New Media Tech Features

The right CDN

Does a dedicated TV CDN deliver the best value when serving regional TV markets like the Middle East, or is using CDN as a service a better proposition? Göran Appelquist, CTO of Edgeware, explores


Take your media to the cloud

Microsoft is hosting a day-long event on Monday, May 23 at Waldorf Astoria, The Palm Jumeirah to introduce its cloud solutions to broadcast professionals in the region.

Tech Features

Boosting quality of experience

A key aspect of online video streaming is the Quality of Experience (QoE), which is not governed by a single entity but has multiple influences. Adam Lewis tells us that peer-assisted video delivery is the key to consistently good QoE Online video streaming and consumption has become a global...


Gaining a competitive edge

Today, there’s a wide range of opportunities for content discovery on digital platforms, whether it’s through over-the-top services or media companies, further empowering viewers to consume what they want, when they want, and how they want it. This is especially true in the Middle East, where 3G/4G...


Cisco acquires OTT platform 1 Mainstream

Cisco Systems has acquired over-the-top (OTT) cloud streaming platform startup 1 Mainstream for an undisclosed price. 1 Mainstream offers an automated platform for distribution of linear and on-demand content to connected devices such as digital televisions, game consoles, tablets and streaming...

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NETIA products at IBC2015

At IBC2015, NETIA will highlight new product features that enhance the flexibility and reliability of multichannel radio playout and new capabilities that enrich multimedia production, as well as mobile and remote production workflows. NETIA will also demonstrate its ability to integrate complex...


Elemental powers Sky Go and NOW TV

Elemental Technologies has announced that Sky, the UK’s largest pay TV provider, is leveraging Elemental to process and deliver its over-the-top (OTT) TV service NOW TV and mobile TV service, Sky Go. “We love to give our viewers the flexibility to choose how, where and when they watch their...

NAB Products

Volicon announces Observer OTT

Volicon has announced the release of Observer OTT, an over-the-top (OTT) A/V service monitoring solution that offers broadcasters a way to capture content delivered over IP networks to smartphones, tablets, and computers and then verify the streams’ integrity and compliance with the...

New Media Tech Features

Leap of Faith

Replacing SDI with IP offers significant benefits, not only in cost but also in the flexibility of design that IP supports. It’s high time we made the leap into IP-based content delivery, says Alec Stichbury Content delivery has entered a new landscape and is virtually unrecognisable compared...