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Community Channel launches ‘IPO for the people’

BroadbandTVNews - June 02, 2016

Community Channel says it’s seeking to become the UK’s first community-owned television, online and mobile brand. Read the story »

Plug the Atom AR2 security cam into a light bulb socket - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - June 02, 2016
Making its debut at the end of the year, the Atom AR2 now comes with LED lights so you don't waste the socket.

Channel 4 takes Barcroft Holdings stake

BroadbandTVNews - June 02, 2016

Channel 4 is investing in viral video company Barcroft Holdings. Read the story »

Algerian DTV channel launches on Arabsat

BroadbandTVNews - June 02, 2016

The Algerian channel DTV and Arab Satellite Communication Organisation (Arabsat) signed a contract to broadcast the DTV channel over the Maghreb and north-west Africa on Arabsat satellite Badr-5. Read the story »

Widespread ad block usage among Nordic media consumers

BroadbandTVNews - June 02, 2016

Widespread ad block usage among Nordic media consumers, mobile devices not yet conquered. Read the story »

SES and Fox Networks Germany extend contract

BroadbandTVNews - June 02, 2016

SES Platform Services will continue to provide content management and playout services for the pay-tv channels of Fox Networks Group Germany. Read the story »

NetCologne selects Zattoo and ABOX42 for IPTV service

BroadbandTVNews - June 02, 2016

German telecommunications provider NetCologne has chosen the IPTV multiscreen solution offered by Zattoo in cooperation with ABOX42 for its NetTV platform. Read the story »

'Silicon Valley' star T.J. Miller joins the cast of 'Ready Player One' - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - June 02, 2016
Joining fellow comedy star Simon Pegg, he'll play an online troll who goes by the handle of i-Rok, reports EW.

Ad blocking problem grows in Poland

BroadbandTVNews - June 02, 2016

Over one in three (36%) Polish internet users rely on solutions for blocking unwanted ads, with about half of them whitelisting selected websites. Read the story »

Horizon Go takes off in Slovakia

BroadbandTVNews - June 02, 2016

Usage of UPC’s Horizon Go has almost tripled in its first year of operation in Slovakia. Read the story »

Multimedia Polska boosts offer

BroadbandTVNews - June 01, 2016

The Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska has added four channels produced by Michal Winnicki Entertainment to its offer. Read the story »

Top appointment at Hrvatski Telekom

BroadbandTVNews - June 01, 2016

The supervisory board at the Croatian incumbent (HT) has appointed Sasa Kramar a member of the management board and chief operating officer business (COO Business) for a period of three years. Read the story »

New docu channel for Romania

BroadbandTVNews - June 01, 2016

Romania’s National Audiovisual Council (CNA) has licensed a new cable-delivered TV documentary channel. Read the story »

Asus to announce new augmented reality product at next CES - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - June 01, 2016
The company's AR product is being held back at the request of an unnamed partner, and will debut at the Las Vegas show early next year.

Asus' adorable Zenbo home robot will be released in 9 to 12 months - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - June 01, 2016
The Zenbo was announced on Monday at Computex, stealing some attention from the company's new laptop and smartphones.

Overwatch player hits level 100 just seven days after game's launch - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - June 01, 2016
Twitch streamer FenderellaKN played 92 hours -- that's roughly 13 hours a day for seven days -- to hit the milestone.

Musk says Apple may have missed the boat on autonomous cars - Roadshow

CNET Media 2.0 - June 01, 2016
Tesla's CEO says the iPhone maker should have gotten into the industry sooner, adding that he "hopes it works out for them."

Harmonic transforms the future

BroadbandTVNews - June 01, 2016

The combined Harmonic/Thomson Video Networks is now transforming the future of video production and delivery with Ultra HD High Dynamic Range, HEVC, cloud and advanced CCAP solutions. Read the story »

When it comes to VR, backpack PCs might be just what the doctor ordered - CNET

CNET Media 2.0 - June 01, 2016
Companies like MSI and Zotac want you to cut the cables on your VR experience and get processing power strapped to your back.

Nokia serves broadband networks

BroadbandTVNews - June 01, 2016

Nokia will be showing its latest technical solutions for broadband networks, focused on five key areas, at this year’s ANGA COM. Read the story »

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