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Rock steady

Gibraltar’s TV service began in 1962. At that time, it was a small commercial operation, but it led to the creation, by statute, of the Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation


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


Ekholm appointed Ericsson CEO

Ericsson has appointed board member and Patricia Industries CEO Börje Ekholm as its next chief executive. He starts in his new role on 16 January, replacing interim CEO and CFO


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


TVBAwards 2016 finalists announced

The finalists for the TVBAwards 2016 have been revealed ahead of the third annual ceremony on 20 October. Eighteen awards which will be presented at the Grand Connaught Rooms


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


Kaltura forms VR Alliance

Kaltura is launching the VR Alliance at IBC2016, in partnership with VR content and distribution company Inception, as well as 24i, Encompass and Harmonic, to ‘showcase the


Broadcast Pix acquires ioGates

Broadcast Pix has completed its purchase of cloud-based video production company ioGates. ioGates has provided web-based video management tools since 2003, developing a suite


Cobalt acquires ImmediaTV

Cobalt Digital has acquired ImmediaTV, a Silicon Valley company focused on IP-centric video-processing solutions. It works on both openGear and stand-alone formats for


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