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OSN appoints Kantar Media to unlock audience insights
Jul 2, 2024 – Kantar Media has been appointed by OSN to deliver a new audience measurement service ingesting data collected from OSN subscribers' set top boxes using return path data technology.
News categories: Kantar Media, OSN, Keld Nielsen, Andy Grant, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Middle-East, Satellite, Set Top Box

Astro Malaysia presents results for quarter ended 30 April 2024
Jun 25, 2024 – Astro Malaysia has presented unaudited results for the quarter ended 30 April 2024. Year-on-year, Astro's TV customer base decreased by 3% from 5.458 million to 5.309 million subscribers.
News categories: Astro Malaysia, Digital TV, Malaysia, Satellite, Set Top Box, Streaming, Subscribers

PTCL deploys ZTE 4K Android TV set-top box
Jun 28, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) has provided PTCL with its Android TV-powered B866V2F set top box for deployment under the SHOQ TV Box brand name as part of PTCL's news and entertainment offering.
News categories: ZTE, PTCL, Li Guowen, Hatem Bamatraf, Android TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Pakistan, Set Top Box

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

'Pandoraspear' malware infecting open-source Android Smart TVs
Jun 5, 2024 – WatchGuard has released its latest Internet Security Report showing that the Pandoraspear malware, which targets Smart TVs running open-source Android, entered the top 10 most detected malware list.
News categories: WatchGuard, Corey Nachreiner, Content Protection, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, TV OS, Worldwide

Yahoo combines Connected TV and Linear viewership data
Jun 5, 2024 – Yahoo Advertising has launched Unified TV Audiences, a blended dataset offering advertisers unparalleled insights into connected TV (CTV) and linear audience viewership.
News categories: Yahoo, Elizabeth Herbst-Brady, Nidhi Gupta, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Set Top Box, USA

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

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