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MediaKind hires former Comcast exec Ashish Patel

Technology outfit MediaKind has recruited Comcast alum Ashish Patel as president of operator platforms. In his new role, Patel will be responsible for leading the company’s long-term growth strategy for the TV platforms business. The exec most recently served as vice president of IP video engineering at Comcast where he built high-availability video workflows, designing […]

MediaKind and Net Insight unveil end-to-end distribution solution

Tech providers MediaKind and Net Insight have teamed up to build an end-to-end cloud-first IP video distribution system for broadcasters and video distributors, aimed to address the rapid shift from traditional broadcast contribution and distribution technologies to IP and the Cloud. MediaKind’s products are further strengthened by integrating Net Insight’s Nimbra Edge, which provides users […]

Orange Belgium agrees partnership with MediaKind

Orange Belgium has agreed a partnership with MediaKind to utilise its VSPP and Encoding Live solutions. The solutions have been deployed to enable a series of new targeted services that are set to launch on Orange Belgium’s smart devices. The smart devices are powered by Android iOS or Web, and provide Orange subscribers with entertainment […]

MediaKind ups Broome to CEO

Tech provider MediaKind has announced the appointment of Allen Broome as its new CEO. Broome is elevated from the position of chief technology officer, a role he took up in October 2019. Since then, the exec has helped advance the company’s teams in the industrialisation of OTT streaming while also reshaping its portfolio.  Prior to […]

MediaKind launches DTC solution for content owners

MediaKind has announced the launch of its new end-to-end DTC solution for video contribution, production, streaming, and audience engagement. MediaKind Engage is designed for sports entities, broadcasters, and content owners to transition to operating workflows in the cloud while also expanding reach, scale and reliability. The company said that the solution provides a broadcast-grade framework […]

NBCUniversal selects MediaKind for Olympics video contribution and distribution solutions

NBC has picked MediaKind to provide video contribution and distribution solutions for its production and coverage of next month’s Olympic Games. Announced by NBC Olympics VP of transmission engineering and operations Christopher Connolly and Mediakind CEO Matt McConnell, the vendor will provide a range of its video processing and modular receiver technologies to support NBC […]

Movistar+ gets VOD performance bump with Mediakind tech

Telefónica has selected MediaKind to enhance the VOD offering of Movistar+ in Spain. Utilising MediaKind’s Aquila On-Demand solution, the technology will deliver  rapid asset processing of Movistar+’s on-demand OTT and IPTV content, encompassing transcoding, transformation, packaging, and delivery capabilities. Telefónica will add several new VOD offerings to the Movistar+ platform as a result of the […]

Two hires at MediaKind

MediaKind has announced the appointment of Mark Ramberg as group VP of products, and Jeff Sherwin, as EVP of Technology Strategy & Operations.  The company said that the appointments will strengthen MediaKind’s technical capabilities, along with its strategic commitment to DTC video, advertising and sports markets. The new appointments bring with them over 45 years […]

Tangerine Global and MediaKind launch CITRUS MediaFirst TVaaS

Media solutions and network services provider Tangerine Global has partnered with MediaKind for the launch of CITRUS MediaFirst TVaaS (TV-as-a-Service).  CITRUS MediaFirst promises to provide cable, telco, and internet operators with a cost-effective TVaaS product. The platform benefits from the agility, innovation, and economic benefits of modern cloud technologies and web services, utilising a flexible, […]

SFR taps MediaKind for UEFA Champions League

Altice France’s SFR, the country’s second-largest telecoms service provider, has extended the deployment of technology outfit MediaKind’s Video Storage and Processing Platform (VSPP) solution to deliver live OTT coverage of UEFA) Champions League football. In August 2020, MediaKind’s VSPP solution enabled SFR to deliver sporting content to its highest ever live streaming audience, according to […]

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