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TV Connect Awards 2018 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the TV Connect Awards 2018 has been announced, naming 36 companies across nine awards categories.

The shortlist is:

Breakthrough Advertising Technology

  • Inside Secure
  • Appiness NV (Commercial name Spott™)
  • SoftAtHome
  • Stealth Micro

Leading Content Discovery and Personalisation Platform

  • Sri Lanka Telecom Visioncom PVT
  • Think Analytics
  • Kaltura

Most Cutting-Edge Encoding Solution

  • Bitmovin
  • Cisco
  • Beamr

Best OTT Platform Service

  • Intertrust Technologies
  • United Cloud
  • Simplestream
  • BT
  • Vewd
  • Magine

Most innovative in-home device

  • China Telecom Smart Home Operation Center & ZTE Corporation
  • M7 Group
  • AirTies Wireless Networks
  • Netgem

Best in-class AI use case

  • Bitmovin
  • Conviva
  • NPAW (NIce People At Work)
  • Metaliquid

Best Network Optimisation Implementation

  • Hughes Systique Pvt
  • Conviva
  • ZTE Corporation
  • Qarva

Best Multiscreen Service

  • Simplestream
  • BT
  • CSG
  • GoMedia
  • Qarva

Excellence in Content Protection Award

  • Intertrust Technologies Corporation
  • tivù s.r.l.
  • Cleeng

Jackson Szabo, Portfolio Manager, TV Connect Series said: “We have had a fantastic number of entries this year, reflecting the diverse nature of the media delivery ecosystem. Judges remarked that it was really hard to decide on the shortlist, because of the quality of entries – I personally would like to thank everyone that made the cut.”

Winners of this year’s TV Connect Awards will be announced on May 9 at a gala dinner at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, South Kensington.

If you haven’t been shortlisted, there is still a chance for glory by getting nominated for the TV Connect People’s Choice Award – but get in quick, nominations close Friday 20 at 12pm GMT.

You can complete your nomination form here.



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