Bezeq’s Yes taps Synamedia for broadcast-equivalent latency for OTT TV

Bezeq-owned Israeli pay TV service provider Yes is using Synamedia’s video network portfolio to deliver broadcast-equivalent latency for its cloud-based, internet-only TV service, the technology outfit has revealed. According to Synamedia Yes is of the view that this deployment will make it the first operator in the world to deliver broadcast-equivalent latency. Synamedia says it […]

Etisalat taps Synamedia for SwitchTV streaming launch

UAE-based service provider Etisalat has tapped Synamedia’s cloud TV capability for the launch of its new direct-to-consumer streaming offering SwitchTV. The new service is based on Synamedia’s Infinite cloud TV platform and video network portfolio. Etisalat is leaning on Synamedia’s technology to deliver a multi-screen service with both free and premium live TV channels, catch-up […]

Synamedia hires Techniolor exec to lead Indian sales

Video technology outfit Synamedia has announced the appointment of Deepak Bhatia as its general manager and head of sales for India. Bhatia joins from Technicolor where he spent 13 years. Most recently, he was the company’s vice president and business head of sales in South Asia, overseeing sales, marketing and operations in the region. He […]

Synamedia teams with THEO to fast-track HESP low-latency streaming

THEO Technologies, creator of the High Efficiency Streaming Protocol (HESP) and video playback solutions, and video technology provider Synamedia have teamed up to launch the HESP Alliance, a new organisation to fast-track adoption of THEO’s technology, which is designed to enable low-latency streaming.   Streaming video vendors and media companies have been invited to join […]

Synamedia teams up with AWS for cloud video

Video technology outfit Synamedia has teamed up with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enable the combination of its video software technology with AWS’s public cloud infrastructure. The partnership means that video service providers will be able to deliver multi-screen video using Synamedia’s Infinite cloud TV platform using AWS’s public cloud infrastructure. Operators already using Synamedia’s cloud TV platform […]

Over half of sports fans watching pirate services

Over half of sports fans in 10 countries watch pirated services at least once a month, according to research carried out for technology firm Synamedia by Ampere Analysis. According to the report, Charting Global Sports Piracy, while 89% of sports fans have a payTV or subscription OTT service, 51% still watch pirate sports services at […]

Digital TV Europe to present webinar on IP video migration

Digital TV Europe has partnered with Synamedia to present a webinar on the topic of IP video migration IP is fast becoming the standard way to deliver video services thanks to the launch of multiple streaming offerings, continued growth in on-demand viewing at the expense of linear, and the ongoing entry into the multi-play broadband […]

Synamedia unveils first-to-market IP and RF receiver

Video software provider Synamedia has launched its first-to-market ATSC 3.0 IP and RF receiver to complement its new Media Edge Gateway software-based integrated receiver/decoder (IRD).   The company said that the receiver’s USP is its ability to function as both an RF and IP receiver. This quality, it said, will enable cable operators to “capitalise on […]

Synamedia boosts compression team with three new hires

Video technology specialist Synamedia is boosting its R&D investment in compression technology and has made a trio of new hires to help take the compression business forward. The company has hired Jan De Cock as director of codec development. De Cock was previously manager of video and image encoding at Netflix for four years. Prior […]

Synamedia partners with Google Cloud for ‘OTT as a service’

Video software provider Synamedia has announced a partnership with Google Cloud that will see it expand its video network portfolio with new OTT as a service offerings. Synamedia said that the partnership will enable it to better tackle customer needs for high availability, increased scalability and maximised performance for OTT services while reducing costs and […]

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