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  • Orange Spain launches Android TV with HDR (CSI magazine)

    Published November 15, 2018

    Orange Spain has refreshed and upgraded its television service, with a voice-activated 4K HDR set-top-box with Android TV and integrated Amazon Prime. Orange revealed that the new Android TV box decoder comes with a voice search engine via the remote control, plus Google Chromecast integration allowing content to be streamed to the TV from any […]

  • The Farm to open ‘Farmton Abbey’ in Bristol (Broadcast Tech)

    Published November 15, 2018

    The Farm is significantly expanding its post services in Bristol by moving into the 10,000sq ft (930sq m) Grade II-listed Edgecumbe Hall, which it has dubbed “Farmton Abbey”. It will open as a full-service facility, offering grading, sound studios, editing, VFX, production offices, meeting rooms, break-out areas, extensive gardens and two roof terraces. Co-founder Nicky […]

  • First ‘Edinburgh Festival of Sound’ to be held at Teviot Row House (PSN Europe)

    Published November 15, 2018

    Located in the Scottish capital and co-created by Signum Audio and Red Dog Music, the first ever “Edinburgh Festival of Sound” (Nov 16-17) promises two days of product showcases, live demos, Q&As and workshops, all aimed at shedding some light on the cutting-edge audio technology now available. Taking place at Teviot Row House, the event […]

  • TV Peru expands HD content with Intelsat (InBroadcast)

    Published November 15, 2018

    Luxembourg’s Intelsat has announced that the National Institute of Radio and Television of Peru (TV Peru) has signed a new and expanded contract to enhance its Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) offering in Peru and to position the company to distribute its programming internationally. National Institute of Radio and Television of Peru CEO Hugo Coya said: […]

  • Discovery’s Dinnage to be Premier League CEO (Rapid TV News)

    Published November 15, 2018

    As it aims to ensure that the TV football money taps are kept in the “gush” position, the English Premier League has looked to the TV industry for its next chief executive in the form of Susanna Dinnage, global President of Discovery’s “Animal Planet” brand. Incumbent Richard Scudamore, whose reign at the pinnacle of English […]

  • Study reveals why different forms of TV and video co-exist (Advanced Television)

    Published November 15, 2018

    According to “The Age of Television” study conducted by research and strategy consultancy MTM and commissioned by Thinkbox, whenever viewers watch content, they do so to satisfy one or more of eight specific needs. The findings are based on a qualitative analysis of 150 days of TV and video viewing, filmed through camera glasses worn […]

  • Fremantle launches scripted podcast label (TBI Vision)

    Published November 15, 2018

    Fremantle has launched Storyglass, a scripted podcast label that will be headed by former Amnesty International Creative Director Robert Delamere. The label will commission and develop original scripted ideas from storytellers around the world. Delamere – who is also founder of Digital Theatre, the digital platform for the arts – will head the label and […]

  • Who wants a share of the Russian media pie? (European Audiovisual Observatory)

    Published November 15, 2018

    As Russian media markets have flourished since the early nineties, foreign investors have been looking to get a slice of an increasingly lucrative pie. The Russian film market has grown to become one of the most dynamic in Greater Europe: the Russian cinema industry has recently turned to producing blockbusters for international consumption and their […]

  • Cinematography Workshop with Stuart Dryburgh (FEST Film Lab)

    Published November 15, 2018

    Stuart Dryburgh is one of the most interesting cinematographers in action – he created the distinctive look in films such as “The Piano”, “Ben is Back”, “The Painted Veil”, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and “The Great Wall”, among many more. Now Dryburgh is to reveal his secrets in a workshop on the diversity […]

  • Belfast named as one of six launch cities for EE 5G network (Silicon Republic)

    Published November 14, 2018

    Starting next year, Belfast will be one of six cities included in the first phase of 5G roll-out by UK network EE. A part of the BT Group, the UK mobile network EE has announced 5G broadband will be switched on in a total of 16 cities in 2019, with Belfast, London, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Birmingham […]

  • Vodafone: No UK TV offering until broadband is ‘successful’ (Digital TV Europe)

    Published November 14, 2018

    Vodafone will not launch a TV service in the UK until its fixed-broadband offering is “successful”, according to CEO Nick Read. Speaking to analysts after Vodafone unveiled its quarterly figures, Read said that Vodafone UK CEO Nick Jeffery had made “the right decision” in focusing on a broadband offering without TV for the time being. […]

  • FTTH Council Europe warns against fake fibre marketing (Fibre to the Home Council Europe)

    Published November 14, 2018

    The European Parliament gathered in plenary session in Strasbourg on Wednesday to approve the new European Electronic Communications Code, which will soon become the legislative framework for telecommunications. FTTH Council Europe Director General Erzsébet Fitori commented: “We believe that fibre is the only future-proof foundation enabling fixed and wireless gigabit networks as well as all […]

  • Convergent Risks expands to meet vendor demand (MESA Europe)

    Published November 13, 2018

    Convergent Risks, the experts in risk identification, assessment and mitigation, has announced an expansion in resources by 50% to meet the increased demand for both the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) security assessments and its consultancy division for pre-assessments, penetration testing and vulnerability scanning. Additional security assessors and testers will be joining the Convergent team between […]

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