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Comcast: ‘New TV’ requires a rethink on ads

Broadband Technology Report | BTR Staff | March 8, 2019 Comcast Spotlight (NASDAQ:CMCSA), the MSO’s advertising sales division, has released a white paper exploring… Read More

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Eutelsat launches Cirrus OTT platform

Advanced Television | Chris Forrester | March 12, 2019 Eutelsat has used the CabSat show in Dubai to launch Cirrus, a hybrid satellite plus… Read More


Interview with Crystal CEO, Roger Franklin on NAB Show Live

Crystal President and CEO, Roger Franklin, recently had the opportunity to sit down with Ryan Salazar from Broadcast Beat to discuss one of the biggest… Read More

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US Digital Ad Spending Will Surpass Traditional in 2019

eMarketer Editors | eMarketer | February 19, 2019 This year will mark a major milestone in the world of advertising. For the first time, digital ad spending… Read More


Personalizing the Viewing Experience

Roger Franklin | Satellite Evolution Magazine | November/December 2018 Crystal provides Software that automates the monitoring, control and metadata management of the end-to-end broadcast operation. Read More

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Georgia-based Crystal wins Best of Show at IBC in Amsterdam

Duluth, Georgia, 26th September 2018 – Crystal, a software company specialising in the broadcast and satellite industries, based in Duluth, Georgia, has won… Read More

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AWS Ground Station – Ingest and Process Data from Orbiting Satellites

Jeff Barr | AWS Re: Invent, Launch, News | Nov 27, 2018 Did you know that there are currently thousands of satellites orbiting the Earth?… Read More

Upcoming Events

2019 NAB Show

April 6-11, 2019 | Las Vegas Convention Center | Las Vegas, NV Crystal is excited to be exhibiting once again, at the NAB Show in… Read More


Monetizing the Entire Ad Inventory

Roger Franklin | InBroadcast InShow Guide-NAB Show NY | October 17-18, 2018 Crystal can make 100% of broadcaster’s ad revenue addressable, says CEO Roger Franklin… Read More


Driving the Content Supply Chain

Roger Franklin | The IABM Journal | Page 21 | 3rd Quarter   Earlier this year, IABM unveiled the results of a major project to provide a… Read More


The Value of Getting Ad Insertion Right

Roger Franklin | The Broadcast Bridge | September 24, 2018 It seems that the conversation on the growth in OTT is an old one –… Read More


SatBroadcasting™: Video Over Satellite—Is there a future for this technology?

Roger Franklin | SatMagazine | October 3, 2018 These days, there are two types of video: Video-On-Demand (VOD) or Subscription Video-On-Demand (SVOD) — that’s the… Read More

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Crystal Announces Integration with AWS Elemental for Scalable Ad Insertion

Duluth, Georgia, 13 September 2018 – Crystal announced today, API integration between Crystal Connect and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental Live and AWS… Read More

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Best of Web: AT&T’s Advertising Behemoth is Coming for Facebook and Google

Ben Munson | | July 9, 2018 When AT&T officially closed its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, it spun up advertising as one… Read More


Article: The Value of Getting Ad Insertion Right

Roger Franklin | Videonet | June 21, 2018 It seems that the conversation on the growth in OTT is an old one – except it… Read More

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Best of Web: Addressable Ad Executive: ‘If I knew it would only be a $2B business by 2018, I wouldn’t have taken the job’

Daniel Frankel | | June 15, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO —While most agreed that the technology is baked enough to support sizable addressable advertising and… Read More


Why Automated Monitoring Matters

Alan Young | APB Asia-Pacific Broadcasting | June 6, 2018 Traditional TV has never seen more challenges than it does today. Competition is rife from… Read More

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Best of Web: Hulu Surpasses 800K Live TV Subscribers

Jeff Baumgartner | Multichannel News | May 30, 2018 CEO Randy Freer says packaging live with SVOD will help service differentiate in crowded market Hulu… Read More


How to Make OTT Sports Content More Attractive

Roger Franklin | TVBEurope | May 31, 2018 Sports content is big business, attracting audiences equally as large. The monetary figures associated with ads and… Read More

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Best of Web: Roku’s CEO Says Adverts are the Company’s Future

Jenny Priestley | | May 10, 2018 Company is gaining more revenue from its platform business than digital media players The CEO of Roku,… Read More


Making OTT Profitable for Linear Broadcasters

Roger Franklin | | May 18, 2018 Distributing linear content over the internet is considerably more complex than OTT VOD or TVE distribution There… Read More

Press Releases

AdGorilla selects Crystal to Identify Ad Breaks in Live Linear TV

Duluth, Georgia, and Littleton, CO 15th May 2018 – Crystal’s new VidTime™ technology, used in conjunction with Crystal Connect™ and Crystal Metadata Cloud™, is deployed… Read More


Reinventing Sports Broadcasting for OTT

Alan Young | Digital Studio | May 2018 | p. 57-59 The combined international fan base of 20 English Premier League football teams exceeds a… Read More

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Best of Web: Nobody Is Content With Linear TV Content

Jacqueline Corbelli | NewBay Media | April 23, 2018 Explosion of OTT options poses new challenges for creators, advertisers My family is not content with… Read More


Personalized Graphics for OTT with Crystal

InBroadcast | NAB Show – April 2018, p. 81 The growth of Over-The-Top viewing means broadcasters make content available for streaming as soon as possible… Read More

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