Plume expands in Japan with J:COM distribution deal

Smarthome vendor Plume has announced a partnership with Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM), Japan’s largest cable TV operator. J:COM will offer its 5.5 million subscribers access to what it claims to be “the world’s most advanced Consumer Experience Management (CEM) Platform for the smart home” with Plume’s suite of networking products. The telco will offer Plume’s full […]

J:COM taps Verimatrix for data analytics

Japanese pay TV provider J:COM has chosen content security specialist Verimatrix’s Verspective Intelligence to provide data analysis to enable the omcpany to make decisions about audiences, content, consumption, and overall service performance. J:COM selected Verspective Intelligence, the latest development to the Verspective Analytics solution suite, to generate usage reporting and analysis for its VOD services, providing […]

J:COM taps Ericsson for RDK and MediaFirst deployment

Japanese cable operator J:COM has tapped Ericsson to provide an RDK-based platform alongside its MediaFirst TV platform to support advanced TV services. J:COM has selected Ericsson’s award-winning MediaFirst TV Platform, to enable an enhanced, personalized multiscreen TV experience to its 3.7 million subscribers. The basic design phase will commence in Q4 2017 and the companies […]

Swiss music network iConcerts moves to Japan

Swiss-based HDTV music channel and a video-on-demand platform iConcerts is opening a Japanese subsidiary and has signed a distribution deal with domestic cable TV operator J:Com.  iConcerts Japan will be led by newly appointed CEO, Daihei Shiohama, a Japanese music industry veteran, and the channel has also started investing in original content featuring established and […]

J:Com launches TV Everywhere with Concurrent

Japanese cable operator J:COM has launched a TV Everywhere service using technology from Concurrent. The operator has deployed Concurrent’s MediaHawk VX unified content delivery solution to deliver multiscreen video-on-demand services to mobile devices and personal computers. The new TV Everywhere service, branded Xvie, allows J:COM subscribers to view J:COM On Demand video on various IP […]