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

Suggested Articles

Comcast, Charter and ViacomCBS today announced that they will all take equal ownership of Blockgraph.

Cord cutting will get worse for cable companies. But the financial impact for those same companies will be limited.

Comcast reached a distribution agreement with HBO Max and will offer the service for no extra charge to its existing HBO subscribers.