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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.  

  • Watson: “There might be some problems with content rights”


    Thomas Guss

    In the second installment of our CDN World Summit/ TV in the Cloud video interviews, Thomas Guss (Business Development Manager, Anvia) tells IP&TV News about Watson, Anvia’s OTT service, at the CDN World Summit/ TV in the Cloud.

  • Telstra: “Content is no longer king”


    Telstra

    At last month’s TV in the Cloud/ CDN World Summit, IP&TV News conducted video interviews with likes of Telstra, Time Warner Cable, Alcatel-Lucent and more. In the first of these, we ask Will Hughes (Head of Global OTT and President for Telstra Americas) whether the old king content is… dead.

  • TP Vision: “UHD content will be available on smart TVs first”


    Albert Mombarg, 
Head of Smart TV, 
TP Vision

    How does the horizon look for the smart TV? IP&TV News asks Albert Mombarg, Head of Smart TV, TP Vision… IP&TV News: Looking at the development of smart TV adoption over the last few years, has their rise been as fast anticipated or not? Albert Mombarg: Current adoption is pretty much as we predicted – high...

  • Norbert Willems: “UHD may arrive sooner than expected”


    Norbert Willems, 
Vice President & Head of Sales, SES Services Europe & CIS

    Insightful appearance with Norbert Willems, Vice President & Head of Sales, SES Services Europe & CIS… IP&TV News: Hi Norbert. Can you give us a sense of what SES Platform Services has been able to offer to broadcasters? Norbert Willems: As a technical provider for broadcast and media we cover the whole media value chain:...

  • Orange in Africa: “Local content boosts usage growth.”


    Sebastien Crozier, 
CEO, 
Orange Horizons

    IP&TV News finds out more about Orange’s African strategy from Orange’s Sebastien Crozier… IP&TV News: Could you give us an overview of Orange’s African content strategy, first of all in countries where it’s currently a mass market operator? Sebastien Crozier: Orange is rolling out its 3G and 4G networks that allow internet access and data services...

  • Eric Klinker: “Netflix could look at something like BitTorrent”


    Eric Klinker,
CEO,
BitTorrent

    Feature interview with Eric Klinker, CEO, BitTorrent Irony alert…  Researching this article was made difficult by the fact that my office firewall wouldn’t even let me on any of BitTorrent’s sites! Indeed, the perennial association with piracy is something of a bugbear for a company that prides itself both as an innovator and as one...

  • Arqiva: “Many operators lack internet technology skills”


    Tom Cape, 
Director of Connected Solutions, 
Arqiva

    Superbly insightful, post-CDN World Summit interview with Tom Cape, Director of Connected Solutions at Arqiva… IP&TV News: What kind of experience is the modern audience looking for on their TV, and what are the main challenges this presents to operators? Tom Cape: As well as a strong content proposition, today’s modern audience is looking for...

  • Wananchi & Verimatrix: “Zuku is a first on the African continent”


    Zuku TV

    AfricaCast is nearly upon us. In this special joint interview, Verimatrix’s Steve Christian (VP Marketing) and Wananchi Group CEO Richard Alden tackle some of the topics bound for the agenda… IP&TV News: Richard, could you start by telling us something about the Zuku TV service? Richard Alden: Zuku is a first on the African continent.  We are a unique...

  • Gelfand Kausiyo: “The fun is about to begin!”


    Gelfand Kausiyo, 
Chief Executive Officer, Turbo Worx

    Really splendid insight on Zimbabwean and African broadcasting ecosystem from the esteemed Gelfand Kausiyo… IP&TV News: What are the most exciting things happening in Zimbabwean broadcasting? Gelfand Kausiyo: The most exciting things taking place in Zimbabwe right now are the prospects of new television players entering the commercial digital broadcasting space as a result of the...

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