Yospace and NexStreaming have announced an integration which iaims to simplify the route to market for broadcasters wishing to monetise their live HTML5 OTT streams.
The D2D system uses point-to-point public internet connections to transport rationalized high-quality video to transmitters and head ends.
All of Discovery Networks Middle East and Asia (MENA)’s channels are now under the fully automated control of a new 8-channel Marina system from Pebble Beach Systems. The fully redundant playout platform is installed at Du-Samacom, a regional operator of satellite support services.
At last week’s Las Vegas CES, Sinclair Broadcast Group and Imagine Communications announced plans to work together to accelerate the development of a new, next-generation advertising management software platform to exploit the potential of the new monetization opportunities of ATSC 3.0 digital television technology.
International research and strategy consultancy, MTM, just released a report exploring challenges faced by the US broadcast industry in an increasingly OTT world. The study concludes that unless broadcasters move quickly to change how advertising is managed and sold, they risk being outmaneuvered by the major internet companies
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 develop size through M&A as well as global expansion and be “empathetic” to customers’ migration pains