Canada’s Telus Deploys Ericsson MediaFirst Platform for On-Demand Services December 22nd 2017 - 01:50 PM

Telus, a major telecommunications company in Canada, has selected the Ericsson MediaFirst TV Platform to deliver seamless and personalized TV experiences across devices via Telus’ Optik TV service. The software-defined, cloud-based platform will handle the creation, management, and delivery of its next-generation Pay TV services.

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Swiss Broadcaster La Télé Installs Aveco Playout Automation in Two Locations December 21st 2017 - 01:00 PM

La Télé, a regional broadcaster in Switzerland, has installed two Astra studio automation systems from Aveco in the cities of Lausanne and Fribourg that lets news teams at the two locations focus on the task of reporting and delivering the news, not on the technology being used.

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Imagine Communications Wants To Get Bigger December 15th 2017 - 08:00 AM

The Gores Group, a Los Angeles based, global private equity firm that has owned Imagine Communications (the former Harris Broadcast) for four years, wants its asset to grow. With a customer base concerned about the next transition—IP, 4K, 1080p HDR—Gores thinks the right strategy going forward is to dev

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Telestream Appoints New CEO October 25th 2017 - 06:00 PM

Dan Castles, CEO of Telestream for the past 20 years, has decided to retire, handing over reigns of the company to ex-Cisco executive Scott Puopolo. Under Castles’ 20-year leadership, Telestream has enjoyed consistent year-on-year revenue growth in an era when many broadcast equipment manufacturers have struggled to maintain profitability.

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​What Can AI Do For You? NAGRA Has A View September 20th 2017 - 10:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is suddenly all the rage, with the potential to assist in many areas of the industry from network diagnostics to edit assembly. The BroadcastBridge gets under the skin of AI to ask how useful is machine learning today in media today. Simon Trudelle, Senior Director, Product Marketing,

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