Luxembourg’s broadcaster and content producer RTL Group has acquired UK-based provider of advanced advertising technology Yospace in a bid to boost revenues.
Gracenote, subsidiary of video audience measurement and analytics group Nielsen, has released the first in a series of metadata-based products for content search and recommendation under its Advanced Discovery brand.
3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a German based provider of software for video services, has announced enhancements for its Android TV platform that give operators more control over their deployments.
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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