Verimatrix hires Verizon executive Mike Kleiman as COO

Verimatrix has hired Verizon executive Mike Kleiman as chief operating officer (COO). The newly created role of COO is expected to strengthen the company’s plans for rapid expansion of business presence. Verimatrix has already expanded its ...

Nokia Networks trials LTE for TV broadcasting

Nokia Networks today said it is doing trials to use LTE for TV broadcasting. The Munich trial, which began transmissions in July, applied the technology on UHF spectrum, using part of the 700 MHz band to broadcast over a 200 km area. The trial ...

Broadcom selected to support Videocon d2h HD services

Broadcom, a provider of semiconductor solutions, has announced two major customer wins in the broadcasting industry in India. The company has signed Videocon d2h as its new customer just after it has been selected by Hathway Cable and Telecom ...

EE, Huawei to demo 4G broadcasting technology

UK 4G operator EE – in association with Huawei — will demonstrate broadcasting technology at the Glasgow Science Centre from 24 July to 3 August. Besides telecom network vendor Huawei, EE will be supported by media group BBC and Snapdragon ...

Tata Sky to launch 4k set top boxes next year

DTH vendor Tata Sky, which has presence in 36,000 Indian towns with over 13.5 million connections, is planning to launch 4k set top boxes (STBs) by early next year. Tata Sky showcased the first ever Live telecast with 4K technology on Sony Six ...

DISH announces bitcoin payments initiative

DISH today announced that it will begin accepting bitcoin payments from customers starting in the third quarter. DISH has selected Coinbase as the payment processor for bitcoin transactions with customers who choose to pay their bill online with ...