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Netflix says Virgin Media app integration is “positive but not transformational”

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says the Virgin Media partnership, where the Netflix app is integrated into the cable operator set-top box and Netflix content shows up in the universal search results off

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Liberty Global Acquires a 6.4% Stake in ITV

Liberty Global announced today that it has acquired 259.8 million shares in ITV plc (“ITV”) from British Sky Broadcasting Group plc for total

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Global Connected TV Device Ownership Passes 1bn Units

The global installed base of Connected TV devices (including Smart TVs, Games Consoles, Blu-ray Players, Digital Media Adapters and Set-Top Boxes) will double over the next 5 years exceeding 2 bill

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Channel 4 to outline its multiscreen engagement and monetisation experiences

Kevin Gallagher, Chief Information Officer at the UK broadcaster Channel 4, will be talking about his company’s strategy for maximising engagement with viewers and monetising services across its mu

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Targeted ads could be the trigger for all-IP cable

At Connected TV Summit last week, Dave Fellows, former CTO of Comcast and now CTO at Layer3 TV, a start-up ‘next-generation cable provider’, suggested that the tipping point that finally drives the

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New Videonet webcast: Advanced Multiscreen Engagement & Monetisation Strategies

On Tuesday 24th June (1600 CEST/1500 BST/1000 EDT) Videonet is hosting a live webcast to investigate ho

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Growing piracy threat is contaminating live sport

The pirates are becoming more sophisticated, with HD streaming of live sport, rich EPGs, player statistics and social media links. With more consumers enjoying cheap broadband the problem is now critical, and illegal viewers are doubling every six months according to Viaccess-Orca.

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Why Orange prefers set-top boxes to vSTB

The French IPTV provider has been telling Connected TV Summit 2014 why it must still rely on its own CPE, and why the virtual STB concept is too difficult to implement today.

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Swisscom committed to its own CPE; backs Android OS

No talk of the virtual STB from the Swiss telco this year, though the company is looking at CI+ 1.4 for direct-to-TV. For its primary services, the telco is pursuing an Android strategy and is ready to cooperate with like-minded IPTV providers.

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Videonet Connected TV Awards winners announced

The winners of the Videonet Connected TV Awards 2014 were announced on Wednesday at Connected TV World Summit in London.

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Videonet webcast investigates live streaming piracy

Over the past five years there has been a marked shift in the way that Pay TV content is pirated.

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Arthur Rubinstein piano competition gets wider audience on YouTube, using Harmonic transcoding

Harmonic’s ProMedia Live real-time multiscreen transcoder is being used for the live OTT transmission on YouTube of the 14th Arthur Rubinstein competition, which kicked off on May 13 with the Openi

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More certified partners for Cloud Adrenalin from SeaChange

SeaChange International recently announced four additional certified partners for its Cloud Adrenalin multi-screen television service: Accedo, ATES Networks, Level 3 Communications and Wurl.  The c

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Altibox extends Quality Assurance from STB to multiscreen with Witbe

Altibox, a leading provider of triple-play solutions in Norway, has deployed Witbe’s Video Quality Assurance solution to automate testing of all its OTT video on PC, smartphones and tablets.

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Tank Top TV publishes TV & Movie Discovery APIs

Tank Top TV’s new developer site documents a range of TV and movie

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Brazilian telco is first to evaluate SeaChange Cloud Adrenalin multiscreen SaaS

 SeaChange International has announced an initial customer that will evaluate the SeaChange Cloud Adrenalin multi-screen television service in a market deployment: the Brazilian telco Algar Telecom

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ARRIS unveils five new additions to its European cable CPE portfolio

ARRIS Group is using ANGA COM to unveil no less than five new CPE (Customer Premise Equipment) solutions for European cable operators.

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Conax highlights expanded product portfolio based on concept of unified content security

At ANGA COM, Conax will demonstrate how Pay TV operators can anchor their position in the multiscreen era by offering the ultimate user experience across networks and devices employing  the Conax m

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Appear TV video processing chosen for more Formula One race circuits

Appear TV, which provides video processing platforms for broadcast and IP networks, has been chosen to provide additional TV reception and distribution systems for Formula One circuits around the w

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Teracom to demonstrate HEVC-encoded Ultra HD over DVB-T2

Sweden's Teracom is using Thomson Video Networks' ViBE VS7000 video system, NetProcessor 9030/40 multiplexer and Sapphire MPEG stream server to demonstrate a complete transmission chain for DVB-T2

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Motama adds support for Dolby Digital Plus and burned-in subtitles for OTT transcoding

At ANGA COM, Motama will present the latest extensions of its server suite for both Internet streaming. As a major new feature, all Motama CodecCaster transcoders are now Dolby certified.

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ATX Networks claims superb quality for budget-conscious, license free transcoders

ATX Networks has launched its new VersAtivePro professional quality transcoding platform.

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ANGA reflects the growing interest in RDK for Europe

With support building for RDK, the Comcast-inspired cable initiative to get next-generation customer premise equipment to market faster, and with Liberty Global and Kabel Deutschland among its Euro

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Unnamed U.S. cable operator using Envivio cloud video processing

The Tier 1 service provider has been using a fully virtualized software environment to deliver multiscreen video services to millions of subscribers. The deployment utilizes VMWare virtualization and Envivio video processing.

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Pace showing UHD media server with wireless mesh networking

During ANGA COM this week, Pace will be showing its latest 4K Ultra-HD media server along with wireless mesh networking, distributing HEVC content to multiple screens throughout the home.  Also on

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