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Alibaba
Alibaba cloud will help broadcast the Olympic Winter Games 2022
In collaboration with the Olympic Broadcasting Services, Alibaba's cloud technologies will be utilised during the Olympic Winter Games, Beijing 2022.
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Olympic Games
Olympic Broadcasting Services hosted in Alibaba cloud for the first time
"This is perhaps the biggest technological change in the broadcasting industry for more than half a century."
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Facebook
Workplace from Facebook rolls out two new broadcast capabilities
Workplace from Facebook has rolled out a couple of new services designed to help businesses and their employees navigate hybrid working and lockdown periods.
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Women in Technology
Broadcast tech diversity firm Rise expands to Asia Pacific
Rise, a UK-based organisation promoting gender diversity within the broadcast technology sector, is expanding to Asia Pacific and North America.
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Gaming
Interview: CenturyLink expands CDN power across APAC
We talked with CenturyLink’s Asia Pacific vice president of product management, Francis Thangasamy.
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5G
Three trends shaping the broadcast and telecommunications industry
The key to thriving in this era of transformation will be the industry’s ability to provide customers with the very best user experience at the lowest cost using seamless, “invisible” technology.
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TV
Kordia launches nationwide broadcasting service
“With this unique new service, we’re making an ad-hoc broadcast simple and cost-effective. This means customers can reach a bigger audience and build credibility.”
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Storage
​Alibaba Cloud opens up Asian Games after resolving storage issue
Alibaba Cloud partnered with ABU Sports Network to deliver a turnkey internet-based broadcast solution to the benefit of millions of viewers.
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Samsung
Kordia carries out NZ's first live 4K UHD TV broadcast
We’re entering the new age of 4K broadcasting right here in New Zealand this week.
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Telecommunications
Will 2018 be the year for OTT 2.0?
Over the Top (OTT) video is rapidly gaining fans and market share, but 2018 could well be the year it reaches a whole new level.
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Kordia
Kordia ditches old business model in media division makeover
Kordia New Zealand is giving its media and broadcast division an extreme makeover in a move to ramp up its presence in the media market.
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Google
Google Hangouts On Air to be swallowed up by YouTube Live
If you're an avid user or broadcaster on Google Hangouts On Air, your're about to become part of the global giant called YouTube.
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Broadcasting
NZ broadcasters choose LiveU as live video coverage vendor
LiveU has announced that it has secured further stakes in New Zealand's broadcasting and news industry as demand for its live video services grows.
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Mediaworks
Wheldon's departure throws TV future into sharp relief
While there's little doubt that Wheldon's legacy to NZ TV for the foreseeable future will continue, little is said about the digital onslaught.
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Government
"National's negative attitude to public broadcasting is baffling" - Labour
"National's negative attitude to public broadcasting is baffling. Something needs to change, and soon."