• IP&TV News Roundtable: Partnerships Driving the Smart Home

    IP&TV News Roundtable: Partnerships Driving the Smart Home

    If you were at CES last month, no doubt you would have been immersed in IoT in general and the Smart Home in particular – specifically regarding interoperability, partnerships and innovative business models. IP&TV News’ Chris Read decided to gather the thoughts of some leading solutions providers and research experts in the ecosystem, to sound them...

  • HOOQ: “We are excited about Netflix”


    Asia features heavily in Netflix’s global designs, with recent launches including Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan… SVOD, however, is by no means new to the region. One leading incumbent is HOOQ, a joint venture between Warners, Sony and Singtel group. HOOQ was launched last January, and has been live in various markets since last...

  • BT Sport and Sky AdSmart: Two of the best vids from the OTTtv World Summit

    OTTtv World Summit

    IP&TV News recently posted all of our video dispatches from last month’s OTTtv World Summit (you can catch them all right here). Two of our favourites were the following: BT Sport’s Jamie Hindhaugh at the OTTtv World Summit Sky AdSmart’s Graeme Hutcherson at the OTTtv World Summit

  • Facebook: “You don’t have to tell the same story to everybody”


    One of the absolute highlights of last month’s OTTtv World Summit was the dual presentation from Facebook/Instagram and Sky, who discussed how they collaborated on marketing the launch of the fifth season of Game Of Thrones (click here for a quick video overview of what they did). Along with some other keynote speakers from the...

  • Edgeware: “CDNs are extremely dated”

    Matt Parker, 
Director Business Development, 

    Matt Parker (Director Business Development, Edgeware AB) closed last month’s OTTtv World Summit with an excellent keynote, and IP&TV News caught up with him after to discuss the presentation in more detail… IP&TV News: Hi Matt. You’ve spent the entire week at the OTTtv World Summit – what have been the dominant themes? Matt Parker:...

  • Selevision: “Nukodec could revolutionise the sector”

    Dr. Raed Khusheim, 

    IP&TV News talks to Dr. Raed Khusheim, CEO for TV Connect MENA Awards winner Selevision. IP&TV News: I understand Selevision had some success at last this year’s TV Connect MENA Awards. Could you tell us what this was? Antoine Tannous: Earlier this year, another invention by Selevision saw the light. A new game changer –  aptly called Nukodec...

  • Irdeto: “A 4K movie consumes much more bandwidth”

    Godert Burghard

    The OTTtv World Summit kicks off in London this morning, with a day dedicated to 4K, and we have a special Irdeto interview with speaker Godert Burghard for you on the question of 4K content protection. If you were unable to make it today but still want to go later this week, it’s not too late to book. Click...

  • Conax: “Android TV is a very flexible and complex platform”

    Tor Helge Kristiansen,
EVP Principle Architect, Conax

    Phillip Hirons talks Android TV with Tor Helge Kristiansen (EVP Principle Architect, Conax). Tor will be presenting on Android TV the OTTtv World Summit (9th – 12th November 2015 Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London) next week. Phillip Hirons: How disruptive do you expect Android TV to ultimately prove? Is it going to be a game changer? Tor...

  • Irdeto: “Consumer frustration is a driver for piracy”

    Lucas Catranis 
Service Manager, 
Revenue Assurance Services, 

    IP&TV News talks to Lucas Catranis (Service Manager, Revenue Assurance Services Irdeto) about piracy in the MENA region… IP&TV News: Hi Lucas. We know you’re going to be appearing at TV Connect MENA (2-3 November 2015 Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai). What’s Irdeto’s presence in the region like right now? Lucas Catranis: We have a pretty...

  • OSN: “There are digital distribution challenges in the MENA region”

    Medea Nocentini

    OSN is the leading pay-TV network in the MENA region, and TV Connect MENA (2-3 November 2015 Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai) keynote speaker, Medea Nocentini is VP for corporate development, and in charge of strategy, strategy planning, market intelligence, as well as programme management. Here she shares how OSN utilises consumer insight to tailor its next gen offerings… IP&TV...

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