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

CoralTree announces Sky Deutschland upgrade completion

TV software provider CoralTree has announced the successful upgrade to the Titan TV gateway, part of the daVinci portfolio, for Sky Deutschland. CoralTree has teamed up with Cisco to provide a… Read more

Ericsson CEO in the running for Microsoft top job

Hans Vestberg

Microsoft is reportedly considering Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg as a possible replacement for chief executive Steve Ballmer, who announced in August he will retire this… Read more

Cisco commits to set-top business

Cisco HQ thumb

Technology giant Cisco has outlined its commitment to its set-top box business, though said it would separate it out from its service provider operations to… Read more