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Ovum: mobile video traffic set to soar

Mobile Michelle Clancy 31-08-2016
EE TV record to go 31 March minMobile video usage is expected to account for three-quarters of total 4G traffic by 2020.

Hooq sets sights on original Indian content

VOD Rebecca Hawkes 31-08-2016
Video streaming service Hooq plans to inject around $2 million into original Indian content as part of its strategy to invest and source Asian fare, according to an unconfirmed local report.

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs set sail for new climes

Programming Rebecca Hawkes 31-08-2016
An Australian and international co-production of children’s favourite Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs has been sold to broadcasters in the UK, Portugal, Sweden, China, Vietnam, Singapore and Africa.

CTE, Endemol Shine partner on male celeb reality series

Programming Rebecca Hawkes 31-08-2016
Endemol Shine plans to produce an original celebrity reality series called The Ultimate BROcation.

Google integrates Cast into Chrome browser

Online Video Michelle Clancy 31-08-2016
Google has fully integrated its Google Cast service into its Chrome browser, eliminating the need for a separate app or extension to sling content from devices or Web browsers to the living room TV.

TNT green lights Let the Right One In series

Programming Michelle Clancy 31-08-2016
TNT has ordered a pilot for the series Let the Right One In, based on the best-selling vampire novel by Swedish author John Ajvide Lindqvist.

Sony debuts Ven.ue Unlimited content distribution service

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 31-08-2016
Sony DADC New Media Solutions has released Ven.ue Unlimited, a managed cloud-based content distribution service.

A+E appoints Benelux director

Pay-TV Michelle Clancy 31-08-2016
A+E Networks UK has appointed Jessica Haagmans to the newly-created role of regional director, Benelux.

Blurrt, Vizrt integrate for social TV analytics

Social TV Michelle Clancy 31-08-2016
Blurrt has integrated with Vizrt’s Social TV solution to allow Blurrt’s data to be layered with real-time graphics, which can be displayed live on air.

Broadpeak debuts BroadCache Box

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 31-08-2016
Broadpeak has announced BroadCache Box, a video caching solution for broadcasters and content aggregators.

Digigram introduces compact 4K/HEVC decoder

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 31-08-2016
Digigram has introduced a compact 4K/UHD hardware-based HEVC decoder line which when used in conjunction with the company's AQORD HEVC encoders, enables broadcasters to build a live 4K/UHD or multiple-HD-stream contribution link between a remote event site and the studio.

Rapid TVEverywhere - August 2016