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    TV AD: Has Amazon Fire Stick sparked Age of Dongle?

    With Amazon having entered the fray with its Fire Stick, joining the Roku Streaming Stick and (of course) Google’s Chromecast, it would appear that we have definitely entered, TV wise, the AD era: the Age of the Dongle. Tom Cheesewright (from applied futurism practice Book of the Future)points to the compelling logic behind the proliferation...
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    Cloudio TV expands operations to South America

    Cloudio TV today announced that Pedro Luís Bernardo has joined the company as its Director of Content South-America. In his new role, Mr. Bernardo will be responsible for the company’s content acquisition and partner activities in the region, as well as helping to evaluate business opportunities. Following the company’s growing success in Asia, the recent exclusive...
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    Time Warner Cable: “We need to start optimising”

    Jamie Panagos Managing Principal Content Operations Engineer
Time Warner Cable
    Jamie Panagos (Managing Principal Content Operations Engineer, Time Warner Cable), talks to IP&TV News at the CDN World Summit/ TV in the Cloud.  

Analysis & Opinion

  • TV AD: Has Amazon Fire Stick sparked Age of Dongle?

    With Amazon having entered the fray with its Fire Stick, joining the Roku Streaming Stick and (of course) Google’s Chromecast, it would appear that we have definitely entered, TV wise, the AD era: the Age of the Dongle. Tom Cheesewright (from applied futurism practice Book of the Future)points to the compelling logic behind the proliferation…

  • Measuring virtual set-top box success by service velocity & sub growth

    Set-top box virtualization should increase service velocity and subscriber reach for pay-TV operators while simultaneously reducing capex and opex, according to a presentation by ActiveVideo at the “CDN World Summit/TV In The Cloud” conference.   At the event, Sachin Sathaye, vice president, product marketing for ActiveVideo, drew a distinction between the benefits of two different…

  • 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…

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?