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Modern Media, Radio and television

Effectiveness: why the pendulum is swinging back to TV

November 17, 2017

Via: Media Week

It is EffWeek, so it is fitting that news of investment returning to TV advertising should be in the air. There is a lot less Eff without TV. No TV makes Eff weaker. Post-recession, TV advertising in the UK had […]


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J:COM chooses Ericsson for next-gen TV

November 15, 2017

Via: Broadcast Beat

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has been chosen by Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM), Japan’s largest cable system operator, to power its next generation TV service. J:COM has selected Ericsson’s award-winning MediaFirst TV Platform, to enable an enhanced, personalized multiscreen TV experience to its 3.7 […]


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Television like you’ve never seen before

November 13, 2017

Via: Nokia Networks

The Nokia video team have been imagining the future. Working with industry experts, researchers and innovators to evaluate technology and commercial innovation, we have looked forward to a radically different video market in 2025. A new and more ambitious vision […]


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What does it take to be a media agency leader now?

November 10, 2017

Via: Media Week

Pippa Glucklich, UK chief executive of Starcom, Nikki Mendonça, EMEA president of OMD, Tracy de Groose, UK & Ireland chief executive of Dentsu Aegis Network, and Paul Frampton, UK & Ireland chief executive of Havas Media Group, are all leaving […]


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Webcast marks TV milestone, unsung pioneer behind it

September 7, 2017

Via: Phys.org

A live webcast will celebrate the transmission of the first electronic TV signal on Sept. 7, 1927, and the man behind it, Philo T. Farnsworth. The webcast is set for 6 p.m. Thursday from the original location of Farnsworth’s San […]


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Comcast and Huawei to test 3.5 GHz radio this month

September 5, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission has authorized Huawei to demonstrate a remote radio unit transmitting in the 3.5 GHz spectrum band. The test is for Comcast, and is scheduled to take place between June 15 and June 17 at the Wells […]


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TT Poll: Pay-TV Is for Everyone

August 31, 2017

Via: Telco Transformation

Last month our Telco Transformation poll addressed a rather controversial issue in the pay-TV industry: should operators focus on younger, millennial customers or on older, more traditional customers? In recent years the phenomenon of cord-cutting has generated headlines, as pay-TV […]


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Netflix Hit-Rate Takes a Hit

June 16, 2017

Via: Telco Transformation

Netflix announced last week that it was canceling Sense8, an unusual science-fiction drama about eight people who become mentally connected, according to a report in Variety. It wouldn’t be news if it was another content provider — shows get canceled […]


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SmartSet, template-based Augmented Reality and Virtual Sets for small broadcasters

May 31, 2017

Via: Broadcast Beat

Brainstorm, a specialist company dedicated to providing industry-leading real-time 3D graphics and virtual set solutions, introduced at NAB a new range of template-based solutions to complement its existing and highly advanced range of Virtual Set, Augmented Reality and Motion Graphics […]


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Survey Finds ATSC 3.0 Increases Consumer Spend on Smart TVs

May 23, 2017

Via: Telecom Engine

Results of a nationwide SmithGeiger consumer survey conducted on the Advanced Television Systems Committee’s new ATSC 3.0 features, including those enabled by Verance® Aspect™, demonstrate significant increases in willingness to spend more on a smart TV and accelerate purchase windows. […]