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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 […]

MediaKind participating in IP Showcase

MediaKind – formerly Ericsson Media Solutions – is participating in the IP Showcase at IBC this year. The MediaKind AVP Contribution Encoder and Content Processing Integrated Receiver-Decoder will be part of the multi-vendor Live Production use case and Traffic Shaping demonstrations, showcasing the All-IP protocols of SMPTE ST 2110, AES67, and AMWA NMOS IS-04, according […]

Zodiac teams up with MediaKind to extend life of set-tops

Software vendor Zodiac has teamed up with MediaKind to enable the latter’s MediaFirst TV user experience to run on any digital set-top box, new or old, via a software update only, according to Zodiac.  The combined MediaKind and Zodiac solution enables operators to enhance their UX across the entire footprint with MediaFirst’s content discovery platform, […]

North American cable debut for MediaKind

Canadian cable operator Cogeco Connexion has tapped MediaKind, the new brand forged out of Ericsson’s media solutions business, to deliver advanced TV services for its subscribers. Cogeco Conexion, which is the second largest operator in Ontario and Quebec provinces, will use MediaKind’s technology, including the MediaFirst TV platform with Android Google mobile services, rncoding on-demand, […]

Ericsson Media Solutions becomes MediaKind

Ericsson Media Solutions is rebranding as MediaKind. Speaking at a press event in London, Arun Bhikshesvaran, chief marketing officer, Ericsson Media Solutions, said that “today marks a very important occasion for us”. The media technology outfit is currently undergoing a ‘carve out’ process that will see Ericsson divest a 51% majority stake in it to […]