Ericsson MediaFirst TV platform available on Amlogic’s Set Top Box Chipset

Next-generation TV operators can cost-effectively take their customers to new levels of personalized consumer experience satisfaction as a result of collaboration between Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) Media Solutions and Amlogic to make Ericsson’s MediaFirst middleware available via Amlogic’s chipsets. Supported by its high performance central processing unit (CPU) and graphics processing unit (GPU), the integration of Amlogic’s […]

Ericsson and Bell Canada sign landmark TV deal

Ericsson has been selected by Bell Canada, the number one television provider in Canada, to power its next generation multiscreen TV services. Ericsson’s MediaFirst TV Platform solution will enable Bell to offer an enhanced, personalized and converged multiscreen TV experience to its more than 1.5 million Fibe TV and Alt TV subscribers in Canada. The multi-year […]

Ericsson unveils MediaFirst Content Processing

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) will launch MediaFirst Content Processing, the industry’s first software-based, multi-application platform, at IBC 2017 (booth #1.D61). The platform is designed from the ground up with high quality, full performance video processing capabilities specifically for the contribution market. Ericsson MediaFirst Content Processing answers the growing industry need for greater flexibility, superior low latency, and […]

Ericsson unveils MediaFirst Content Processing

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) will launch MediaFirst Content Processing, the industry’s first software based, multi-application platform, at IBC 2017 (booth #1.D61). The platform is designed from the ground up with high quality, full performance video processing capabilities specifically for the contribution market. Ericsson MediaFirst Content Processing answers the growing industry need for greater flexibility, superior low latency, […]

DNA Finland chooses Ericsson for Metadata

Ericsson has signed a content discovery services contract with DNA, the largest pay-TV operator and one of the leading telecommunications operators in Finland. Ericsson will provide editorial services and rich metadata for over 150 TV channels in Finnish, English and Swedish from DNA’s cable network, the Finnish digital-terrestrial network and over broadband. The rich metadata […]

J:COM chooses Ericsson for next-gen TV

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has been chosen by Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM), Japan’s largest cable system operator, to power its next generation TV service. J:COM has selected Ericsson’s award-winning MediaFirst TV Platform, to enable an enhanced, personalized multiscreen TV experience to its 3.7 million subscribers. The basic design phase will commence in Q4 2017 and the companies will […]

Ericsson UDN expands access to Chinese consumers

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) is expanding its Unified Delivery Network (UDN) solution in China through a deeper integration into operators’ networks including China Telecom and China Unicom, which combined carry 90 percent of Chinese internet traffic. UDN is a global Content Delivery Network (CDN) which connects content providers all over the world with the last mile […]

Broadcast Technology Leaders Join Forces to Demonstrate ATSC 3.0 Local Ad Insertion at the 2017 NAB Show

PRINCETON, N.J. — April 22, 2017 — At the 2017 NAB Show, Ericsson, Sony Electronics, and Triveni Digital will team up to demonstrate an end-to-end ATSC 3.0 workflow for individualized ad insertion using ATSC 3.0 signaling, ROUTE/DASH transport, and transmission. The first-of-its-kind demo provides broadcasters with a streamlined solution for personalizing advertising in the next-generation […]

Televisa selects Ericsson for HD delivery

Ericsson today announced it is implementing a new end-to-end primary distribution system for Televisa, Mexico’s leading broadcaster and content provider. The system selected by Televisa features Ericsson’s AVP Encoder with the latest HEVC compression module, the MX8400 Multiplexer and many RX8200 HEVC receivers with integrated DVB-S2X de-modulator. By deploying both DVB-S2X and HEVC, Televisa can […]

Ericsson launches fully virtualized video processing platform

Ericsson has created the foundation for all IP and cloud native delivery models with the launch of Ericsson MediaFirst Management Controller and Ericsson MediaFirst Encoding Live 8.1. The fully virtualized processing solution, which makes its debut at NAB Show 2017 in Las Vegas, enables operators to capitalize on consumer demand for new services in areas […]