Cloud system will now have access to Azure’s 42 global regions
The Advanced Television Broadcasting Alliance believes that Microsoft’s push for reversing channels in the broadcast band for unlicensed use for promoting rural broadband would “destroy” hundreds of LPTV and translator stations.
Microsoft President Brad Smith revealed the company’s “Rural Airband Initiative” that would use TV white space spectrum at a Media Institute luncheon on July 11.
Verizon Digital Media Services announced that it is extending its relationship with Microsoft to make cloud-based storage from Microsoft Azure available to all Verizon Digital Media Services Edgecast Content Delivery Network users.
Microsoft Azure has earned a spot at the Olympics, as NBC Olympics has announced it will utilize the system to provide cloud encoding and hosting with video workflows.