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  • Fight Network: “IPTV is the biggest challenge for OTT”


    Atıf Ünaldı, 
VP Turkey, 
Fight Network

    Ahead of his appearance at the OTTtv World Summit, IP&TV News talks second screen with Atıf Ünaldı, VP Turkey, Fight Network. IP&TV News: What do you think are the main effects the second screen has had on media consumption? Atıf Ünaldı: As we all know, approximately 85% of tablet and smartphone users use their device...

  • Sky, Adsmart: “This is a significant strategic play for Sky”


    Jamie West,
Director,
Adsmart

    There’s plenty of buzz about Sky’s Adsmart (through which different adverts can be shown to different households watching the same programme on live linear TV). In order to gauge exactly how significant Adsmart could prove for Sky, advertisers and consumers alike, IP&TV News secured this exclusive interview with director Jamie West. Hiya Jamie. First of...

  • Zee: “We are looking to pioneer interactive TV”


    Mukund Cairae CEO - M.E.A, MENA, Turkey & Pakistan, 
Zee Entertainment Enterprise LLC

    IP&TV News talks to Mukund Cairae about interactive TV, Indian OTT, MENA, and more… IP&TV News: Tell us about some innovative work Zee is doing in the area of next-gen TV? Mukund Cairae: We are looking to pioneer interactive TV, and should be launching very soon. Here a user will be able to interact with the...

  • Bravo: “Cross-platform story-telling became a must have”


    Aimee Viles,
Senior Vice President of Emerging Media,
Bravo and Oxygen Media

    IP&TV News especially enjoyed this interview with Aimee Viles, SVP of Emerging Media for innovative US network Bravo, as it gave us the chance to learn more about how next-gen TV technology is continuing to revolutionise content. It’s certainly an area in which Bravo is a comfortable country mile ahead of the curve…   IP&TV News: Hi...

  • “This is ours to lose”: Vimeo & the search to reinvent video


    Andrew Piile 
CTO
Vimeo

    “No one has really nailed mobile video creation in a way that makes a ton of sense,” says Vimeo CTO (and self-described ‘last man standing’) Andrew Pile, ahead of his keynote appearance at the Broadband World Forum in October. “There is no – and this is kind of a bold comparison – video-equivalent comparison to...

  • Beamly: “Our vision is to be the leading social network for TV”


    Jason Forbes
CEO
Beamly

    IP&TV News talks to brand new Beamly CEO (albeit former executive vice president & US managing director) Jason Forbes about the innovative social TV platform’s development and plans. Can you begin by explaining what the vision is behind Beamly? Our vision is to be the leading social and content network for TV, meaning anytime someone wants to immerse...

  • Comcast: “We blend live & On Demand titles in the same results”


    Brian Curtis, 
Senior Director of Product Management, 
Comcast

    Brian Curtis, Senior Director of Product Management, Comcast, talks to IP&TV News about how the cable giant retains its cutting edge… IP&TV News: What advances has Comcast made over the last year to create a more personalized experience for customers? Brian Curtis: Across our online, mobile, and TV platforms, Comcast has been busy over the...

  • T-Labs: “A Connected TV could act as an STB replacement”


    Oliver Friedrich, 
Senior Expert at Deutsche Telekom, Innovation Laboratories (T-Labs)

    IP&TV News gets technical with Cloud  TV expert Oliver Friedrich, Senior Expert at Deutsche Telekom, Innovation Laboratories (T-Labs)… IPTV News: How committed is DT to TV in the Cloud? What are the biggest opportunities it perceives here? It is unquestionable that certain elements of our TV production chain will run on virtual infrastructures in the near...

  • Special report: ABN & the future of African broadcasting


    George Twumasi, 
Deputy Chairman and CEO, ABN

    In this special guest post, George Twumasi, the visionary force behind ABN (African Broadcasting Network), looks at the wider significance of African broadcasting, & the role next-gen broadcasting technology can play in the continent’s future.  In the past, Africa’s television broadcasters and media practitioners have had very little influence, if any, in shaping Africa’s image either...

  • NYC Media Lab: “Robotics & A.I. are about to become mainstream”


    Justin Hendrix, 
Executive Director, 
NYC Media Lab

    Exclusive IP&TV News interview with Justin Hendrix, Executive Director, NYC Media Lab. IP&TV News: Hi Justin. NYC Media Lab obviously likes to stay on the cutting edge. From your perspective, what are the most exciting developments currently underway in broadcasting and home entertainment and why? Justin Hendrix: I think we are about to see media...

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