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SINGULA DECISIONS LAUNCHED TO HELP TV BUSINESSES DRIVE SUBSCRIBER GROWTH Posted: 28/04/2020
SINGULA DECISIONS LAUNCHED TO HELP TV BUSINESSES DRIVE SUBSCRIBER GROWTH

Pay-TV customer management pioneer Paywizard has relaunched as Singula Decisions to signal its sharper focus on subscriber intelligence. The new corporate brand reflects the company’s trailblazing approach, technology and expertise, which empower TV subscription businesses to bridge the ‘Air Gap’ between their subscriber data and their ability to activate next best actions at every customer touchpoint. The rebrand coincides with the launch of a new version of its Singula® Subscriber Intelligence platform.

 

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Broadpeak at Convergence India 2020 Posted: 29/01/2020
Broadpeak at Convergence India 2020

Broadpeak Convergence India 2020 Show Exhibitor Preview, Feb. 19-21, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India, Stand A3.173

India's video streaming industry is set to grow by 22% by 2023, according to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report. As content providers and pay-TV operators look to expand into the video streaming environment and boost monetization, scalable, cost-effective content delivery solutions are critical to success. Those solutions must ensure a flawless quality of experience (QoE) across all screens, whether delivered over managed or unmanaged networks.

At Convergence India 2020, Broadpeak® will demonstrate how it's leading the charge for a superior QoE and efficient content delivery through its CDN, multicast ABR, and local video-caching solutions.

 

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Broadpeak at CES 2020 Posted: 16/12/2019
Broadpeak at CES 2020

 

 

Today, quality is a critical success factor for video streaming services. Consumers want to watch video in the highest resolutions, with the lowest latency, on every screen. To deliver an amazing quality of experience (QoE) anywhere on any device, content providers and pay-TV operators need innovative content delivery solutions.

At CES 2020, Broadpeak® will showcase its groundbreaking solutions that provide the best video QoE through improved delivery within the operator's network, as well as inside the home network.  Demos will include:

• Gaining control over streaming quality: Broadpeak will give a sneak peak of its new solution that improves the quality of video streaming on any ABR screen — independently from the player. The solution can be used to reduce latency on live streams, deliver higher bit-rates for on-demand content and reduce video quality changes when networking conditions vary.

• Optimizing Wi-Fi: At CES 2020, Broadpeak will launch its new Wi-Fi Optimizer, which prioritizes video delivery over the other traffic in the home (e.g., video streaming vs. downloading a file), assuring optimum quality for consumers.

 

 

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Amino and 24i to evolve Youfone TV offering Posted: 09/12/2019
Amino and 24i to evolve Youfone TV offering

Amino, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider and sister-company 24i,the innovator of next-generation video experiences, today announced that they have entered into an agreement with the Dutch MVNO Youfone to provide a fully-integrated, end-to-end video solution to refresh and expand its TV and OTT offering.

The Dutch TV challenger launched its TV services in 2017 and will now rely on 24i and Amino to create a next-generation viewing experience to meet and exceed the increasing demands of modern TV consumers. Youfone will deploy an end-to-end solution that combines Amino’s IPTV and TV Everywhere expertise with 24i’s leadership in video experience design and application development. 24i became an Amino group company in July 2019 and Youfone is the first joint-solution deployment to be announced. The Amino and 24i solution is expected to be live at Youfone in Q2 2020.

The solution will combine 24i’s Smart Video and Smart App video experience products as well as Amino’s Amigo 7x Android STBs running on AminoOS, all managed through ENGAGE, Amino’s cloud-based service management platform.The deployment will provide transcoding, middleware, CDN and front-end applications for Android, iOS phones and tablets enabling live TV, catchup, restart and nPVR of approximately 100 channels.

Tags: Amino | 24i | Youfone | OTT | CES | CDN | TV | Pay | Video
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Globecast strengthens Asian management team with appointment of Tan See Chai as Head Sales - Distribution Posted: 04/12/2019
Globecast strengthens Asian management team with appointment of Tan See Chai as Head Sales - Distribution

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has further strengthened its management team in Asia with the appointment of Tan See Chai as Head of Sales – Distribution.

