Oceania (Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia) Digital TV News

Foxtel reveals pricing and retail partners for Hubbl
Feb 21, 2024 – Foxtel has revealed pricing and retail partners for Hubbl, its entertainment OS and experience, to be available as a small device that plugs into a TV, or in TV form as Hubbl Glass.
News categories: Hubbl, Foxtel, Les Wigan, Dani Simpson, Australia, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, TV OS

Nielsen expands YouTube CTV ad measurement in 11 countries
Feb 8, 2024 – Nielsen will integrate YouTube CTV measurement into Nielsen ONE Ads to measure audiences in Australia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Philippines, South Korea, Thailand and the UK.
News categories: Nielsen, YouTube, Deirdre Thomas, Kate Alessi, Advertising, Australia, Big Data, Digital TV, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Philippines, Streaming, Thailand, UK

Telecom and pay-TV revenue in New Zealand to remain stagnant
Jan 29, 2024 – According to GlobalData, telecom and pay-TV revenue in New Zealand will register a marginal CAGR of 0.7% between 2023 and 2028, with pay-TV exhibiting a negative CAGR of 5.7% during the period.
News categories: GlobalData, Aasif Iqbal, Digital TV, Market Research, New Zealand, Satellite

Australia to introduce 'prominence framework' for local broadcast services
Nov 29, 2023 – The Australian Government is to introduce 'must carry' obligations to reduce the risk of FTA broadcasting services being crowded out by larger, international services operating in the Australian market.
News categories: Australian Government, Australia, Digital TV, Regulation, Smart TV, UX

Foxtel selects Kantar for STB return path audience measurement
Oct 26, 2023 – Foxtel Media has selected Kantar to deliver a new audience measurement service, ingesting data collected from Foxtel subscribers’ set top boxes using return path data technology.
News categories: Foxtel Media, Kantar, Mark Frain, Keld Nielsen, Advertising, Australia, Digital TV, Set Top Box

Foxtel announces Hubbl plugin device and Hubbl Glass TV
Oct 26, 2023 – Foxtel has announced Hubbl, bringing together paid and free streaming entertainment via a plug-in device or a Hubbl Glass TV, all based on an entertainment OS backed by Comcast and Sky.
News categories: Foxtel, Australia, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, TV OS

Bitmovin and Accedo power TV New Zealand sports streaming
Sep 11, 2023 – Bitmovin has partnered with Accedo to help Television New Zealand (TVNZ) bring sports content to viewers across New Zealand, using state-of-the-art video streaming technology.
News categories: Accedo, Bitmovin, TVNZ, Michael Lantz, Stefan Lederer, Kym Niblock, Content Distribution, Digital TV, New Zealand, Streaming, UX

TVNZ partners with Qvest for OTT streaming implementation
Aug 29, 2023 – TVNZ has launched an OTT streaming platform for live sports broadcasting with Qvest. As the systems integrator, Qvest orchestrated the project with selected technology partners.
News categories: Qvest, TVNZ, Thomas Grandoch, Kym Niblock, Australia, Content Distribution, Digital TV, New Zealand, Streaming

Foxtel Media selects Magnite as programmatic ad partner for BINGE
Jul 5, 2023 – Magnite (Nasdaq:MGNI) has been chosen by Foxtel Media to enable programmatic advertising on BINGE's ad-supported tier, providing access to ad inventory on CTV and OTT platforms.
News categories: Magnite, Foxtel Media, Juliette Stead, Chris Oxley, Advertising, Australia, Digital TV, Streaming