• Arqiva: “A bunch of millennials watching Friends – it’s bizarre”

    David Crawford, 
MD, Satellite and Media business, 

    Content Delivery World (5th – 7th October 2015. Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London) is very nearly upon us, and as we know it’s one of the leading events for IP and TV technologists. In case there’s any danger that the consumer be forgotten among all the acronyms, however, this year’s event sees Arqiva unveiling some...

  • Alcatel-Lucent: “We are ‘stretching’ the CDN”

    Paul Larbey, President, Video Business Unit, Alcatel-Lucent

    Next week sees the long-awaited Content Delivery World (previously the CDN World Summit) land in London, and Alcatel-Lucent will be a key presence. Here, we speak to Paul Larbey, the president of Alcatel-Lucent’s IP Video business unit, about what he’ll be addressing in London next week, and about where content delivery finds itself in 2015....

  • Al Aan: “TV Connect MENA is a chance to meet with the whole industry”

    Farah Ben Temessek

    TV Connect MENA keynote Farah Ben Temessek tells IP&TV News about Al Aan, a unique broadcaster in the MENA region IP&TV News: For those unfamiliar with Al Aan, what’s unique about its place in Pan Arab broadcasting? Farah Ben Temessek: Our raison d’être is in providing “real news and real entertainment for real people”. It’s...

  • Eutelsat: “We see a clear momentum in digital migration”

    Christoph Limmer,
Director Commercial Development Broadcasting and Video, 

    Eutelsat’s Christoph Limmer will be opening this year’s TV Connect Africa (17th – 19th November 2015 Cape Town Convention Centre, South Africa), appearing on a panel discussing the digital switchover, along with speakers from NBC, RTI, EcoNet and Safaricom. Today he gives IP&TV News an exclusive foretaste of some of the issues that will be discussed… ...

  • Uhuru TV: “Anyone can speak Swahili, but it has to be authentic”

    Daniel Thebe,
Uhuru TV

    The latest of our exclusive interview series to whet appetites for this year’s TV Connect Africa (7th – 19th November 2015 Cape Town Convention Centre, South Africa)… Today we speak to the passionate Daniel Thebe about Uhuru TV and his vision for South African broadcasting! IP&TV News: Hi Daniel. What’s the vision behind Uhuru TV?...

  • Optimal Software: “75% of users watch videos online regularly”

    Janusz Jezowicz, 
Optimal Software

    Ahead of his appearance at this year’s Content Delivery World (5th – 7th October, 2015, Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London), IP&TV News catches up with Janusz Jezowicz, CEO at Optimal Software. IP&TV News: You are uniquely positioned to offer insight into the current state of internet speeds. What are the main trends you’re observing in the...

  • Afrikan Dust Media Group: “Success depends on local content”

    Simbarashe Mabasha, Director, 
Afrikan Dust Media Group

    With TV Connect Africa (17th – 19th November 2015 Cape Town Convention Centre, South Africa) fast approaching, it seems a good time to take the temperature of African OTT. To this end, IP&TV News could talk to no-one better than Simbarashe Mabasha, director at the Afrikan Dust Media Group and TV Connect Africa keynote. A...

  • EE: “Content delivery gets lost in discussions about content”

    Matt Stagg,
Senior Manager of Network Strategy,

    IP&TV News talks to  Content Delivery World (5th – 7th October, 2015, Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London) keynote Matt Stagg –  EE’s Senior Manager of Network Strategy. IP&TV News: Hi Matt – what do you think the dominant conversation topics will be at this year’s Content Delivery World? Matt Stagg: Hopefully we’ll see some more game...

  • SPB TV: “Our key focus is still on emerging markets”

    Kirill Filippov, 

    IP&TV News catches up with Kirill Filippov, CEO of SPB TV. Hi Kirill – tell us about SPB TV’s IBC presence this year.. We’re introducing a number of innovations that change the whole mobile TV experience for both operators and consumers, including selecting DTS to provide high-quality audio solutions. Our new TV platform offers users...

  • BBC: “At the moment we’re looking at Android M and iOS 9”

    Paul Rutter,
Testing Manger,

    IP&TV News talks to the BBC Testing Manger (and Apps World keynote) Paul Rutter about how his team helps ensure world renowned apps such as iPlayer are ready for mass consumption… IP&TV News: Hi Paul. So what’s your role as Testing Manger involve? Paul Rutter: The Test Manager role is responsible for testing for mobile...

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