NENT Group’s Viaplay expands to UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Viaplay will launch in the UK in the second half of 2022 and then in Germany, Austria and Switzerland during 2023
Sky ‘planning own smart TV’ to take on the streamers
Broadcaster could officially announce plans as early as next month
Virgin Media-O2 planning IPTV launch by end of 2021
CEO Lutz Schueler reveals plans to launch new IPTV aimed at younger viewers
Virgin Media boosts digital ad strategy with Google Ireland
Ireland's leading commercial broadcaster has partnered with Google Ireland on what is described as a first-of-its-kind integration of Pause Ads for Google Ad Manager
EBU tests content production on private 5G networks
Project is looking at the use of Non-Public Networks (NPN) in three scenarios: live audio production, multi-cam wireless studio production, and live immersive content production
Case study: Delivering live TV services across Sweden
How video technology company Appear worked with Swedish telco Sappa to deliver live TV services
Feature: Are independent voices becoming lost in streaming TV shuffle?
Navdeep Saini, co-founder and CEO of DistroScale, parent company of DistroTV, looks at the Covid content collapse, where the streaming market is headed, and...
Comcast, ViacomCBS announce new streamer for select European markets
New SVoD SkyShowtime will launch in 2022
UK government renews Freeview licences for another decade
Government intends to make ownership of Multiplex 2, which is currently jointly owned by Channel 4 and ITV, contingent on PSB status
Over a million viewers lose TV signal following transmitter fire
Fire at Bilsdale transmitter has led to TV signal being switched off "indefinitely"
ViacomCBS partners with Sky to launch Paramount Plus in Europe
Announcement follows hot on the heels of last week's news that Comcast's streaming service Peacock will launch on Sky platforms later this year
Unified Streaming debuts software on Microsoft Azure
Unified Origin is compatible with AVC, HEVC, HDR and Dolby Vision
BBC iPlayer sees 3.3 billion streams in first half of 2021
Line of Duty, EastEnders and Euro 2020 have helped the BBC's streaming service break records
Report: Most sports fans want to watch on streaming platforms only
A new report by Grabyo suggests that the pay-TV market will only have a 28 per cent customer share of global sports fans by...
Varnish Software reaches new CDN performance milestones on VoD and live linear
In its latest tests, the company approached 400Gbps video CDN performance
GatesAir debuts ‘industry-first’ outdoor transmitter series
Transmitter has been developed by the company's European-based engineering team and works with single-frequency network (SFN) configurations for DVB-T2, ISDB-Tb and other digital TV...
BBC iPlayer trials watch together for The Glastonbury Experience
Trial is only available via the web version of BBC iPlayer, and follows the launch of BBC Together by the corporation's R&D team last...
Report: 745 VoD services launched in UK, EU and US in four years
Report also found that the number of total AVoD users is significantly higher than SVoD users. In the UK and US
Portugal’s MEO employs MediaKind to reduce latency for Euro 2020
MEO recently employed the solution to deliver low-latency coverage of the UEFA Champions League final at the end of May
Telefonica Spain streams in the cloud with Harmonic
Harmonic provides VOS360 cloud streaming platform for disaster recovery
Kopin Corporation creates ‘world’s first’ 35,000-nit HDR green OLED microdisplay
Microdisplay includes a unique patent-pending pixel structure and backplane architecture for super-high dynamic range operation (14 bits)
Brexit leads to 250 broadcast licences migrating away from the UK
Half of the channels available in Europe outside their country of origin (as defined by the European regulations) fell under UK jurisdiction in 2018,...
Globecast, Viaccess-Orca, Mainstreaming partner on end-to-end OTT platform
New app is fully customisable and is pre-integrated into Viaccess-Orca’s TV platform
Austrian broadcaster ORS develops special drone to check transmitter
ORS worked with German company ARGE Rundfunk-Betriebstechnik to develop the drone and technology required to check the mast
Germany’s Euro 2020 team camp employs 5G for media
Set-up at Hezogenaurach includes a 5G core network, 5G base station and external antenna for network coverage of the site
More on-demand platforms offer subtitles, but audio description and signing drop
More content now available with subtitles