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TiVo has announced that Vodafone Group is deploying TiVo’s Personalized Content Discovery (PCD) to deliver engaging, highly-relevant entertainment experiences to its subscribers. Vodafone offers broadband, TV, mobile and telephone services to 640 million customers in 24 countries as one of the world’s leading mobile communications providers. 

 Vodafone is introducing PCD as part of the new Vodafone TV service in Portugal, the first country to deploy its new “Intelligent Voice Search” feature. It uses TiVo’s Conversation,

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TiVo has announced that Liberty Latin America, a leading telecommunications company operating in over 20 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean, has selected TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform to bring cutting-edge innovations to its customers in Puerto Rico. Over time, Liberty Latin America also plans to launch TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform in other markets across Latin America.

TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform enables Liberty Latin America to seamlessly transition to IPTV and deliver entertainment to customers when and where

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Imagine Communications, which provides open, end-to-end ad-tech solutions for broadcasters, content owners, MVPDs and vMVPDs, today announced that a new generation of its Landmark™ Sales solution will improve advertising management for ITV, the UK’s largest commercial television network.

In an extension of Imagine’s longstanding relationship with the network, earlier this summer, ITV completed an upgrade to the more modern, efficient and technically advanced Landmark II system, allowing it to better manage linear airtime sales across

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Apple has announced that its new streaming service, Apple TV+, will launch November 1 in over 100 countries and regions. Apple TV+ will go live with a lineup of original shows, movies and documentaries, including “The Morning Show,” “Dickinson,” “See,” “For All Mankind” and “The Elephant Queen.” The service will be available on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac and other platforms, including online at tv.apple.com, for $4.99

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Kaltura, the leading video technology provider, announced today that its Kaltura Cloud TV technology is supporting the launch of Vodafone TV in Greece, Romania and Portugal, joining Spain and Italy.

The service is a multi-country telco-grade TV service that relies on a single common cloud-based platform that allows Vodafone OpCos to launch the market-leading Vodafone TV service within their countries. As Kaltura introduces service upgrades, new features and innovation to the global Vodafone TV

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Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced that it’s continuing to expand its TV Everywhere OTT video platform via the integration of additional server-side dynamic ad insertion (SSDAI) capabilities, partnering with Switzerland-based Ad Insertion Platform (AIP) in Europe.

Frédéric Torasso, Product Manager TV Everywhere OTT Video with Globecast, said, “The growth in viewer numbers for OTT video services can be seen around the world. However, the monetisation of those services has

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At IBC, Synamedia, the world’s largest independent video software provider, will unveil a torrent of new additions to its video network (formerly video processing) portfolio designed to ratchet up the quality and cost effectiveness of live streaming. New solutions will also help customers make more intelligent use of virtualization and cloud, as well as smooth service providers’ infrastructure transformation journey to IP.

As the industry moves closer to achieving synchonized latency between live broadcast

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Kaltura, the leading video technology provider, announced today that it is evolving its Cloud TV technology and enabling capabilities to meet the requirements of an upcoming new epoch in digital entertainment – the era of Cognitive TV.

Having built the most widely deployed Cloud TV service in the world, delivering to over 40 million users the best features of pay-TV and OTT in a single cloud-native platform, Kaltura’s widely acknowledged Cloud TV expertise is

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3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a leading provider of software solutions for set-top box (STB) and multiscreen digital entertainment, has announced that a multiservice provider in Northern Europe has selected 3READY Android TV combined with Technicolor middleware and hardware to power its upcoming TV service.

The operator is soon to launch its hybrid, next generation service with 100+ channels to serve subscribers via digital terrestrial (DVB-T), digital cable (DVB-C), IPTV and streaming OTT, all via a

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Accedo, the video experience pioneer, today announced it will preview its next generation Accedo One cloud platform at IBC ahead of market availability later this year. 
 
The latest version of Accedo One has been designed to address the increasingly complex multi-service media environment, which is making it challenging for broadcasters and media companies to differentiate their services and remain competitive. By providing easy access to all necessary technology components in the ecosystem coupled with

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