Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

CenturyLink on moving ahead with Level 3

CenturyLink completed its acquisition of Level 3 Communications on 2 November 2017, creating a company with one of the largest global networks. It now serves customers in more than 60 countries and connects more than 350 metropolitan areas with approximately 100,000 on-net buildings. Here we talk to Rory McVicar, head of internet and content delivery […]  More

Lined up: How Eurosport deployed Hitomi’s MatchBox for Winter Olympics

Eurosport, the pan-European sports broadcaster owned by Discovery, chose Hitomi’s MatchBox technology to ensure that live delivery of Olympic Winter Games coverage from PyeongChang was accurately lined up, succinctly combining video and audio. Being the first broadcaster to hold all TV and multi-platform rights across Europe, excluding France 2018-2020, and Russia, Eurosport’s coverage served 48 […]  More

AWS Elemental explores OTT and live delivery from the cloud in new whitepaper

Over the top (OTT) video is the revolutionary trend taking over broadcast, and in AWS Elemental’s new whitepaper, Live Video Delivery from the Cloud: A New Paradigm for Live Video Broadcasting, the area is thoroughly explored. The paper notes that consumers have embraced the explosion OTT video, with around1.6 billion people worldwide watching video on […]  More

TVU Networks joins SVG Europe as Gold sponsor

Provider of live IP video solutions, TVU Networks, has joined SVG Europe as a Gold sponsor. Already in use by hundreds of leading broadcast organisations around the world, TVU Networks employs new story-centric IP solutions that utilise artificial intelligence (AI) to recognise video content and automate the acquisition, production and distribution in real time.  “TVU […]  More

New report from Ooyala says data driven video is resetting the media of the future

Ooyala has announced in its latest State of the Media Industry 2018 report that data and data-driven video are the key to every conversation happening today in the media industry. From consumer engagement and privacy to technological advances, content strategies and monetisation, data in its various forms is everywhere and companies are challenged with harnessing […]  More

Fujifilm Optical Devices Europe renews Gold sponsorship at SVG Europe

Once again Fujifilm Optical Devices Europe has renewed its Gold membership of SVG Europe, pointing to the events, with the ability to tap into customer requirements through networking, and topics covered by SVG Europe during panel sessions, as a key reason for its continued support. Marc Horner, marketing manager at Fujifilm Optical Devices Europe, told […]  More