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.
Ericsson is expanding the Proximus TV service in Belgium with the addition of its multiscreen cloud DVR.
Altice-owned Portugal Telecom selected the Arris VIP5662EW Ultra-HD set-top for its recently launched MEO 4K service in Portugal.
Telefónica has selected Arris to develop a comprehensive range of new set-tops in a new five-year deal.
Globecast and Eutelsat have signed a framework agreement to renew and increase transponder use across the Hotbird broadcast satellites.
Amino and XroadMedia are to collaborate in delivering personalised OTT services.
SES will broadcast three demonstrations of Ultra HD (UHD) with High Dynamic Range (HDR) at IBC 2016 in Amsterdam.
Contentwise and Alticast are integrating the Contentwise personalisation system with the Alticast AltiPlex SDP (Service Delivery Platform) and AltiPlatform middleware.
SES has announced that SES Satellite Leasing (SESSL), SES’s entrepreneurial investment arm has plans to expand SES’s satellite operations by building a new teleport on the Isle of Man.
Eutelsat is launching a new Ultra HD channel that will focus on content of High Dynamic Range.