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TiVo, the global leader in entertainment technology and audience insights, has announced the launch of TiVo’s CubiTV™ for Android TV. CubiTV for Android TV is a modular, cost-effective, easy to deploy, pre-integrated solution that enables operators to seamlessly begin their journey with Android TV Operator Tier and leverage the ecosystem benefits. TiVo will publicly demonstrate CubiTV for Android TV at the 2019 Connected TV World Summit in London this week (27th-28th March).

CubiTV for Android

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Simplestream, the leader in live, live-2-VOD and on-demand OTT services, announced today that it has now integrated BARB’s new Dovetail audience measurement across its delivery platforms. This enables participating broadcasters and operators to more accurately measure reach across multiple devices to better understand their audience and potentially increase advertising, carriage and subscription revenues.

By supporting BARB’s Dovetail measurement solution, we can enable our customers to better measure full viewership and reach in the

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Following a record 2018 in which You.i TV booked more new business than in all other years combined, the company today announced significant additions to fuel further success within its fastest-growing market segment. You.i TV has added two veteran Heads of Sales – Lara Lerville in Europe and Ghali Belghali in the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific regions – to accelerate international sales, which accounted for more than 30% of the company’s revenues last

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Bitmovin, a world leader in online video technology, announces that the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is using the Bitmovin Encoder to speed content preparation and maximise quality for selected live and UHD content on Catch Up TV and Video on Demand (VOD) services.

The Bitmovin solution enables the broadcaster to make live shows from the BBC’s TV channels available rapidly on satellite provider set-top boxes (STBs), so flagship programmes can be seen soon after the

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Kaltura, the leading video technology provider, announced today the release of a new version of its Cloud TV Platform SDK, including a unique feature to provide faster, smoother playback on low internet connectivity for mobile devices. The enhanced SDK now also includes HEVC support, real-time analytics, as well as multiple ad solutions support including Facebook Audience Network (FAN).

Kaltura’s market-leading Cloud TV Platform SDK is already in use – powering 20 million views per

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2019 has already been a busy year for industry mergers, acquisitions and funding rounds. In January, Accedo raised $17m in equity to drive growth; Sky took a stake in Synamedia (which itself was created last year from the sale of Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions business) and RTL Group acquired Yospace. Last week, Seachange bought Xstream and then Brightcove announced that it was acquiring Ooyala’s online video platform business

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