German broadcaster and media group ProSiebenSat.1 Digital GmbH has deployed the AppGrid from Accedo of Sweden to serve seven new Video On Demand (VOD) services. These have been launched across multiple platforms for seven of its channels: ProSieben, SAT.1, kabel eins, sixx, ProSieben MAXX, SAT.1 Gold and kabel eins Doku.
Globo, Latin America’s largest commercial TV network, has launched Brazil’s first VoD service combining HDR (High Dynamic Range) with 4K resolution. The service, featuring TITAN transcoding software from ATEME of France, is available via Globo’s OTT multi-screen platform, Globo Play, on smart TVs that are HDR and
Today’s viewers can enjoy a wide variety of new digital services offered on a range of different platforms. Unfortunately, the typical user interface (UX) remains much the same as it was 25 years ago. To effectively engage viewers, content and service providers benefit by offering different UX options, according to
Pebble Beach Systems and Tedial join forces to introduce Multiverse, a best-of-breed MAM and Playout ecosystem to solve linear and non-linear content distribution challenges and enable fast turnaround for VOD content.
Liberty Global, the US owned pan European cable operator, has identified five scenarios for the future of broadcasting and pay TV which would involve a period of much greater disruption. Holders of premium rights for sports and entertainment content will prosper whatever happens while existing subscription channels are in the
The EU’s member states are reaching towards consensus over cross border portability of content between European countries with a transitional approach allowing broadcasters and media rights holders time to adjust to a more open market. This emerged during the EU’s recent Competitive Council meeting, where delegates showed favor