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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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Amazon, in collaboration with several of the industry’s most recognizable brands, today announced a lineup of more than 15 new Fire TV Edition products for customers around the globe, including the world’s first Fire TV Edition smart TV with built-in far-field voice control, the first OLED Fire TV Edition smart TV, and the first-ever Fire TV Edition soundbar.

Customers have told us how much they use and love Fire TV Edition smart TVs in 

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At IBC 2019 ThinkAnalytics™ will launch ThinkAdvertising, a new addressable advertising solution that provides pay-TV and OTT providers with deep insights from rich viewing, behavioral and demographic data, supported by ThinkAnalytics viewer personalization and segmentation models. Available now, it will be demonstrated publicly for the first time on the ThinkAnalytics booth (hall 1, stand A74).

By combining data-driven learnings from ThinkAdvertising with their in-house customer and demographic data, TV operators can offer advertisers the

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Synamedia has boosted its senior team with the appointment of Scott Kewley as VP Advanced Advertising and Data Products. Kewley will lead Synamedia’s addressable advertising and data monetization business, building on the firm’s heritage as an industry pioneer through its collaboration with Sky on the development of the AdSmart personalized ad targeting platform.

Kewley has extensive experience in the media and entertainment sector, having worked with tier-one consumer brands and developed strategies and solutions for

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Around half of all UK homes now subscribe to TV streaming services, according to a major Ofcom report revealing rapid shifts in the nation’s viewing habits.

The number of UK households signed up to the most popular streaming platforms – Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Now TV and Disney Life – increased from 11.2m (39%) in 2018 to 13.3m (47%) in 2019.

With many homes using more than one service, the total number of UK streaming

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ITV has presented a mixed bag of results in its latest financial performance report, published this morning. Advertising revenues were down 5% in the first half of 2019 falling from £890m to £849m. ITV Studios revenues also declined by 6% from £803m to £758m.

On the upside, however, the broadcaster’s domestic SVOD service, ITV Hub+, has almost doubled its subscriber base from 265,000 in 2018 to over 500,000 by July 2019. Online viewing (the total

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