Broadcast News Archive for December, 2021
21/12/2021 Astra Selects Kaltura TV Platform
Astro has selected the Kaltura TV Platform to power sooka, its new streaming service targeted at millennials. Leveraging the multiple benefits of Kaltura Cloud TV, sooka went live in June across M

21/12/2021 Channel 5 Joins Digital UK
Channel 5 has joined Digital UK Ltd, alongside BBC, ITV and Channel 4. The four public service broadcasters have entered into a new Digital UK members' agreement, marking the first time that the v

21/12/2021 Cooke S7/i Lenses Bring Full Frame Elegance To Fresh Adaption Of Romeo & Juliet
An ambitious new modern take on Romeo & Juliet, where a theatre rehearsal and performance gradually morph into heightened reality, was captured by cinematographer Tim Sidell using Cooke S7/i Full Fram

21/12/2021 Gravity Media Renews Deal With UEFA
Gravity Media has completed the Group Stages of a new three-year deal producing Matchnight Services for UEFA across their major club competitions - the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and th

21/12/2021 Innovative Limerick To Launch New Film & TV Crew Hub For Munster
Innovate Limerick through Film in Limerick and Screen Ireland is to to launch a new Film & TV Crew Hub for Munster. Responding to the huge demand for new talent across all areas of the screen indus

21/12/2021 Jon Kong Installs Pair Of PMC 8-2 Monitors
Producer Jon Kong has become the first person in the UK to install a pair of PMC 8-2 monitors, part of the new range of compact, near and midfield professional loudspeakers launched by PMC earlier thi

21/12/2021 Members Of 2022 Class Of HPA Young Entertainment Professionals Announced
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced the members of the 2022 class of HPA Young Entertainment Professionals (YEP). Conceived to nurture the growth of the industry and elevate

21/12/2021 Plans Approved To Expand Pinewood Studios Site In Buckinghamshire
Buckinghamshire Council has granted planning permission for the expansion of the world-renowned Pinewood Studios site. The proposed development for n

21/12/2021 Soliton Systems Launches Zao Cloud
Soliton Systems has announced the launch of Zao Cloud on AWS Wavelength from Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), to enable the live streaming of high resolution video with almost zero latency over 5G.

21/12/2021 Stingray And Amazon Launch Alexa Karaoke
Stingray and Amazon have launched Alexa Karaoke featured by Yokee on Echo Show and Fire TV devices in the United Kingdom and Spain. The new karaoke Alexa skill enables singing fans to take center

20/12/2021 AVIWEST Partners With LucidLink
AVIWEST and LucidLink have teamed up to offer an easy-to-use cloud video production and delivery solution. With LucidLink Filespaces and AVIWEST's bonded cellular solution, broadcasters can capture

20/12/2021 Clear-Com Unveils New FreeSpeak Edge Base Station
For several years, Clear-Com's FreeSpeak™ digital wireless product family has been one of the most widely used wireless intercom systems in Germany, a trend that is continuing with the newest addition

20/12/2021 Dushow Helps Deliver Global Citizen Live
Dushow recently helped deliver the world's biggest concert, Global Citizen Live, as lead technical partner for the Global Citizen Live event in Paris. Serving as the main official service provider

20/12/2021 Fabio Audiovisuals Acquires loop light
Faber Audiovisuals, a NEP Live Events Company, has acquired loop light, a lighting and video live events service company, and, as part of the acquisition,, a creative content and media producti

20/12/2021 NEP Australia Launches Second-Generation Andrews Hub
NEP Australia, a Broadcast Company of NEP Group, has launched its second-generation Andrews Hub, capable of supporting all-4K HDR broadcasts through the largest set of facilities worldwide built for T

20/12/2021 OOONA Reports Successful 2021
OOONA has reported a successful 2021 with steadily increasing demand for its unified range of products across the entire broadcast and web-based media market. The year has seen accelerating custom

20/12/2021 Sky Confirms Funding Plans
Sky has announced funding plans targeted specifically at Black entrepreneurs to deliver its commitment to tackle racial injustice. In June 2020, Sky earmarked £30million over the three years to im

20/12/2021 Torque Video Systems DVStor Deflects Ransomware Attacks
Torque Video Systems has announced that deployments of its cost-effective DVStor disaster recovery playout systems at TV stations has been expanded to deflect ransomware attacks. Additionally, it

20/12/2021 Triveni Digital ATSC 3.0 Solutions To Power NextGen TV Rollout
Triveni Digital has announced that the company's full range of ATSC 3.0 products will power the initial 10-station deployment of broadcast internet stations built by ARK Multicasting, a leading-edge b

20/12/2021 TV5 Implements Playout System With Imagine Communications' Versio
Leading independent Philippine broadcaster TV5, part of the MediaQuest Group, has implemented a comprehensive playout system built on Imagine Communications' widely deployed Versio™ integrated playout

17/12/2021 Astera Titan Tube Wins Major Industry Award
Astera has announced that its Titan Tube is a 2021 Pro Moviemaker 'Gear of The Year' winner in the 'lighting innovation' category. The annual accolade from the international publication for profess

17/12/2021 David Perkins Appointed Manager Of Service And Support
Riedel Communications has appointed David Perkins as manager of service and support for Riedel Americas. Perkins joins Riedel with decades of coaching and leadership experience within technical enviro

17/12/2021 ITV Hub Celebrates Successful 2021
Figures released show that 2021 is lining up to be ITV Hub's biggest year yet, thanks to Euro 2020, the return of Love Island, a bumper year for Drama, big TV moments and the success of young skewing

17/12/2021 Main Program Announced For HPA Tech Retreat
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced the main program for the 2022 HPA Tech Retreat, which returns to an in person event from 21 - 24 February at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Re

17/12/2021 Media Networks Latin America Celebrates 20 Years With Ross
With its headquarters in the Peruvian capital of Lima, Media Networks South America is a producer and distributor of audiovisual content, and is also a Ross customer of two decades and counting. W