IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) News

Orange Polska deploys Viaccess-Orca Secure Video Player
Jun 13, 2024 – Viaccess-Orca (VO) has announced that pay-TV operator Orange Polska is using VO's Secure Video Player for IPTV and OTT streaming on Sagemcom set-top boxes (STBs).
News categories: Viaccess-Orca, Orange Polska, Sagemcom, Thomas Kohler, Piotr Wit, Digital TV, IPTV, Media Player, Poland, Set Top Box

Belgium's BASE adds broadband and TV to mobile offer
Jun 3, 2024 – BASE has announced that from June 3rd, it will be adding a fixed Internet offer (BASE Internet) and a TV offer (BASE TV) to its existing mobile offering (BASE mobile).
News categories: BASE, Telenet, Gérald Demortier, John Porter, Belgium, Broadband, Digital TV, IPTV, Set Top Box

MyRepublic deploys Android TV set-top boxes from ZTE
May 31, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK / 000063.SZ) has announced that MyRepublic has deployed ZTE's B866V2FA Android TV set-top boxes as part of its OTT ATV service in Indonesia.
News categories: ZTE, MyRepublic, Wu Xin, Hendra Gunawan, Android TV, Digital TV, Indonesia, IPTV, Set Top Box

Zegona completes acquisition of Vodafone Spain
May 31, 2024 – Zegona Communications has completed the acquisition of 100% of Vodafone Spain for €5.0bn. Vodafone is the No. 3 player in Spain with significant market shares in mobile, broadband and TV.
News categories: Zegona, Vodafone, Eamonn O'Hare, Broadband, Digital TV, IPTV, MandA, Mobile, Spain

Substantial decrease in Pay TV device sales at Aferian in 2023
May 31, 2024 – Aferian (LSE AIM: AFRN) has announced results for the year ended 30 November 2023. Year-on-year, the company experienced a substantial decrease in Pay TV streaming device sales.
News categories: Aferian, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IPTV, Results, Set Top Box, Streaming, Worldwide

Orange France upgrades set-top box with SoftAtHome
May 29, 2024 – Orange France has launched its latest set-top box, the STB 6, powered by SoftAtHome, bringing the voice control into the living room. The box is powered by a more energy-efficient Broadcom chipset.
News categories: SoftAtHome, Orange, Arnaud Bensaid, Orange France,, Digital TV, France, IPTV, Set Top Box, UX

Cyfrowy Polsat contract pay TV RGUs down 147,000 YoY in Q1
May 22, 2024 – Cyfrowy Polsat has released results for the 3 months ended 31 March 2024. Contract pay TV RGUs decreased by 147,000 YoY to finish at 4,804 thousand. Prepaid pay TV RGUs were up 2,000 YoY to 123,000.
News categories: Cyfrowy Polsat, Digital TV, IPTV, Poland, Results, Satellite, Streaming, Subscribers

Telenet launches compact and eco-friendly TV box in Belgium
May 21, 2024 – Telenet has released its IP-only Telenet TV box IP. The box adds features such as voice control and access to a wide range of applications. The box is also 80% more energy efficient.
News categories: Telenet, Belgium, Digital TV, IPTV, Set Top Box, UX

Xperi debuts TiVo One cross-screen ad platform
May 21, 2024 – TiVo (NYSE:XPER) has added to the capabilities of the Xperi media platform with the launch of the TiVo One ad platform, combining ad inventory across multiple end-points in the home and the car.
News categories: Xperi, Jon Kirchner, Mike Laband, Advertising, Digital TV, In-Car, IPTV, Smart TV, TV OS, USA, Worldwide