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J:COM chooses Ericsson for next-gen TV

September 18, 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

September 14, 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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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. […]


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Windstream targets 50,000 homes in North Carolina for Kinetic IPTV

March 24, 2017

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Windstream filed a cable TV franchise agreement with the North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State to bring its Kinetic IPTV television service to over 50,000 homes, challenging cable MSO Charter Communications in 13 of the state’s communities. Offering TV is […]


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What’s in the (cable) box? Possibly the future of television

March 15, 2017

Via: Phys.org

It’s hard to get excited about a cable box. It’s basically a boring oblong you put on a shelf near your TV and never think of again unless your cable service goes out. But it’s at the center of a […]