Monthly Archives: December 2016

Simplylive introduces Vibox all-in-one production system

Written on December 23, 2016 at 12:41, by

Simplylive is making its presence known in the industry with the official release of the Vibox, its All-in-One Production system, a single system that brings together all the major components of live production including a vision mixer , audio mixer, graphics and replay/highlights with an intuitive full touchscreen control interface designed for a single operator.  More

TV3 secures four-year UK horseracing deal with RMG

Written on December 23, 2016 at 09:33, by

TV3 Group has announced a new four-year partnership with Racecourse Media Group (RMG) to broadcast some of the biggest events in horseracing, beginning on New Year’s Day 2017. TV3 and 3e will broadcast exclusive Irish terrestrial coverage of the most prestigious and lucrative horseracing events in the world across 50 days of the year from […]  More

Newbury coverage will be free to watch in over 13 million TV homes via Racing UK

Written on December 23, 2016 at 09:29, by

The high-quality New Year’s Eve fixture at Newbury, alongside action from Warwick, will be made free to view on Racing UK, following Channel 4’s decision to withdraw the fixture from its schedule. The Newbury card, which is headlined by the Grade 1 Betfred Challow Hurdle, plus seven competitive races from Warwick, will be free to […]  More

SES: MX1 and ASTRA continue to provide Discovery with services and reach

Written on December 22, 2016 at 13:59, by

MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES and a global media service provider, and ASTRA, the largest European Direct-to-Home (DTH) satellite system, have extended their contracts with Discovery Networks Germany for capacity, content management and playout. The contract covers the broadcasting of the Discovery channels DMAX, TLC, Eurosport 1 and DMAX Austria in SD, and DMAX, […]  More

World Poker Tour renews agreement with Wazee Digital

Written on December 22, 2016 at 13:55, by

The World Poker Tour (WPT) has renewed its relationship with Wazee Digital. Under the continued agreement, the WPT uses Wazee Digital’s complete asset management and distribution service to deliver WPT TV shows to both domestic and international broadcasters. “We felt Wazee Digital was the right choice for the World Poker Tour thanks to the company’s […]  More

Worldwide home audio market finishes year on $11 billion dollar high

Written on December 22, 2016 at 13:51, by

Worldwide demand for home audio devices continues to gather momentum, with the category outperforming the wider CE market and on track to finish 2016 at 102 million units shipped and close to $11 billion in trade value, according to the latest market report from Futuresource Consulting. “Over the last few years home audio has been […]  More

Ericsson HEVC encoding technology wins Fierce Innovation Award

Written on December 22, 2016 at 13:49, by

Ericsson has announced that its E2E UHD Live Broadcast Ecosystem HEVC Card has won the award for Best Encoding and Transcoding Solution in the Pay-TV and Online Video category at this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards. Recognised by a panel of global TV industry experts as one of the most innovative new solutions in the TV […]  More

European broadcasters welcome new spectrum commitments

Written on December 22, 2016 at 13:46, by

Broadcast Networks Europe (BNE) – a trade organisation for terrestrial broadcast network operators in radio and TV – has welcomed the principal commitments in favour of terrestrial broadcasting from the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission in the political agreement announced ahead of the final UHF Band decision: TV broadcasting will retain priority in […]  More

Rio 2016 meets IPC payment obligations for Paralympic Games

Written on December 22, 2016 at 12:39, by

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Olympic Channel reaches deals with Air Sports, Bowling, Flying Disc federations

Written on December 22, 2016 at 12:31, by

The Olympic Channel has reached cooperation agreements with three recognised International Sports Federations to collaborate on content for the Olympic Channel. World Air Sports Federation (FAI), World Bowling and World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) join the 36 International Federations (IFs) and IOC Recognised Sports Federations who have previously announced similar agreements with the Olympic Channel […]  More