EU (European Union) Digital TV News

PTV Telecom introduces Android TV set-top box from ZTE
Mar 20, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) has deepened its partnership with Spain's PTV Telecom with the introduction of its B866V6H Android TV-powered set-top box at the operator.
News categories: ZTE, PTV Telecom, Android TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Spain

Verance shows HbbTV ADB2 watermarking at DVB World 2024
Mar 19, 2024 – At the 2024 DVB World Conference, Verance is showing a demonstration of its watermarking technology integrated into the HbbTV ADB2 application discovery ecosystem.
News categories: Verance, HbbTV Association, Nil Shah, Vincent Grivet, Advertising, Apps, Broadcast, Content Identification, Digital TV, Germany, HbbTV, Smart TV, Worldwide

Swisscom to acquire Vodafone Italia
Mar 15, 2024 – Swisscom has entered into binding agreements with Vodafone Group to acquire 100% of Vodafone Italia for €8 billion, with the aim of merging it with Fastweb, Swisscom's subsidiary in Italy.
News categories: Swisscom, Vodafone, Digital TV, IPTV, Italy, MandA, Mobile

Proximus launches multiscreen Pickx apps with 3SS
Mar 14, 2024 – 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) has announced that Proximus has launched several 3SS-developed apps to further enhance reach and device variety for its super-aggregated Pickx service.
News categories: 3SS, Proximus, Vantiva, Kai-Christian Borchers, Jim Casteele, Apps, Belgium, Digital TV, IPTV, Mobile, Set Top Box

Free viewing increases lead over SVOD
Mar 13, 2024 – According to Omdia, the number of SVOD services per home has declined in a number of markets for the first time. Simultaneously, free video stacking is still on the rise.
News categories: Omdia, Maria Rua Aguete, Brazil, Digital TV, France, Germany, Market Research, Spain, Streaming, UK, USA

New TV Box for Proximus customers
Mar 13, 2024 – Proximus is rolling out its new Android-based TV Box with new features such as integrated Wi-Fi 6 and lower energy consumption. Proximus is also updating the TV platform back end.
News categories: Proximus, Jim Casteele, Belgium, Digital TV, Set Top Box

Agile Content and Ålcom bring Agile TV platform to Finland
Mar 12, 2024 – Agile Content has announced an agreement with Ålcom to provide TV services in Finland, combining the Agile TV Platform with Ålcom's head-end of channels and managed service TV team.
News categories: Agile Content, Ålcom, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Finland, IPTV

TVMonaco partners with SES to launch new HD channel
Mar 6, 2024 – TVMonaco has signed an agreement with SES to launch and distribute its new HD channel across Europe from 19.2°E as well as to Middle East and North Africa from MonacoSat-1 at 52°E.
News categories: SES S.A, TVMonaco, Norbert Hölzle, Nathalie Biancolli, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Middle-East, Monaco, Satellite

Telenor Sweden adopts Agile Content CDN access solution
Mar 7, 2024 – Agile Content has deployed its Agile CDN Director solution at Telenor Sweden, protecting Telenor's Edgeware Network CDN by ensuring that only valid customers have access.
News categories: Agile Content, Telenor, Johan Bolin, Marielle Lind, Content Distribution, Content Protection, Digital TV, Streaming, Sweden