Digital TV News Summaries

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Iris now over 60% of NOS pay TV base » Digital TV Europe

Portuguese cable and pay TV provider NOS saw strong advanced TV platform growth and strong uptake in convergent packages in the fourth quarter, contributing to a solid 2014 full-year performance.

via Iris now over 60% of NOS pay TV base » Digital TV Europe.

Posted in Top News, TV Business

Panasonic unveils Firefox-based 4K TVs » Digital TV Europe

Panasonic has unveiled a number of 4K TV sets that will run on Mozilla’s Firefox OS, following a preview of Firefox-based panels at CES in January.

via Panasonic unveils Firefox-based 4K TVs » Digital TV Europe.

Posted in TV Tech

Eircom building TV offer

Eircom has grown its modest TV subscriber base by additional 4,000 homes as it was announced new Sky Sports channels would join its line-up.

via Eircom building TV offer.

Posted in Top News, TV Business

Belgian card-sharers further penalised | Advanced Television

In a joint card-sharing case brought by a number of members of audiovisual anti-piracy body AAPA, the court of appeal of Liège (Belgium) has upheld the decision of the court of first instance (in Dinant) and increased the penalty for an illegal card sharing network operator and his accomplice.

via Belgian card-sharers further penalised | Advanced Television.

Posted in TV Content

Chris Dziadul Reports: Netflix in CEE

Netflix is clearly causing excitement in Central and Eastern Europe.

Earlier this week, reporters from at least three countries in the region – Russia, the Czech Republic and Slovakia – jumped at the ‘news’ that the SVOD service would launch there within the next two years. In each case, they were quoting Joris Evers, the company’s head of communications for Europe, speaking at the Panasonic Convention in Frankfurt.

via Chris Dziadul Reports: Netflix in CEE.

Posted in TV Business

Agile versus waterfall development: The case for agile

Agility and flexibility are top of mind when it comes to delivering IT projects. With that being the case, the traditional waterfall development approach, which requires each step of a project to be completed before the IT team can move onto the next, seems a bit outdated.

via Agile versus waterfall development: The case for agile.

Posted in TV Tech

Changing landscape of UK TV viewing

Average TV viewing fell during 2014 with the heaviest viewers watching less of the small screen. But in a changing TV landscape the amount of viewing on tablets, smartphones and laptops continues to increase.

via Changing landscape of UK TV viewing.

Posted in Top News, TV Business