Recent Posts by Heather McLean, Editor

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

Qvest Media becomes Gold Sponsor at SVG Europe

SVG Europe is happy to announce the Qvest Media is now a Gold Sponsor of the organisation. Qvest Media is a global systems architect and ICT integrator in the fields of broadcasting and media technology, specialising in the television, media and telecommunications industries. The company, headquartered in Cologne, has additional locations in Europe, the Middle […]  More

Live from Barcelona: EE says sport content places complex demands on mobile networks

Sporting content places the heaviest demands on mobile networks and as such, requires special attention, said EE. Speaking to SVG Europe in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress, Matt Stagg, head of mobile video and content at BT-owned mobile operator EE, stated that while sport events drive high consumption of mobile data content, because of the […]  More

Pyeongchang 2018 becomes BBC’s most-streamed Winter Olympics to date

Its coverage of the Winter Olympics has broken records at the BBC, becoming its most-streamed Winter Olympics. The BBC’s coverage of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games was streamed 22.2 million times across BBC Sport and BBC iPlayer, smashing the previous record of 6.2 million streams for the Sochi 2014 Games. BBC TV coverage attracted […]  More