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Bite of Apple TV gives STARZ Play Arabia taste of the big screen

Online Video Joseph O'Halloran 28-09-2016
STARZ Play on Apple TVAiming to deliver a ‘convenient and seamless’ big screen viewing experience, the STARZ Play on-demand video streaming service has launched its fourth-generation Apple TV application.

BBC denies personalisation plans are stealth way of closing iPlayer loophole

Online Video Editor 28-09-2016
The BBC is on the defensive, as now seems normal, after being forced to deny that the plans to make iPlayer users access services by password is a disingenuous way of cracking down on licence fee avoiders.

EasyTrack London office marks entry into Europe

Infrastructure Editor 28-09-2016
Australian rights and sales management company EasyTrack has announced its arrival into Europe with the launch of a UK operation.

Eutelsat reveals TV Awards shortlist

Satellite Editor 28-09-2016
Details of the traditional end of year awards ceremony recognising innovation in programmes delivered over satellite have been revealed by leading operator Eutelsat.

Eastlink, izzi deploy ARRIS for next-gen TV

Infrastructure Gabriel Miramar-Garcia 28-09-2016
Canadian cableco Eastlink and Mexico’s izzi Telecom have selected the ARRIS ME-7000 Converged Compression Platform.

MoCA debuts 2.1 of the standard

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 28-09-2016
The Multimedia over Coax Association (MoCA) has launched an extension of MoCA 2.0, dubbed MoCA 2.1.

Canada’s Novus to deploy Ericsson’s IPTV service

IPTV Michelle Clancy 28-09-2016
Canada’s Novus Entertainment is to deploy IP-based TV services powered by Ericsson Mediaroom to IPTV-ready buildings in the greater Vancouver area starting in October.

Trump-Clinton debate sets US viewing record

Ratings/Measurement Michelle Clancy 28-09-2016
The first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton drew more than 83 million viewers, making it the most watched in history.

Cisco sees service provider adoption for converged broadband

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 28-09-2016
In the first year since launch, Cisco has more than 100 service providers that have adopted its cBR-8 Converged Broadband Access Platform, including Cablevision Argentina and WaveDivision Holdings.

YouTube launches Arabic TV hub

OTT Rebecca Hawkes 28-09-2016
YouTube has unveiled a new digital hub called Mosalsalat, which brings together more than 500 iconic Arabic television series dating back to 1962.

BBC launches SVOD service in Singapore

VOD Rebecca Hawkes 28-09-2016
Singapore has become the test bed for the BBC’s first TV everywhere (TVE) product, following the launch of subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service BBC Player on pay-TV platform StarHub.

Rapid TV Everywhere - September 2016