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Verizon Digital Media Services, LiquidPixels partner on CDN image optimisation

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 23-08-2017
Verizon Digital Media Services and LiquidPixels are partnering to bring dynamic image optimisation to websites supported by the Verizon Edgecast content delivery network (CDN).

Telestream debuts speech-to-text for captioning

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 23-08-2017
Video workflow and media processing technology provider Telestream has announced Timed Text Speech, a new file-based auto-transcription service for subtitling and captioning.

Viacom18 takes on content security in India

Security Michelle Clancy 23-08-2017
Viacom18 is partnering with the Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM), a professional body under the aegis of India’s Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), to launch a social awareness campaign around fighting piracy.

Brazil’s TV Clube moves HD feeds to Intelsat 14

Satellite Gabriel Miramar-Garcia 23-08-2017
Brazilian regional television broadcaster TV Clube is moving its high-definition (HD) channel distribution to Intelsat 14, a new HD video neighbourhood.

Turner’s UEFA deal reflects US fervour for international soccer

Major Businesses Michelle Clancy 23-08-2017
Turner and UEFA, the governing body of European football, recently announced a three-year multi-platform rights agreement for the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League in the US—because, Turner said, there is an all-time high for soccer interest in that country.

Live TV OTT: a bellwether

Media Investment Michelle Clancy 23-08-2017
The advent of live TV services delivered over-the-top (OTT) — like DirecTV Now, Sling TV, PlayStation Vue and Hulu Live — is a bellwether moment for the pay-TV industry, according to Gfk analyst David Tice.

InMobi debuts mobile ad platform in Indonesia

Ad Tech Michelle Clancy 23-08-2017
Mobile advertising and discovery platform InMobi has launched a mobile-media platform for premium in-app video advertising in Indonesia, along with a $50 million investment in the country over the next five years.

OTT market may be headed for consolidation

Media Analysis Michelle Clancy 23-08-2017
As direct-to-consumer (D2C) TV and video services proliferate, audiences have plenty of choice — but consolidation may be inevitable.

La Piloto mirrors US success in Mexico

Ratings/Measurement Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 23-08-2017
As it did in the US Hispanics through Univision, the final episode of La Piloto has conquered the Mexican audience through Televisa’s Las Estrellas.

Telemundo chooses Playmaker to boost 2018 World Cup streaming

OTT Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 23-08-2017
Telemundo Deportes has selected the NBC Sports’ solution Playmaker Media to power the streaming coverage of the 64 games of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

France Télévisions watches the Rising Sun over 20 countries

Deals Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 23-08-2017
French public broadcaster France Télévisions has selected another Globo soap opera to strengthen its programming in 20 overseas territories.

Rapid TV Everywhere - August 2017