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Moving a TV station

Moving a busy broadcast centre is not an easy task. Choosing a new location and engaging an architect with a building design you like are only the first steps. The technical


Virgin Media to acquire UTV Ireland

Virgin Media has received regulatory and competition approval to acquire UTV Ireland. The free-to-air channel, launched in January 2015, was bought out by ITV subsidiary UTV


Widening the reach of multiscreen

Connectivity has enabled operators to launch multiscreen services and extend the reach of their TV offering to connected consumers. However, the increase in the number of


Eighty years of High Definition

Let’s face it; early descriptions of television were not very complimentary. Philo Farnsworth, credited with creating the first fully electronic system, is reported to have


How do you connect your TV data?

It was widely reported that prior to the February 2013 debut of House of Cards, Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos revealed his game plan for the streaming


The experience blueprint

The way that we consume video content has changed drastically in the last ten years. Thanks to the rise of services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime, viewers are now in


The rise of the hybrid

It's an exciting time to be in the TV industry. While viewing of linear TV still accounts for the vast majority of consumption in the UK, OTT services, like Netflix and Wuaki


A war on two fronts?

As major pay-TV players scramble to win back audiences falling victim to the OTT revolution, are social media sites taking advantage of the siege to loot sports content?


Rethinking subscriber management

The battle for the hearts of pay-TV subscribers is in full swing. In almost every region, the number of subscription-based pay-TV services across cable, satellite and recently


Making the most of OTT

Fierce competition for exclusive live sports rights means the challenge for media companies has never been clearer, writes Stan Dimitrov, product marketing manager, OTT


Liberty pens global Netflix deal

Liberty Global has secured a multi-year partnership with Netflix to deliver the OTT service to its customers across over 30 countries throughout the world. The partnership


Moving up a grade

Camera technology is driving and exploiting a demand for ever higher resolution and high dynamic range, expanding creativity on the acquisition side. However, the


Cost-effective OTT in the Limelight

Limelight Networks has released bundled services aimed at helping OTT providers become more cost-effective and tackle the various challenges in the online content space


Driving engagement

George Jarrett talks to Fabrice Hamaide, CFO and president of Piksel, about the huge advantages that come with a micro services architecture. Netflix and Piksel stand alone on this technology front thus far


BBC iPlayer law change takes effect

The iPlayer ‘loophole’ saga has drawn to a close after new law changes were implemented today. The amendment means that users of the BBC iPlayer platform must be covered by

Data Centre

Video to dominate 4G by 2020

Mobile video usage will account for three quarter of total 4G traffic by 2020, according to the latest Ovum statistics. The analyst firm, in collaboration with Huawei, forecast


Bundesliga to kick off in VR

Fox Sports is to kick off the 2016/2017 Bundesliga season in live virtual reality (VR). In collaboration with NextVR, the broadcaster will deliver Bayern Munich vs Werder


IP Interoperability Zone at IBC2016

Supported by the AES, AMWA, EBU, SMPTE and VSF, the IBC IP Interoperability Zone will feature real-world demonstrations of interoperation between a large number of different


IOC launches Olympic Channel

The IOC has rolled out a new digital platform to deliver Olympic content on-demand. The Olympic Channel, available across all devices, will offer a range of sporting content


IBC2016 Preview edition now available

The IBC 2016 Preview is now available as a digital edition. Ahead of what promises to be another week of innovative, rich and varied industry discussion, IBC2016 has been