MediaKind Sets Enhanced Strategic Partnership With Microsoft To Accelerate Video Digital Transformation

MediaKind today announces an extension to its strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp. to enable new opportunities for video content owners, broadcasters, operators, and enterprises to accelerate their video digital transformation. This new collaboration has been designed to significantly enhance the integration and optimization of both companies’ products, platforms and cloud capabilities, to enable its respective […]

MediaKind And Arqiva Partner On Fully-Managed Video Service

MediaKind and Arqiva created what they are calling “a pioneering partnership to introduce a media service proposition that will address the core challenges that broadcasters and operators face in migrating broadcast and streaming services to the cloud. The new strategic partnership will deliver a new and truly unique cloud-native, fully managed service for the aggregation, […]

MediaKind Elevates Allen Broome To CEO

MediaKind, a global provider of media technology and services, today appointed Allen Broome as CEO. Broome has led MediaKind’s research and development organization for the past two years as the company’s CTO. Before joining MediaKind, Broome spent more than 20 years in the media industry, most recently as VP cloud engineering at Comcast Cable. Since joining MediaKind […]

MediaKind Launches Direct-To-Consumer Fan Experience

MediaKind has debuted MediaKind Engage, a new end-to-end direct-to-consumer (DTC) solution for video contribution, production, streaming, and audience engagement. The solution enables sports entities, broadcasters, and content owners to make a seamless transition to operating workflows in the cloud while also expanding the reach, scale and reliability of their video streaming content to a global […]


NBC Olympics Selects Technology Providers

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, today announced a number of the companies that will be providing technology products and services for the Tokyo Olympics, July 23-Aug. 8. Among them: Signiant is providing intelligent file transfer software. NBC will use Signiant’s software to move petabytes of footage from Tokyo back to its […]

MediaKind Makes Two Senior Appointments

Media technology and services provider MediaKind has named Mark Ramberg group vice president of products, and Jeff Sherwin executive vice president, technology strategy and operations. It says these newly created positions “strengthen MediaKind’s technical capabilities and strategic commitment to the burgeoning direct-to-consumer (DTC) video, advertising, and sports markets, where it continues to invest and increase […]

Mediakind Enables Live Streaming Of Champions Soccer League

Altice France’s SFR, France’s second-largest telecoms operator with 25 million customers, has extended the deployment of MediaKind’s Video Storage and Processing Platform (VSPP) solution to deliver live OTT coverage of a major European soccer competition, the Union of European Football Association’s (UEFA) Champions League (UCL). In August 2020, MediaKind’s highly scalable VSPP solution enabled SFR […]

MediaKind Partners With New Digital Technology To Deliver 4K UHD Content for Beijing Radio & Television

MediaKind, a global provider of media technology and services, worked with New Digital Technology on the delivery of high-quality recorded 4K content for BTV’s winter sporting events channel, which launched toward the end of 2020. MediaKind provided a range of its leading encoding and decoding solutions, supporting BTV in enabling the first provincial level 4K […]

MediaKind Launches CE Mini To Provide Video Contribution Encoding For Live Events

MediaKind, a global provider of media technology and services, has launched the CE Mini, a high performance, rapidly deployable, single-channel contribution encoder. CE Mini addresses the demands of live content contribution at temporary live events, such as college campus transmissions and “pop-up” sports broadcasts, offering cost-efficient, low-power encoding in a portable, compact form unit. The […]


Sports Must Move From Satellite To IP

U.S. sports broadcasters are primed and ready to migrate from satellite to IP signal delivery to reach their audiences with some like Fox already going there. Vendors and content providers need to closely collaborate as the transition happens with renewed focus on reliable transmission and content protection.

