Síminn selects Red Bee for channel aggregation

Icelandic telco Síminn has announced a technology partnership with Red Bee Media. The partnership sees Red Bee Media connect the telco to its Channel Store and deliver channel aggregation services.  The Channel Store is being used by Síminn to create high-quality television bundles with live and VOD content for its IPTV subscribers. The store offers […]

Simply.TV debuts new metadata stack, signs up Iceland’s Siminn

Denmark-based Simply.TV, a new metadata startup whose founders sold their previous business, EPG Systems, to Gracenote in 2013, has unveiled a technology stack that it says improves content discovery via data ingest, data editing, and in-particular, data delivery. Simply.TV said that Siminn, Iceland’s largest TV operator has adopted its new stack. Bjarki Jonsson, head of […]

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 […]

Síminn taps Broadpeak for 4K multiscreen delivery

Icelandic telecom operator Síminn has tapped ANGA COM exhibitor Broadpeak’s multicast adaptive bit-rate technology for its 4K multiscreen TV service. Síminn has launched a service supporting 4K video content with new set-top boxes capable of reception through Broadpeak’s nanoCDN product. Broadpeak’s nanoCDN uses home networks to enable Síminn to cost-effectively manage the consumption peaks of […]

AirTies announces dual IPTV wins

Wireless technologies and set-top specialist AirTies has announced customer wins in Denmark and Iceland. As the exclusive set-top box provider for Danish IPTV operator Waoo, AirTies will deliver its multi-format Air7120 set-top box and Air7130 DVR to the operator. The agreement is in partnership with Danish IPTV middleware provider Nordija. AirTies’ Air7120 and Air7130 devices […]