for the rollout of high-speed broadband in rural areas, culture secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced. The Northern Ireland Executive will use the money to connect homes not covered by its existing broadband rollout. It has promised to provide everyone in the province […]

S3 Group launches StormTest Decision Line

TV content delivery platform specialist S3 Group has launched a new product within its StormTest line of test and measurement solutions. StormTest Decision Line is aimed at easing issues faced by repair facilities such as demanding throughput requirements and device configurations, according to S3 Group. StormTest Decision Line provides an assessment of each device and […]

thePlatform available in Nordic region

Comcast-backed multi-platform video technology company thePlatform has signed a reseller agreement with Sweden-based digital media consulting company Real Life Venture covering the Nordic region. The deal means content providers in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden can use thePlatform to publish video to PCs, mobile devices and TV using mpx, a video publishing platform, with […]

New members for Home Gateway Initiative

Asian technology vendors Sumitomo Electric, Hitachi, Shenzhen GongJin and Ralink have joined the Home Gateway Initiative (HGI), which publishes requirements for the connected home, including specifications for home gateways, software infrastructure and applications, and home network devices. Sumitomo Electric has approximately 157,000 employees and is a Japan-based leader in the supply of home gateway products.

ScheduALL reports record results

Broadcast and media software company ScheduALL has reported second quarter revenue growth of 34% compared to the same period last year. “ScheduALL continues to expand with a very aggressive growth strategy, and we are proud that our hard work, forward-thinking approach and commitment to responding to customer needs are paying off,” said Joel Ledlow, CEO […]

Harvard Int’l to launch ‘UK’s first HbbTV box’

Set-top box manufacturer Harvard International is to launch a range of internet-connected set-top boxes for the UK Freeview and Freesat markets based on the HbbTV standard. Harvard International has teamed up with middleware specialist ANT to develop the platform for the View21 range of set-tops. The HD DVR box, set to be launched in time […]

Dubai Media chooses Omneon MediaGrid

Video technology company Harmonic has installed ints Omneon MediaGrid active storage system with UAE public broadcaster and satellite provider Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI). The Omneon MediaGrid system, supplied by local dealer and integrator Tevido LLC, will not provide access to media and also allow DMI to take a significant step toward implementing fully file-based workflows, […]

Smartclip strikes Livestation ad deal

Digital video ad company Smartclip has signed a pan-European deal with online TV news aggregator Livestation. Livestation brings together live news channels from around the world, including CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera and CNBC. Most of the channels are available for free and can be watched on PC, mobile, tablet and connected TV. Smartclip will give […]

Bridge Technologies appoints Academy head

Monitoring and measurement specialist Bridge Technologies has appointed Martin Crawley as head of the Bridge Academy. The Bridge Academy is a training programme for digital media monitoring professionals. Crawley joins bridge from Ericsson and has held previous roles at OmniBus, GlobeCast, Orbit Television and ITN. “I am very excited about the continued success and future […]

TV giants team up for new 3D glasses standard

TV manufacturers Panasonic, Samsung and Sony and 3D technology specialist Xpand 3D have teamed up to develop a new technology standard for consumer 3D active glasses. The Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative will see the companies work together on the development and licensing of radio frequency system 3D active glasses technology, including RF system protocols […]