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IPVconnect taps Nagra for move from satellite to streaming

US TV, internet and IP voice provider IPVconnect has tapped TV technology outfit Nagra to help it move from its current satellite TV broadcast offering to a video streaming service. IPVconnect now currently sells broadband and voice services to subscribers within Homeowner Association (HOA) communities, apartment communities, condo communities, manufactured housing communities, hotels, hospital facilities, […]

Nagra wins new US customer following JEA partnership

1Tennessee, a Tennessee, US-based local broadband, TV and telephone service provider, has chosen Nagra to deliver its new IP-based multiscreen video service. Powered by Nagra’s OpenTV Video Platform, the integrated solution includes Harmonic’s cloud video solution, a pre-integrated CRM system from GLDS and Jackson Energy Authority’s E+ Premier. Jackson, Tennessee-based utility outfit Jackson Energy Authority […]

Comcast Technology Solutions launches managed terrestrial distribution service

Comcast Cable-owned Comcast Technology Solutions has launched a managed terrestrial distribution service designed to support the rollout of services by pay TV operators across the US.  Large numbers of regional operators currently use Comcast Technology Solutions for content acquisition and distribution via a satellite-based managed service that has been in place for decades. The new terrestrial […]

SPI/FilmBox takes Docustream to US with KlowdTV

Channel provider and streamer SPI/FilmBox has struck a deal with FAST platform KlowdTV to take its new digital channel Docustream to the US market. The free ad-supported television platform’s subscribers in the US will be able to access Docustream’s line-up of documentaries from this month on all connected devices. Subscribers will be able to access Docustream, which […]

Intelsat claims 75% support for restructuring plan

Satellite operator Intelsat says it has won the support of key creditor groups for a restructuring plan that would see the company become a privately owned entity with new shareholders and reduce its debt by more than half – from nearly US$15 billion to US$7 billion. The move comes after Intelsat recently requested an extension of […]

US operator JEA taps Nagra for multi-distributor platform

Jackson, Tennessee-based utility outfit Jackson Energy Authority (JEA) has tapped TV technology company Nagra for the launch a of a new IP-based multiscreen video streaming service, E+ Premier, which will be open to third-party companies to provide services to their own customers. Powered by the Nagra OpenTV Video Platform and Harmonic’s VOS360 cloud streaming solution, the […]

US FTC reportedly to probe Amazon’s acquisition of MGM

The US Federal Trade Commission is reportedly launching a probe into Amazon’s planned acquisition of MGM. According to The Information, citing unnamed sources, the FTC has opened an in-depth investigation into the merger that could last for six months or more. News of the possible probe follows the June appointment of Lina Khan, seen as […]

US-based hybrid player Evoca TV taps Vewd to power offering

Boise, Idaho-based hybrid TV platform Evoca TV, which is planning a wider rollout of its service across the US, has chosen OTT technology provider Vewd’s Vewd OpX system to power its content and user experience. Vewd OpX has been integrated into Evoca’s Scout receiver and delivers linear, on-demand, apps and other functionality. Evoca uses Next […]

H&C+ extends North American reach with Comcast

Equestrian sports network Horse & Country has secured the launch of its live and on demand subscription service, H&C+, on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Flex platforms in North America. The agreement means that in the coming months, subscribers will be able to view live coverage of events including the CHIO Rotterdam from the Netherlands, the […]

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