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Skiers, paragliders, BMX racers and other adventurers can broadcast their action live from a GoPro to the world, thanks to a deal with broadcasting app Periscope. Periscope turns an iOS and Android phone into a TV station. Whatever you say or show is streamed online to other Periscope users, either…

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A new studio complex for BFBS Germany has been officially opened in Sennelager. Two radio studios, an editing suite, plus engineering and office spaces make up the new media centre. Stuart Holmes, General Manager BFBS Germany, said: “After over a year of design, planning and construction, it’s fantastic to finally…

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Television-station owners have lost big bets in recent years on daytime talk shows hosted by familiar names including Anderson Cooper, Katie Couric, Queen Latifah,  Meredith Vieira and Jane Pauley. Those shows were canceled after failing to deliver strong enough ratings to justify the high cost of making and airing them.…

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Netflix now has over 70 million paid subscribers worldwide. Over 60% of them are in the United States, where Netflix accounts for over 60% of peak online video traffic. Now available in almost every country except China, the online video service aims to gain 6.35 million more members in the…

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An expiring contract between KLAS-TV and Cox Communications could cost the cable provider’s 353,000 Las Vegas customers a chance to watch this year’s Super Bowl at home if the sides can’t reach an agreement. The existing deal between Cox and KLAS expires Jan. 29, leaving the Feb. 7 Super Bowl…

Friday, Jan 22, 2016
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In a deal that should help Imagine Communications scale up to address the industry's ongoing IP video transition, Imagine and Hewlett Packard Enterprise have inked a broader strategic deal that will call on HPE to resell its partner’s full product portfolio around the world. HPE will also tap Imagine as…

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MOG Technologies, the leading provider of MXF and centralized ingest solutions, today announced the appointment of Daimon Hall as Business Development Consultant. Daimon, having previously worked for 10 years as head of Interactive broadcast software products and previously for companies in the USA and China brings a lot of international…

Friday, Jan 22, 2016
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Ericsson has launched a data analysis toolkit to help broadcasters and video on demand platforms aggregate and analyse data about viewing habits. Ericsson said that by scrutinising information from users, video platforms and networks content owners would be able to find new ways to increase average revenue per user and…

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Telstra announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Kloud, a provider of professional and managed services to enterprises seeking to transition their workloads and applications to the cloud. Completion of the transaction is subject to satisfaction of conditions precedent. With employees located across Australia and in Manila, Kloud…

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Anvato, the complete TV Everywhere and OTT platform provider, has announced that it’s Media Content Platform (MCP) has been deployed by MHz Networks for the relaunch of it’s MHz Choice over-the-top (OTT) video subscription service that allows for unlimited viewing of available on-demand content for a monthly fee of $7.99.…