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The BBC has dropped a £100 million project to digitise its production systems and suspended its chief technology officer John Linford.
The BBC is currently running a neat little promotion for the iPlayer, the premise of which is to tell civillians that they can watch their favourite BBC show on the iPlayer, on the television, writes Julian Clover.
Norwegian operator GET has launched its new GET Box II, initially for customers on the IP part of its network, the set-top will be made available to cable homes in the summer.
In the otherwise mature cable market of Sweden, Com Hem has added another 40,000 households year-on-year.
Following a year of solid 8% growth, the worldwide pay-TV subscriber market has reached 804 million worldwide pay-TV subscriber households.
The kid’s channel Megamax has secured carriage on the Magio DTH service in Slovakian and Czech cable network Rio Media.
Digital take-up is growing in the Romanian subscription TV market, with the total number of homes receiving services amounting to 3.4 million as of the end of 2012.
The most recent non-proprietary video compression standard, High-Efficiency Video Codec (HEVC), also known as H.265, was placed into final draft for ratification in January 2013 and is expected to become the video standard of choice for the next decade. As with each generation of video compression … [Read More...]