Author Archives: Ian D. Nock

About Ian D. Nock

Looks a little like a bank robber but actually is a consultant working in the field of Consumer Electronics, Digital TV and Interactive Solutions/delivery. Twenty years experience working throughout Europe on delivering IT Systems and Digital TV Solutions. Experienced in working on all aspects of service delivery including solution integration, platforms and customer premises equipment.

FCC to rule in favour of Net neutrality | ITProPortal.com

It seems US president Barack Obama has won the battle with the Republicans over Net neutrality. via FCC to rule in favour of Net neutrality | ITProPortal.com.

Posted in Top News, TV Business, TV Content

JEDEC publishes eMMC 5.1 standard

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association has announced the publication of JESD84-B51: Embedded MultiMediaCard (eMMC), Electrical Standard (5.1). eMMC v5.1 defines new features and updates for this embedded mass-storage flash memory that is widely used in smartphones and other mobile devices. … Continue reading

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YouTube makes sure you know 4K videos are out there

Even though most of us are only just now starting to look at 4K / Ultra HD, YouTube has had support for the high-res video since 2010 (just two years after it started streaming in HD!). via YouTube makes sure … Continue reading

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Unitymedia Kabel BW to add new Horizon features

German cable operator Unitymedia Kabel BW will equip its multimedia box Horizon with several new features soon. via Unitymedia Kabel BW to add new Horizon features.

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The Year of OTT?

It was as far back as 2013 that, for the first time ever, the thirteen largest pay TV cable operators in the USA lost more video subscribers than they added – seeing almost 1.2 million subscribers cancel their TV service … Continue reading

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Cablevision loses 34K video subs in Q4, revenue up 3% – FierceCable

Cablevision (NYSE: CVC) reported slightly accelerated subscriber losses of 34,000 in the fourth quarter, ending the three month period with 2.68 million Optimum TV customers. via Cablevision loses 34K video subs in Q4, revenue up 3% – FierceCable.

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Euro Commission clears Telenet channel take-over

Following an in-depth investigation, the European Commission has cleared Liberty Global’s acquisition of a stake in the Belgian media company De Vijver. via Euro Commission clears Telenet channel take-over.

Posted in TV Business