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

IAB Tech Lab expands Open Measurement SDK to more CTV platforms
May 30, 2024 – IAB Tech Lab has expanded its Open Measurement SDK to include Samsung and LG - an important step toward achieving standardized viewability metrics for all digital ad platforms.
News categories: IAB Tech Lab, Anthony Katsur, Rachel Creel-McGuire, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Smart TV, Streaming, USA, Worldwide

India's SVOD market to generate $2.1 billion in 2028
May 29, 2024 – GlobalData expects SVOD revenue in India to grow at a CAGR of 6.7% from $1.5bn in 2023 to $2.1 billion in 2028, driven by healthy growth in subscriptions and unique household penetration.
News categories: GlobalData, Hrushikesh Mahananda, Digital TV, India, Market Research, Streaming

Streaming video revenues in MENA to surpass $1.2bn in 2024
May 29, 2024 – The OTT video streaming market in the MENA region experienced robust growth in 2023, with Omdia data reporting a 13% increase across the region and revenues exceeding $1 billion.
News categories: Omdia, Maria Rua Aguete, CABSAT, Digital TV, Market Research, Middle-East, Streaming

Ateme powers TVRI's transition to 4K UHD OTT
May 28, 2024 – Ateme has announced that TVRI, Indonesia's national public broadcaster, has selected Ateme's Gen 7 video encoding and low latency streaming solutions to support its transition to 4K UHD OTT.
News categories: Ateme, TVRI, Sean Tan, Satriyo Dharmanto, Ade Dianofiar, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Indonesia, Streaming

Sky Stream available in Italy from June 3rd
May 27, 2024 – Sky Italia has announced that Sky Stream will be available in Italy from June 3. The Entertainment OS-based box integrates Sky content with streaming apps and FTA channels into a single interface.
News categories: Sky Italia, Andrea Duilio, Digital TV, Italy, Set Top Box, Streaming

LG Automotive Content Platform features in new Kia EV
May 27, 2024 – LG is bringing its Automotive Content Platform (ACP) powered by webOS to the latest all-electric SUV from Kia. ACP initially debuted in Korea last year on Hyundai's Genesis GV80 and GV80 Coupe.
News categories: LG Electronics, Kia, Eun Seok-hyun, Ryu Chang-sung, Apps, Content Distribution, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, Worldwide

Netflix publishes July to December 2023 viewing report
May 23, 2024 – Netflix has published the second edition of its What We Watched: A Netflix Engagement Report, capturing Netflix viewership from July to December 2023, covering 99% of all viewing on Netflix.
News categories: Netflix, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Worldwide

Ad server from SAS powers advertising on ITVX
May 23, 2024 – ITV is using an API-driven first-party ad server, developed by SAS, to deliver personalized advertising to the 40 million registered users of its content hub, ITVX.
News categories: SAS, ITV, Roderick Crawford, Alex Maison, Advertising, Digital TV, Streaming, UK

Multiplay service revenue in India to grow at 4.5% CAGR
May 23, 2024 – Multiplay service revenue in India is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% between 2023 and 2028 on the back of improving fixed network infrastructure in the country, according to GlobalData.
News categories: GlobalData, Pradeepthi Kantipudi, Broadband, Digital TV, Fibre, India, Market Research, Mobile, Streaming