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    Analyst report: Reed Hastings and the ‘end of broadcasting’

    Well he would say that, wouldn’t he? By ‘he’  we mean Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, and by ‘that’ his recent proclamation/prophecy that traditional broadcasting was the horse to OTT’s car, and will have become similarly obsolete (Wild Bunch-style) by 2030.   Certainly it sounded a bit of a bold statement. IP&TV News turned to Tom Cheesewright (Applied...
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    Harmonic and Verimatrix in Africa

    Zuku TV
    In the second of our special joint AfricaCast interviews, IP&TV News talks to Jakob Hummes (Sales Director, OTT and MediaGrida, Harmonic) and Steve Christian (VP Marketing, Verimatrix) to find out how Harmonic and Verimatrix have helped Wananchi break new ground in African broadcasting.  IP&TV News: How is Wananchi using Harmonic/Verimatrix solutions? Steve Christian: Initially chosen in 2010...
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    FOX: “TV Everywhere is still in its infancy”

    Sanjay Raina, General Manager for the Middle East, North Africa & Pakistan, Fox International Channels
    IP&TV News talks to FOX International’s Sanjay Raina about MENA, TV Everywhere, and more… IP&TV News: It’s been quite an active few months for FOX International in the MENA region. Can you give us an overview of the most significant developments? Sanjay Raina: Fox is on a path to seek a greater connect with our audiences. We are...

Analysis & Opinion

  • Analyst report: Reed Hastings and the ‘end of broadcasting’

    Well he would say that, wouldn’t he? By ‘he’  we mean Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, and by ‘that’ his recent proclamation/prophecy that traditional broadcasting was the horse to OTT’s car, and will have become similarly obsolete (Wild Bunch-style) by 2030.   Certainly it sounded a bit of a bold statement. IP&TV News turned to Tom Cheesewright (Applied…

  • Search and destroy: metadata at IBC

    As IP&TV News staggered from one hall to the next at this year’s IBC, squinting into the vast, fold-out map, it was repeatedly confronted by ingenious uses of metadata. So, upon returning to London, we thought it a good idea to contact a handful some of those exhibitors and ask the simple question – What’s the…

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

    Rob Gallagher

    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…

Facebook, Instagram and Sky case study: Game of Thrones

BT at IBC: 'unlocking the power of fibre IPTV'

IP&TV News tries out 4G Broadcast at the FA Cup Final

Thomas Riedl: “Google TV has evolved into Android TV”

Tesco and blinkbox: what went wrong?

Reed Hastings and 2030: is he right?