Ericsson ups Ekudden to group CTO

Erik Ekudden

Ericsson has promoted company veteran Erik Ekudden to group CTO and head of technology and architecture. Ekudden, who has almost 25 years of experience at… Read more

SeaChange cuts 10% of staff

Jay Samit

Video technology provider SeaChange is cutting 10% of its global staff in a “streamlining” effort designed to create savings of US$11 million (€9.7 million) per… Read more

Xstream names new CEO as Thorup steps down

Frank Thorup

TV technology company Xstream has named Simon Høgsbro as its new CEO, replacing Frank Thorup, who is stepping down after 15 years. over on March… Read more

Harmonic invests in and VJU


Technology company Harmonic has made strategic investments in encoding service and cloud-based cloud-based playout provider VJU.  Harmonic has already collaborated with on projects… Read more

GS Group launches new hybrid receiver for Russia

GS Group's Technopolis facility in Kaliningrad

Russian technology provider GS Group has launched the first of a new hybrid set-top boxes, the GS E212.  The box is the first unit design… Read more

Teleste signs €20 million access network deal with Altice Group


Video and broadband technologies firm Teleste Corporation has signed a five-year deal with multinational cable and telco firm Altice Group to provide access network equipment. … Read more

BBC moves Future Media and tech jobs to Manchester


The BBC announced yesterday that it will move around 120 Future Media roles and 102 Technology department roles from London to its northern base in… Read more

Fluendo turns to Fraunhofer for H.265

Muriel Moscardini

Digital video technology company Fluendo has teamed up with German research body the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute and is acquiring Fraunhofer’s H.265/HEVC decoder in order… Read more

EBU elects new technical team

The EBU technical committee

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has elected a new team to lead its technology initiatives.  Egon Verharen, research and development manager at Dutch public broadcaster… Read more

Irdeto opens new NOC

Content security specialist Irdeto has opened a new networks operations centre that it says provides 24/7 monitoring and rapid response for customers deploying Irdeto’s hosted/cloud-based… Read more