AB Groupe Selects Ericsson for France’s First Ultra HD Channel

by Isaac Oburu

Ericsson today announced it has signed an exclusive multi-year broadcast and media services contract with AB Groupe, the leading independent provider of thematic channels in France. Ericsson will provide playout services for AB Groupe’s …

Tags:Ericsson| UltraHD (4KTV)


UKTV Extends Contract with Ericsson

by Isaac Oburu

UKTV has extended its contract with Ericsson, which covers broadcast channels and media management for on demand services. The broadcast channels includes mini-pay entertainment channel W; free-to-air channels Really, Yesterday and Home; and Gold, …

Tags:Back Panel| Ericsson| Large Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 23 - Issue 29

Ericsson Trials 5G Streaming With Sprint

by Tom Allen

Ericsson and Sprint worked together to test UltraHD live streaming over a 5G network during the 2016 Copa América Centenario football tournament. The test, at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field football stadium, used 400MHz of …

Tags:4k| 5G| Ericsson| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| North America| Streaming Video| UltraHD| Vol 23 - Issue 23

IoT Will Outgrow Mobile Phones

by Tom Allen

According to Ericsson’s Mobility Report, the IoT will overtake mobile phones as the world’s largest category of connected device by 2018. Ericsson defines a connected device as a physical object with an IP stack …

Tags:Ericsson| Internet of Things IOT| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 23 - Issue 22

Ericsson chosen by KT SkyLife for UHDTV expansion

by Tom Allen

South Korean satellite pay-TV provider KT SkyLife has chosen to use Ericsson technology in its UltraHD service. Ericsson’s HEVC encoders will be used in KT SkyLife’s fifth UltraHD channel.

Tags:4k| Broadcast| Ericsson| HEVC (H.265)| Korea| Large Display Monitor| Pay TV| Satellite| Video Encoders & Decoders| Vol 23 - Issue 20

Turkcell Uses Ericsson in LTE Broadcast Trial

by Tom Allen

Ericsson and Turkcell have worked together to deliver a live streaming mobile experience, using LTE Broadcast, in Turkey. The demonstration took place at a basketball game, and was part of Turkcell’s deployment of Ericsson’s …

Tags:Broadcast| Ericsson| Europe| Large Display Monitor| LTE| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 19

TV Growth Driven by IP, Says Ericsson

by Tom Allen

Ericsson predicts that the ‘fragmented’ TV market, driven by internet technology, will grow between 10% and 12% between 2014 and 2018. The company’s 2015 Annual Report ( says that IP technology is transforming the …

Tags:Broadcast Market| Ericsson| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Mobile TV| Video over IP (VIP)| Vol 23 - Issue 09

Ericsson Ensures QoE

by Tom Allen

Ericsson had what might have been the largest stand at the show, taking up one entire end of a hall by itself. However, the majority of the space was invitation-only, and only open to …

Tags:Automotive| Ericsson| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Mobile Display Monitor| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 23 - Issue 08| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

KT Selects Ericsson AVP 4000 Encoders

by Tom Allen

Korean Telecom(KT), the nation’s largest IPTV operator, has chosen Ericsson’s AVP 400 MPEG-4 HD system encoders to enable 20 new HD channels over the next three years. Korean Telecom chose Ericsson’s equipment because of …

Tags:Back Panel| Ericsson| IPTV| Korea| Large Display Monitor| Video Encoders & Decoders| Vol 23 - Issue 03


Apple Agrees 7-Year Deal with Ericsson

by Tom Allen

Apple and Ericsson have been in legal battles over Apple’s use of Ericsson’s technologies in its iPhone and iPad devices for around three years now – and have finally reached an agreement. A seven-year …

Tags:Apple| Ericsson| Large Display Monitor| Licensing| Mobile Display Monitor| Patents| Vol 22 - Issue 51


Armenia Moves to Digital With Ericsson

by Tom Allen

TRBNA, the Armenian public broadcaster, has completed its transition from analogue to DVB-T2 broadcasting, with the help of Ericsson. The new system provides TV channels with the opportunity to be transmitted in SD, HD …

Tags:ASO (Analogue Switch Off)| Back Panel| Ericsson| Europe| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 48