News Roundup

Ateme joins Akamai Media Technology Partner program

Ateme has announced it is joining the Media Technology Partner (MTP) program of Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences. As a MTP, Ateme’s video delivery solutions, including encoding/transcoding and packaging, will demonstrate technical integration, interoperability, and alignment with Akamai’s media products. Ateme will prepare content with different bitrates and formats […]  More

SES and Canal+ sign new long-term agreements to strengthen partnership

SES and Canal+ have signed new long-term strategic agreements for satellite capacity across Western Europe, Central Europe and Africa, strengthening the companies’ longstanding partnership. The contract renewal extends SES and Canal+ relationship to the end of the decade, and enables SES to support the French pay-TV operator in broadcasting to millions of households around the […]  More

CTV invests in Phabrix Qx and Sx for new OB truck

CTV has selected Phabrix’s Qx advanced rasteriser to provide future-proofed test and measurement for IP-based workflows, including the company’s brand new OB12 32 camera truck,  for the European Golf Tour. The company has also invested in a Sx Tag handheld hybrid IP/SDI unit with ST2110 and ST2022 10GbE options for use with flypack systems. During […]  More

Sony releases latest version of Virtual Production to expand its audience

Sony Virtual Production, a native cloud based service powered by AWS, has had a raft of new features introduced. The new user-friendly features bring the solution to a wider audience beyond broadcast production, to include businesses and higher education institutions, who are seeking to deliver high quality lectures and announcements. These new features include: Desktop […]  More

Autumn Nations Cup goes to US exclusively on FloSports

International rugby competition organiser, Six Nations Rugby, and live sports streaming innovator, FloSports, have jointly announced the Autumn Nations Cup will be exclusively broadcast in the US on FloSports. The competition is scheduled to start on 13 November, and will be streamed to rugby fans throughout the US, featuring a 16-game tournament showcasing the best […]  More

Creative Technology announce changes to UK team

Creative Technology (CT) has announced changes to its UK team, with Nick Askew stepping in as head of corporate events, Matt Eve as the new commercial director, Dan Burgess as head of creative services, and Will Case taking the role of director of innovation. Commenting on the changes, the stated: “As with many companies that […]  More

TV5MondePlus launches successfully with Red Bee and Dotscreen

Red Bee Media and Dotscreen have successfully helped launch TV5MondePlus, a new global video-on-demand (VOD) platform with free French speaking series, films and documentaries in full HD quality, subtitled in 5 languages. TV5MondePlus is built on Red Bee’s OTT-platform, with secure and reliable broadcast-grade streaming, advertising options and advanced Digital Rights Management (DRM) tools. In […]  More

Mobile TV Group launches third Flex OB truck with Calrec Artemis

Denver-based Mobile TV Group (MTVG) has expanded its OB fleet with the launch of 47 Flex, which is the third ‘Flex’ mobile unit within its 30+ OB fleet. The new 47 Flex truck, along with its sister vehicles 45 Flex and 46 Flex, takes  advantage of Calrec’s Artemis digital audio console, with audio-over-IP capabilities via […]  More

South Korea’s Arirang TV expands relationship with Globecast to broadcast across Western Europe

Globecast, has announced that it’s expanding its relationship with South Korean TV network Arirang TV, to broadcast in HD across Western Europe. Arirang TV, which includes coverage of sport events, is operated by the Korea International Broadcasting Foundation and is aimed at growing an international audience for Korean television. The deal with Globecast sets the […]  More

International Hockey Federation to launch website version of Watch.Hockey

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) and Nagra are providing hockey fans with even greater access to the sport with the launch of the website version of Watch.Hockey, the digital home of of international hockey. The release compliments the return of the FIH Hockey Pro League featuring a series of 14 matches between 27 October and […]  More