Alticast names EMEA marketing and strategy chief

TV technology provider Alticast has named Andries Grondman as director of product marketing and strategy for the EMEA region. Grondman is a specialist in media content protection, IoT security and cybersecurity. He most recently was partner and alliance director at content security outfit Irdeto. At Alticast he will be responsible for driving new business development […]

Alticast names Americas strategy chief

TV technology provider Alticast has named Nara Won as vice-president, business development and strategy to head up new business opportunities in the Americas. Won was previously vice-president, business development for Humax Americas, responsible for the company’s cable industry business. “Nara Won will play an integral role in addressing our work with operators in the North […]

Alticast to demo cloud solutions at ANGA COM

Media delivery specialist Alticast will demonstrate its cloud-based solutions at ANGA COM, including its AltiPlex Cloud Services Platform (CSP). The platform provides cloud solutions for handling users, devices, metadata, advertising, big-data support and billing system integration and includes a web-based management console. AltiPlex CSP is component based, letting operators deploy the entire solution or integrate […]

Alticast names industry veteran as EMEA chief

Interactive TV technology specialist Alticast has named former Technicolor and Alcatel-Lucent executive Tiaan Schutte as the president of its unit for the EMEA region, based in Amsterdam. Schutte, who has served in executive positions at Irdeto and NCube as well as Alcatel-Lucent and Technicolor, was most recently with Three Media Associates. Tiaan brings a wealth […]

iWedia appoints sales vice president

Swiss-based TV technology firm iWedia has appointed former Alticast executive Sunghoon Kim as vice president of sales, with a particular focus on the digital TV operators market. Kim was previously vice president of business development at Alticast, where he worked for several years prior to joining iWedia – a provider of software solutions for TV devices. […]

CME launches dedicated Voyo Player with Alticast

Central European Media Enterprises’ (CME) subscription video-on-demand service Voyo is being made available on a new dedicated player based on middleware specialist Alticast’s OTT STB platform. The new box is being made available initially in the Czech Republic and will be rolled out in other CME territories subsequently. The box will be based on Alticast’s […]

Alticast chooses ThinkAnalytics as recommendation partner

TV software specialist Alticast has chosen ThinkAnalytics as a recommendation engine partner. Under the deal between the pair, Alticast will integrate ThinkAnalytics’ recommendation engine into its Windmill ecosystem to bring personalised, multiplatform recommendations and intelligent navigation to its customers in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia. “As a pioneer in interactive TV software, Alticast […]

CME to launch new OTT services next year

European broadcaster CME is preparing to roll out new OTT and hybrid DVB-T/OTT services in Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovak Republic and Slovenia from next year. The company has partnered with middleware specialist Alticast to support the launches. CME is deploying Alticast’s AltiPlatform and AltiView solutions which will enable the broadcaster to launch OTT, […]

Alticast to launch home gateway, showcases Windmill

Alticast will use IBC to launch a hybrid home gateway solution. According to the company the solution, which enables operators to deliver home entertainment experiences securely to any screen in the home, has an HTML5 user experience enabling it to support tablets, PCs, phones, thin clients and other screens. Alticast’s solution supports a range of […]

Alticast to demonstrate Windmill

Middleware provider Alticast will use ANGA Cable to demonstrate its next-generation platform, Windmill, with demos taking place at the Radisson Blu Hotel opposite the Congress centre. Alticast’s Windmill enables operators to distribute content and services to multiple platforms, with support for cable, satellite, DTT, IPTV, OTT, Cloud-based delivery and hybrid systems. It also enables operators […]