Amazon Web Services (AWS) has agreed to buy Elemental Technologies, with the deal, for an undisclosed fee, expected to close in the fourth quarter. Read the story »
The Civolution company NexGuard will demo UHD watermarking solutions with Kudelski Group’s Nagra and Conax at stands 1.C81 and 2.B41. Read the story »
One may be forgiven for thinking that things start to wind down once that extraordinary spectacle called IBC closes its doors for yet another year on September 15. Read the story »
FOX International Channels is to launch its first UK free-to-air entertainment channel. Your TV will debut at 1pm on Thursday 1 October. Read the story »
The new Freeview Play connected TV service will launch in October, Freeview and Digital UK have confirmed. Read the story »
Phoenix, Arizona appears to be one step closer to getting Google Fiber. Back in January Google announced a major new expansion, adding Charlotte, Raleigh Durham, Atlanta, Nashville and Salt Lake City to the company's already underway builds in Kansas City, Austin and...
XGEM, one of Europe’s largest vendors of set-top boxes and TV-related accessories, and German smart TV portal solutions provider NetRange have joined forces for XGEM’s upcoming generation of Philips set-top-boxes. Read the story »
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast has started the information campaign for the transition of digital terrestrial TV broadcasting from DVB-T to successor standard DVB-T2/HEVC. Read the story »
The cycle of Gift Cards has revolved back to the £50 and £100 position over at BT, and unlimited ADSL2+ is down to £5 per month, plus new offers on BT Mobile.
The Broadband Stakeholder Group has produced a report that attempts to assess the very varied needs of business with respect to broadband and we are sure that some will disagree with the conclusions.
Orange has added to criticism against Telefónica’s dominant market position in Spain voiced earlier by Vodafone. Read the story »
SeaChange CEO Jay Samit says he’s greatly encouraged by the software company’s second quarter performance. Read the story »
Ericsson ConsumerLab TV & Media Report 2015 shows consumers embracing video on-demand services like never before; every third viewing hour now spent watching on-demand TV and video . Read the story »
Seven leading internet companies have formed the Alliance for Open Media – an open-source project that will develop next-generation media formats, codecs and technologies. Read the story »
Sure, most people can barely put a 100 Mbps connection to full use, but wouldn't it be nice to have ten gigabits per second? The town of Salisbury, North Carolina certainly thinks so, and has announced that it's the first municipal broadband provider in the nation to...
Consumers are watching video on demand services more than ever before. The Ericsson ConsumerLab TV & Media Report 2015 shows a third of all viewing is now to VOD. Read the story »
The Russian DTH platform Raduga TV, which was backed by MTG and ceased operations at the end of last year, has debts of over R122 million (€1.61 million). Read the story »
German public broadcaster ARD is gearing up for the new generation of high-definition television. Read the story »
Dutch IPTV platform KPN Interactieve TV is adding a large numer of TV apps to its service. Read the story »
The Polish DTH platform nc+ will shortly have a new president. Read the story »
A meeting of the Canal+ Group Supervisory Board has confirmed Vincent Bolloré as its new chairman. Read the story »
The Slovenian incumbent Telekom Slovenije has added a new bundle named TopTrio Kino to its offer. Read the story »
CBS has announced it "will stream more NFL ON CBS game coverage than ever" before during the upcoming NFL Season. That's not saying much; the CBS announcement states this will include just two regular season games, four playoff games, and Super Bowl 50. The good news...