Both cable and IPTV platforms are now launching more cloud services, we learned at the Multi-network Solutions in the Real World Forum at ANGA COM, organised by Verimatrix and Broadband TV News.
This year’s ANGA COM Exhibition and Congress ended with an outstanding result of 450 exhibitors and 17,000 participants.
German technical service provider Media Broadcast wants to add new TV channels, subscription offerings and video-on-demand (VOD) services to its HbbTV-based TV companion service multithek.
The market for physical carriers is still growing in Germany with DVD sales up 6% and Blu-ray discs up 33%.
A new second screen app for use with HbbTV will be up and running in Germany within the next few weeks. Public broadcaster ARD and its regional affiliates will use the Second Screen Framework developed by the Insitut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT).
Conax CEO Morten Solbakken has described the year-long process that led to the security company’s €164 million purchase by the Kudelski Group.
Romtelecom is deploying Cisco’s Videoscape as its expands its pay-TV service from satellite to cable.
The German media industry remains relaxed following the announcement of the launch of global video-on-demand (VOD) market leader Netflix in Germany at the end of the year.
Cubiware has integrated the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS) with Cubiware’s CubiTV hybrid middleware for STBs.
CSG International, a global provider of interactive transaction-driven solutions and services, has announced that it has extended the CSG Content Direct global footprint into Europe.