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Sep 25, 2019

Sky: broadcast and IP will continue to coexist

The level of connectivity has changed dramatically over the last few years, allowing multiple IP video services to be used concurrently, but pay TV operators such as Sky are likely to continue to use broadcast platforms to deliver content to their subscribers for some years to come, according to Sky chief product officer Fraser Stirling.

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Sep 25, 2019

Synamedia: ‘need for aggregation’ will define future of pay TV

Pay TV operators have a future despite the growth in streaming services because there is a growing need for someone to aggregate OTT content and present it in a searchable and convenient way to subscribers, according to Synamedia CEO Yves Padrines.

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Sep 23, 2019

Linear TV or streaming: Why not both?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the percentage of household spend on entertainment has not changed much in the past few decades.

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Sep 2, 2019

SRT Alliance Welcomes Bridge Technologies, Tencent and 60 More Companies Supporting the SRT Open Source Video Streaming Project

SRT powers broadcast video solutions for low latency video transmission to and through the cloud, now with over 250 companies behind the de facto standard.

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Aug 23, 2019

Sharing your TV streaming passwords? Cable companies won’t stop you—yet

The TV business remains divided on whether password sharing is a serious problem, and even the players that want to fight it aren’t eager to apply draconian countermeasures.

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Aug 23, 2019

Why combatting streaming piracy requires industry-wide collaboration

Video piracy is not dissimilar to the game of cat and mouse played out in TV’s Killing Eve. Both protagonist and victim are caught up in a seemingly unending match of wits and agility.

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Aug 12, 2019

Spinning a Well-Known Brand Into Something New

Brian Mahony, Founder of Trender Research, sat down to chat with Dave Longaker, SVP and GM Americas at Synamedia - page 36.

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Jul 31, 2019

Synamedia sees pay TV driving growth for 3-4 years before IPO

Pay-TV software maker Synamedia, supplier to Comcast’s Sky and AT&T’s Direct TV, believes the pay-TV market will continue to grow despite the rise of streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.

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Jul 18, 2019

Fighting the Silent War

Video piracy is predicated to cost $52bn in lost revenue by 2022. Content creators and technology providers need to fight more effectively than ever before.

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Jul 15, 2019

New Route to New Revenue: Detect & Respond to Credentials Sharing

Addressing credentials sharing is a win/win situation for everyone. By identifying sharing accounts and taking informed, intelligent actions, pay TV and OTT providers can benefit from an incremental revenue stream, while keeping honest users honest.

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