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The evolving battle to stream live content over the internet

DENVER—Over the past dozen or so years, providers ranging from RealNetworks to Netflix have helped push the streaming video market forward …

Liberty Global and Vodafone reportedly close to finalising deal

<b>Talks between Liberty Global and Vodafone over the transfer of assets in Germany and central Europe to the latter are in the final stages and a deal</b> …

Liberty Global

vMVPD and direct-to-consumer revenues set for ‘eightfold growth’

<b>Global skinny bundle and direct-to-consumer revenues are set to grow eightfold to reach US$24 billion by 2023, according to Digital TV …

Manufacturing

Broadcast TV Needs to Utilize Big Data and Bond With Its Viewers Over Ads

Web browsers and mobile apps have been able to collect data for years—the proof is in the custom ads that pop out from the sidebars and banners, …

Streaming Group to Pit AV1 Against H.265

Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia), which developed a web-friendly video codec, is finally ready for public release of the AOMedia Video Codec 1.0, …

RIP Nexus Player: Google confirms end of the road for Android TV box | Trusted Reviews

<b>Google has confirmed the Android TV-powered Nexus Player will not be updated with the forthcoming Android P release.</b><p>The company told Android Police …

NAB Highlights 244 First-Time Exhibitors

We asked the NAB's Chris Brown for insights<p>The National Association of Broadcasters said 244 companies will be first-time exhibitors at the NAB Show …

The Cable Top Ten

<b>What are the key industry developments shaping the future of cable? Digital TV Europe presents its take on the top 10 priorities for the industry.</b><p><b>1.</b> …

Whitepaper: State of the Broadcast Industry 2018

<b>Abstract</b><p>Ooyala’s new <b>State of the Broadcast Industry 2018</b> report is an up-to-the minute report full of details like these:<p>The share of global digital …

Two problems prevent Pay TV from being effective SVOD aggregator

Pay TV operators are beginning to step up to the SVOD aggregator role in the US and Europe. However, a common approach is to “on-board” only select …

Pay-TV

The Americas remain powerhouse for Hispasat | Satellite

With the latest satellite having just been launched from Cape Canaveral, Hispasat has reported on its yearly business activity, two-thirds of which …

Emerging Technology

AT&T brings DIRECTV LATAM IPO forward | Media Investment | Business

AT&T has finally kicked off its initial public offering (IPO) for a share of its pay-TV assets in Latin America.<p>The telco giant has filed a …

Latin America

AT&T-TW Brand Feds' Case Against Deal 'Pale & Thin'

0<p>SHARES<p>AT&T and Time Warner made the case for their merger in a pre-trial brief filed Friday (March 9) with the U.S. District Court for the District …

Software transformation delivers for Netgem

Netgem says it will have completed its transformation from set-top box vendor to that of TV-as-a-service by the end of the year.<p>The French company …

Ad-spend on YouTube, Facebook to grow 130% in 5 years

January 30, 2018<p>Data from Juniper Research has found that advertising spend on FVoD (Free Video on Demand) content, such as media on YouTube and …

O2 grows Czech TV business

The Czech incumbent O2 ended 2017 with a combined total of 237,000 IPTV and OTT customers for its O2 TV service.<p>This was 16,000, or 7.5%, more than a …

Customers

Linear OTT pay TV subscriptions reach 7.4m in Europe

<b>The linear, over-the-top (OTT) pay TV market in Europe reached 7.4 million subscribers at the end of September 2017, according to research by Dataxis.</b><p>…

Pay-TV

Molotov.tv reaches 2 million active users

French OTT multiscreen service Molotov.tv said it now has two million regular users of its service, of which 500,000 use the platform almost …

Starz Play forges key deal with Etisalat

Starz Play has entered a five-year deal that sees its video-on-demand (VOD) service bundled on Etisalat platforms and the two UAE companies cultivate …

2017 review: IP adoption, AI interest and a wave of M&A

<b>January</b><p>Wireless communications firm xG Technology completes the £12.8m acquisition of Vislink Communication Systems from Pebble Beach Systems.<p>And …

Vive Videos Recap Everything Shown Off at CES 2018

CES 2018, Las Vegas, has just been and gone, and needless to say it displayed all the future technology we can expect to see in stores in the next …

EBU to test HEVC rivals as compression battle heats up

<b>Public broadcasters organisation the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has commissioned the University of Applied Sciences of Wiesbaden to carry out</b> …

802.11ax: Should OEMs Launch New Products Now, or Wait for the Final Standard?

802.11ax Wi-Fi promises to meet the growing needs of Wi-Fi end users, but at the price of a longer time to standardization with higher technical …

CES 2018: Consumer Spending on Streaming Services to Reach $19.5B

Consumer spending on music and video streaming services, which includes the likes of Netflix, Hulu, Sling TV, Spotify and Pandora, will reach $19.5 …

Momentum grows for HDR10+

January 8, 2018<p>20th Century Fox, Panasonic Corporation and Samsung Electronics have announced updates to the associated certification and logo …

Pay TV subscribers in Africa to grow 74% between 2017 and 2023

The number of pay TV subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa will increase by 74% between 2017 and 2023 to reach 40.89 million. However, Digital TV …

Africa

Ubisoft Makes In-Car Entertainment Virtual

It is gradually becoming more common to see passengers on a train or airplane wearing a virtual reality headset such as a Samsung Gear VR or Google …

Liberty completes LatAm split-off

January 3, 2018<p>Suggesting the newly-listed company is well-positioned to leverage world-class technology, innovation and scale, Liberty Latin …

T-Mobile Austria acquires UPC Austria

T-Mobile Austria has announced the acquisition of UPC Austria, an indirect subsidiary of Liberty Global. The combined company will be an integrated …

Telecoms