The video infrastructure business looks very different after a year of unprecedented upheaval that has seen three previous heavyweights effectively quit the business and a fourth acquired by a major telco equipment maker. Although the four deals have different dynamics, they are all underscored by the disruption of OTT and migration to cloud based IP services, coupled with the relentless rise of mobile video consumption.
StarHub, a leading broadcaster and telco in Singapore, has launched an aggregation TV portal accessed via a new streaming box running on the Operator Tier version of Android TV Oreo, the latest version of Google’s TV platform.
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The video experience pioneer, Accedo, has announced the launch of new solutions to support mobile viewers and platforms for media companies and pay TV operators at IBC 2018.
As broadcasters migrate to IP, the spotlight is focusing more and more on IT infrastructure. Quietly in the background, IT has been making unprecedented progress in infrastructure design to deliver low latency high-speed networks, and new highly adaptable business models, to make real-time video and audio work in IT infrastructures.
Live broadcast television was once considered to be unique as every bit of data had to be delivered to the viewers television set in real-time. However, as IT continues to leverage its influence on television, we discover the uniqueness of broadcasting isn’t as exclusive as we may have once thought.