Exterity adds content protection features: Pace demos new set-tops

More IPTV news from around the World Wide Web.

> Exterity used IBC to announce the launch of content protection features for its Enterprise IPTV solutions. Story

> At IBC 2013, Pace demonstrated a new set-top box that plugs directly into the power supply and could accompany its line of server-based products. Story

> Mission Hills and Fairway, Kan., approved Google Fiber to build out its 1 Gbps broadband network. Story

> Viaccess-Orca launched a new digital rights management (DRM) called Connected Sentinel. Story

> Belgacom, Belgium's largest telecom operator, is using Edgeware's Distributed Video Delivery Network (D-VDN) technology to deliver multiscreen service. Press release

> DVB demonstrated its DVB-CI Plus specification with integrated CI Plus Extensions at IBC to enable IPTV delivery directly to the television without the need of a set-top. Story

> Cloud-based streaming technology provider Octoshape has teamed up with digital TV and wireless technology firm AirTies Wireless Networks on an OTT IPTV delivery product. Story

> Motama is integrating its full line of IPTV and OTT severs into Skyline Communications' network management software platform. Story

> South Korea's SK Telecom added 83,000 IPTV customers in August, to bring its total to 4.64 million IPTV customers. Story

Cable TV News

> Media General is beginning to warn Dish Network subscribers that they will lose its 17 TV stations in 16 markets unless the company agrees to pay increased retransmission-consent fees by Sept. 30. Full article

Telecom News

> AT&T is getting tough on copyright violators, telling them that they may terminate their Internet access subscription. The telco spelled out its rules in a letter that it sent to customers suspected of copyright infringement, which was obtained and published by TorrentFreak. Full article

And finally… Stafag Communications AG has deployed an integrated Ocilion-Verimatrix solution to enable its Leu CineTV offering with time-shifted TV, live pause, personal video recorder (PVR) and video-on-demand (VoD) films. Press release


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