Sprint’s BYOD Management helps enterprises and IT organizations save money while allowing employees to use their preferred wireless devices for work. The turnkey program lets companies: define and enforce compliance of BYOD policies within the workforce, secure corporate data on employee-owned devices with mobile device management and security (MDM&S) capabilities, and manage the process for employees to be reimbursed for mobile devices and/or services that align with company policies…Mariner’s IPTV service-monitoring platform Mariner xVu now uses Microsoft Mediaroom Client 2.2 to help reduce truck rolls. Operators now can identify transient video impairments with more granular subscriber-centric video performance data, identify STB to HDTV connection issues with advanced HDMI connection details, assist subscribers having menu-navigation issues by using remote captures and control of the customer’s TV experience, and verify an in-home connection with an active STB connection test…The Va.-based Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), has installed several Newtec M6100 Broadcast Satellite Modulators for content distribution across its nationwide network, part of a “major upgrade” to DVB-S2 and H.264 modulators while at the same time implementing Carrier ID to reduce RF satellite interference. In the United States, PBS has 354 member TV stations. Both companies say they support the World Broadcasting Unions – International Satellite Operations Group (WBU-ISOG), the GVF (Global VSAT Forum) and SIRG (Satellite Interference Reduction Group) to promote and implement Carrier ID standardization…Managed video provider Nevion will unveil a suite of optical conversion solutions at next week’s IBC show, including new Flashlink active and passive optical modules, dubbed the WOC series, that provide protected and cost-efficient CWDM protection. In addition, a new high-performance CWDM system (CWDM1-8/CWDM9-16), based on eight-channel optical filters, lets operators scale as needed through an upgrade port, supporting as many as 16 channels of bidirectional traffic on the same fiber.  Other products include the 18-channel, bidirectional optical CWDM filter (CWDM18) that can function as a multiplexer or de-multiplexer, and occupies one Flashlink slot, and the next-gen Flashlink Compact 2 that provides 36 channels supported by multiple electrical-to-optical and optical-to-electrical conversion…DVEO is shipping the Infinity Streamer multichannel (video on demand) streaming server that handles multiple HLS video files plus audio files from the on board .5 TB drive, with scheduled playlists. File types supported include H.264 ts, flv, H.264 ps, .mov, VC-1 (.wmv) and mkv. The streamer also supports loopable playback.

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