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SVOD: More Subscriptions = More Consumption?

Introduction Subscription video on demand, or SVOD, typically refers to platforms and services that require a user to subscribe to view its content. Some of the most popular examples of SVOD include Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Prime Video, DAZN and Hulu. Nowadays, SVOD platforms exist for every type of content and genre. There are mainstream options…
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Taking Center Stage: Mergers and Acquisitions in Broadcasting

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) have long been a powerful strategic tool in a wide range of industries. The act of merging two distinct companies together, or one company acquiring another, is often the result of forward-thinking perspectives and the desire to grow and expand into different sub-industries, markets and niches. In the broadcasting and media…
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AirBox Mega ICX – unprecedented playout and streaming power

London, UK, 19/08/21 – PlayBox Technology UK, the leading channel in a box provider for media companies worldwide, has launched a powerful new version of its market-leading AirBox playout and streaming software. AirBox Mega ICX delivers uncompromised playout capabilities in a feature-rich automation package and a simple user interface. AirBox provides automated content playout for broadcasters, online streaming services, cable headends and…
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On-demand Platforms and Decision Fatigue – w/ David Griggs

In this interview, Neil Thacker from PlayBox Technology UK speaks to David Griggs, senior product manager of distribution platforms at The Walt Disney Company. David has lent his expertise to the video delivery and media service landscape for over 15 years, working with major international broadcasters at AWS before his position at Disney. We talk…
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PlayBox Research Finds Streaming Outstripping Broadcast

PlayBox Technology UK, the leading channel in a box provider for media companies worldwide, has published the results of its original research into viewing habits. It found that streaming platforms are now the preferred platform for entertainment content, and that viewers are as comfortable with viewing on a television, a computer or a smart device like a phone…
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N4 secures HD playout with PlayBox Technology

London, UK, 21/07/21 – PlayBox Technology, the leading channel in a box provider for media companies worldwide, has installed a Channel in a Box system for N4, a free-to-air channel in Iceland. The channel produces its own content, including some live magazine programmes, as part of its 24-hour service. N4 is based in Akureyri, in the north of Iceland. It…
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OTT Worldwide: How is the world adopting OTT?

What is OTT? OTT is a hugely popular term in the broadcasting industry. It actually stands for ‘over-the-top’, which is in reference to the method that OTT video is delivered to audiences across the globe. It goes over traditional cable and satellite transmission, delivering content quickly and securely via an internet connection. When we talk…
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Imagine Media Network delivers 4K with PlayBox Technology

London, UK, 05/07/21 – PlayBox Technology UK, the leading channel in a box provider for media companies worldwide, has implemented a system for ingest and delivery at UK agency Imagine Media Network, based in Manchester. Among its broad range of services, Imagine Media Network includes a multi-camera, Ultra HD-ready studio for its in-house productions and for use by clients, including live…
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The PlayBox Team Completes British Heart Foundation’s MyMarathon

LONDON, UK, 01/07/21 – As a focus of their Play Your Part campaign, PlayBox Technology employees have completed the MyMarathon initiative to support the British Heart Foundation throughout the month of June. MyMarathon was the virtual event that encouraged participants to run 26.2 miles at their own pace during the month of June. Over the course of the month, we…
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PlayBox celebrates scoring with leading sports channels

PlayBox Technology UK, the leading channel in a box provider for media companies worldwide, is celebrating eight years of providing services to sports broadcasting and streaming. PlayBox has helped leading sports streaming services and top teams serve their fans with television services. Sports broadcasting and streaming is the most demanding application for playout technology. Events are live and…
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