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MX1 offers new AI capabilities and an occasional use booking interface

At IBC 2018, MX1 (stand 1.B51) will demonstrate new capabilities and workflow enhancements of its MX1 360 platform, the company's unified media platform for managing and delivering linear and nonlinear content to any broadcast, VOD, or OTT platform. New are AI capabilities and an occasional use booking interface. MX1 will participate in the SES Tech Talks at IBC. [Read more]


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IMT Vislink with new Advent satellite communication products

xG Technology, Inc. (xG), expert in live video communications in the broadcast, military and government markets, announces that its IMT Vislink brand will be displaying new Advent satellite communication products at this year’s IBC show (Stand 1.A69), which allow operators to access end-to-end satellite communication workflows. [Read more]



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Make.TV streamlines cloud video

At IBC 2018 Make.TV (stand 14.A24 + O.F05) will present a new version of Live Video Cloud, its complete solution for broadcasters and publishers of all sizes to acquire, curate, route and distribute hyper-local live video sources from anywhere in the world to any destination. [Read more]


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Visual Radio live streams from Wimbledon

Delivered through Grabyo, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), hosts of The Championships, has streamed live audio coverage of matches to social media for the first time, registering almost 750,000 views and generating direct engagement with just under 60,000 fans. [Read more]



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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]