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  • DTT top reception method in France (Broadband TV News)

    Published March 28, 2017

    More French TV households choose DTT (TNT) as their primary means of reception than other sources, according to a Perceptiva Labs study for the transmission company TDF. It finds that French viewers are satisfied with the stability and reliability of the signal and want the service to be maintained, something that is particularly true of […]

  • Media Literacy in Europe (European Audiovisual Observatory)

    Published March 28, 2017

    Media literacy – our capacity to access, have a critical understanding of and interact with the media – has never been as important as today. It seems that every day, some “fake news” sets the internet alight, only to be revealed later as a hoax. In the era of #badbuzz we are literally swimming in […]

  • Ericsson moots sale of broadcast arm (Broadcast Tech)

    Published March 28, 2017

    Ericsson could be open to selling part or all its media business, the Swedish telecoms company’s CEO has suggested. Having completed a strategic review of its global portfolio, Ericsson has decided to concentrate on what it describes as its core areas of business – networks, radio and digital – looking to reduce costs and return […]

  • UK consumers embrace Ultra-HD (Advanced Television)

    Published March 28, 2017

    The DTG – a unique self-funding UK collaboration centre for innovation in digital media technology – polled more than 1,000 people who had bought a TV in the last three years and found that UK consumers are enthusiastic buyers of UHD displays. The survey, commissioned by the DTG and conducted by Atomik Research, found that […]

  • Verimatrix and Twentieth Century Fox team up to deliver watermarking webinar (Verimatrix)

    Published March 28, 2017

    Pressure continues to mount to license premium content faster than competitors and questions about the role of watermarking are swirling around the industry. Verimatrix is teaming up with Twentieth Century Fox to present a short, informative webinar on Apr 11, which aims to educate providers on the necessary components of piracy prevention. During the 45-minute […]

  • Spotify acquires video discovery app MightyTV (Digital TV Europe)

    Published March 28, 2017

    Spotify has acquired MightyTV, a start-up that uses machine learning to provide users with personalised lists of TV shows and movies. Announcing the deal, Spotify said that MightyTV founder and CEO Brian Adams would join as vice-president of technology, focused on advertising and marketing technology solutions. He will use his knowledge of programmatic advertising and […]

  • Opera TV to show latest HbbTV features with the BBC (Digital TV News)

    Published March 28, 2017

    Norway-based OTT market leader Opera TV has announced that their Hybrid TV Module, which previously included support for HbbTV 2.0.1, now also features Companion Screen and Media-Synchronization capabilities. In collaboration with BBC Research and Development, Opera TV is demonstrating these features at the TV Connect event, which takes place in London between Mar 28 – […]

  • Antenna releases Greek SVOD service (TVB Europe)

    Published March 28, 2017

    The Antenna Group has launched a local SVOD service in Greece: ANT1 NEXT (Antenna Next), which offers popular local content and is available for a monthly €2.99 (£2.60). It offers a range of exclusive programming, as well as popular box sets and catch-up content. Titles available on the service include dramas “Brousko”, “Twin Moons” and […]

  • Editors Keys launches backlit keyboard for Adobe Lightroom (4rfv)

    Published March 28, 2017

    Editors Keys has launched a new backlit keyboard, featuring more than 100 shortcuts for Adobe Lightroom to assist Adobe engineers and professional photographers. The keyboard is colour coded and works by displaying all the program shortcuts and icons for Adobe Lightroom. It also features a high-quality key structure for an exceptional typing experience and is […]

  • Dr. Jörg Sennheiser to explore audio processing and more at AES Berlin Convention (SVG Europe)

    Published March 27, 2017

    The Audio Engineering Society (AES) has announced that audio industry pioneer Dr. Jörg Sennheiser will deliver a presentation titled “A Historic Journey in Audio-Reality: From Mono to AMBEO” for the 142nd AES International Convention’s Heyser Memorial Lecture in Berlin on Sunday, May 21. Dr. Sennheiser’s many-storied years of experience in the electro-acoustics business – particularly […]

  • Openreach failings land BT with £42m fine (Seenit)

    Published March 27, 2017

    Failures within its Openreach network division have landed BT with a £42 million (€48.75m) fine. An investigation carried out by UK regulator Ofcom found that Openreach had “misused” its contracts with other telecoms providers, by reducing compensation payments due to them when installing ethernet leased lines beyond the agreed delivery date. The lines are used […]

  • NOWO selects Broadpeak for CDN (TVB Europe)

    Published March 27, 2017

    Portuguese telecom NOWO has selected Broadpeak’s solutions for OTT multi-screen delivery. Through Broadpeak’s BkS350 origin packager, BkS400 video cache servers, and BkM100 CDN manager, NOWO delivers advanced TV services –  including live, VOD and catch-up TV – which, the company claims: “ensures a superior quality of experience for subscribers on every screen.” NOWO CTO Ana […]

  • Next edition of M&E Europe…

    Published March 23, 2017

    Due to the MESA Europe Content & Cybersecurity Forum  taking place in Paris on Tuesday 28th March, the next edition of M&E Europe will be published on Wednesday morning.

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