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Skydance and Paramount sign agreement to form 'New Paramount'
Jul 8, 2024 – Skydance Media and Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) have entered into a definitive agreement to form 'New Paramount', a next-generation media and technology leader.
News categories: Paramount Global, Skydance, Shari Redstone, David Ellison, Gerry Cardinale, Charles E. Phillips, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Streaming, USA, Worldwide

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

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

HEVC Advance patent licensors file infringement proceedings against Roku
Jul 3, 2024 – HEVC Advance Patent Pool Licensors have filed patent infringement proceedings against Roku for infringing patents essential to the HEVC/H.265 digital video coding standard.
News categories: Access Advance, Roku, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Licensing, Media Player, Patent, Worldwide

Planetcast announces faultless delivery of 2024 IPL season
Jul 3, 2024 – Planetcast Media Services has announced faultless delivery of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season, with zero downtime or glitches across 74 matches held in 13 stadiums.
News categories: Planetcast, Content Distribution, Digital TV, India, Worldwide

TelevisaUnivision selects Skyline for IP-based distribution system monitoring
Jul 3, 2024 – TelevisaUnivision has selected Skyline to provide service-based monitoring and control for their new IP-based distribution system, devised to replace a conventional C-Band infrastructure.
News categories: Skyline, TelevisaUnivision, Roger Bijos, Bill Moran, Content Distribution, Digital TV, QoE, Worldwide

Persidera and MainStreaming partner on distribution services
Jul 2, 2024 – Persidera and Mainstreaming are collaborating to integrate services from Persidera for HbbTV and OTT streaming delivery with distribution via Mainstreaming's Edge Video Delivery Network.
News categories: MainStreaming, Persidera, Antonio G. Corrado, Guido Fermetti, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Italy

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