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NAB Show Reports Strong Early Sales With 540+ Companies Confirmed
11/12/2020
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
11/12/2020
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
10/12/2020
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 Amazon.com, 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
10/12/2020
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
09/12/2020
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
09/12/2020
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
08/12/2020
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
08/12/2020
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
07/12/2020
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
04/12/2020
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
04/12/2020
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…
M&J Installs RTS Intercoms in Industry’s First Vertically Expanding OB Truck
03/12/2020
M&J Systems Technologies has constructed the first vertically expanding broadcast truck, which can help production crews perform their tasks while meeting COVID-19 safety protocols. Part of the OB truck’s setup includes RTS intercoms. The trailer, which measures in at…
Discovery+ to launch streaming service Jan. 4th in U.S.
03/12/2020
Shortly after we usher in 2021 there will be another streaming platform entering the U.S. market, as Discovery has announced that Discovery+ will be available to U.S. viewers as of Jan. 4. Discovery+ will be the exclusive streaming home…
Germany’s Bundesliga ‘planning international streaming service’
02/12/2020
The DFL is said to be looking to launch a new OTT offering in the Middle East. The German football league (DFL) is reportedly talking to private equity firms about investing in a new international online subscription service. The Financial…
fuboTV acquires Balto Sports
02/12/2020
fuboTV, the sports-first live TV streaming platform in the US, has acquired Balto Sports, marking the company’s first move into the online sports wagering market. Terms were not revealed. David Gandler, co-founder and CEO, fuboTV, commented: “As we said…
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