NAB 2016 | Events 2016
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NAB 2016

Grande Communications, the Texas-based industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, digital TV and phone services, has rolled out TV everywhere.
Verizon Communications is beefing up its millennial content proposition by buying into AwesomenessTV with a minority stake.
All change for SeaChange at the top as the multiscreen video technology supplier has announced the appointment of software company management leader Edward Terino to the position of chief executive officer.

Huawei has trailed a 4K Ultra HD (UHD) television service with Telkom Indonesia to help accelerate broadband and video implementation in the Southeast Asian country.
Broadcasting solutions provider Egatel will be presenting its latest low power TV transmitters and gap-fillers series at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas from 18 April.
Premium video publishing, analytics and monetisation firm Ooyala has launched a new HTML5 video player designed for fast, consistent performance across desktop and mobile devices.

Roku has debuted a faster, improved Streaming Stick — for just 50 bucks.
Brazilian start-up EnterPlay is employing Level 3’s infrastructure, support and content distribution network (CDN) solutions for content delivery on mobile devices and set-top boxes (STBs).
Elemental Technologies is readying new video ingest, processing and delivery capabilities available with Elemental software release v2.9.

Over-the-top (OTT) video provider TV.AE has contracted UAE telco du and Akamai Technologies for content delivery network (CDN) services.

Participant Media’s television network, Pivot, is teaming up with and Verizon’s go90 mobile TV service.

The American Cable Association has informed the Federal Communications Commission that large media conglomerates hinder access to independent video programming.

AOL's Kanvas has launched a mobile technology: Kanvas Live on Android.
Ethnic Channels Group has hired television industry veteran Christian Morsanutto to serve as senior vice-president of business development and operations.
Media mogul Byron Allen is insisting that news outlets were off base in reporting that the FCC was close to circulating an approval order for Charter's merger with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
Rovi has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Comcast in the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division.
Globecast has expanded its media management and playout capabilities with the addition of a video on demand (VOD) logistics service.
Anti-piracy and content forensics firm Friend MTS is taking advantage of NAB 2016 to unveil a new brand next week, as well as premium protection solutions.

Rovi is now moving forward into advanced talks to acquire TiVo, according to sources.
NanoTech Entertainment has announced that the ultra HD and HD streaming service UltraFlix will be bundled onto their partners’ HDTVs and streaming media players.
Aiming to bolster what it says is its position in helping the broadcast industry to transition to an IP-based footing, interactive and on-demand media transport firm Net Insight has joined the Alliance for IP Media Solutions.

Deloitte’s tenth analysis of the US video market has found that America has become a marathon nation when it comes to video content consumption, with 70% of consumers now binge-watching.

ThinkAnalytics has announced that it signed 12 new customers in 2015 and is now used by over 70 video service providers in more than 40 countries around the world.

Premium online video marketplace provider Tremor Video is partnering with digital media quantifying agency Integral Ad Science to offer real-time video viewability optimisation.

The Vatican’s Pontificia Università della Santa Croce has enlisted Blackmagic Design to provide a broadcast studio update.

 
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