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FIFA´s social media takes off

Over 2 billion FIFA digital pages were consumed across online, mobile and social platforms in the first eleven days of June. FIFA's official Facebook page for the World Cup reached the 30 million-fan milestone after match between Brazil and Mexico. [Read more]


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Visual Unity gets fresh money

OTT platform and multiscreen solution provider, Visual Unity, announces an investment of 7.2 million US$ (5.2 million Euros) by 3TS Capital Partners, the growth capital technology fund. This investment will strengthen Visual Unity’s delivery of end-to-end OTT solutions on a global scale. [Read more]



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Wohler names Steve Farmer director of engineering

Wohler Technologies announced the appointment of Steve Farmer as the company's director of engineering. In taking on oversight of Wohler's engineering activities, Farmer will be responsible for consolidating and focusing the company's engineering efforts to target key markets more effectively. [Read more]


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SGL announces sale to Telson Madrid

SGL, provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, has announced a major sale of its FlashNet archive system to Spanish broadcaster Telson. [Read more]



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Ericsson expands UK business

Ericsson has completed its acquisition of Red Bee Media, a media services company headquartered in the UK and serving customers including the BBC, BSkyB and more. Through this deal, the Swedish company strengthens its broadcast services business, which began in 2007. [Read more]


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Eurovision Funding Hub for members

Eurovision launched the Eurovision Funding Hub, a search engine that helps member broadcasters identify financing opportunities to develop and produce television, radio and multiplatform content across a range of genres. [Read more]



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Broadcast Rental purchases LDX XtremeSpeed

The Netherlands-based rental house Broadcast Rental has purchased the LDX XtremeSpeed (LDX XS) 6X ultra slow-motion camera system, along with companion XCU XtremeSpeed XF Fiber base stations and camera adapters from Belden company Grass Valley. [Read more]


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Tbilisi opera house selects Salzbrenner Stagetec

The opera house in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, is being equipped with an audio, video and stage management system from Salzbrenner Stagetec Mediagroup as part of its refurbishment. [Read more]