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América Móvil increases shareholding in Telekom Austria
Nov 29, 2023 – América Móvil [BMV: AMX] [NYSE: AMX] has announced that its subsidiary América Móvil B.V. has increased its shareholding in Telekom Austria AG to 58% of Telekom Austria's outstanding shares.
News categories: América Móvil, Telekom Austria, Digital TV, Europe, IPTV, MandA

KIPCO announces deal to bring together OSN+ and Anghami
Nov 21, 2023 – KIPCO has announced that its subsidiary, OSN, has reached a deal to combine its content streaming platform, OSN+, with Anghami's music and entertainment streaming platform.
News categories: KIPCO, OSN, Sheikha Dana Nasser Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, Joe Kawkabani, Elie Habib, Digital TV, MandA, Middle-East, Streaming

Xperi signs fourth Smart TV OEM for its TiVo OS
Nov 13, 2023 – In its 3rd quarter 2023 results Xperi (NYSE: XPER) announced that it has signed a fourth Smart TV OEM for its TiVo OS, and that Vestel is now shipping TiVo-powered Smart TVs under the JVC brand.
News categories: Xperi, Jon Kirchner, Digital TV, Europe, In-Car, IPTV, Results, Smart TV, Streaming, TV OS, USA, Worldwide

United Group acquires Bulsatcom
Nov 9, 2023 – United Group has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Bulsatcom. Bulsatcom provides direct-to-home satellite TV, IPTV, and broadband services in Bulgaria.
News categories: United Group, Vivacom, Bulsatcom, Victoriya Boklag, Nikolai Andreev, Bulgaria, Digital TV, IPTV, MandA, Satellite

DISH Network pay TV subscribers down 64,000 in 3Q 2023
Nov 6, 2023 – DISH Network (NASDAQ: DISH) has reported results for the quarter ending September 30, 2023. Net pay-TV subscribers decreased 64,000 in the quarter, compared to an increase of 30,000 in the year-ago quarter.
News categories: DISH Network, Digital TV, Results, Satellite, Streaming, Subscribers, USA

Telefónica to bid for full control of Telefónica Deutschland
Nov 8, 2023 – Telefónica has decided to make a public acquisition offer to the shareholders of Telefónica Deutschland to acquire the 28.19% of Telefónica Deutschland that it does not already own.
News categories: Telefónica, Telefónica Deutschland, Digital TV, Germany, IPTV, MandA

Sony Interactive Entertainment to acquire iSIZE
Nov 2, 2023 – Sony Interactive Entertainment has agreed to acquire iSIZE. iSIZE builds AI-powered solutions to deliver bitrate savings and quality improvements for the media and entertainment industry.
News categories: Sony Interactive Entertainment, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, UK, Worldwide

Roku releases third quarter 2023 results
Nov 1, 2023 – Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) has released third quarter 2023 results. In Q3, Roku grew Active Accounts to 75.8 million globally. Sequential net adds of 2.3 million accelerated quarter over quarter.
News categories: Roku, Advertising, Digital TV, Results, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, TV OS, USA, Worldwide

Disney to purchase remaining stake in Hulu from Comcast
Nov 1, 2023 – Disney (NYSE: DIS) is to acquire the 33% stake in Hulu held by Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) following Comcast's exercise of its right under the put/call arrangement between the two companies.
News categories: Disney, Hulu, Comcast, Digital TV, MandA, Streaming, USA