E-Vision taps Synamedia for multi-country, multi-tenant OTT service

UAE service provider Etisalat’s E-Vision subsidiary has chosen Synamedia’s Infinite platform to underpin a new multi-country, multi-tenant OTT service for the Middle East. The E-Vision service is already live in Egypt and is set for a launch in Saudi Arabia soon, with other markets to follow. The multi-tenant, cloud-based service is designed to give operators […]

Pearl TV taps Synamedia for Phoenix Next-Gen TV project

US broadcast group Pearl TV has signed up Synamedia as a technology partner for the Phoenix Model Market Initiative, one of the testbeds for ATSC 3.0-based advanced TV services in the country. Synamedia is providing encoding expertise and services, both developed internally with its video processing experts and through strategic partnerships with Triveni Digital and […]

Discovery taps Synamedia for APAC distribution

Factual content giant Discovery has tapped technology outfit Synamedia to provide its virtualised Digital Content Manager (DCM) to help deliver Discovery’s Asia Pacific distribution. A long-time Synamedia PowerVu customer, Discovery is centralizing its Asia Pacific uplink compression systems to its Sterling ,Virginia broadcast centre. According to Synamedia, the virtyualised DCM, which complements traditional satellite distribution, […]

Synamedia and Triveni Digital sign ATSC 3.0 video delivery partnership

Video software provider Synamedia has agreed a deal with programme guide and metadata management provider Triveni Digital for ATSC 3.0 transition services. The companies say that the partnership equips broadcasters, content providers and service providers with “the tools to deliver best-in-class viewing experiences while meeting their service requirements for premium picture quality, bandwidth efficiency, and […]

SmartDTV Global and Synamedia announce collaboration on IP dongles

French pay TV solutions provider SmarDTV Global has announced a partnership with Synamedia on secure STB IP dongles integrated with its Infinite platform.  The company says that the collaboration will “make it easy for operators with large installed base of STBs to add multi-screen services”. New STB IP dongles will give pay-TV operators a low-cost […]

Synamedia: ‘need for aggregation’ will define future of pay TV

Pay TV operators have a future despite the growth in streaming services because there is a growing need for someone to aggregate OTT content and present it in a searchable and convenient way to subscribers, according to Synamedia CEO Yves Padrines. “A lot of people are questioning the future of pay TV. We see there […]

Sky: broadcast and IP will continue to coexist

The level of connectivity has changed dramatically over the last few years, allowing multiple IP video services to be used concurrently, but pay TV operators such as Sky are likely to continue to use broadcast platforms to deliver content to their subscribers for some years to come, according to Sky chief product officer Fraser Stirling. […]

Synamedia to reveal new video network solutions at IBC

Video software provider Synamedia has announced a range of new additions to its video network portfolio to be unveiled at IBC 2019. The company says that these solutions are designed to improve the quality and cost effectiveness of live streaming along with helping customers make better use of virtualisation and the cloud. At the show, […]

Synamedia hires ex-BBC Studios exec as VP

Content delivery vendor Synamedia has hired Scott Kewley (pictured) as its VP advanced advertising and data products. In this role, Kewley will be tasked with leading the company’s addressable advertising and data monetisation business.  Kewley joins from UK OTT aggregator TVPlayer, where he served as MD. Prior to that, he was a senior exec at […]

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 […]

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