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Apr 4, 2019

2019 OTT Accolades Finalists Announced

Over the Top Video Executive Magazine - Spring 2019

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Apr 1, 2019

Stealing the stream

Streaming has changed the nature and extent of the revenue threat to video service providers posed by pirates. Stuart Thomson looks at the state of play.

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Mar 13, 2019

The fight against password sharing: ‘There is a demand to understand the magnitude of the problem’

Beneath the surface of the internet lies a shady online world where people traffic in stolen or on-sold login details to popular online content services.

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Mar 12, 2019

Synamedia joins SVG Europe to help stamp out sports streaming piracy

Independent video software provider, Synamedia, has a strong track record in protecting content and securing revenues for pay-TV operators.

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Mar 5, 2019

Mark Billinge and Avidan Lamdan join Synamedia to accelerate its Infinite Platform, Operations and Services offerings

Synamedia, the largest independent video software provider, has expanded its senior team with the appointment of respected industry professionals Mark Billinge and Avidan Lamdan.

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Feb 28, 2019

The SYN of Piracy

A new and instant big player in streaming and credential piracy solutions, Cloud enabled virtualisation and video processing; Synamedia is not any simple regurgitation of NDS after six and a half years of digestion inside of CISCO.

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Jan 21, 2019

Sharing passwords for a video streaming site? This company will use AI to track you down

At CES this year, the firm unveiled a new service that uses machine learning to spot shared passwords.

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Jan 21, 2019

Why Synamedia Is Excited To Welcome New Shareholder Sky

Following the news that European media and entertainment company Sky, a Comcast company, has taken a stake in independent video software provider Synamedia.

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Dec 10, 2018

Couto exits TiVo for Synamedia

Synamedia, the independent video software and solutions company, has appointed Sue Couto as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific.

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Dec 10, 2018

Sue Couto joins Synamedia

Synamedia, the independent video software and solutions company, has appointed Sue Couto as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Asia Pacific.

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Dec 10, 2018

Synamedia expands executive team

As it gets its building blocks in place after having fully acquired the video assets of Cisco, Synamedia has appointed Sue Couto as senior vice president and general manager, Asia Pacific.

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Nov 5, 2018

Synamedia appoints Medlock as CFO | Broadband TV News

Rick Medlock joins the video technology business that was transferred from Cisco to Permira funds last week.

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Nov 5, 2018

Synamedia appoints Medlock as CFO | Advanced Television

Synamedia, the independent video software and solutions company, has appointed Rick Medlock as Chief Financial Officer.

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Oct 29, 2018

Former Cisco Video Software Unit ‘Open for Business’ as Synamedia | Multichannel News

Private equity firm Permira has closed its $1 billion re-purchase of Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions unit and has declared the rebranded “Synamedia” open for business.

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Oct 29, 2018

Cisco Completes Sale Of Service Provider Video Software Solutions Group To Permira Funds | Forbes

Cisco Systems today completed the sale of its Service Provider Video Software Solutions Group to global investment firm Permira Funds. The newly spun-off company is called Synamedia.

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Oct 29, 2018

Synamedia opens for business, appoints Americas VP | Digital TV Europe

Investment firm Permira has completed its acquisition of Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) group, meaning Synamedia, the company created from the deal, is now open for business.

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Oct 4, 2018

Big spinoffs by Cisco, Ericsson and Nokia redraw the media tech sector | Fierce Video

A trio of the world’s biggest networking companies are stepping back from media tech.

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Oct 1, 2018

Interview: Yves Padrines, Synamedia | IBC 365

With the competition from OTT and media companies who are now distributing content directly to subscribers, pay-TV operators have been in search of ways to enhance their services.

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Sep 21, 2018

Q&A with Synamedia’s Yves Padrines | CSI

Synamedia plans to invest, organically and through M&As, in areas including middleware, targeted advertising, content security and cyber-security. Here, incoming CEO Yves Padrines details to CSI the new company’s vision and roadmap.

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Sep 7, 2018

Cisco Spin-off Named Synamedia | Advanced Television

The company being created from the sale of Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions business to a company backed by the Permira funds is unveiled as Synamedia.

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