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    Tata Sky to launch 4K video service in India

    Leading Indian DTH operator Tata Sky has launched the first commercial 4K video service in the subcontinent. Enabled by Ericsson compression technology, the Tata Sky 4K service allows customers to watch video up to four times the resolution of the standard high definition (HD) video currently available. “Tata Sky is committed towards delivering a world...
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    Vimeo gives Chromecast update to iOS app

    Up market video sharing site Vimeo has added an update to its iOS app that includes support for Google’s Chromecast streaming stick. Thanks to the update, Vimeo users can now cast videos from their iPhone or iPad directly to their TV screen, using the Chromecast receiver and the free Vimeo app (which acts as the...
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    iPlayer registers record-breaking January

    BBC catch-up service iPlayer has made a strong start to 2015, clocking in a record-breaking 343 million requests over the course of January, including 264m TV requests. January also saw mobile and tablet iPlayer viewing hit an all-time high, soaring to 48%. Consistent with previous months, so far over 2015 BBC iPlayer is used for...

Analysis & Opinion

  • GSA: “LTE Broadcast is potentially a game changer”

    Alan Hadden,
VP of Research,
GSA

    In this exclusive guest post, the Global mobile Suppliers’ Association (GSA) VP of Research Alan Hadden helps us all get up to speed with LTE Broadcast and its uses. What, why and wherefore…. One of the drivers for thinking about LTE Broadcast – or, to use its technical name, eMBMS (evolved Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service) – is…

  • Meet Telegraph Hill, the ad agency behind an entire TV series

    Chris Moon

    The day before visiting Telegraph Hill’s East London office, I spent three pounds on the first umbrella I’ve ever bought. The timing couldn’t be better, as I end up making the journey in a real downpour. I think if I’d staggered into Telegraph Hill’s (very nice) Old Street offices looking like a drowned rat, electronics…

  • Comment: No need to say ‘bye’ to BBC Three – you can watch it online!

    Emma Hosgood

    Comment from TV Connect producer Emma Hosgood Having just read that campaigners will be delivering a petition (signed by 270,000 people!) to the BBC in an attempt to stop BBC Three from becoming an online-only channel, I have to admit to being quite surprised to see such a strong reaction to this move away from traditional…

Tesco and blinkbox: what went wrong?

Reed Hastings and 2030: is he right?

What was the word on 4K at IBC?

What does the future hold for IPTV? (Lessons learned from Aereo)

ABN & the future of African broadcasting

Vimeo & the search to reinvent video