Access and Verimatrix extend partnership

Access and Verimatrix have extended their partnered in a bid to “enhance and secure” the convergence of traditional broadcast infrastructure and IP services. The companies will offer solutions that combine the multiscreen media sharing, management and big data functionality of Access Twine, with the revenue security offer by Verimatrix’s VCAS and ViewRight products. The companies […]

Arris to demo IP and DOCSIS 3.1 technology

Arris will demonstrate its latest technology for delivering new IP services at ANGA COM, including the latest additions to its portfolio of DOCSIS 3.1 devices. These include the new Touchstone TG3472 broadband gateway, which is designed to provide premium, video-grade WiFi performance. The DOCSIS 3.1 capable UCAM-2 offers increases in both DOCSIS 3.0 upstream channel capacity per service group […]

Broadcasters to ‘complete move to IP’ by 2025

More than a third of broadcasters are already using the web in live production, with the industry due to “complete the move to IP” by 2025, according to new research. The study, carried out by Futuresource Consulting on behalf of media transport specialist Nevion, predicts that broadcasters will be using IP for live production in the […]

Intelsat launches IP distribution platform

Intelsat has launched a next-generation, IP content distribution platform and managed service called IntelsatOne Prism.  Announcing the introduction, Intelsat said that IntelsatOne Prism is designed to help media companies meet the demands of a “TV everywhere and increasingly over-the-top (OTT) society.” IntelsatOne Prism is designed to allow media customers to conduct multiple content transmissions via […]

Sky assessing IP delivery of 4K content

Sky said that it is “not ruling out” the possibility of delivering 4K content over the web in the future in a similar way to Netflix, after staging early trials filming in the ultra HD format. Speaking at SES Ultra HD conference in London yesterday, Sky’s chief engineer of broadcast strategy, Chris Johns, said that […]

Euro broadcasters welcome EU anti-piracy plan

The European Commission has launched an action plan to deal with infringement of intellectual property rights within the EU and a strategy for protecting IP outside of the region. The EU said that it will adopt a ‘follow the money’ approach, which involves attempting to prevent the commercial-scale IP infringement rather than penalising individuals. Europe’s […]

IP video to account for 79% of web traffic by 2018

Global internet protocol (IP) traffic will increase nearly three-fold over the next five years, with IP video to account for 79% of this traffic by 2018, according to new research by Cisco.  The Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Forecast for 2013 to 2018 claims that more internet users, connected devices, faster broadband speeds and more […]

Arris sets sights on common TV app platform

Set-top and home gateway maker Arris has plans to establish a common application platform, outside of the control of consumer electronics manufacturers like Samsung and Apple. Speaking at Arris’ Video Leadership Forum in Barcelona this week, Arris’ chief technology officer for customer premises equipment, Charles Cheevers, said that the firm wants to create a “unique […]

Liberty Global selects Irdeto Rights for video security

Liberty Global has selected Irdeto Rights to offer content security for the delivery of content to IP consumer devices. Irdeto will secure Liberty’s OTT service, which is available free to customers of its internet and TV packages, protecting linear and VoD content as a managed service through the cloud to IP devices. Liberty’s multiscreen offer […]

MultiChoice partners with Clearleap in multiscreen deal

African pay TV provider MultiChoice has partnered with multiscreen technology specialist Clearleap, which will offer an IP solution for the delivery of OTT and VoD content. MultiChoice will deploy Clearleap’s multiscreen video and digital asset management systems to deliver TV content across “every screen and device,” allowing it to monetise its library of live and […]