OTT TV zone

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    Viaccess-Orca solution selected by Telekom Romania

    Viaccess-Orca, a global leader in protection and enhancement of content services, announced today that telecommunications operator Telekom Romania, part of Deutsche Telekom,has selected Viaccess-Orca’s Voyage-TV Everywhere solution to drive its upcoming new IPTV and OTT multiscreen service, “Telekom TV.” Viaccess-Orca served as the primary system integrator on the project, leading a rapid service deployment and ensuring a smooth...
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    TiVo grows Opera TV Store in US market

    Opera Software is rapidly growing its list of US cable TV operators launching the Opera TV Store via TiVo’s whole-home gateway DVR and multi-room client devices. The expansion through TiVo brings numerous new viewers to the HTML5 TV application platform, which enables operators including RCN and Mediacom to offer popular apps and video content to...
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    Study: authentication not holding up ‘TV Everywhere’

    According to new research from The Diffusion Group (TDG), only 7% of TV Everywhere (TVE) users view the process of authentication negatively, with less than 1% ranking the process as “very difficult.” This runs counter to claims by industry leaders that authentication is a cumbersome process and an obstacle to expanding TVE use. Authentication is...

Analysis & Opinion

  • What was the word on 4K at IBC?

    Emma Hosgood reports from IBC 2014 I have just got back from my very first IBC with an array of notes, promotional brochures and branded freebies, overwhelmed with the amount of knowledge you are able to pick up there. Prior to visiting I was already fascinated by the hype surrounding 4K/UHD. Here’s what I managed to…

  • BuzzFeed: building video for the social web

    Will Hayward, 
Vice President, 

    “The wonderful thing about social is that you can’t trick it,” explains Will Hayward, European VP for viral specialist extraordinaire (and increasingly significant player in online video) BuzzFeed. “When we lived in the era of search, you could trick it. But the era of social is driven by sharing. That means you need to think about…

  • ‘Life in the fast lane’ How net neutrality became glamorous

    Since its first Tonight Show screening earlier this summer, well over 5 million people have viewed John Oliver’s net neutrality monologue on YouTube. It’s certainly a bravura performance, but what else is behind peering’s unlikely ascent to the status of cause célèbre? Are public fears well-founded? Or might things be less black and white (and accordingly less glamorous),…

ABN & the future of African broadcasting

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

Vimeo & the search to reinvent video

TV’s future and the road to 2020

What will Apple’s HomeKit mean for tomorrow’s connected home?

What five things need to happen for Ultra HD to take off?