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The board of directors of Orange has issued a statement in which it publicly asserts “full confidence” in CEO and chairman Stéphane Richard, who has been arrested in connection with a corruption investigation in France dating back to 2008
smartclip, a UK developer of multiscreen video and brand advertising platforms, has partnered with TV maker TP Vision to deliver adverts on the Philips Smart TV portal homepage and sub-pages, such as the App Gallery.
Despite all households in the European Union now having access to basic broadband, significant challenges remain before the same can be said of high-speed services, according to UK research firm Point Topic - not least of which is the high cost of wiring up rural areas.
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According to the results of Informa Telecoms & Media’s annual industry survey, innovation is a key priority for global telecoms and media players in 2013. Over 500 senior executives from across both these sectors were asked how their businesses and markets would perform in 2013 and the role innovation would play in driving future revenue growth.
Broadcasters and TV operators take note: consumers are tired of clunky user interfaces, weary of digital rights issues, and willing to run into the arms of a big technology company like Apple or Google if these problems are not resolved, and fast.
This year’s IBC event lacked a big, overarching theme, or new “wow” topic to get journalists, analysts and market-watchers foaming at the mouth. And that’s no bad thing. It’s the sign of a maturing industry, and as a result, the show retained a healthy focus on improving existing products and trying to get the big things – multiscreen, OTT, hybrid – right. Nevertheless, there was plenty on show that highlighted that the market remains miles away from anything resembling certainty.
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Virgin Media's new COO named
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Worldwide IPTV subs up 36% in 2012
Twitter amplifies TV advertising
Orange: smart home services will become the 5th play
Alvaro Gallardo, director of smart home services at Orange...
May 29th, 2013
Vipnet: “The key will be a good combination of TV, OTT and smart home services”
Adrian Jezina, board member of Croatian communications provider Vipnet...
February 5th, 2013
Turk Telekom: “It is too early to see any significant impact of catch-up and place-shifting services”
Dr. Ramazan Demir, Vice President of Strategy and Business...
September 19th, 2012
The operator survival guide: rules of engagementViaccess-Orca’s Ofer Weintraub discusses the requirements for second screen apps....
March 25th, 2013
By Dr. Ofer Weintraub
IPTV meets Big Data – predicting user behaviour to create attractive offeringsThe tough challenges faced by communication service providers (CSPs) from...
March 13th, 2013
By Spyros Sakellariou
Podcast: Multiscreen video, consumer expectations and user-generated contentIn this podcast, we speak to Steve McCaffery, VP and...
March 8th, 2013
By Jamie Beach