Digital TV News: ANA

Sunn Stream chooses Brightcove for new streaming service
Jul 16, 2024 – Brightcove (NASDAQ:BCOV) has announced that Sunn Stream, a streaming service offering family-friendly entertainment, will rely on Brightcove's platform to distribute its content.
News categories: Brightcove, Sunn Stream, Marc DeBevoise, Garrett Z. Sutton, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

Global E&M revenues projected to hit $3.4 trillion in 2028
Jul 16, 2024 – According to PwC's Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2024-28 report, the entertainment & media (E&M) industry continued to grow in 2023, with global revenues up 5% in 2023 at US$2.8 trillion.
News categories: PwC, Werner Ballhaus, Wilson Chow, Advertising, Digital TV, Gaming, Market Research, Streaming, Worldwide

Bitcentral's ViewNexa to power Politics In Color streaming channel
Jul 15, 2024 – Bitcentral has announced that AZA Group and BlaCon Media are to launch a streaming channel, Politics In Color, dedicated to election news and political analysis, on its ViewNexa platform.
News categories: Bitcentral, AZA Group, BlaCon Media, Sam Kamel, Steven Bacon, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

Media Excel boosting streaming efficiency with AI
Jul 11, 2024 – Media Excel will show its new AI-based DIVA encoding technology at IBC 2024. The technology delivers a 20% or better reduction in bandwidth usage for streamed HEVC-encoded video content.
News categories: Media Excel, Narayanan Rajan, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IBC2024, Worldwide

9 of the 11 most widespread TV and VOD groups in Europe are US-based
Jul 11, 2024 – The European Audiovisual Observatory has published a new edition of its annual report on TV channels, on-demand services and video-sharing platforms in Europe.
News categories: European Audiovisual Observatory, Dr. Agnes Schneeberger, Digital TV, Europe, Market Research

Pixalate introduces CTV ad supply chain reports by platform
Jul 9, 2024 – Pixalate has released reports analysing the state of open programmatic CTV advertising in Q1 2024 across Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Samsung Smart TV devices.
News categories: Pixalate, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, Worldwide

42% of US consumers are SVOD 'resubscribers'
Jul 8, 2024 – Research from Ampere Analysis shows that 42% of U.S. streaming subscribers regularly subscribe, cancel and resubscribe, and that bundling streaming services could help mitigate this churn.
News categories: Ampere Analysis, Daniel Monaghan, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Samba TV extends partnership with Havas Media
Jul 8, 2024 – Samba TV data now powers Havas Media's cross-platform planning and measurement product, and Samba's targeting segments are also available for US clients using Havas Media's audience planning tool.
News categories: Samba TV, Havas Media, Ashwin Navin, Mike Bregman, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, North America, Smart TV

Skydance and Paramount sign agreement to form 'New Paramount'
Jul 8, 2024 – Skydance Media and Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) have entered into a definitive agreement to form 'New Paramount', a next-generation media and technology leader.
News categories: Paramount Global, Skydance, Shari Redstone, David Ellison, Gerry Cardinale, Charles E. Phillips, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Streaming, USA, Worldwide