MediaKind Names Jennifer Yohe EVP Of Business Affairs

MediaKind, a global media technology provider, today appointed Jennifer Yohe executive vice president of business affairs. She will be responsible for all of MediaKind’s commercial activities, reporting directly to Matt McConnell, CEO, and working closely with the MediaKind executive leadership team. Yohe brings over two decades of experience within the cable, entertainment and media industries. […]

MediaKind Launches Next-Gen Broadcast Solution

MediaKind, a global media technology provider, has introduced its next-generation broadcast solution, Aquila Broadcast, to enable broadcasters and operators to make a seamless, step-by-step transition from appliance-based platforms to all-IP media delivery. Powered by software-based video compression, control and stream processing, Aquila Broadcast provides picture quality with resolutions up to UHD with HDR support, while also […]

Webinars This Week: Dalet, Digital Nirvana, Gates Air, Ross Video, TAG, Sony

Ross Video kicks off its Ross Live series of virtual events on Tuesday, while Sony Professional Products convenes the first of three Technology Tuesdays and TAG Video Systems continues its series with Live Production and Multiviewing in the Cloud. Digital Nirvana addresses monitoring and advanced workflows for captioning and translation; Gates Air considers FM SFNs and AWS convenes three days of presentations. More events from IEEE, JW Player, MediaKind and AWS are all set for this week. For the complete listing with dates, times and registration links, visit TVNewsCheck’s Virtual Events Page. 

Mediakind Delivers Enhanced Advertising Portfolio

MediaKind, a global media technology leader, today announced that its advertising and content distribution rights portfolio, Prisma, has been reconfigured with a new flexible, modular feature set. The company says it has been reshaped “to unlock the full revenue potential of advertising and alternate content across broadcast and IP networks.” The Prisma Core and Prisma […]

MediaKind Unveils Public Cloud OTT Streaming

An SaaS version of MediaKind’s Aquila OTT streaming solution launches today, offering broadcasters the ability to quickly launch new or temporary program services with end-to-end technology operating in the public cloud.


TVN Tech | IP, Cloud, AI Were Everywhere At Buzz-Free IBC

Exclamations about the IP transition, the cloud and AI were notably muted at this year’s IBC. Vendors say that’s because this year wasn’t about shiny new things, but rather getting to work on implementation.

RecordTV Selects MediaKind IRD For 2019 Pan American Games

MediaKind, a global media technology provider, was chosen by the Brazilian TV network RecordTV to enable its delivery of over 1,000 hours of programming of the 18th Pan American Games, across its Play Plus streaming services, R7 news portal and Record News and RecordTV channels. The Games took place in Lima, Peru, between July 26 and […]


Tech Vendors Still Fighting Headwinds

The top executives of Arista Networks, Imagine Communications, MediaKind and Belden describe a tough selling market as broadcasters try to maintain an eroding linear TV business while investing significant dollars in new digital platforms that are still largely unprofitable.

MediaKind Debuts Cloud-Based Live 360º Video As A Service

MediaKind, a global media technology provider, launched Cygnus 360º as-a-Service (360aaS) solution for live events. As part of MediaKind’s Cygnus Solution this new offering provides a cloud-based workflow for live 360º video processing and multi-platform publishing service which enables consumers to become fully immersed and engaged in their favorite live content. This can be achieved […]

DishTV Deploys MediaKind AVP Processing Platform

DishTV, the largest direct-to-home (DTH) service provider in India and world’s largest single-country DTH company, will deploy MediaKind’s AVP 4000 video processing platform to deliver enhanced, next-generation immersive experiences to over 23.5 million subscribers. The AVP 4000 video processing platform exists within MediaKind’s Aquila family of solutions, which forms part of the wider MediaKind Universe […]

Slovak Telekom, T-Mobile Czech Republic Select MediaKind For IPTV

MediaKind, a global media technology provider, has been selected by Slovak Telekom and T-Mobile Czech Republic, members of the Deutsche Telekom group, to power the delivery of IPTV services to consumers in Slovakia and the Czech Republic. MediaKind — the new brand identity for Ericsson Media Solutions — will upgrade and further extend its Mediaroom platform, which […]

IBC 2018

IBC Opening Press Conferences: Evertz, Grass Valley, Harmonic, Imagine, MediaKind

On The IBC Exhibit Floor: MediaKind

MediaKind | Stand 1.D61| MediaKind is launching MediaFirst Client for Mediaroom, a new solution that enables existing Mediaroom operators to upgrade to the MediaFirst TV Platform. Mediaroom is an IPTV platform with more than 40 million STBs deployed worldwide. The introduction of MediaFirst Client with a cloud-based SaaS platform enables current Mediaroom operators to […]

Ericsson Media Solutions Rebrands As MediaKind