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Dalian Tiantu 4KTV channel opts for Thomson encoding and playout

4K/UltraHD Editor 29-03-2015

As it launches its new 4K linear channel, Dalian Tiantu Cable Television Network has chosen Thomson Video Networks streaming and server technology for high-efficiency video coding (HEVC) encoding and playout.

Fear The Walking Dead to air exclusively on AMC

Pay-TV Editor 29-03-2015

Having acquired international television rights to the companion series even before its official title was released, AMC Global has revealed that it will premier Fear The Walking Dead exclusively and globally.

Quantel, Snell reorganise global sales structures

Editor 28-03-2015

Just over a year after Quantel acquired its fellow provider of post-production and facilities technologies and services Snell, the two firms have reorganised their international sales forces.

Sony swoops for Liberty premium movie service Film1

Cable Joseph O'Halloran 28-03-2015

In a further divestment of its content assets, cable giant Liberty Global has reached an agreement with Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPT) to sell its Film1 group in the Netherlands.

Three-quarters of OTT users give up in first four minutes

OTT Joseph O'Halloran 28-03-2015

Research from video optimisation firm Conviva has indicated that the seemingly inexorable rise of over the top may not be such a sure thing as poor quality is leading users to pull the plug on OTT services.

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