Keynote speakers for IBC2017 include Dan Danker (Facebook), Balan Nair (Liberty Global), Jørgen Madsen Lindemann (Modern Times Group) and Brian Sullivan (Fox Networks).
The headline attendance figure for IBC2016 was 55,796 over the six days of the conference and exhibition. This is the number of attendees not registrations – the people who were actually on site, who came from more than 160 countries.
Liberty Global is evaluating a new generation of its multimedia home gateway Horizon which will be Ultra HD/4K capable.
Estonia’s Starman has introduced OTT video service based on the recent upgrade of its Seachange Adrenalin multiscreen video platform.
Media Broadcast Satellite extends its platform services launching a new DVB-S2 platform on Hispasat 30 degrees West.
Technicolor says consumer demand for more content – and higher quality experiences – is bringing both pressure and opportunities across Europe, Middle East and Africa region, says Mercedes Pastor, President of Technicolor Connected Home EMEA.
Brazil has made impressive progress in the rollout of Ultra HD services.
Kaltura has issued a new version of its MediaGo OTT TV user application for iOS/Android tablets, phones, web and connected devices. Its been designed to bring it into line with the latest design schematics of user platforms.
Lord Puttnam has spoken out against the privatisation of UK’s Channel 4.
Arqiva has extended its sports distribution contract with Intelsat to distribute premium sports content to viewers in the Americas, Europe and the Asia Pacific region via multiple Intelsat satellites.