Streaming (Over-the-top, OTT, P2P, PC-TV, Internet TV, online video, IP Video) News

Samsung TV Plus partners with MLB, PGA Tour, F1 and ONE Championship
Apr 30, 2024 – At NewFronts 2024, Samsung Ads unveiled a new lineup of content on Samsung TV Plus, as well as new tools to enable advertisers to leverage AI for enhanced targeting and performance-driven outcomes.
News categories: Samsung, Michael Scott, Salek Brodsky, Cathy Oh, Travis Scott Howe, Advertising, Digital TV, NewFronts, Smart TV, Streaming, TV OS, USA

Scalstrm and EZDRM partner on video content security
Apr 30, 2024 – Scalstrm and EZDRM have announced a partnership combining Scalstrm's video streaming technology with EZDRM's DRMaaS solutions, creating a secure end-to-end video delivery ecosystem.
News categories: EZDRM, Scalstrm, Olga Kornienko, Ola Bengtsson, Content Distribution, Digital TV, DRM, Streaming, Worldwide

Roku and The Trade Desk announce data-driven streaming partnership
Apr 30, 2024 – Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) plans to enable advertisers using The Trade Desk (NASDAQ: TTD) to leverage Roku Media and audience and behavioral data to better understand and optimize their TV streaming campaigns.
News categories: Roku, The Trade Desk, Jay Askinasi, Jed Dederick, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

Roku and iSpot announce streaming audience measurement partnership
Apr 30, 2024 – Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU) has announced that iSpot will become a preferred measurement partner and will integrate Roku's Advertising Watermark to authenticate ad inventory originating on the Roku platform.
News categories: Roku, iSpot, Louqman Parampath, Sean Muller, Mike Fisher, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

Freely streaming service launches in the UK
Apr 30, 2024 – Everyone TV's new streaming service Freely has launched. Backed by BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5, Freely is available through the next generation of smart TVs now on sale in UK stores and online.
News categories: Everyone TV, Xperi, Hisense, Freely, Kieran Clifton, Martin Goswami, Grace Boswood, James Tatam, Gabriel Cosgrave, Digital TV, Middleware, Smart TV, Streaming, Terrestrial, TV OS, UK, UX

Amagi report shows rise of a diverse global FAST marketplace
Apr 30, 2024 – Amagi has announced that the 11th edition of the Amagi Global FAST Report continues to show double-digit growth for the global FAST industry over the last year.
News categories: Amagi, CRG Global, Srinivasan KA, Gavin Bridge, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Worldwide

Broadpeak to power targeted advertising on new TF1 video service
Apr 29, 2024 – Broadpeak has announced that French TV network TF1 is powering targeted ad insertion on its TF1+ streaming service with Broadpeak's broadpeak.io Dynamic Ad Insertion service.
News categories: Broadpeak, TF1, Jacques Le Mancq, Francois Xavier Pierrel, Content Distribution, Digital TV, France, Streaming

FCC restores net neutrality
Apr 25, 2024 – The FCC has voted to reclassify broadband as a Title II telecommunications service. ISPs will again be prohibited from blocking, throttling or engaging in paid prioritization of lawful content.
News categories: Federal Communications Commission, Broadband, Digital TV, Regulation, Streaming, USA

U.S. digital video ad spend growing ~80% faster than media overall
Apr 25, 2024 – According to an IAB report, total US digital video advertising spend, including CTV, social video and online video, is projected to grow 16% in 2024 - nearly 80% faster than total media overall.
News categories: IAB, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA