Software (Media Players, Middleware, Browsers, Stacks, …) News

Italy approves regulation defining icon for DTT devices
Jul 15, 2024 – Italy's Communications Regulatory Authority, AGCOM, has approved a regulation aimed at ensuring easy and clear accessibility to DTT content, via an icon to be used on the home screen of TV devices.
News categories: AGCOM, Digital TV, Italy, Regulation, Set Top Box, Smart TV, UX

Samsung's Tizen OS to power Stellar TVs from Loewe
Jul 15, 2024 – Samsung has announced that Tizen OS will be embedded in Loewe's latest premium TV, stellar. Tizen OS offers a wealth of content and service options, making it the ideal choice for Loewe's customers.
News categories: Samsung, Loewe, YS Kim, Digital TV, Europe, Smart TV, TV OS

ZTE and Telkomsel deploy two millionth STB powered by Android TV
Jul 11, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) has held a collaborative event with Telkomsel to celebrate the distribution of two million set-top boxes powered by Android TV and one million internet modems.
News categories: ZTE, Telkomsel, Wu Xin, Android TV, Digital TV, Indonesia, IPTV, Results, Set Top Box

Currys Connected Media partners with Titan OS on CTV advertising
Jul 10, 2024 – Currys Connected Media has announced that it now offers Connected TV (CTV) advertising thanks to a deal with Titan OS, adding to existing partnerships with Samsung, Hisense and Acer.
News categories: Currys, Titan OS, Andy Barratt, Tim Edwards, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe, Smart TV, Streaming, TV OS, UK

Partner Communications licenses video app technology from 'yes'
Jul 9, 2024 – yes (TASE: BEZQ) has entered into an agreement with Partner Communications, giving Partner the right to market to its subscribers a video app, provided and supported by yes, and based on yes's Sting+ service.
News categories: 'yes', Partner Communications, Apps, Digital TV, Israel, Streaming

Akash Digital TV launches new DTH HD platform
Jul 9, 2024 – Akash Digital TV has launched a new DTH HD platform with companion and self care apps, that will transform TV viewing, the user experience and access to premium content in Bangladesh.
News categories: Beximco, Akash Digital TV, Shayan F. Rahman, Dr. Tariq Alam, Harit Nagpal, Gurjeev Singh Kapoor, Apps, Bangladesh, Digital TV, Satellite, Set Top Box

DISH Media offers Pause Ads on Sling TV
Jul 9, 2024 – DISH Media has announced the launch of Pause Ads, a new format for advertisers to engage viewers in a non-disruptive manner when they pause live or on-demand content on Sling TV.
News categories: DISH Media, Sling, Tom Fochetta, Advertising, Digital TV, USA, UX

DVB releases new BlueBooks covering DVB-TA, DVB-I and DVB-DASH
Jul 9, 2024 – DVB has published an update to its Targeted Advertising specifications as well as commercial requirements for the addition of new CDN-related functionality to DVB-I and DVB-DASH.
News categories: DVB Project, Advertising, Content Distribution, Digital TV, QoE, Streaming, Worldwide

Free launches OQEE TV app on Titan OS Smart TVs in France
Jul 9, 2024 – Free has launched its OQEE TV app, developed for its mobile and Freebox subscribers, on Titan OS in France. The app brings to Titan OS over 230 channels and a wide range of OQEE TV services.
News categories: Titan OS, Free, Apps, Digital TV, France, Smart TV, TV Everywhere, TV OS