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    Sky’s NOW TV lands on Google Chromecast

    From today NOW TV is available on Chromecast - the thumb-sized media streaming device made by Google. The arrival of NOW TV to Chromecast offers customers another new way to enjoy the latest blockbuster movies, live action from all Sky Sports channels and must-see shows on 13 of the best pay TV channels from NOW TV all up on...
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    Merger & Acquisition in Connected Entertainment

    Guest post from Jonathan Snade, Partner, Thomas Eggar LLP, examining some of the legal challenges current to today’s connected entertainment ecosystem. Companies in the connected entertainment (“CE”) sector are quickly recognising that consumers are increasingly looking for a seamless gaming, music and film experience. More and more people want to be able to start watching a film or...
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    MultiChoice to expand South African campus network

    Net Insight, a provider of efficient and scalable transport solutions for media, IP and broadcast networks, today announced that its Nimbra solution has been selected by pay-TV operator MultiChoice to expand its existing campus network in South Africa. MultiChoice will use Net Insight’s Nimbra solution to bring its recently established back-up facility into full operation,...

Analysis & Opinion

  • Have your say about the future of TV and video technology

    Rob Gallagher 
Director Research & Analysis Media & Entertainment,
Ovum

    Guest post by Rob Gallagher, Ovum The potential for TV and video innovation has never been so great – or so uncertain. This year has already seen the first 4K trials, an explosion in OTT video services, and the continued shift towards cloud-based architectures, but what does the future hold? Which technologies will service providers prioritize…

  • “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…

  • 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…

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?