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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]



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PGA TOUR introduces live augmented reality app

PGA TOUR introduced PGA TOUR AR, a brand new augmented reality (AR) app bringing live AR tournament coverage to life for fans around the world on their iPhone and iPad. Live AR coverage on PGA TOUR AR will begin in conjunction with the opening round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard on Thursday, March 15. [Read more]


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Nevion extends VideoIPath to handle SDN for data services

Nevion has extended its support for data services in VideoIPath, its orchestration and SDN control software. VideoIPath is used by broadcasters and service providers to manage real-time video and audio flows in their facilities, and for contribution, remote production and primary distribution. VideoIPath is on the showfloor at NAB 2018 (booth SU5510). [Read more]