Founded in 1999,Alticast is changing the way the world watches television. Alticast was first on-air in 2002 with the DVB-MHP standard and has since gone on to become the most deployed DVB-GEMsolutions provider in the digital interactive TV service industry,with over 15 million set-tops and devices deployed around the world across Satellite, Cable, IPTV and Terrestrial networks.Alticast has established itself as the market leader in providing a complete end-to-end solutionfor Interactive services for HYBRID Broadcast-Broadband GEM - DVB-MHP, Blu-ray, OCAP/tru2way platform, IPTV and Mobile TV industries. We are the specialists when it comes to hybrid interactive broadcastingservices based on open standards. Alticast’s enabling technologies and services provide “best of breed” broadcast solutions for the creation, delivery and reception of interactive TV content, with solutions that also deliver interactive advertising, measure audience participation and monitor network performance. A multiplicity of industry partners gives the TV Industry the flexibility and choice for value added interactive content that engages audiences and increase revenues. Alticast continues to expand its solution portfolio with leading technologies to meet new requirements in emerging markets. Alticast’s latest SOCIAL MEDIA product, ALTICONNECT, allows Broadcasters and PayTV Operators to quickly and efficiently deploy intuitive value-added interactive Social Media services (Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare etc.) without being locked in to proprietary systems.
Verimatrix specializes in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe. The award-winning and independently audited Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS™) and ViewRight® solutions offer an innovative approach for cable, satellite, terrestrial and IPTV operators to cost-effectively extend their networks and enable new business models. As the recognized leader in software-based security solutions for premier service providers, Verimatrix has pioneered the 3-Dimensional Security approach that offers flexible layers of protection techniques to address evolving business needs. Its unmatched partner ecosystem enables Verimatrix to provide a unique perspective on complex business issues beyond content security.
IMPALA (International MHEG Promotion Alliance) is an association of software manufacturers and supporters who are engaged with the use of MHEG. IMPALA, founded by Strategy & Technology (S&T), Cabot Communications and EchoStar Europe, promotes the use of MHEG-5 middleware and the MHEG Interaction connected TV standard outside the UK for broadcasters in terrestrial, satellite or cable; wherever the use of low cost iTV technology is a benefit. For further information see www.impala.org.
Antfarm is and Audio and Video Internet Broadcasting service provider. Antfarm provides products and services for streaming, webcasting, podcasting and encrypted content delivery. Our webcasting services provide a turn-key solut ion to organisations wishing to broadcast their events to a far larger audience than can be reached with direct communication, using the Internet or Intranet as the communications medium. We webcast presentations , media briefings, corporate results announcements, public announcements, sports events, concerts, conferences and training. Our continuous streaming services provide media organisations , radio and television stations with turnkey solutions to deliver their traditional terrestrial broadcast to an Internet audience. We understand that technology is not just an enabler but also a creator of new business opportunities and we are constantly trying to test the limits of existing technologies. Over the last 8 years we have pioneered streaming technology and its use in Sout h Africa despite the low bandwidth restraints in this country. As a result, we have become the leading provider of streaming services to Broadcasters, Government and Corporate South Africa. Our clients range from South Africa’s top JSE listed companies, to government, to commercial broadcasters and community broadcasters.
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is the regulator for the South African communications, broadcasting and postal services sector. ICASA was established by an Act of statute, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Act of 2000, as Amended. ICASA’s mandate is spelled out in the Electronic Communications Act for the licensing and regulation of electronic communications and broadcasting services, and by the Postal Services Act for the regulation of the postal sector. Enabling legislation also empowers ICASA to monitor licensee compliance with license terms and conditions, develop regulations for the three sectors, plan and manage the radio frequency spectrum as well as protect consumers of these services.
Huawei is a world-leading telecom solutions provider. Through continuous customer-centric innovation, we have established end-to-end advantages in Telecom Network Infrastructure, Application & Software, Professional Services and Devices. With comprehensive strengths in wireline, wireless and IP technologies, Huawei has gained a leading position in the All-IP Convergence Age. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 100 countries and have served 45 of the world's top 50 telecom operators, as well as one third of the world's population. Huawei' s vision is to enrich people's lives through communication. By leveraging our experience and expertise in telecom sector, we help bridge the digital divide and give people the opportunity to join the information age, regardless of their geographic origin. In order to tackle increasing climate challenges, Huawei has deployed a wide range of green solutions that enable customers to reduce power consumption and carbon emissions, contributing to the sustainable development of the social economy and the environment.
SysMedia’s Plasma Gold is a cross-platform information delivery system for interactive digital TV, mobile, web and teletext. The company also produces the WinCAPS subtitling software range, for all live and offline subtitling requirements. SysMedia has over 30 years' experience in these sectors and clients worldwide
nangu.TV represents the most comprehensive solution for delivering interactive TV services anywhere anytime and on any connected viewing device. It does not matter whether you an broadcaster, content owner, ISP Cable, Mobile or Hospitality TV service provider, with nangu.TV interactive TV solution, you will be able to create and deliver a compelling offer for your subscribers. With nangu.TV, you will be able to provide a mixture of linear and non-linear TV services with VOD, user or operator recorded content, interactive applications over managed ( standard IPTV services) or unmanaged (Over the Top – OTT/Internet) networks through adaptive streaming to STB’s, PC’s, tablets and smartphones.
Seemahale Telecoms with its partners, Motorola Mobility, Verimatrix and Nangu tv have put together a compelling new proposition which allows for secure, personalised media viewing experiences by subscribers anytime, anywhere and on any connected devices. This partnership promises to bring about “cloud TV” to the subscribers, taking video consumption out of the sitting room to “my time and place”. Seemahale aims to partner with content aggregators and broadband service providers to bring this innovative service to the market in Africa. Seemahale is a broadband and video infrastructure and services provider which provides head end, access infrastructure, IPTV and OTT solutions, Set Top Boxes, content security and Video Digital Rights Management solutions to Sub Saharan Africa.