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MediaKind hires Broome as CTO

Media tech firm MediaKind has announced the appointment of Allen Broome as chief technology officer (CTO). Broome joins from Comcast Cable where he served as VP cloud engineering and brings over 20 years of experience in media technology leadership and software expertise to the role.  In his new role, Broome will be charged with driving […]

Síminn partners with MediaKind for UHD EPL broadcasting

Icelandic broadcaster Síminn has selected MediaKind to deliver its HD and UHD broadcasts of English Premier League matches.  The deployment will include MK RX1, a multi-codec, multi-service professional decoder that is designed to maintain the integrity of valuable, high quality, content across contribution networks, with low latency.   The deployment also includes MK Director, a control […]

MediaKind launches range of packaged solutions

MediaKind has launched what it describes as a range of application-specific packaged solutions from the MediaKind Universe portfolio – Aquila Streaming, Cygnus 360° Events, Cygnus Contribution, and Cygnus Distribution. The company said that the solutions packages address specific needs for core broadcast contribution and distribution applications and for delivering OTT streaming services, multichannel HD or single […]

Deutsche Telekom taps MediaKind for Hungarian launch of cloud TV platform

Deutsche Telekom has extended its partnership with technology outfit MediaKind to deploy, support and operate a new multi-tenant next generation cloud TV platform. The first Deutsche Telekom subsidiary to operate this new platform will be Magyar Telekom in Hungary, which plans to migrate most of its subscribers on to it by the end of 2020. […]

Vodafone Qatar taps MediaKind for cloud-based multiscreen TV

Vodafone Qatar has tapped technology company MediaKind for its MediaFirst cloud-based multiscreen TV platform service. The MediaFirst deployment will enable Vodafone Qatar to launch new content over existing IPTV or OTT devices. The operator plans to deploy its new TV platform before the end of the year. According to MediaKind, Vodafone Qatar’s customers will be […]

DishTV taps MediaKind for headend

Indian DTH pay TV operator DishTV has tapped technology outfit MediaKind – formerly Ericsson Media Solutions – to provide its AVP 4000 video processing platform to deliver content to DishTV’s over 23.5 million subscribers. The AVP 4000 video processing platform exists within MediaKind’s Aquila family of solutions, which forms part of the wider MediaKind Universe […]

Deutsche Telekom taps MediaKind for ‘world first’ 360° sports streaming

MediaKind, the media technology outfit formerly known as Ericsson Media Solutions, has unveiled what it says is the world’s first streaming of a multi-channel 6K 360° live sports event in collaboration with Deutsche Telekom, Tiledmedia, and Magnum Film. The live streaming showed a basketball match between Telekom Baskets Bonn and EWE Baskets Oldenburg from the […]

Slovak Telekom and T-Mobile Czech Republic tap MediaKind for TV technology

Deutsche Telekom-owned Slovak Telekom and T-Mobile Czech Republic have chosen MediaKind, the former Ericsson Media Solutions, to provide technology for IPTV services across the two countries. The agreement with Slovak Telekom involves an upgrading of the latter’s existing Magio IPTV service, while T-Mobile Czech Republic is using MediaKind to power its new IPTV service in […]

Ericsson’s MediaKind divestment delayed to year-end

Ericsson has pushed back the divestment of its majority stake in MediaKind to the end of the year. having originally planned to close the transaction in the third quarter. Ericsson has partnered with One Equity Partners, which will become the majority owner of MediaKind – formerly Ericsson’s Media Solutions business. “The carve-out of MediaKind from […]

MediaKind strengthens collaboration with Tangerine Global

MediaKind – formerly Ericsson Media Solutions – is strengthening its collaboration with entertainment services provider Tangerine Global, by enhancing the latter’s CITRUS managed solution with new cloud-based capabilities. Based on MediaKind’s MediaFirst software as a service (SaaS) platform, the end-to-end media solution enables small and mid-sized pay TV operators to provide immersive OTT offerings, with […]