Europe Digital TV News

Fifth of Europe's TV homes to subscribe to online packages by 2020
Aug 27, 2014 – The number of European homes paying a monthly subscription to receive subscription video on demand packages will climb from 1.78 million in 2010 to 59.41 million in 2020, according to a report from Digital TV Research.
News categories: Digital TV, Digital TV Research Reports, Europe, Market Research, OTT

Estonia's Starman launches TV Everywhere service
Aug 26, 2014 – Estonian cable television company, Starman, has announced the launch of it TV Everywhere (TVE) service. The service offers 20 TV channels and is available on smartphones and tablets as well as the company's STARbox set-top box.
News categories: Starman, Cable TV, Digital TV, Estonia, Set Top Box, TV Everywhere

S3 Group unveils StormTest Warning Center
Aug 26, 2014 – S3 Group has introduced StormTest Warning Center as part of its end-to-end service validation portfolio. Warning Center is a cloud-based video service monitoring and validation platform designed to ensure peak performance of video services on devices across the entire network.
News categories: S3 Group, Irdeto, Freesat, John Maguire, Rory O'Connor, Matthew Huntington, IBCShow, Infrastructure, Test, UK, Worldwide

NEOTION and Sat-Trakt launch Cardless CAM in Serbia
Aug 25, 2014 – NEOTION has announced the introduction of its Cardless solution at Serbian Cable pay-TV operator Sat-Trakt. The NEOTION CAM is powered by Irdeto Media Content Protection on Cardless and registered as CI Plus 1.3 CAM ready.
News categories: NEOTION, Sat-Trakt, Quentin HAMARD, Cable TV, Digital TV, Serbia, Smart card / CAM, Smart TV

Elemental powers Deutsche Glasfaser linear and multiscreen TV
Aug 25, 2014 – Elemental has announced that Deutsche Glasfaser, a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network provider, is using Elemental video processing for delivery of linear TV, radio, video-on-demand (VOD) and multiscreen services to regional subscribers in Germany.
News categories: Elemental, Deutsche Glasfaser, Niels Jonkman, John Nemeth, Digital TV, Fibre, Germany, IBCShow, Infrastructure, IPTV, Multiscreen

Forthnet selects Irdeto to secure DTH offering
Aug 20, 2014 – Irdeto and Nova, the satellite pay TV platform of Forthnet, a leader in the pay TV market in Greece and Cyprus, have announced that they have worked together on the transition to a fully-secured direct-to-home (DTH) base.
News categories: Irdeto, Forthnet, Constantinos Moraitis, Richard Scott, Conditional Access, Digital TV, Greece, Satellite

Cable TV subscribers in Switzerland continue to decline
Aug 20, 2014 – According to figures from Swisscable, the sectoral association for cable TV companies in Switzerland, the number of cable TV subscribers in the country at the end of June 2014 was 2.677 million, down 29.8 thousand versus the end of June 2013.
News categories: Swisscable, Cable TV, Digital TV, Subscribers, Switzerland

TV advertising regains its mojo
Aug 20, 2014 – Global TV advertising expenditure will reach $236 billion in 2020, up by 38% - or $64 billion - from 2013 and up by 54% ($82 billion) on 2010, according to a report from Digital TV Research.
News categories: Simon Murray, Advertising, Africa, Asia, Digital TV, Digital TV Research Reports, Europe, Latin America, Market Research, Middle-East, North America, Worldwide

Telekom Austria adds 6,178 TV subscribers in 2Q 2014
Aug 13, 2014 – Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) has announced results for the first half of 2014. The company finished the quarter with 483 thousand TV subscribers in Austria, Bulgaria and Croatia, up 6,178 in the quarter and 32,693 year-on-year.
News categories: Telekom Austria, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, IPTV, Results, Satellite, Subscribers