Q&A: Dmitry Mednikov, chairman, Digital Television Russia

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VGTRK-backed Russian thematic channel provider Digital Television Russia (DTR) is at MIPCOM for the first time this year as it looks to forge international partnerships… Read more

BT, Discovery, Eurosport among the Content Innovation Award winners


BT, Discovery Networks International, Eurosport and Videocon d2h were among the big winners at Digital TV Europe’s inaugural Content Innovation Awards last night. The awards,… Read more

Q&A: Milya Timergaleyeva, Oregan Networks


Milya Timergaleyeva, VP, market strategy, Oregan Networks talks about the challenges facing pay TV operators in delivering advanced services. What are the main challenges facing… Read more

The Digital TV CEE Q&A: Bill Wijdeveld, M7 Group SA

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Bill Wijdeveld, VP, business development at M7 Group SA talks about pay TV challenges and opportunities ahead of this year’s Digital TV CEE conference in… Read more

Ad and multiply: OTT and multiscreen advertising


Broadcasters and pay TV operators are increasingly looking to the web for models about how to make additional revenues from advertising. But TV is different… Read more

Minority report: the search for niche OTT audiences

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Serving niche audiences on a global scale is becoming an increasingly viable business model in an online world, reports Andy McDonald. As over-the-top video starts… Read more

Social climbing: social networks & OTT video


Social networks have long been used to share video clips, but how viable are they as broadcast platforms in their own right? Andy McDonald reports.… Read more

Friend or foe: OTT and pay TV services


With Netflix forging multiple distribution deals in Europe, cable and IPTV pay TV operators are increasingly welcoming OTT services on board. Stuart Thomson explores some of the issues raised. Is OTT a friend or foe… Read more

Is the smartphone TV’s friend or foe?


By next year, 80% of British adults are expected to own a smartphone. Paul Lee, head of research for technology, media and telecommunications at Deloitte,  assesses whether phones are likely to erode live TV viewing.… Read more

Interview: Yves Padrines, Cisco Systems

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Yves Padrines, vice-president, cable media & video EMEAR at Cisco, talks to DTVE’s Stuart Thomson about the evolution of cable as it addresses growing demand for broadband and OTT video.  The convergence of video services… Read more