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SES Enables Digicel to Restore International Calls in Tonga

Satellite operator SES has announced it has enabled Digicel to restore vital communications with the outside world following the Hunga Tonga-Ha’apai volcano eruption that sent tsunami waves across the Pacific Ocean. International call services from Tongatapu provided by Digicel has been up since Wednesday, with both SES and Digicel...

IndiaCast Partners with ABS to Expand on UK’s Sky Glass

IndiaCast Media Distribution recently chose ABS Broadcast to fast-track its launch on Sky UK's new connected streaming TV, Sky Glass. IndiaCast is India’s first multi-platform ‘Content Asset Monetization’ entity, jointly owned by TV18 & Viacom18. The company’s mandate includes Domestic Distribution, Placement Services, International Channel Distribution, International Marketing & Advertising...

Cobalt Digital Opens China Representative Office

Cobalt Digital, the designer and manufacturer of edge devices for live video production and master control, and a founding partner in the openGear initiative, has welcomed 2022 with the launch of a Representative Office in China. Based in Beijing, the Office is staffed by local sales and support professionals...

HK Regulator Approves Shareholder Changes for HKCTV, Fantastic TV

The Hong Kong Communications Authority (CA) has approved applications by Hong Kong Cable Television Limited (HKCTV) and Fantastic Television Limited (Fantastic TV) for changes in their shareholding structures arising from the transfer of certain shares of Forever Top (Asia) Limited (Forever Top), which holds 43.22 per cent of the...

Red Road Immersive Makes Magic with Nugen Audio

As Dolby Atmos continues to become a dominant force in the audio industry, studios like Melbourne-based Red Road Immersive are pushing the boundaries with sound design, bringing unparalleled audio experiences to listeners. Red Road Owner Angus Davidson has been in the music business for four decades. After designing and...

Beijing Ready for Winter Olympics

"Beijing is ready for the Winter Olympics Beijing 2022 and facilities are fantastic." That's the word from former IOC Head of Media Operations and Beijing 2022 Senior Consultant, Anthony Edgar. Edgar, former head of Media Operations of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has travelled to Beijing over 40 times over the...

Mediaproxy to Showcase Upgraded LogServer at METexpo 2022

Mediaproxy, the international leading developer of software-based IP broadcast solutions, will highlight recent upgrades to its industry leading LogServer logging, monitoring, and analysis system on stand A1 at METexpo 2022 which is scheduled for March 15-17 at the International Convention Centre, Sydney. LogServer works entirely in software, designed to reliably...

Pixel Power Boosts Japan Satellite TV

Pixel Power, the provider of master control playout, automation, graphics & branding solutions, has been contracted to deliver an end-to-end ingest, storage and playout solution to NHK CosmoMedia (Europe) Limited . NCME’s JSTV services provide audiences in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa with premium television content in the Japanese...

Newtek Strengthens Channel Network in China

As part of its continued growth strategy, NewTek recently signed Beijing Hitevision Intelligent Solutions Co Ltd (HVS) as an additional distributor for China to further build NewTek’s channel partner network in the region. HVS have a strong heritage in the Proav sector and an extensive network of office locations...

Sydney Drone Spectacular Sets New Vision

ELEVATE Sydney, a new festival held 1-5 January, unveiled the largest drone display in the Southern Hemisphere. The ELEVATE SkyShow, lit up Sydney Harbour for the first time with 500 drones, revitalising people’s imagination in a time of uncertainty. Featuring cutting-edge technology, art and a First Nations narrative, the inaugural...

Pebble Powers Playout for Korea’s CJ OliveNetworks

Pebble, the automation, content management, and integrated channel specialist, has announced the appointment of Besco as its channel partner in Korea. The partnership has seen Pebble and Besco implementing playout technologies for CJP, now known as CJ OliveNetworks.Co., Ltd – a subsidiary of CJ E&M Group as a result...

MetaX and WeTV Take Asian OTT Content Global

Data-driven OTT commercialisation and Connected TV (CTV) advertising company MetaX Software has announced a partnership with WeTV, a video streaming platform backed by Tencent Video, to bring a rich library of Asian content to global fans. Established in 2018, WeTV is a video streaming service featuring content in a wide...

10, NITV and SBS to Simulcast 2022 Sunrise Ceremony

2022 marks the third year the Jaunuary 26 Sunrose Ceremonny will be simulcast between 10, NITV and SBS The Sunrise Ceremony, presented by NITV’s John Paul Janke and Network 10’s Narelda Jacobs (pictured), who also host NITV’s The Point, will air live from Bundjalung and Yugambeh Country in Coolangatta, QLD...

TVU Networks Powers Broadcast of Korean Counter-Terrorism Exercises

TVU Networks, the provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has announced that the Republic of Korea’s Army Special Warfare Command employed TVU One 4K HDR mobile transmitters for the challenging live broadcast over land, sea and air of the 2021 National Counter-Terrorism Comprehensive Exercise, hosted by South...

Taiwan’s U-Life Upgrades to ETX from Harmonic

Taiwanese TV shopping channel, U-Life, has implemented the Etere ETX channel-in-a-box from Harmonic  to manage master control workflows and improve operational efficiencies. The software-based architecture allows it to deliver all the functionalities of a traditional playout system on a reliable and streamlined software interface. The upgrade provides a scalable and...

AsiaSat and OCGL Support CTM’s Digital Macau initiative

Macau-based telecom service provider CTM, has selected Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat) and its subsidiary One Click Go Live (OCGL, formerly known as HERMES Live Technology Limited) to provide a satellite and IP-based total solution that will support CTM’s initiative in creating a ‘Digital Macau’, one of the...

New Talk Station from NZ’s MediaWorks

New Zealand's MediaWorks has announced its new talk station, Today FM, will launch in Auckland on 90.2 FM, as well as in other centres throughout NZ during the first quarter of 2022. The launch sees The Rock move from 90.2 FM to 106.2 FM in Tāmaki Makaurau. It is being...

Japan’s ASTRODESIGN Takes Broadcast and Streaming Mobile with Blackmagic

Japanese company ASTRODESIGN Inc., is using Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, ATEM Television Studio 4K, as well as a number of other Blackmagic Design products, to build its new Off-Grid Studio ATOM’S, a vehicle that can be used to broadcast or stream by broadcasters and YouTubers. The Off Grid...

Singtel, Ericsson Achieve 5G Download Speeds of 5.4Gbps

Singapore's Singtel and Ericsson recently made a technology breakthrough in 5G standalone (SA) New Radio-Dual Connectivity (NR-DC), becoming the first in Southeast Asia to reach download speeds of 5.4Gbps by aggregating Singtel’s spectrum holdings across mid-band spectrum 3.5GHz and 28GHz mmWave. This milestone was achieved in a demo with Ericsson’s...

Astro Selects Kaltura to Power Sooka Streaming Service

Kaltura has announced that Astro, one of Malaysia’s leading content and entertainment companies, chose the Kaltura TV Platform to power sooka, its new streaming service targeted at millennials. Leveraging the multiple benefits of Kaltura Cloud TV, sooka went live in June across Malaysia and is hosted on Amazon Web...
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