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IPTV Standards – What Are They Good For?

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  David Leporini, Viaccess-Orca’s EVP of marketing, products and security, contributed his industry knowledge and insights to a feature in the March issue of IP Television magazine, which explored the challenges and opportunities facing IPTV networks. The feature, entitled “Setting the Standard”, focused on t...

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First Commercial Deployment: DEEP Amplifies “Game of Thrones” Experience

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  DEEP is set to play its part in the television event of the year. In its first commercial deployment with Orange Cinema Series (OCS) our award-winning DEEP (data enrichment and engagement platform) solution has been selected to enhance its subscribers' experience of the not-to-be-missed fourth season of “Game ...

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TV Leaders Summit 2014 post #1: Where Leaders Transform Imagination into Reality

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  Following on from last year’s inaugural event in Athens, the 2014 TV Leaders Summit in Madrid – scheduled for May 15-17 - promises to be just as thought-provoking, wide-ranging and inspirational. An opportunity for prominent industry figures to discuss and debate trends and developments within the TV sector, the...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

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  The attention-grabbing headline this week is Apple and Comcast’s reported discussions about a new streaming-television service. Meanwhile, concerns over piracy have prompted TV industry players in the Mena region to set up a coalition tasked with combating the problem. And a new study forecasts a significant r...

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VO Secures Mobistar’s Move into Cable TV

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  Prime Sentinel helped to make a bit of Belgian TV history earlier this month. Our smart-card based content protection solution is set to play a key role in Mobistar’s expansion into cable television. Mobistar’s new venture came about as a result of new regulation in Belgium which permits alternative operato...

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Secure Player Bolsters VO’s Protection Capability

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  Some big news on the content protection front. With our acquisition of the Secure Player business from Discretix, we’ve significantly strengthened our ability to cater for customers’ ever-growing appetite for second-screen services. Brett Sappington, Director of Research at Parks Associates, in his recent T...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

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The main talking point this week is Vodafone’s purchase of Spanish cable company Ono. Another eye-catching acquisition is Warren Buffet’s surprise decision to buy his first TV station.  This as demand for TV sets around the world shows signs of the flagging. Away from the headlines, this was also a big week for Viacc...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

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  There has been a mix of interesting TV industry news making the rounds this week. A survey by Verizon reveals 16-34 year-olds’ strong preference for on-demand TV, as the BBC makes headlines with plans to move a popular young adults channel online. Meanwhile, in Australia, the government is hinting that it may ...

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CEO Insight: Is Netflix Pointing the Way for the Industry?

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  Barely a day goes by without a new story about Netflix, just see any of our recent Hot Industry News of the Week posts. The Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) operator is arguably the biggest thing in the business right now, so it was a pleasure to be asked to give my opinion on Netflix’s strategic vision to ...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

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  Demand for applications on set-top-boxes appears set to rise, while broadband and telecommunications company Verizon is looking to partner with content companies for a new online TV service. And the Oscars continue to work their magic, with record TV viewers and rental demand for award-winning films. Learn ...

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