BBC goes for binge to take on Netflix January 17th 2017 - 11:00 AM

Public service broadcasters (PSBs) must take on the global online video giants, chiefly Amazon and Netflix, at their own game if they to survive and thrive over the next decade. This verdict was delivered by BBC director general Tony Hall speaking to staff in Birmingham, UK, to set the stage…

New Test Suite for HbbTV 2 Spec Now Available January 9th 2017 - 11:00 AM

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, has released its test suite version 9.0 to support the latest Hybrid broadcast broadband TV (HbbTV) 2 specification. The group said the new release is an…

Europe Up to Speed for Broadband says Akamai December 28th 2016 - 03:00 PM

Akamai Technologies, the firm synonymous with CDN services, has given Europe good marks for broadband speeds in its Third Quarter, 2016 State of the Internet Report. The principle measure is not how fast broadband speeds are increasing but whether they are keeping pace with inflation in consumption and user expectations.