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  • France: 30% have used SVOD in last year (Advanced Television)

    Published October 18, 2018

    According to the last SVOD Barometer conducted by Médiamétrie, 30 per cent of French online users aged six years and older used an SVOD service during the past 12 months, which is 10 points higher than in December 2017. This means that an estimated 13.6 million people watch series, films, documentaries or cartoons via a […]

  • Novator makes bet on V-Nova (Rapid TV News)

    Published October 18, 2018

    V-Nova has successfully closed a funding round with Novator Partners in a deal that also sees the London-based investment company’s chairman Thor Björgólfsson join the leading video compression solutions firm’s board. The investment in V-Nova, for which no specific figure has been released but is said to amount to multi-millions of pounds, will see use […]

  • 4K TV production smoothed with dock10 network (TVB Europe)

    Published October 18, 2018

    UK TV television facility dock10, has announced a major investment to build a new broadcast network to support the future of television production. Incorporating innovative technology and design, this network is being developed around the demands of next-generation media and workflows, specifically 4K UHD, HDR and VR and AR. Connected to the new 200Gbps network […]

  • dock10 invests in Ultra High Definition and HDR production network (Prolific North)

    Published October 18, 2018

    dock10 is rolling out a 200Gbps high speed broadcast network to support the next generation of 4K and HDR (high dynamic range) production. The network will link its 10 television studios, galleries and post-production operations. dock10 CEO Mark Senior explained: “At dock10 we are passionate about delivering the highest possible standards, and alongside developing our […]

  • Ross Video partners with Studio Network Solutions (4rfV)

    Published October 18, 2018

    Ross Video has partnered with Studio Network Solutions (SNS) and unveiled an exclusive line of storage products. The Ross EVO Signature Series is designed and built by SNS exclusively for Ross Video, and will be integrated into Ross news, live event, playout, and asset management solutions. The EVO Signature Series will further extend Ross Video’s […]

  • Clear Sky Initiative leads piracy fight (Broadband TV News)

    Published October 18, 2018

    Almost two in three Ukrainians (59%) are unwilling to pay for legal content on the internet, according to the head of Clear Sky Initiative Kateryna Fedorova. Over a quarter (27%) say will not do so because they may find it for free. Speaking at the International Content Protection Summit 2018 in Warsaw, Fedorova added that […]

  • Interxion: ‘100Gbps is the new normal for data centres’ (Silicon Republic)

    Published October 18, 2018

    The explosion in data is creating new design challenges for data centre operators, Interxion cloud chief Harm Joosse told Silicon Republic’s John Kennedy. Joosse, who is Director of business development and cloud platforms at Interxion, said that data centre operators are pondering the future size, shape and scale of data centres, including novel approaches – […]

  • Tele2 raises FY outlook again as Q3 sales grow 9% (Telecompaper)

    Published October 18, 2018

    Tele2 has again upgraded its full-year outlook again, after a strong set of third-quarter results. Revenue rose 7% to SEK 6.538 billion (£583m/€670m), led by growth in Kazakhstan and Croatia and a return to mobile service growth in Sweden. On a like-for-like basis, revenue rose 4%, mobile end-user service revenue was up 5% and adjusted […]

  • British Masters trials 8K VR (Broadcast Tech)

    Published October 18, 2018

    The British Masters golf tournament in Walton Heath last week was the setting for a proof-of-concept trial of 8K VR. Wearing a VR headset, viewers could move around a live 8K, 360-degree view of the 18th hole and watch the action from any angle. While this is all par for the course with VR, the […]

  • Formats watchdog fires warning shot at MIPCOM organisers (TBI Vision)

    Published October 17, 2018

    In an exclusive report, TBI Vision says that International format protection group FRAPA has issued an open letter to Reed Midem, putting pressure on the MIPCOM organiser to address China’s controversial place at the international TV market. The letter, which has been shared with TBI, comes in response to China being named “Country of Honour” […]

  • BT Sport Films introduce ‘Brothers in Football’ (BT Sport)

    Published October 17, 2018

    BT Sport has announced that “Brothers in Football”, the next film in its award-winning series of original BT Sport Films, will premiere at 9pm on Saturday 10 Nov on BT Sport 1, to coincide with the Centenary of Armistice. A century ago, Corinthian FC of London were to many the world’s greatest side – sporting […]

  • Screen Training Ireland seeks Skills Development Executive (IFTN)

    Published October 17, 2018

    Screen Training Ireland (STI), based in Dublin, is accepting applications for the newly-created job position of “Skills Development Executive – Film & TV Drama Production”. STI is the national training and development body for Ireland’s film and television industry. It was established in 1995 to provide ongoing training and career development opportunities for professionals working […]

  • Latest update on MESA Europe’s Security Event

    Published October 16, 2018

    It’s now just over a month to go to MESA Europe’s Content Protection Summit and the programme and attendance is building strongly. Data security breaches are now commonplace across all industry sectors, attracting huge media attention and unwanted negative publicity. In addition to the disruption that inevitably follows, the impact on trading partners, suppliers and […]

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