Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

Discovery Communications completes move of US network playout to public cloud

Evertz Microsystems and Discovery Communications, home of global brands including Discovery Channel, TLC and ID, have completed the transition of Discovery’s US networks to public cloud-based origination utilising an Evertz solution running within the Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Public Cloud. In partnership with Evertz, Discovery Communications has built a highly resilient, reliable, fully virtualised and […]  More

SES Networks and CETel provide end to end connectivity for telco in Africa

A major European telecom operator will bring connectivity to new areas across North and West Africa and enable contingency services during fibre outages using a satellite-based solution. The network is implemented by CETel, a German provider of global end-to-end communications solutions, in partnership with SES Networks, who will deliver C-band capacity on SES’s NSS-7 satellite.  […]  More

David Antoine joins Lawo’s Radio Technical Support team

Lawo has announced the hiring of David Antoine, CBRE, CBNT as the latest member of the company’s Radio Technical Support team.  A distinguished radio chief who’s spent nearly 40 years in broadcasting, Antoine has held positions with some of  New York’s most prestigious radio outlets, beginning with WNCN-FM and subsequently at WOR, WBLS-FM, and WQXR-FM, […]  More

MX1 teams up with live streaming OTT service fuboTV

MX1, a solution provider of media services, has announced that its services will be used by sports-centric live streaming TV company, fuboTV. MX1 aggregates and delivers sports and entertainment channels before providing them on the fuboTV platform for distribution to multiple devices in multiple formats, enabling the company to expand its content offering and reach […]  More

New generation of storytellers chooses Avid ‘First’ creative tools

Avid, a global media technology provider for the creation, distribution, and monetisation of media assets, today announced strong uptake from new users across the globe for its First family of creative tools, which are empowering a new generation of aspiring storytellers. To date, more than half a million individuals have embraced Pro Tools | First […]  More

SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition draws record crowds

SMPTE, the organisation whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, has announced that the SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2017), held this week in Hollywood, California, drew more than 2,500 registered attendees for a landmark event. SMPTE 2017 featured 70 expert […]  More

Orange chooses Harmonic for combined IPTV and OTT service delivery

Harmonic, a provider of video delivery technology and services, has announced that Orange has upgraded its IPTV and OTT video delivery architecture with a Harmonic live encoding and transcoding platform. At the heart of the workflow is Harmonic’s Electra software-based system, which offers Orange a unified solution for both IPTV and OTT delivery to approximately […]  More

College Football Playoff extends licensing partnership with Wazee Digital

Wazee Digital, a provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, has announced that College Football Playoff (CFP) has extended its contract with Wazee Digital to manage the licensing of all CFP digital content. Under the three year contract extension, Wazee Digital will continue to be CFP’s exclusive licensing agent to tag, archive, and monetize […]  More

Thought Leadership: Ross Video’s Oscar Juste talks about spending over the odds trying to attain top production values

In the latest Thought Leadership feature with one of SVG Europe’s Gold sponsors, Oscar Juste, Ross Video’s sales director for EMEA, shares his thoughts on whether too many sports clubs and stadia spend over the odds trying to attain top production values, and what a lower budget can actually achieve. “Over the last few years […]  More

Insight TV announces first US 4K UHD launch on Layer3 TV

Insight TV, a UHD broadcaster and producer of native UHD HDR content covering action sports, entertainment, and lifestyle, has revealed a major distribution deal with next generation US cable company Layer3 TV. This is the first 4K UHD distribution deal that Insight TV has signed in the US. The agreement means that Insight TV is […]  More