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Fuji TV launches 4K SVOD service built on MistCDN

VOD Rebecca Hawkes 07-07-2015

Fuji Television has unveiled Japan's first commercial 4K ultra high definition (UHD) online streaming service, in conjunction with nascent technology provider Mist Technologies.

BBC to fund over-75 licence subsidies, government confirms

Rebecca Hawkes 07-07-2015

The BBC will be allowed to increase its licence fee in line with inflation after agreeing to foot up to £750 million a year needed to provide free licences for the over-75s, the government has confirmed.

Philippines' DTH market straightened by cable, equipment subsidies

Satellite Rebecca Hawkes 07-07-2015

Filipino pay-TV operators will continue to lose money in the next few years, especially in the face of SkyCable's planned direct-to-home (DTH) service, an industry player has told the National Telecommunications Commission.

Ortel offers free broadband for cable TV customers

Cable Rebecca Hawkes 07-07-2015

Indian last mile operator (LMO) Ortel Communications is introducing a free broadband offer to its cable TV subscribers in Odisha, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh.

Acorn nabs DVD rights to Humans

Michelle Clancy 07-07-2015

Acorn, an RLJ Entertainment brand that specialises in curating and distributing the best of British television in North America, has acquired the electronic-sell-through (EST) and DVD rights in North America to Humans.

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Thought Leadership Blogs

Encoding - The vision of the future

John Ive
One of the fundamentals of digital video is that files can be compressed, to make storage and...
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The value proposition for IP contribution

Olivier Suard
The drive towards the adoption of IP in broadcasting seems unstoppable. But what about using IP...
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Turning the Internet of Threats into the Internet of Trust

Andrew Wajs
Could an innocent device like a STB, webcam or home thermostat be used by hackers to attack you?...
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Social TV. By design

Jonathan Laor
Those of you who would admit to playing Candy Crush, and those who wouldn’t, know how...
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Rising tide of online piracy: sink or swim?

Mark Mulready
For the first time, searches for popular insecure OTT devices have now outstripped popular secure...
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Big Data: a big opportunity, as yet unfulfilled

Steve Plunkett
Big Data has created a lot of buzz in recent years and it is a popular term used to describe the...
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What makes a premium service worthy of the name?

Gene Hoffman
Three Keys to Delivering the Ultimate OTT Experience Right now, OTT services abound. From...
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Social discovery: TV for a millennial audience

Juliette Otterburn-Hall
The way we watch TV has changed. The internet has moved the availability of content beyond linear...
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Securing OTT in a Multiscreen World

Bill Rosenblatt
Whether they are pay-TV operators or a new breed of pure internet players, providers of...
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