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Millicom appoints Ghana and LatAm TV services heads

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Operator group Millicom has announced the appointment of a general manager for its Tigo subsidiary in Ghana as well as a VP for TV services in Latin America.

Orange Spain deploys Viaccess-Orca solution for multi-platform TV offering

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Viaccess-Orca has announced a deal with Orange Spain that will see the telco adopt its TV Everywhere services for a multiscreen content service launched by Orange at the end of September. The deal comes in the wake of wins for Viaccess-Orca with Orange in France in 2011, Poland in 2012 and Romania earlier this year.

Yahoo appoints TV chief to head EMEA

Dawn Airey will head up Yahoo's EMEA operation

Web services firm Yahoo has announced the appointment of British TV executive Dawn Airey as senior vice president of the company’s EMEA operation.

Comcast thinks outside the box

Comcast has shifted innovation from its set top box product into the cloud

By shifting innovation from its set top box product into the cloud, US cable TV provider Comcast has revolutionised its offering, according to Mark Hess, senior vice president at the company. Speaking in the keynotes on Wednesday morning, Hess said: “Years ago we were trapped in that set top box. We could never manage to get the innovation into the box.”

VP of Digital Innovation & Communities, Orange, France Telecom: “We don’t want to just be a carrier, it’s really important that we’re developing a relationship with our customers.”

Patrice Slupowski, vp of Digital Innovation & Communities, Orange – France Telecom

Patrice Slupowski is in charge of New Growth Activities and is VP of Digital Innovation & Communities at Orange, France Telecom. He is speaking in the Day Three of the Broadband World Forum, taking place on 16 – 18 October 2012 at the RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Ahead of the show we find out more about role is in bringing innovative solutions to market in the interactive TV space.

The power of high definition suggestion

Pay-TV operators and broadcasters have long been concerned that far too many consumers do not realise that there is more to receiving high-definition television programmes than simply buying an HD-capable television set.

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