PlayBox Technology adopts PlayBox Neo as the company’s new trading name

PlayBox Technology, PlayBox Neo

Broadcast channel-in-a-box specialist PlayBox Technology Limited announces a major rebranding which sees the adoption of PlayBox Neo as the company’s new trading name.   “The broadcast media industry has experienced a variety of transformations throughout the years. Cloud-based technologies, virtualisation and IP-based solutions are changing the dynamics even further,” comments PlayBox Neo CEO Pavlin Rahnev. …

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Red Bee Media provided OTT services during Sweden International Horse Show

Red Bee Media, OTT

Spring Media wanted the option to reach equestrian sports fans all over the world directly Red Bee Media provided OTT services for rights owner Spring Media in order to create subscription-based online access to live and pre-recorded content from Sweden International Horse Show – 29/11 to 2/12 2018. With Red Bee Media’s white label solution, …

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PPTV HD Thailand invests in Octopus newsroom automation

PPTV HD, Thailand, Octopus

Octopus announces the completion of a newsroom computer system at the Bangkok headquarters of Thai television channel PPTV HD. Founded by entrepreneur Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth, PPTV HD went live on June 1, 2013, with a broad mix of news, entertainment, documentaries and sports, targeting the 18 to 35 age group.   “We began as a linear …

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Guigo TV launches a new OTT offering powered by Viaccess-Orca

Guigo TV, Viaccess-Orca

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, announced that Brazil’s Guigo TV is launching a new OTT offering powered by VO’s TVaaS cloud-based TV platform, VO’s DRM solution, and VO’s applications. Using VO’s end-to-end, fully managed, and cloud-based TV service solution, Guigo TV can securely deliver live …

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WDR Philharmonie switches to IP with Lawo

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The entire project was completed on schedule after three months Lawo technology was installed in the “Philharmonie Production Complex” of Cologne-based German public broadcaster Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) as part of a fundamental modernization. The Lawo equipment was integrated into the audio network, which had also been upgraded. Internally, the overall project responsibility was on the …

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Leading Japanese video transmission company chooses Nevion Virtuoso

Nevion Virtuoso

This video transmission company needed a solution to transmit 4K/UHD signals Nevion has announced that a leading Japan-based global video transmission company (which cannot be named for commercial reasons), has chosen Nevion’s software-defined media node, Virtuoso, for 4K/UHD broadcast contribution with TICO encoding. Initially, Virtuoso is used by the company to transport signals over legacy …

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Alpha TV migrates to HD with Imagine Communications

Imagine Communications

Imagine Communications has implemented a new multichannel playout centre for Alpha TV in Athens. This new installation gives Alpha TV the ability to meet its viewers’ demand for HD on all channels, and builds a platform for future growth plans. It also ensures business continuity by providing full redundancy, eliminating the risk of any channel …

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Billerica Access Television selects Cablecast Community Media platform

Cablecast Community Media

Like many of its peers, non-profit public, educational and government (PEG) access broadcaster Billerica Access Television (BATV) is adapting to the evolving media landscape in which many consumers are cutting the cord and no longer watching cable. When the station replaced its aging automation and playout system, they selected the Cablecast Community Media platform from …

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Grant County Broadcasters unifies dual station operations with ENCO DAD

ENCO, DAD

Licensed to Williamstown, Kentucky, radio station WNKR has been serving listeners in the Northern Kentucky area since 1992. After acquiring Middletown, Ohio-licensed WNKN to expand their reach into the Cincinnati/Dayton market, owner Grant County Broadcasters standardized on the ENCO DAD radio automation system to enable easy and efficient operation of the two distinct but nearly-identical …

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Facilis and BrandStar team up to enable 4K+ production

BrandStar, Facilis

Facilis recently announced that BrandStar, a full-service brand marketing agency and production house, has installed a Facilis Shared Storage Network to support 4K+ collaborative post production workflows.   Based in Pompano Beach, Florida, BrandStar has built a state-of-the-art studio where they produce award-winning TV shows and branded content that resonates with audiences across every screen, …

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