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    Akamai discusses impact of 4K on CDNs

    In a “hyper-connected world” in which video dominates networks as the main form of entertainment, Akamai’s Mick Scully (VP and GM of the Carrier Products Division, Akamai) expects that CDN technology will be pushed increasingly near to the consumer. “I think what we’re going to see,” Scully told the CDN World Summit in a keynote…

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    New hardware isn’t necessary, says Com Hem

    At the CDN World Summit this morning, Com Hem’s Asanga Gunatillaka was extolling the benefits of hybrid cloud approaches, in the course of an exposition of the Swedish operator’s own successful partnership with TiVo. “We do have a hardware platform,” he explained, during a keynote entitled ‘Experience of Hybrid TV in the Cloud and CPE…

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    Opera TV Snap apps appear on Amazon Fire TV

    A series of video apps created via the Opera TV Snap technology have debuted today on Amazon Fire TV. The move brings more apps to the streaming media player, with further Opera TV Snap apps set to launch on Amazon Fire TV in future. Opera TV Snap automatically transforms online video channels into apps fully optimized for…

Analysis & Opinion

  • Search and destroy: metadata at IBC

    As IP&TV News staggered from one hall to the next at this year’s IBC, squinting into the vast, fold-out map, it was repeatedly confronted by ingenious uses of metadata. So, upon returning to London, we thought it a good idea to contact a handful some of those exhibitors and ask the simple question – What’s the…

  • Infomir at IBC 2014: “We never rest on our laurels”

    Last week at IBC 2014, IP&TV News’ Thomas Noszczak caught up with Andrey Gavriushchenko, Head of Sales for European manufacturer of IPTV/OTT delivery equipment Infomir. Thomas Noszczak: Hi Andrey. Can you tell us a bit about your involvement at this year’s IBC? Andrey Gavriushchenko: This was the third time the company participated in the IBC…

  • What was the word on 4K at IBC?

    Emma Hosgood reports from IBC 2014 I have just got back from my very first IBC with an array of notes, promotional brochures and branded freebies, overwhelmed with the amount of knowledge you are able to pick up there. Prior to visiting I was already fascinated by the hype surrounding 4K/UHD. Here’s what I managed to…

What was the word on 4K at IBC?

What does the future hold for IPTV? (Lessons learned from Aereo)

ABN & the future of African broadcasting

Vimeo & the search to reinvent video

TV’s future and the road to 2020

What will Apple’s HomeKit mean for tomorrow’s connected home?