Worldwide (not region-specific) Digital TV News

TCL ranked as Top 2 global TV brand for second consecutive year
Feb 28, 2024 – According to Omdia, in 2023 TCL maintained its second position in the global TV market for the second year in a row with shipments of 25.26 million units, representing a 12.5% market share.
News categories: TCL, Omdia, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

LG and Meta join forces on XR device development
Feb 28, 2024 – LG is ramping up its collaboration with Meta. LG envisions that by bringing together Meta's platform with capabilities from its TV business, a distinctive ecosystem can be forged in the XR domain.
News categories: LG Electronics, Meta Platforms, William Cho, Park Hyoung-sei, Mark Zuckerberg, Digital TV, Metaverse, Worldwide

Updates to DVB-I spec and implementation guidelines published
Feb 27, 2024 – DVB has updated two DVB-I BlueBooks: A177r6 is the latest version of the DVB-I service discovery specification; and A184r1 is the first revision of the implementation guidelines for DVB-I.
News categories: DVB Project, Broadcast, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, UX, Worldwide

DAZN and GeoComply to pilot Content Access Control system
Feb 21, 2024 – DAZN launched GeoComply's VPN and proxy detection solution last year, and now plans to work with the GeoComply team to introduce a geolocation solution to the media and entertainment vertical.
News categories: GeoComply, DAZN, Anna Sainsbury, Sandeep Tiku, Content Protection, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Brightcove adds Google Ad Manager support
Feb 27, 2024 – Brightcove (NASDAQ: BCOV) is entering into a strategic partnership with Google to enhance its Ad Monetization service by supporting customers that use Google Ad Manager.
News categories: Brightcove, Google Ad Manager, Marc DeBevoise, Advertising, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Global TV shipments fell 3% in 2023
Feb 26, 2024 – Counterpoint Research is initiating coverage on Global TV shipments with its Global TV Shipment Tracker, a quarterly report split by region, screen size, resolution, ASP and other features.
News categories: Counterpoint Research, Tom Kang, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

SKT, Deutsche Telekom, e&, Singtel and SoftBank plan LLM JV
Feb 26, 2024 – SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, e&, Singtel and SoftBank have held the inaugural meeting of the Global Telco AI Alliance (GTAA) and announced plans to establish a Large Language Model joint venture.
News categories: SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, e&, Singtel, SoftBank, Ryu Young-sang, Claudia Nemat, Dena Almansoori, Yuen Kuan Moon, Hideyuki Tsukuda, MWC24, UX, Worldwide

Broadpeak elevates mobile video streaming with Deutsche Telekom and Microsoft
Feb 26, 2024 – Broadpeak has joined forces with Microsoft and Deutsche Telekom, adding Quality on Demand (QoD) Network APIs to its BkS450 software to elevate video streaming experiences on mobile devices.
News categories: Broadpeak, Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier, Microsoft Azure, Guillaume Bichot, Noel Wirzius, Ross Ortega, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Mobile, MWC24, Worldwide

Accedo offers end-to-end XR solution for pay TV operators
Feb 26, 2024 – Accedo has announced the development of an end-to-end XR offering for Pay TV operators built on a Snapdragon-based reference platform for XR distributed computing designed by Qualcomm.
News categories: Accedo, Qualcomm, Michael Lantz, Sahil Bansal, Digital TV, Metaverse, MWC24, Streaming, Worldwide