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OTT and video subs to grow to 2bn by 2025
The number of OTT TV and video subscriptions is set to rise to 2 billion globally by 2025, or 65% more than last year. According to a new report by Juniper Research, the primary engine for this growth will be…
How RTVE and Radio 3 Use TVU 5G & Cloud Production Solutions
With Cloud-Based TVU Producer and 5G transmitters, RTVE Produced and Distributed A Radio 3 Musical Event to Traditional and Streaming Channels More Efficiently than Ever Before. Spanish TV and radio broadcaster RTVE took a ground-breaking approach to production of…
Twitter Shutting Down Live Streaming App Periscope
Twitter plans to shut down Periscope, the live video streaming app it acquired in 2015, due to declining usage and high costs. In a blog post wistfully headlined “Farewell, Periscope,” the team running the app disclosed that it has been in…
Sports Entertainment Network’s uses Dejero EnGo for OB Operations
Dejero units helped transmit high-quality live video for sports productions. Australia’s Sports Entertainment Network, tasked with building out an OB operation, opted to use Dejero EnGo mobile transmitters as part of its setup to deliver high-quality live video of…
AJA Introduces Ki Pro GO v3.0 With New Network-Recording
AJA Video Systems has released Ki Pro GO v3.0 firmware, introducing expanded recording options for its multi-channel H.264 recorder and player with new network-based recording and support for SMB protocols via GigE network connectivity. “In response to customer feedback and…
LiveU 2020 ‘State of Live’ Report Confirms Rise in Live IP Broadcasting for Contribution and Distribution
The latest LiveU data shows a 100 percent increase in LiveU Matrix usage for domestic US and international content sharing. The COVID-19 global pandemic has impacted the way live news, sports, and a variety of other markets have gathered,…
Barça TV and Real Madrid TV Broadcast Real-Time Video Content Thanks to AVIWEST Mobile Transmitters
AVIWEST, a global provider of video contribution systems, today announced that Barça TV and Real Madrid TV, two world-famous television sport channels, are relying on the AVIWEST PRO3 Series bonded cellular transmitters and the StreamHub transceiver to broadcast live…
Q&A with Kurt Heitmann, CEO of CP Comms
Videstream spoke with Kurt Heitmann, CEO of CP Comms. US-based CP Communications is a leading provider of live event broadcast production solutions, offering customized mission-critical audio, video and communications solutions to the premium sports, entertainment, corporate, news, and other…
DVEO joins SRT Alliance
DVEO, a TV/ OTT equipment supplier, has joined the SRT Alliance and completed integrating the SRT protocol into their product line. The SRT Alliance was created by Haivision as an open-source application for transmitting video over links suffering from…
NAB Show Reports Strong Early Sales With 540+ Companies Confirmed
Show organisers says more than 540 companies have already committed to exhibiting. NAB has reported it is seeing strong early sales for its 2021 show, due to be held in October for the first time. The October move for…
DAZN opens commercial premises in Japan
DAZN is ramping up the global expansion of its commercial premises business with its launch into Japan. The agreements announced today will see DAZN available to show in venues such as bars, cafes, restaurants and hotels in the country…
AWS and ViacomCBS Expand Strategic Agreement to Transform Content Creation and Delivery
Global media leader selects AWS as its preferred broadcast cloud provider to power one of the largest digital transformations in the media and entertainment industry. Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), and ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC) today  announced an agreement that makes AWS…
KDDI nets DAZN deal to bring premium sports over 5G
Leading Japanese telecommunications company KDDI has struck a partnership with global sports streaming destination DAZN, aiming to bring to customers an enhanced 5G sport viewing experience. From 11 December, customers of the telco’s au service with 5G-enabled handsets will be able…
YouTube Launches HDR for Live Streams
Available for creators using supported encoder, viewers on supported devices YouTube live streams now have the potential to be viewed in high dynamic range (HDR), according to a YouTube blog post. At first, HDR capability will only be available…
LiveU Enables First 5G Smartphone Sports Broadcast by Sky Deutschland
The German TV broadcaster uses LiveU’s LU-Smart app to live stream a handball match over the dedicated 5G Telefónica O2 Network. LiveU has powered the first 5G multi-cam sports broadcast produced by Sky Deutschland with its LU-Smart smartphone kits. The live…
Mobile Viewpoint launches IQ Video Solutions
Mobile Viewpoint, a Dutch based developer and world leading manufacturer of live streaming technology solutions, have announced the launch of IQ Video Solutions to deliver on the emerging trend of Artificial Intelligence (AI) being utilized in the broadcast production…
Live IP technologies revolutionise the way news is gathered and consumed in Africa
Videstream talks to Salim Amin, the chairman of Camerapix in Nairobi – a company set up in 1963 by his father, the legendary Mohamed ‘Mo’ Amin whose footage of the 1984 Ethiopian famine led to the Live Aid concerts….
Extreme E teams up with Red Bee Media
Extreme E, the new electric off-road racing series, has teamed up with Red Bee Media, which will support its broadcast package worldwide. Red Bee Media will provide satellite distribution services to major broadcasters around the globe, picking up live…
LaLiga brings football players closer to fans with FanCam
LaLiga fans can now get a closer and more personalised experience of player celebrations thanks to FanCam, which allows footballers to interact more closely with fans during matches. While fans are unable to attend matches, they can still get…
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Turkuvaz Media Group Upgrades With Lawo
Turkuvaz Media Group, a major Turkish media company with TV, radio, newspaper and magazine assets, has commissioned a newly-updated media center facility in Istanbul with Lawo as a premiere technology supplier. System integration services for this key broadcast installation…
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