Israel’s Yes picks 3SS and Synamedia

Israel’s Yes picks 3SS and Synamedia


Yes, the pay-TV subsidiary of Israeli telco Bezeq, has turned to 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) and Synamedia for the launch of an enhanced smart TV user experience on its yes+ premium streaming service.

5. Planetcast wins three Indian sports deals

Planetcast wins three Indian sports deals


Planetcast Media Services, a broadcast technology and media services provider in India and Southeast Asia, was selected as media services partner by Indian Premier League (IPL) rights winners Star Sports (domestic TV broadcast), Viacom18 (domestic OTT on JioCinema), and Times Internet (international via Cricbuzz).

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STC’s Intigral selects ThinkAnalytics for streaming services


Intigral, the media arm of Saudi Telecom Company (STC), is using ThinkAnalytics’ Think360 personalised content discovery and viewer engagement platform for its stc tv and Jawwy TV streaming services.

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Austria’s ORF implements Bitmovin Player


Austria’s public broadcaster ORF has implemented the Bitmovin Player to allow it to stream content across a broad range of device types.

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3SS partners with Telus for Android TV service


Set-top box (STB) software provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) partnered with Canadian telco Telus to launch a next-generation entertainment service based on the Android TV operating system (OS).


GB News picks Ai-Media


Live subtitling, transcription and translation specialist Ai-Media launched 24/7 live subtitling on GB News, which became the first broadcaster in the UK to implement Ai-Media’s subtitling technology and infrastructure.

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Roku surpasses 70m active accounts globally


Streaming platform Roku announced that the number of global active accounts exceeded 70 million at the start of January 2023, up from 60.1 million active accounts in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2022.

World Cup Qatar 2022 provides boost to pay-TV traffic

World Cup Qatar 2022 provides boost to pay-TV traffic


Pay-TV providers experienced unprecedented traffic demand on their video networks, driven by strong consumer interest in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 according to content delivery software and service provider Velocix.


Elisa Estonia picks 3SS


Set-tox box software provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) said Elisa Estonia has gone live with two new apps that serve up its next-generation entertainment service Elisa Elamus on smart TVs.


Bitmovin study highlights UK buffering woes


A new UK study by streaming infrastructure provider Bitmovin has found that poor video quality and buffering issues could cost video streamers as much as £45 million per month. More than one in three people in the UK (38%) claim to have unsubscribed from a streaming service due to buffering ...

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Media Distillery and NLZIET partner on content discovery


Video UX optimisation specialist Media Distillery and Dutch streaming service NLZIET have formed a partnership with the aim to improve customer experience through topic-based content discovery.


Belgium’s Proximus chooses 3Ready for Pickx TV


Belgium-based telco Proximus has selected 3Ready from 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) to support its next-generation multi-device Pickx TV service.


BSG and Red Bee Media team on Nordisk Film+


Media services provider Red Bee Media partnered with Better Software Group (BSG) to launch Danish entertainment company Nordisk Film’s new streaming service, Nordisk Film+.

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A1 Telekom adds Xplore TV to Android with help from 3SS


Set-top box software provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) said A1 Bulgaria, part of the A1 Telekom Austria Group, has gone live with a new app that enables the operator’s next-generation Xplore TV service to be viewed on Android TV sets.

5. Red Bee Media partners with QuantumCast 3x2

Red Bee Media partners with QuantumCast


Media services provider Red Bee Media partnered with QuantumCast, a cloud-based orchestration of QuantumCast-Audio backend services, to expand its audio streaming capability offering for customers.


Vodafone Turkey picks Cisco and Qwilt for content delivery


Vodafone Turkey signed a commercial agreement with Cisco and Qwilt to enhance the quality and delivery capacity of its live streaming, video-on-demand, and media applications to approximately 25 million subscribers in Turkey.

3SS and P3 team for Android OS in-car infotainment

3SS and P3 team for Android OS in-car infotainment


Software provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) partnered with automotive infotainment solutions specialist provider P3 to build an in-car infotainment system for in-car displays built on Google’s Android Automotive OS.

Malaysia’s Astro picks Synamedia Clarissa

Malaysia’s Astro picks Synamedia Clarissa


Independent video software provider Synamedia announced that content and entertainment company Astro Malaysia has gone live with Synamedia Clarissa to gain a deeper understanding about how business decisions impact viewer behaviour and content consumption, with the goal of boosting engagement.

FAST and furious-the rise of Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV index

FAST and furious: the rise of Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV


It’s an understatement to say that Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV (FAST) was a hot topic at this year’s IBC. The theme of FAST channels and services popped up in numerous conversations and presentations around the show floor.

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Unified Virtual Channel to launch in 2023


Smart video streaming specialist Unified Streaming unveiled Unified Virtual Channel, which it said allows content providers to combine VoD and live sources to create OTT-only linear channels.