Synamedia


Synamedia expands leadership team

Independent video software provider Synamedia has added to its leadership team with three new hires. Sabine M. Bravo joins as VP of business development, Joseph A. Sheehan as head of US media, telco and web, and Kostas Stavrianos as head of US cable. Bravo will manage key partners and sales operations internationally for the Video […]

Evergent and Synamedia announce partnership

Revenue and subscriber management provider Evergent and video software provider Synamedia have announced their partnership for “end-to-end video monetisation and delivery”. Evergent’s Revenue and Customer Management platform is now integrated with Synamedia’s Infinite platform in an effort to aid their joint customers. In a joint statement, the companies said that this will allow their telco, […]

Synamedia unveils Astro partnership, renews with Bharti Airtel

Synamedia and Malaysian TV/OTT platform Astro have entered into a strategic partnership that will see Synamedia technology deployed to deliver a seamless premium video experience to Astro subscribers across all devices. Synamedia’s cloud-based Infinite video platform will enable Astro to secure, distribute and monetise video experiences across all screens while deepening viewer engagement. Importantly, Infinite […]

Synamedia showcases automation capabilities

Video technology specialist Synamedia has used the NAB Show to unveil new automation capabilities for its Virtual Digital Content Manager (DCM) with smart rate control that it says will save operators up to 50% of bandwidth and storage costs. Using machine-learning and Synamedia Stream Video Quality, the company’s patented quality metric technology, the solution automatically […]

Synamedia hires OSN and Kaltura execs

Synamedia, the new Permira and Sky-backed technology company that was created from Cisco’s service provider video business, has hired Mark Billinge as VP of operations and services product management and Avidan Lamdan as VP of platform product management. Alongside Synamedia’s other product management heads, Billinge and Lamdan will be responsible for refining and driving Synamedia’s platform, […]

Synamedia agrees new deal with Thailand’s TrueVisions

Synamedia has agreed a new multi-year contract with Thailand-based pay TV operator, TrueVisions, extending a seven-year partnership between the two companies. Synamedia VideoGuard will secure TrueVisions’ investments in live sports news, entertainment and other premium content that is delivered to its 3.9 million cable and satellite subscribers. The deal means that TrueVisions will also be […]

Synamedia signs up Signes to head video processing unit

Synamedia, the technology company created from Cisco’s service provider video arm and backed by Permira, has named Envivio founder and former CEO Julien Signes as senior vice-president and general manager of its video processing business unit. Signes will head up the unit with a focus on the industry’s ongoing transition to software-based encoding for broadcast […]

Sky invests in Synamedia

Sky has taken an undisclosed minority stake in Synamedia, joining fellow minority shareholder Permira funds in backing the newly independent video software provider. Synamedia said that Sky’s investment will reinforce its position as a long-term technology partner to a growing roster of pay TV operators and media companies. The company was formed last year from the […]

Synamedia highlights cloud migration and credential sharing at CES

Synamedia, the new company created from Cisco’s service provider video business the largest independent video software provider, is to use the CES expo in Las Vegas to highlight cloud migration technology and its drive to combat credentials sharing by premium video streaming service subscribers. At the core of the Synamedia offerings is Foundation, previously known […]

Synamedia takes aim at streaming service account sharing 

Synamedia has launched a new solution designed to help streaming service providers combat account sharing between friends and families. Synamedia Credentials Sharing Insight uses artificial intelligence, behavioural analytics and machine learning to identify, monitor and analyse credentials sharing activity across streaming accounts. Operators can then choose to apply specific policies to accounts where sharing exceeds […]