Recent Posts by SVG Staff

Russia’s VK expands network with Global Crossing

Russia: With Sochi 2014 only just over the horizon, it’s perhaps significant that VK, a leading Russian social networking site with 150m users, has purchased IP Transit and Wavelength Services from Global Crossing to accommodate its rapidly expanding services.  More

Net Insight wins large German order

Net Insight is trumpeting a major new customer win from a German broadcaster investing in a contribution network, though apart from it being a member of ARD, it’s remaining coy about who exactly it is.  More

Greece’s Forthnet picks T-VIPS for football transport

Greece: T-VIPS’ TVG450 JPEG2000 Gateway solution has been chosen by Forthnet, the largest private broadband and satellite service provider in Greece, to power its new business service, “TV Circuits On Demand”. First gig: Greece’s premier football league.  More

Dowling to aid Ross expansion

Ross Video has appointed David Dowling as Director of Sales for Europe as “a key component of Ross’ ongoing European expansion.” Most recently, Dowling was General Manager and Sales Director for ORAD’s UK operations. Prior to ORAD, he was a key member at Snell & Wilcox for Business Development in the UK & Nordic regions […]  More

ARRI equips new €100 million HFF building

Germany: With training across the industry as much of an issue as ever, it’s interesting to see that Munich’s Academy of Television and Film has relocated to a new, state-of-the-art €100m building in the centre of the city – much of which is equipped with the latest ARRI lighting and camera technology.  More

How technology is transforming sport

MSN: Technology and sport have long made excellent bedfellows. Just ask England rugby’s World Cup-winning coach Sir Clive Woodward, currently director of sport at the British Olympics Association (BOA).  More

SVG Europe welcomes Canon Europe as Gold Sponsor

SVG Europe is pleased to welcome Canon Europe as a Gold Sponsor. The company has been in television optics since 1958 – a testament to its corporate philosophy of Kyosei which means ‘living and working together for the common good’ – and had a cracking IBC, which included the introduction of the next gen DIGISUPER […]  More

Racing UK shows indie channels can thrive

UK: Live horseracing from 30 of the UK’s top tracks is now available in 75 JD Wetherspoon pubs, following a recent deal between the pub operator and Racing UK TV, taking its total number of pub and club customers to 3500.  More