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
Over a third of global TV households will be an SVoD subscriber by 2026
Average SVoD subscriber will pay for 2.14 SVoD subscriptions by 2026 – up from 1.74 in 2020
Conviva: Europe sees 122 per cent streaming growth year-on-year
Latest report also finds viewers are turning to connected TV devices and smart TVs to watch content
Amazon says over 175 million Prime members streamed content in the past year
According to CEO Jeff Bezos, streaming hours were up more than 70 per cent year-on-year
How 5G will simplify content production and contribution
With two major global sporting events due to take place this summer, Ronan Poullaouec, CTO at Aviwest takes a look at the impact 5G...
Discovery adds another four million DTC customers in Q1
International advertising revenue increased 16 per cent during the first three months of 2021, driven by improved overall performance in all regions
How BT Media and Broadcast and Digital 3&4 are modernising the Freeview network
By Faisal Mahomed, director of BT’s media and broadcast division and Greg Bensberg MBE, managing director at Digital 3&4 Limited
Sony returns to video streaming, but only in Poland
New video service will be available to subscribers across PlayStation 4 and 5 devices for the next year
What’s the delay? Pushing the limits of ultra-low latency HLS streaming
Recent updates to the HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) standard have made new ways of standard-compliant low-latency streaming possible. But how low can the latency...
Netflix adds another 1.8 million European subscribers in Q1
Globally, the company reported 208 million subscribers as of the end of the first quarter, missing its own prediction for 210 million