Daily Archive: April 25, 2011

Apr 25

Carriers not ready for video boom

Tweet Global operators are unprepared for an onslaught of video traffic that could hit them within two years, the head of marketing at traffic management firm Bytemobile says. Ronny Haraldsvik, the firm’s vice president of marketing, told Telecoms Europe.net predictions video traffic will account for two thirds of all mobile data traffic by 2015 are …

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Apr 25

GoConnect forms Asian-language IPTV joint venture

Tweet CFOWorld reports that the arrangement will see the creation of an equally-owned company, Asia IPTV, which will initially serve up Cantonese and Mandarin language programming. GoConnect will be responsible for distribution across its various IPTV properties, which also includes programming such as music content from uctv.fm and The Business Show. Read more: GoConnect forms …

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Apr 25

Internet-Connected TV Scores With Netflix Users

Tweet Although more U.S. homes have Internet-connected TVs, watching online video on TV is still a small entertainment activity — unless your name is Netflix. The Leichtman Research Group says that although 30% of U.S. homes now have an Internet-connected TV — via a video game system, a Blu-ray player, and/or the TV set itself …

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Apr 25

Astro, Time dotCom launch IPTV service

Tweet New offering, bundled with broadband, starts from RM128 KUALA LUMPUR: Pay television operator, Astro All Asia Networks Plc (Astro) has officially embarked on the high definition Internet protocol television (IPTV) segment in collaboration with fibre network company Time dotCom Bhd (TdC). The new service, which was bundled together with broadband, would start from RM128, …

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Apr 25

Self-steered antennas under scrutiny

Tweet Bulky present generation satellite dishes and ground terminals could become relics of the past following research being conducted for the European Space Agency (ESA) by Queen’s University Belfast’s Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT) aimed at developing discrete self-aligning flat antennas. It is hoped the work could lead to a one-size-fits-all solution …

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