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Eutelsat is hoping gains from developing markets will atone for decline in DTH service revenues in Europe and North America.

OTT And Content Fragmentation Erode DTH Economic AdvantageJune 25th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The future of DTH satellite TV services is bleak in leading developed markets, especially North America, but much more positive in some major emerging countries, notably India.

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HDR For Cinematography - Part 1June 22nd 2021 - 09:00 AM

High dynamic range and wide color gamut combined with 4K resolution and progressive frame rates have catapulted broadcast television to new levels of immersive experience for the viewer. As HDR and WCG are relatively new to television, we need to both understand their application and how we monitor them to enable us to surpass the levels of quality and immersive experience cinematographers’ demand.

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AI has helped production professionals do their job better and streamlined workflows, saving hours of time and effort in a myriad of ways.

Now A Trusted Technology, AI Streamlines Video Production And Delivery WorkflowsJune 18th 2021 - 09:00 AM

There was a time when the mere mention of bringing artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning into the media industry brought visions of robots replacing humans. Today that is certainly not the case—although we might be getting close: I saw a robotic camera operator move the cameras for a national television news show from his converted kitchen table. On-air, viewers never saw a difference from the programs they always watch.

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BARB Set To Measure SVoD Audiences In UKJune 17th 2021 - 09:00 AM

UK audience measurement agency BARB (Broadcasters Audience Research Board) is about to launch regular data on SVoD (Subscription VoD) viewing, as well as video-sharing platforms.

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The World Of OTT (Quality Assurance Pt1) - Assuring QoE From The Network SideJune 3rd 2021 - 09:00 AM

The features we love about OTT services – such as combined linear and on-demand content, multi-device viewing mobility, tailored viewing experiences, and in some cases better resolutions – are driving the general rapid uptake of OTT services.

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Big Media Players Will Drive Rapid Growth In AVoD Streaming ServicesMay 31st 2021 - 09:00 AM

Rapid growth in AvoD streaming services across developed countries has been predicted by a spate of recent analyst firms as media giants such as Comcast, ViacomCBS and Fox invest heavily in their advertising supported platforms. The latest report from Digital TV Research predicts that AVoD expenditure for TV episodes and movies will climb by 144% between 2020 and 2026 to reach $66 billion across 138 countries.

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The World Of OTT (Content Pt4) - Personalizing Content For Maximum ImpactMay 12th 2021 - 09:00 AM

A core promise of OTT is greater customer satisfaction through a more personalised viewing experience. Instead of linear channels with scheduled content that we may or may not be interested in, OTT enables us to combine tailored VOD and Live content into a single viewing window. This specific personalised viewing dynamic tunes the experience more precisely for a consumer which in turn increases commercial value for advertisers and OTT operators. We should expect a win-win-win for consumer, advertiser and content provider.

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Courtesy European Supporters Association.

European Super League Debacle Heralds Change For Sports BroadcastingMay 3rd 2021 - 09:00 AM

The dramatic volcanic eruption of the European Super League (ESL) may have been short lived but the ash spewed out will disrupt the field of sports broadcasting for much longer and likely accelerate change towards a new order.

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