Imagine Acquiring Digital Rapids

Imagine Communications announced the acquisition of Digital Rapids, a provider of IP and file-based media processing solutions and software-defined workflow management technologies. Digital Rapids’ software-based workflow management, transcoding and encoding solutions will be integrated with Imagine Communications’ existing mezzanine quality … Continue reading

Edgeware Showcases Distributed Video Delivery


At TV Connect 2014 in London, Edgeware is demonstrating the latest software additions to its multiscreen Distributed Video Delivery Network (D-VDN) platform. The company’s Orbit Unified Server Software is designed to consolidate delivery of existing and on-demand services to both legacy set-top … Continue reading

CDNs: Think Globally, Stash Content Locally


Now more than ever, MSOs are companies with their feet in both the past and the future. The past focuses on local or regional services. The future – as illustrated by the pending acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Comcast … Continue reading

Comcast and the New Cable Business

Carl Weinschenk

The huge footprint that will be created by the combination of Comcast and Time Warner Cable will simultaneously create a giant in the interrelated commercial services, mobile backhaul and content delivery network (CDN) businesses. Carrier Ethernet will be the basis … Continue reading

Harris Completes Imagine Acquisition

Harris Broadcast has completed its previously announced acquisition of Imagine Communications. The acquisition is intended to enhance Harris’ solutions portfolio as the company builds its MultiService SDN (software defined network), integrating sales, scheduling, automation, playout and delivery throughout both linear … Continue reading

1 Mainstream Goes Live


Internet TV platform 1 Mainstream has announced its official launch and its first customer, British Sky Broadcasting. Built using cloud technologies, 1 Mainstream is intended to provide native application experiences on a variety of devices and multiple content delivery networks … Continue reading

IPv6 Gains Momentum; Comcast Leads


The recent news from the Internet Society that Comcast‘s (NASDAQ:CMCSA) deployment of IPv6 is the largest in the world came as no surprise to John Brzozowski, Comcast fellow and chief IPv6 architect. “We have been very active in the space … Continue reading