Beginning at the start of January 2020 and based in Singapore, See Chai will report to Shakunt Malhotra, Globecast Asia MD. See Chai is responsible for sales of Globecast’s permanent distribution services to broadcasters, cable operators, news agencies, corporations as well as other relevant organisations across Asia and Asia-Pacific. This will include identifying and pursuing new business as well as maintaining and growing relationships with existing customers.

Malhotra said, “We are pleased to welcome Tan to this important role. He has huge experience across the satellite industry, in particular, and this will come to the fore in this multifaceted position. As well as liaising with new and existing customers, he will also work closely with our Singapore-based operations and engineering group – where one of our three global Media Centers is located – as well as liaising with key personnel in other Global Business Units located around the world.”

See Chai has over 25 years’ experience in the industry and was most recently Director of Sales with Telesat, a position he held for the past 30 months. In that role he was responsible for major satellite capacity sales across the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to that, he held a range of positions with Globecast, the last as Senior Director of Sales – Head of Occasional Services for Asia, a job he held for five years. He has also worked for Verestar and Echostar International, among others.

See Chai said, “I’m genuinely excited to be appointed to this important position with my extensive experience across the industry being recognised as being invaluable to the role. I already have extensive experience with the company and I look forward to helping Globecast attain further growth across its distribution business.”

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Broadpeak Joins ETSI, Strengthens the Companys Involvement in 3GPP Standards Development Posted: 21/11/2019
Broadpeak Joins ETSI, Strengthens the Companys Involvement in 3GPP Standards Development

Broadpeak®, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, today announced that it is now a member of ETSI, a leading standardization organization for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) standards fulfilling European and global market needs. By joining ETSI, Broadpeak will play an important role in helping to create mobile standards, including 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) for the next generations of mobile telecommunications, starting with the evolutions of 5G.

"ETSI and 3GPP are shaping the 5G mobile network future, and we're excited to be a part of the tremendous work that they do," said Jacques Le Mancq, CEO at Broadpeak. "Technology is evolving, and the team at Broadpeak looks forward to sharing its experience and vision about how technologies such as Multi-Access Edge Computing and Network Function Virtualization, along with other 3GPP contributions, can enhance video streaming over mobile networks."

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Globecast selected by Orby TV to provide media operations for new US pay-as-you-go DTH satellite service Posted: 16/10/2019
Globecast selected by Orby TV to provide media operations for new US pay-as-you-go DTH satellite service
Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, announced that the company has been selected by Orby TV to provide a wide range of turnkey broadcast media operational services for the nascent pay TV startup. Launched throughout the lower 48 United States in spring 2019, Orby TV offers a high-quality and affordable prepaid, pay-as-you-go satellite pay TV service directly to consumers at a low cost with no contract and no Internet service required.
 
Globecast is handling Orby TV’s full broadcast operations on a 24/7 basis at its Globecast Media Center in Culver City, CA. Using its extensive fiber and satellite network, Globecast is managing for Orby TV channel aggregation, providing Orby TV’s co-location services, handling technical operations and the uplinking of the channels to the high-powered Ku-band capacity on Eutelsat’s EUTELSAT 117 West A satellite at 117° West.
 
This deal with Globecast allows Orby TV to benefit from advanced DTH delivery services, along with the satellite space segment and disaster recovery services from a geographically diverse third-party uplink site. This collaboration provides a complete and fully integrated satellite transmission infrastructure, giving Orby TV a fully managed and resilient transmission solution.
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Paywizard showcasing AI-driven subscriber intelligence platform proven to boost customer engagement at IBC 2019 Posted: 10/09/2019
Paywizard showcasing AI-driven subscriber intelligence platform proven to boost customer engagement at IBC 2019

Paywizard, the subscriber intelligence specialist, today announces the full product launch at IBC 2019 of Paywizard Singula™, the artificial intelligence (AI)-driven subscriber analytics platform that has been successfully tested by a number of major European broadcasters and has recently been selected by Racing TV. Powered by Microsoft Azure AI, Singula™ provides subscriber intelligence and identifies the ‘next best action’ pay-TV operators and over-the-top (OTT) providers can take to boost customer engagement. The platform leverages AI and machine learning to generate insights that arm operators to proactively build subscriber loyalty, grow average revenue per user and acquire new customers.

Tags: Paywizard | Paywizard Singula | AI | OTT | pay-TV | Microsoft | Microsoft Azure | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Racing TV selects Paywizard Singula to power AI-driven, real-time customer engagement and subscriber intelligence Posted: 05/09/2019
Racing TV selects Paywizard Singula to power AI-driven, real-time customer engagement and subscriber intelligence

Paywizard, the subscriber intelligence specialist for pay-TV and over-the-top (OTT), today announced that Racing TV has chosen Paywizard Singula™, to deliver real-time customer engagement and gain valuable insights across its entire subscriber base. Racing TV, the UK and Ireland’s premier horse racing channel, chose to deploy Singula™, which provides AI-driven subscriber intelligence and identifies ‘next best actions’ by utilizing all available customer data in real-time to help reduce churn, grow its subscriber base and boost average revenue per user. Paywizard will be demonstrating Singula™ on the Microsoft stand (Hall 1, C27) at IBC 2019 at the RAI Amsterdam, September 13-17.

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Racing TV selects Paywizard Singula to power AI-driven, real-time customer engagement and subscriber intelligence Posted: 05/09/2019
Racing TV selects Paywizard Singula and trade; to power AI-driven, real-time customer engagement and subscriber intelligence

Paywizard, the subscriber intelligence specialist for pay-TV and over-the-top (OTT), today announced that Racing TV has chosen Paywizard Singula™, to deliver real-time customer engagement and gain valuable insights across its entire subscriber base. Racing TV, the UK and Ireland’s premier horse racing channel, chose to deploy Singula™, which provides AI-driven subscriber intelligence and identifies ‘next best actions’ by utilizing all available customer data in real-time to help reduce churn, grow its subscriber base and boost average revenue per user. Paywizard will be demonstrating Singula™ on the Microsoft stand (Hall 1, C27) at IBC 2019 at the RAI Amsterdam, September 13-17.

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Viaccess-Orca Inks System Integrator Agreement with Divitel Posted: 03/09/2019
Viaccess-Orca Inks System Integrator Agreement with Divitel

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global leader providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, announced today that Divitel has joined VO's new system integration partnership program. Based in the Netherlands, Divitel has over 20 years of experience as a solutions provider for all things video, offering cutting-edge technologies, end-to-end deployment support, and continuous data-driven operational improvements for pay-TV operators and service providers.

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Broadpeak at IBC2019 Posted: 29/07/2019
Broadpeak at IBC2019

The video streaming market is growing rapidly, and 5G networks promise to shape the future of content delivery on mobile devices. As content providers and pay-TV operators look to capitalize on new business and monetization opportunities, they need scalable, cost-effective content delivery solutions that ensure a flawless quality of experience across all screens, whether delivered over managed or unmanaged networks.

Tags: Broadpeak | IBC2019 | mobile content delivery | content providers | pay-TV operators | Satellite Operators | umbrellaCDN | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Amino and MOBITV collaborate to provide advanced video services Posted: 29/07/2019
Amino and MOBITV collaborate to provide advanced video services

Amino, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, has announced a collaboration with the leading app-based Pay TV video streaming platform, MOBITV. The solution will be commercially available in Q4, 2019.

Tags: Amino | MOBITV | TV | Apps | Pay TV | video | upcycling | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Broadpeak Business Growth Accelerates in the Middle East, Leading to New Office Opening in Dubai Posted: 19/07/2019
Broadpeak Business Growth Accelerates in the Middle East, Leading to New Office Opening in Dubai

Broadpeak® a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming solutions for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, today announced that it has opened a new office in Dubai in order to address the unprecedented growth in OTT video consumption and an increased demand for its innovative technologies. With a local sales and support presence in the Middle East, Broadpeak will now be in a better position to help content providers and pay-TV operators in the region take advantage of video streaming opportunities.

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AminoTV selected to consolidate Caiway and DELTA TV services on to a single multiscreen platform Posted: 21/05/2019
AminoTV selected to consolidate Caiway and DELTA TV services on to a single multiscreen platform

Amino, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, is enabling Dutch cable and internet service providers DELTA and Caiway to provide TV services from these brands on a shared platform, integrated via AminoTV. This move comes a year after both DELTA and Caiway were acquired in separate deals by Swedish private equity group EQT and merged into DELTA Fiber Netherlands B.V.

Tags: Amino | Delta | TV | Caiway | Multiscreen | AminoTV | Technology | Cable | Internet | pay-TV
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