TV Services (Pay TV, OTT, Broadcasting) News

BH Telecom selects Appear to deliver Moja TV service
Jul 9, 2024 – Appear has been selected by BH Telecom to enhance the live channel processing software of its Moja TV service via the provision of an IPTV transcoding and multiplexing platform.
News categories: Appear, BH Telecom, Thomas Bostrøm Jorgensen, Adnan Kapetanović, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IPTV

Bitcentral streaming distribution now includes Samsung TV Plus
Jul 8, 2024 – Bitcentral has announced that its ViewNexa streaming platform now supports Samsung TV Plus, allowing ViewNexa customers to deliver live and VOD content to Samsung televisions.
News categories: Bitcentral, Sam Kamel, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Smart TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Cinema8 revolutionizes video streaming with interactive features
Jul 4, 2024 – Cinema8's platform allows content creators to embed interactive elements directly into their videos, turning viewers into active participants, creating a more immersive and engaging experience.
News categories: Cinema8, Rosan Erdemli, Digital TV, Streaming, UX

GAB expands distribution deal with Arabsat, ASBU & Globecast
Jul 4, 2024 – Global Arabic Bouquet Television (GAB) has extended its partnership with Globecast, Arabsat and Arab States Broadcasting Union to further enhance the reach of Arab public broadcasters.
News categories: Globecast, ASBU, Arabsat, Philippe Bernard, Giorgio Giacomini, Abdelrahim Suleiman, Alhamedi Alanezi, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Terrestrial, Worldwide

HARMAN and CARIAD provide further apps for Volkswagen vehicles
Jul 3, 2024 – HARMAN, alongside CARIAD, has expanded the range of apps available in the Group Application Store, a uniform in-car application store for cars of the Volkswagen Group brands, to more than 70.
News categories: HARMAN, CARIAD, Volkswagen, Jens Beckmann, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, Worldwide

SABC unveils revamped SABC Plus
Jul 3, 2024 – SABC has updated its OTT platform, SABC Plus. The new features are designed to enhance the user experience with a seamless, intuitive interface and personalised content recommendations.
News categories: SABC, Nomsa Chabeli, Apps, Digital TV, South Africa, Streaming

Cloud TV adds ITG, Saregama, Fancode and Ultra Jhakaas content
Jul 1, 2024 – Cloud TV has partnered with India Today Group, Saregama, Fancode Sports App and Ultra Jhakaas Marathi OTT App to provide Cloud TV operating system users with additional entertainment content.
News categories: Cloud TV, Abhijeet Rajpurohit, Apps, Content Distribution, Digital TV, India, Smart TV, Streaming, TV OS

OSN appoints Kantar Media to unlock audience insights
Jul 2, 2024 – Kantar Media has been appointed by OSN to deliver a new audience measurement service ingesting data collected from OSN subscribers' set top boxes using return path data technology.
News categories: Kantar Media, OSN, Keld Nielsen, Andy Grant, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Middle-East, Satellite, Set Top Box

Mirriad and Insight TV partner on advanced ad formats and viewer experience
Jul 1, 2024 – Mirriad and Insight TV are collaborating on ad format innovation, programmatic and audience targeting, and research and development, focusing particularly on Insight TV's FAST channels.
News categories: Mirriad, Insight TV, Stephan Beringer, Courtney Williams, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Streaming, UX, Worldwide