Melita Cable hails VOD usage

Subscribers to Malta’s Melita Cable have used the operator’s video-on-demand service over 250,000 times since its launch four months ago, according to SeaChange International-owned On Demand Group, which supplies the service. OnDemand! Club is available at no extra cost as part of Melita’s Entertainment Pack which also includes FibrePower broadband and unlimited local fixed line […]

Xstream teams up with Jet-Stream

Online video specialist Xstream has teamed up with content delivery network technology provider Jet-Stream to strengthen the pair’s position in the market for streaming services. The two companies have formed a strategic partnership to target companies looking to stream media. “Jet-Stream´s focus on high quality suits Xstream´s customers well. Our customers seek to have the […]

Televes offers fully assembled headends

TV technology company Televes has begun commercialising fully assembled distribution headends. The Spanish company said the fully assembled and programmed headends would enable small operators, hospitality groups and housing groups to deliver services quickly and reliably, with the installer only having to connect incoming signals via the back-panel. The launch follows a pilot in Portugal, […]

SeaChange’s CFO leaves company

TV technology company SeaChange International’s chief financial officer, Kevin Bisson, has left the company. Bisson served as chief financial officer, treasurer, secretary and senior vice-president of finance and administration since joining SeaChange in March 2006. “We sincerely thank Kevin for his years of dedication to SeaChange and his contributions towards ensuring the Company’s continued financial […]

KIT Digital provides XBox apps for UK broadcasters

TV technology provider KIT Digital is providing technology to support delivery of services, including voice and motion controlled applications, to the XBox Live platform by UK broadcasters Channel 4 and Channel 5. The company will also soon provide XBox applications for Foxtel Australia and Prisa TV in Spain. A major broadcaster and a large cable […]

Technicolor launches online video service M-GO

Technicolor has used the CES show in Las Vegas to launch M-GO, a new consumer brand that will allow users to combine media including movies, music, apps and live TV in one cloud-based location. Technicolor plans to launch the service in the US this spring before launching it internationally next year. Technicolor has struck strategic […]

ONO adds new apps to TiVo

Spanish cable operator ONO has added a number of new broadband applications and channels for its recently launched TiVo advanced TV service. Sol Música will provide music concerts, interviews with artists, reports and coverage of festivals, while Canal Decasa provides video advice on home decoration, beauty, fashion and health and wellbeing., an online radio […]

DVR and online TV surpassing live TV, says TiVo

Consumption of recorded TV and internet-delivered video is surpassing live TV viewing on TiVo devices, according to research by the DVR technology specialist. Nearly two thirds of the viewing on web-connected TiVo units is now delayed television or on-demand video via broadband, according to the company. TiVo tracks anonymous usage across some two million TiVo […]

Accedo uses Audio Magic for content recognition

Interactive TV specialist Accedo is to integrate automated content recognition technology from Audible Magic into its TV app solutions. Accedo said the deal reflected the importance of enabling multiple devices to recognise aired content, even on live, never-before-shown programmes, in real time. “We believe that one of the major hurdles to truly innovative TV application […]

SeaChange integrates ad platform with Envivio encoders

VOD technology specialist SeaChange has integrated its Infusion advanced advertising platform with Envivio 4Caster C4 encoders, enabling multi-screen operators to monetise video delivered to Apple devices.  The Infusion platform enables targeted advertisements to be dynamically inserted into linear and on-demand video streams. 
It can scale to 150,000 insertable channels and millions of ad assets. Operators […]