IBC 2010 – AMSTERDAM. UPC Nederland is introducing CI Plus on the Dutch market. The cable op also announced ‘remote recording’ from mobile devices. Speaking at a press conference, UPC Nederland CEO Diederik Karsten said the VOD service is a success with viewers.
IBC 2010 – AMSTERDAM. UPC’s implementation of the NDS Snowflake user interface will run across three distinct set-top boxes, Broadband TV News can reveal.
IBC 2010/STRATEGY ANALYTICS 3DTV ANALYST FORUM. A new study on the attitudes of both the production sector and consumers towards the 3D format has painted an uncertain future.
IFA 2010 – BERLIN. WATCH VIDEO. Google TV will be introduced in the US before the end of the year, but the service will not hit Europe until 2011, we learned during the closing session of this year’s IFA.
Transmission tests on the second generation cable system DVB-C2 have been successfully completed by Kabel Deutschland in Berlin, just five months after its publication by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI). During the tests DVB-C2 modulated HDTV signals were transmitted on channel D562 alongside analogue and digital services on a fully loaded Berlin cable network. […]
The BBC will this week introduce the new online version of the BBC iPlayer that has been in Beta since May. Behind the changes is a desire to introduce more personalization and links to social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook. TV and radio elements of the iPlayer have been separated and there are […]
IFA 2010 – BERLIN. Philips is set to launch the world’s first glasses-free 3D TV as early as 2013 and the company is showing a working prototype in Berlin. Also on display is the full HD 3D LED TV in the Cinema 21:9 Platinum Series.
EXCLUSIVE: Vodafone Germany is to offer customers a new hybrid set-top box built on technology from NDS. It will combine a satellite and cable tuner with over-the-top VOD content that will be delivered over Vodafone’s own fixed-line network.
In a effort to revive its Open Cable policy, the Dutch telecoms regulator OPTA said it will launch a new TV market analysis. The decision follows a ruling by the Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal to overturn the first analysis.
BBC director-general Mark Thompson has said UK broadcasters should be paid to be present on the Sky Digital platform.