Intelsat S.A. will provide the broadband satellite capacity for in-flight connectivity/entertainment pioneer Gogo, allowing Gogo to offer in-flight Internet access for transoceanic air routes and other global areas starting in early 2013. Gogo signed a multi-year, multi-transponder contract to use Ku-band satellite capacity on Intelsat 19, Intelsat 21, Intelsat 22 and Intelsat 27…Nevion and T-VIPS are merging, with Nevion head Geir Bryn-Jensen taking the reins as CEO, joined by senior managers from both companies’ current teams:  Eugene Keane, Nils Fredriksen, Petter Kvaal Djupvik, Johnny Dolvik, Janne T. Morstøl and Arnhild Schia. Comments Johnny Dolvik, CEO at T-VIPS, “Joining forces with Nevion will give us critical mass, increased market presence and enables us to realize our shared vision to shape the future of media transport right across the media value chain. It makes a real statement to the market.” Adds Bryn-Jensen, “Now is the right time to profit from the rapid shift towards media networking over IP, deliver the new generation of optical transport and enable the emerging media delivery business models”…CDN provider Broadpeak says Technicolor has joined new Broadpeak Open Alliance (BOA), an organization dedicated to accelerating the rollout of OTT video services. By integrating Broadpeak nanoCDN technology in its home gateways, Technicolor will contribute to the BOA’s goal of creating an open environment for OTT video delivery that fosters interoperability between third-party technology providers. Initially, the alliance will focus on creating interoperability between such disparate home-network components as Broadpeak’s nanoCDN technology with Technicolor’s broadband gateways’ open software.

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