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OTT peak traffic doubles during 2018 FIFA World Cup

Edgeware, provider of TV CDN technology, has reported that many of its customers have experienced a doubling of their peak CDN streaming traffic on match days during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. [Read more]


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M7 Delivers Football World Cup Live in UHD

M7 Group, one of Europe's largest operators of satellite and IP-based TV platforms, has deployed an Ultra HD (UHD) video processing solution from Harmonic for live video distribution of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. [Read more]



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PGA TOUR live on Facebook

The PGA TOUR has announced an agreement with Facebook to distribute exclusive Saturday and Sunday live competition coverage, on a free basis, from eight tournaments leading into the FedExCup Playoffs for the 2017-18 season. Airing on Facebook Watch in the United States, the coverage will be produced under the PGA TOUR LIVE brand and, similar to the TOUR’s subscription OTT service, will follow two featured groups that tee off in the morning of the third and final rounds. [Read more]


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Telkomsel partners with Accedo for World Cup extension to MAXstream

Accedo has been working with Telkomsel, Indonesian mobile network operator, to enhance its new video service MAXstream with additional Streaming TV Channels and 2018 FIFA World Cup content. MAXstream is currently available as either an iOS or Android app that delivers VOD content via installed 3rd party applications which include Hooq, Viu, Catchplay and SuperSoccer TV. [Read more]



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Distribution agreement of Broadcast Solutions and Mobile Viewpoint

German-based system integrator Broadcast Solutions GmbH signed a distribution agreement with Mobile Viewpoint for the Asian region. Effective immediately Broadcast Solutions with its regional office in Singapore handles sales for the full products portfolio of the Dutch IP-solutions specialist. [Read more]


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ATEME enables Swisscom’s video headend to go virtual

ATEME, specialised in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT, announced that Swisscom, a Swiss telecoms company and one of its IT companies, has selected ATEME’s TITAN virtual encoding solution for its MediaCloud project. [Read more]



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FC St. Pauli launches video platform from Teravolt

TeraVolt and 3 Screen Solutions announced that German Bundesliga football club FC St. Pauli has launched a new online video service for fans based on “Jupiter”, an end-to-end multiscreen sports video platform devised by TeraVolt which takes advantage of 3SS’ 3READY front end solution. [Read more]


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Sky to launch live Who’s Who innovation for Royal Wedding

Ahead of the Royal Wedding on Saturday 19 May, Sky News will use pioneering cloud-based machine learning and media services to name guests as they enter the chapel, and enrich the video content with facts about the attendees. The live stream service is based on a collaboration between Sky News and Amazon Web Services (AWS). [Read more]