Commercial and consumer satellite services provider NigcomSat has expanded its enterprise, government and consumer Ka-band broadband services in Nigeria with the installation of satellite communications equipment from Newtec.
JDS Japan Digital Serve has selected an MD8000 transport solution and ProMD EMS Enhanced Management Software from Media Links for the transport backbone of its 100-Gbps IP-based video distribution platform. JDS provides digital broadcasting services to cable TV stations throughout Japan using a terrestrial fiber optic network.
With the proliferation of Ethernet networks and computers in the video world, many media companies are replacing traditional dedicated video links like satellite and microwave with Ethernet-based infrastructures. This is being done for internal contribution applications as well as for delivering content directly to the consumer.
Akamai, one of the largest providers of CDN capacity and cloud services, has enhanced its platform with features for security, performance, quality and speed of development.
At the SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition in Los Angeles, Dr. Takeshi Shimizu, Research & Development Manager at Media Links, will present a technical paper that proposes a new approach for building a three-stage Clos Network with non-blocking multicast capabilities. This helps reduce overall switch count and associated costs of the network.
At the 2018 NAB NY Show, a panel of leading experts in their fields discuss the latest technological advances and in Live entertainment coverage, and how these advancements come with new challenges from consumers and advertisers.