Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

LimeLight Networks announces seminar on overcoming latency in streaming video

As viewers spend more time online watching live and on-demand video content, broadcasters and content distributors are under increasing pressure to deliver an exceptional low latency live video streaming and on-demand experience, on any device. To help solve this issue, on Tuesday 24 April LimeLight Networks is set to host a webinar titled ‘Overcoming the […]  More

Football Production Summit: Close up look at 2018 World Cup Russia

FIFA’s largest event is approaching rapidly – the 2018 World Cup Russia – and at SVG Europe’s Football Production Summit in Paris last week, attendees got an exclusive look at how FIFA and HBS are approaching the logistical challenges of this football bonanza. Paul Calder, senior manager of TV operations at FIFA, and Dan Miodownik, […]  More

Akamai partners with SonyLIV and enables dynamic ad insertion for live cricket

Akamai Technologies, a cloud delivery platform, has announced that SonyLIV, the premium video on demand (VOD) service by Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), providing multi-screen engagement to users on all devices, used Akamai’s Dynamic Ad Insertion capabilities during the India-South Africa cricket series held over January and February 2018. SonyLIV was the official and exclusive […]  More

Arqiva and Net Insight team for internet-based content distribution

Content distribution over the internet has come of age, according to Arqiva, with broadcasters and media providers embracing the channel as a true alternative to dedicated fibre, MPLS and satellite transmission. Questions, however, remain. The internet was never designed to handle the requirements of high-load broadcast services and security and quality concerns persistent, and because […]  More