Wake up: Content industry needs a reboot
Traditional TV broadcaster business models are no longer sustainable in the broadband and smart device age, and content developers need to make the transition or be left on the wayside too, writes Nick Collins.
Live 4K feed for an F1 event, thanks to Tata
Tata Communications claimed to be the first company to deliver a live 4K feed from a Formula 1 event, which was achieved during a practice session at the 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix.
World Cup broadcasters target 6bil screens, 4.7bil devices: Ovum
The FIFA World Cup is proving to be the most accessible in the tournament’s history, with broadcast and streaming services available on up to 5.9 billion screens globally, according to Ovum.
Measat trials UHDTV with Ericsson
Measat Satellite Systems Sdn Bhd has begun trials with Ericsson to demonstrate the ability to provide live Ultra High Definition TV (UHDTV) video contribution over the its satellite network.
EarthTV zooms in on Asia
German satellite television network earthTV has announced plans for an aggressive push into the Asia Pacific region, making its first stop at the Asian Television Forum in Singapore come December.
Astro scores Premier League rights
Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad says it has won the tender for broadcast rights to the Barclays Premier League (BPL) in Malaysia for three seasons.
Maxis the mobile broadcaster of freefall jump from space
Maxis Berhad announced that is the official Malaysian mobile broadcaster of Austrian skydiver and BASE jumper Felix Baumgartner’s Red Bull Stratos “mission to the edge of space.”
A potential disruptor to live broadcasting
The 30th Olympiad comes to us not just over traditional TV but also over the Net. For the first time in history, up to 10 live events are being streamed over Google's YouTube channel. What is the impact of this development? Edwin Yapp ponders this as he watches the Games over his PC, Mac, tablet and smartphone.