IPTV

Aussie 'Pirate' Blocking Efforts Switch to Premium IPTV

Website blocking has become one of the leading anti-piracy mechanisms in recent years and is particularly prevalent across Europe, where thousands of …

Internet

Pirated Streaming TV Services Eating At Cable Profits, Study Finds

The prevalence of television piracy services are growing in North America—about 6.5 percent of all households using devices—and cable companies are …

Internet

Distributel continues acquisitions, purchases IPTV service provider Zazeen

Ottawa-based telecom reseller Distributel is continuing its acquisition streak with yet another major purchase.<p>In a November 2nd, 2017 media release, …

ISPs

IPTV Piracy Generates More Internet Traffic Than Torrents

Increasingly, people are trading in their expensive cable subscriptions, opting to use cheaper or free Internet TV instead.This is made easy and …

Televisions

In the fight to win back TV audience, Canada’s cable companies Buy American

Shaw Communications Inc. knew by mid-2014 that it needed a new television product, and fast.<p>Customers were questioning the value of bundled services, …

Televisions

Rogers’ Comcast X1-powered IPTV platform will soft launch in Q1 2018

During Rogers’ recent Q3 2017 earnings callnthe Canadian telecom giant revealed that its upcoming IPTV platform, which is set to be powered by U.S. …

Streaming

It’s all about wireless this quarter for Rogers, but cable still waiting for upgrade

Rogers Communications Inc. boasted strong quarterly results driven by its expanding wireless division, but the cable giant is still in the testing …

Canadian News

Subscribers shifting to GO’s IPTV

Over 6,200 households signed up to GO’s IPTV service last year, putting the provider just behind Melita for market share.<p>Melita’s digital cable has …

Streaming

How Much Does 'Free' Premier League Piracy Cost These Days?

Right now, the English Premier League is engaged in perhaps the most aggressively innovative anti-piracy operation the Internet has ever seen. After …

Set-Top Boxes

Videotron to build IPTV service off Comcast's Xfinity

• Quebecor's Videotron (OTC:QBCAF, OTCPK:QBCRF) is working on building an IPTV service based on Comcast's (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Xfinity X1 platform.<br>• The two …

Stock Markets

Videotron picks Comcast technology for IPTV; follows Shaw, Rogers

Following the lead set by fellow Canadian cable operators, Videotron Ltd. plans to license technology from Comcast Corp. to launch a new, Internet-based television service.<p>The Quebecor Inc.-owned cable company said on Tuesday it will partner with Comcast to deliver IPTV (Internet protocol …

Internet

Videotron to launch Comcast-based IPTV solution

Videotron has announced it will launch an IPTV service based on U.S. telecom Comcast’s proprietary platform, following in the footsteps of major …

Streaming

Kodi users now need to turn to VPNs to watch Premier League football

It has been difficult to avoid talk of Kodi for one reason or another recently, and it's something that's likely to be on the lips of fans of UK …

Streaming

New Premier League Blocking Disrupts Pirate IPTV Providers

Top tier football in the UK is handled by the English Premier League (EPL) and broadcasting partners Sky and BT Sport. All face considerable problems …

Internet

IT is the Gamechanger in Hospitality Industry

<p>ACCORDING TO the Oracle Industry Connect’s Hotel 2025 survey, guests are willing to engage with brands that offer new technologies. The survey …

Hospitality

Cable, satellite TV providers lost $185M in 2016 amid shift to online entertainment: CRTC

About 300,000 more Canadians subscribed to internet television services last year compared with 2015, an increase of 13.8 per cent year over year.

Canadian News

Pace of cord-cutting in Canada slowed last year: CRTC

About 300,000 more Canadians subscribed to IPTV services last year compared to 2015<p>The pace at which Canadians are switching from conventional …

Televisions

About that cord-cutting craze: CRTC data show Canadians still glued to their cable TVs

Not as many Canadians followed through on threats to cancel their traditional television subscriptions last year despite more options for online …

Canadian News

IPTV Service Raided By Police & Shutdown, Operator Arrested

As torrents and regular streaming continue in the background, premium IPTV services are becoming increasingly popular.Available for a few pounds, …

Streaming

Premier League Will Shut Down Kodi Plugins And Other IPTV Much Quicker This Year

The English Premier League is worried about streams that broadcast football games for free, so it will apply in advance for an injunction to stop …

Internet

Operation ‘Pirate On Demand’ Blocks Pirate IPTV Portals

Via cheap set-top boxes, IPTV services (Internet Protocol TV) allow people to access thousands of live TV channels in their living rooms for a …

Streaming

ABS wins Ghana IPTV platform

By Chris Forrester<p>June 5, 2017<p>London-based facility and playout specialist ABS Broadcast has secured a downlink and service contract from Ghana’s …

Streaming

How NAGRA Fights Kodi and IPTV Piracy

Nagravision or NAGRA is one of the best known companies operating in the digital cable and satellite television content security space. Due to …

Televisions

10GigE Wireless – Cellular for Global Live Broadcast – HEVC for 4K – Ku & Ka-Band Satellite Terminal at NAB 2017 - VidOvation Blog

VidOvation — Moving Video Forward — is a leading provider of video, audio, and data transmission and distribution systems for the broadcast …

Wi-Fi

IPTV Providers Counter Premier League Piracy Blocks

In the UK, top tier football is handled by The Premier League and its broadcasting partners Sky and BT Sport. All are facing problems with Internet …

Internet

Bell targets cord-cutters with new ‘Alt TV’ service

This may be the new golden age of television, but the number of Canadians actually subscribing to TV services has been steadily declining.<p>BCE Inc. is trying to push back on that trend with a cheaper, app-based service that offers live television without the frills of a traditional set-top box …

Smart TV

Illegal IPTV & VOD Provider Settles With BREIN

While movies can be obtained from BitTorrent sites and live TV watched on unlicensed streaming portals, the combined experience generally lacks …

Streaming

With their subscribers dwindling in numbers, ESPN have to repackage themselves

Sports channel recently announced a layoff on 100 positions. The layoffs follow earlier cuts of 300 jobs in 2015 and 400 in 2013.<p>ESPN, the giant of …

Financial Planning

'Get Out,' 'Fifty Shades Darker' Help Power NBCU Parent Comcast to Strong Q1

Broadcast and cable also chipped in with higher distribution and content licensing revenue<p>Comcast is off to a strong start in 2017, thanks in large …

Markets

Can beIN Sports — an international giant but a minnow in Canada — eventually become a threat to TSN, Sportsnet's dominance?

One of the signature dates in European soccer passed on the weekend, the second leg of El Clasico, between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, the two …

Dutch Eredivisie