White House Considers Federal 5G Intervention

The Trump administration has discussed a range of strategies to counter Huawei’s growth and put more American muscle into the competition against the Chinese telecom giant, including by prodding large U.S. technology companies to acquire Ericsson or Nokia.

QUARTERLY REPORT

Ericsson Media Business Returns To Stable Performance

TVN TECH

3.0 Offers Intriguing 4K Delivery Possibilities

Not being the first out of the chutes with delivery of 4K UltraHD to viewers isn’t necessarily a bad thing for broadcasters. While the industry awaits FCC authorization of next-gen TV transmission, thinking on the best way to deliver 4K has had time to percolate.

NAB 2017

Ericsson Looks To ‘Transform TV’

At its NAB 2017 press conference on Sunday, Ericsson unveiled how it plans to “transform TV” with new OTT dynamic-ad insertion technology, MediaFirst video processing solutions, cloud-based-captioning services, content-discovery tools, and its Unified Delivery Network.

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AIMS Announces Four New Members

PLAYOUT/IBC 2016

Will TV Video One Day Require A CALM Act?

Ericsson Buys Metadata Company FYI Television

IBC 2015

Ericsson Buying Envivio In $125M Cash Deal

Ericsson announced it has agreed to acquire Envivio for $4.10 per share, or approximately $125 million. The deal values Envivio, which had revenue and $41.5 million for the year ended Jan. 31,at more than more than double its closing price of $1.90 in yesterday’s trading.

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Ericsson Gives Nod To Selino For Mediaroom IPTV

AT&T Tests LTE Broadcast At Football Game

AT&T used the collegiate national championship football game in Dallas Monday night as a backdrop to the operator’s first live demonstration of LTE broadcast technology. Also known as LTE multicast, the company worked with partners Ericsson, Qualcomm, ESPN, Samsung and MobiTV to deliver two channels of streaming video and one channel of data to 40 LTE-broadcast enabled Samsung Galaxy Note 3 devices.

Ericsson Demos World’s First LTE Broadcast

The demonstration took place in Australia, but it showed how U.S. television stations could potentially broadcast in the future. Ericsson, in partnership with Qualcomm, submitted its LTE Broadcast Solution to the Advance Television Systems Committee as a proposal for ATSC 3.0, the next-generation U.S. broadcast standard. “LTE Broadcast provides the ability to send the same content simultaneously to a very large number of devices in a target area,” says Thomas Norén, VP, head of Project Area Radio at Ericsson.

With Eye On Broadcast, Ericsson Buys Red Bee

Intelsat Demos First 4K Satellite Transmission

The company’s Galaxy 13 satellite delivered a 4:2:2 10-bit, 4K signal at 60 frames per second to Turner Broadcasting’s facility in Atlanta.

Technicolor Sells Playout-Services Biz To Ericsson

ERICSSON REPORT

Global TV Stats Down, But U.S. Viewing Up

A sweeping new report from Swedish tech firm Ericsson that studied viewing habits across 13 developed countries found that fewer people are tuning in to watch regularly scheduled TV, recorded programs and DVDs, while on-demand content from the Web — including TV shows, movies and clips — is rising steadily. By contrast, according to Nielsen, TV viewing in the U.S. is growing from all sources — including traditional TV, where audiences tuned in an average 22 minutes more per month in the first quarter of 2011 compared to the same period a year ago.

ERICSSON SURVEY

Online Video Eats Away At Broadcast TV

Some 38% of viewers watch online TV programming more than once a week , according to Ericsson ConsumerLab’s new “TV & Video Consumer Trend Report 2011.”