Author Archives: Lin Freestone

 

Sigma Designs demonstrates IPTV set-top box

Sigma Designs will be demonstrating its Docsis 3.0 multi channel and tru2way set-top box at the NCTA Cable Show 2008, which is being held in New Orleans between 18th and 20th.. more
Posted in IPTV News

TaquaWorks to replace legacy 5E switch

A service provider in the US state of Nevada, CC Communications, is replacing its legacy 5E central office switch with the TaquaWorks solution, in order to provide advanced converged services across.. more
Posted in Broadband News

VoIP services for channel partners launched by Teleappliant

London-based Telappliant provides a comprehensive Internet telephony product and solutions portfolio backed by the ultimate in performance and reliability via a fusion of technology and a team of dedicated professionals. The.. more
Posted in Telecoms News

Headplay uses the protection of OK Labs’ OKL4

Headplay, which specialises in visual entertainment and technology, has selected the OK Labs’ OKL4 open source secure virtualisation software to safeguard its software intellectual property in IPTV set-top boxes that will deliver HD content in Asia. OKL4 features Secure HyperCell technology that can be used.. more
Posted in IPTV News

Accenture acquires Origin Digital

Accenture is to acquire Origin Digital, a company that provides rich video capture, transformation and delivery services to content owners. Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Origin Digital is well established in the digital media supply chain and has a.. more
Posted in IPTV News

Mobile social networking enhancements from GyPSii

As part of the ongoing development and improvement of its service, GyPSii has made a series of significant enhancements to its mobile social networking features. GyPSii’s mobile lifestyle application connects people, places and communities across networks and devices. It provides a geo-location social networking platform.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Romantis secures Intelsat 15 capacity

Under a new agreement, Romantis is to receive Ku-band transponder services on the Intelsat 15 satellite, which will be located at 85 degrees East when launched in 2009. Through its contract on Intelsat 15, Romantis expects to set up a universal satellite multimedia platform that.. more
Posted in IPTV News

New series charts future of mobile data usage

A new series of quarterly articles, under the banner of Thought Leadership, is being prepared by two leading industry analysts. The first in the series from ChangingWorlds is titled: Overcoming Subscriber Interaction Costs Using Personalisation to Increase the Value of the Mobile Internet. Written by.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

BubbleTALK launch in Turkey

Bubble Motion is to launch Turkcell’s voice SMS service, KonusGonder. Turkcell is the leading mobile communications provider in Turkey and is eager to add BubbleTALK voice SMS to its popular text SMS service. Turkcell plans to use the KonusGonder service to provide an innovative and.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Mobile broadband growth at threat from network costs

According to a Finnish mobile strategy consultant, Omnitele, the cost of network equipment is a serious threat to the continued growth of the mobile broadband market. It warns that mobile operators could pay up to several hundred euros per broadband subscriber in network CAPEX alone... more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing