From headend to backend, passing through contribution and distribution networks, IP is now almost everywhere in broadcast infrastructure, with its use only increasing. On the production and playout side of the business that’s also now set to dramatically increase. This is due to the flexibility of IP-based systems, their
“We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical,” said The Outer Limits ‘Control Voice’ in the opening of the ABC-TV series from 1963-65. Broadcast TV is about to go ‘One Step Beyond’ all that with streams of content and commercials containing a variety of signaling and announcements designed
A revolution is taking place in the means by which consumers receive and control access to their media. Set top boxes are no longer tied to one delivery channel and some smart players are providing a user interface that does not discriminate on the signal source; antenna or wire.
ENENSYS Networks is introducing a new product designed to provide highly cost-effective retransmission of DTT networks at regional/local transmitter sites where microwave, fibre or copper IP or satellite connectivity isn’t possible or is cost-prohibitive.
DEV Systemtechnik will showcase its advanced MODULO technology for HFC Networks at ANGACOM 2016 in Cologne Germany. MODULO represents the next generation of cable upgrades that support the new DOCSIS 3.1 standard.
Tele Danmark Communications Group (TDC Group), Denmark’s largest telecom operator, will deploy Skyline’s DataMiner solution for end-to-end management of its new nationwide DOCSIS 3.1 cable network (Giga COAX).
Brazilian regional Telco Unifique Franquias is unifying its cable and FTTH (Fibre To The Home) networks with help from pay TV security vendor Irdeto. Unifique has selected Irdeto Cloaked CA, a cardless client based package combining software with a hardware root of trust residing in the device chip sets.
Edgeware has announced its new TV CDN architecture, purpose-built to overcome the challenges of delivering TV content and services over traditional CDNs. The scalable three-layer architecture can lower costs, give content owners control over their service delivery, and deliver TV with no delays, buffering or glitches.
To realize the full business potential of multiscreen content delivery, service providers, including Telco’s and premium broadcasters, need to come to grips with how to bring content ‘silos’ together. The key is getting the right data and then knowing what to do with it.