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After having successfully deployed its cloud-based WATCH services across the Disney/ABC Television Group of networks, the company is now transitioning its linear broadcast operations – global programming playout, delivery and network operations - to a unified IP cloud architecture using Imagine Communications, a global leader in video infrastructure, advertising systems…

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Verizon Digital Media Services, the cloud video unit of Verizon Communications, said it has acquired "custom software" from Disney/ABC Televisions Group to power Translate, a platform that, it claims, provides broadcasters with a streamlined process for digital ad insertion and program replacement for live, linear digital simulcasts. VDMS said the…

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Anvato, the complete TV Everywhere platform provider, today introduced Anvato Cloud DVR, a fully integrated, pure software cloud recording and storage solution for TV Everywhere. Expanding upon on the strengths of the Anvato Media Content Platform (MCP) and Anvato Watch offerings, Anvato Cloud DVR enables television broadcasters, networks and service…

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Premiere Networks today announced a new, exclusive, long-term national sales representation agreement with Futuri Media. The partnership includes all of Futuri's interactive radio programming platform brands: LDR (Listener Driven Radio), Futuri Mobile Apps, and the rapidly-growing TopicPulse, a social media monitoring system for broadcast stations across the U.S. Additionally, Premiere's…

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The FCC's new network neutrality order was published Thursday (April 10) in the Federal Register, which is expected to trigger more lawsuits and starts the clock on the rules' official start date. The rules, reclassifying Internet access as a Title II telecommunications service, will take effect 60 days from today,…

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With tech vendors set to show a wide variety of new equipment for 4K production and distribution at the 2015 NAB Show, satellite operator SES has teamed up with Harmonic, Sony, TelVue, Pacsat and Superior to deliver a live linear Ultra HD broadcast to a cable system for three days…

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TV everywhere (TVE) technology provider 24i has raised US$2 million in funding, which it will use to expand its TVE and over-the-top TV technology to new partners around the world. Newion Investments invested in i24, with cash also coming from Dutch governmental guarantees on loans for innovation. i24, which has…

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CELL C unveiled its ambitious plan on Thursday to spend about R8bn over the next three years to build its super-fast long-term evolution (LTE) or 4G wireless network. This will significantly improve user experience and spur data usage. The company said it would finance its business plan from internally generated…

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As gossed about here in January, Somerville-based clypd has been out raising a sizable Series B round. A $19.4 million round for the ad tech startup, to be exact. Clypd announced the round Thursday, saying the money will “accelerate growth of the company's industry-leading platform to help TV media owners…

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As Apple Inc debuts its smartwatch, the technology company focussed efforts to drum up buzz on US television, using expensive primetime spots to entice customers to the fledgling wearable technology market. Since showing off the watch at a March 9 event, Apple has spent US$38mil (RM138.4mil) on its Watch Reimagined…