Connected Media News

Connected Media News

Connected Media News reports on companies developing technologies that enable audiences to receive, discover and interact with content across any device, anywhere. It also offers an insight into the connected media market through commentary and analysis, and through the review of market reports.

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Witbe

Sky Deutschland selects Witbe for analysis of its set-top-boxes platform

Witbe has been selected by Sky Deutschland to automate the analysis and testing of its Sky set-top-boxes. Witbe Robots will support Sky to provide the best video quality of experience to its customers.

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Norigin Media

Scandinavian cable company chooses Norigin Media's cloud platform for hosting over 100 linear TV channels

A leading cable company in Scandinavia has chosen Norigin Media to host and manage over 100 TV channels. The distributor who provides fiber based broadband and premium TV services has migrated all its linear TV channels to Norigin Media's Cloudncoder.

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Suitest

Suitest introduces test automation solution for apps on Roku devices

Suitest, provider of object-based, codeless test automation and debugging tools for OTT apps, has announced that it is one of the first companies in the world to offer a comprehensive test automation solution for the Roku platform.

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Shortlist announced for IABM BaM awards at IBC

IABM has announced the shortlisted entries for the IBC 2018 edition of its Broadcast and Media awards (BaMs).

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Gerry McAree

Globecast announces Gerry McAree as VP sales, East Region in the US

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced Gerry McAree as VP of sales, East Region, effective 27 August.

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Kaltura

Kaltura launches targeted TV solution for revenue generating, tailored cloud TV experiences

Kaltura has announced the availability of Kaltura Targeted TV, its new solution which extends the capabilities and operator benefits of Kaltura’s Cloud TV Platform.

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Smartly digital for the converged pay-TV and OTT era - Nagra at IBC 2018

At IBC 2018, Nagra will demonstrate new propositions and current innovations that address the entire content value chain – from content and service creation to content delivery and consumption.

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PayWizard

Paywizard launches Paywizard Singula

Paywizard, the pay-TV subscription, billing and customer relationship management (CRM) specialist, has today launched Paywizard Singula, an innovative standalone platform that empowers pay-TV operators and OTT providers to take a more intelligent, data-driven approach to subscriber engagement tha

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Thanks for not sharing: Less than one in 10 Netflix homes globally log in using another’s password

A new report published by Ampere Analysis suggests that password sharing amongst Netflix users is not as prolific as many believe.  There appears to be consistency across different markets geographically when it comes to Netflix homes using another person’s account, which is surprising considerin

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Edgeware to demonstrate glitch-free ad insertion and anti-piracy at IBC

Alongside its presentation of how to achieve beyond broadcast viewing experiences at IBC2018, Edgeware will showcase demonstrations of several technology applications. These include its forensic watermarking anti-piracy solution and server-side OTT ad personalisation.

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Bitmovin streamlines Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland online platforms

Bitmovin streamlines Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland online platforms

Bitmovin, a world leader in online video technology, has announced that CBC is using Bitmovin’s HTML5 web player and SDKs across multiple web, mobile and online platforms of Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland to increase the reach of its content beyond TV screens.

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Nordic TV Summit 2018 announces speaker line-up

Nordic TV Summit 2018 announces speaker line-up

Nordic TV Summit 2018 - taking place in Copenhagen on 27 September - has unveiled a speaking line-up that includes some of the OTT TV industry's foremost experts and thought leaders.

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IABM appoints director, North America

IABM appoints director, North America

IABM has announced the appointment of Kathy Bienz as its new director North America. Bienz starts her new role with immediate effect, taking over from Caryn Cohen, who has served so effectively in this role for the last four years.

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BT TV adopts Telestream Vantage for enhanced multiscreen OTT media processing

BT TV adopts Telestream Vantage for enhanced multiscreen OTT media processing

BT TV, a subscription IPTV service offered by the UK’s largest telecom service provider, BT, has adopted Telestream’s Vantage media processing platform. This move creates a robust, high-speed multiscreen media processing solution with automated quality assurance to better serve BT TV customers.

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Globecast partners with JungoTV to distribute English language content in Indonesia

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has partnered with JungoTV to provide content for 12 English language channels for distribution on Indonesian mobile platform OONA TV, in partnership with Telkom Indonesia.

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