Digital TV News: ANA

Plex has largest FAST line-up with 1,112 channels
Apr 17, 2024 – Plex now offers 1,112 free-to-stream live TV channels, with more than 800 available in the US. Plex is the most widely available ad-supported VOD and live TV offering, covering more than 180 countries.
News categories: Plex, Keith Valory, Todd Hay, Gavin Bridge, Advertising, Digital TV, Streaming, USA, Worldwide

Vantiva has shipped 22 million Android TV set-top boxes
Apr 16, 2024 – Vantiva (Paris: VANTI) has announced that it has sold 22 million Android TV set-top boxes to date. The company had a 25% market share as of the end of 2023 according to the latest Omdia STB report.
News categories: Vantiva, Google, Leopold Diouf, Shalini Govil-Pai, Android TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Set Top Box, Worldwide

Newsmax launches subscription-based app with 24i
Apr 16, 2024 – 24i has announced that its 24i Video Cloud for OTT service providers is powering the new Newsmax+ subscription service, with the 24i platform streamlining the management of the D2C news app.
News categories: 24i, Newsmax, David Brown, Lokesh Tiwari, Apps, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, Streaming, USA, UX

Red Bee Media provides WWTV program and schedule data to REELZ
Apr 16, 2024 – Red Bee Media has announced it is providing REELZ with the WWTV Explorer Service, a program and schedule analysis tool providing access to TV programming and listings, accompanied by metadata.
News categories: Red Bee Media, REELZ, WWTV, Jason Marchese, Steve McGowan, Big Data, Digital TV, USA, UX

Akamai rolls out NVIDIA-powered Cloud services optimized for video processing
Apr 15, 2024 – Akamai (NASDAQ: AKAM) has added a media-optimized offering based on NVIDIA GPUs to its cloud portfolio, aimed at companies that need to process video content faster and more efficiently.
News categories: Akamai, NVIDIA, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, Semiconductor, Software, Worldwide

U.S. households report consuming 43.5 hours of video per week
Apr 15, 2024 – According to Parks Associates, U.S internet households now consume 43.5 hours of video per week on average across all viewing devices, an increase of more than six hours from 37.2 hours in 2020.
News categories: Parks Associates, Sarah Lee, Digital TV, Market Research, NABShow, TV Services, USA

Brightcove introduces Smart TV SDKs for Roku, Samsung and LG devices
Apr 15, 2024 – Brightcove (NASDAQ:BCOV) has launched player platforms for Roku, Samsung and LG Smart TVs. The SDKs unlock features in the player framework, including content protection, monetization, and analytics.
News categories: Brightcove, Scott Levine, Digital TV, Media Player, Smart TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Amagi and Argoid AI drive TV program scheduling automation
Apr 15, 2024 – Amagi has announced a collaboration with Argoid AI to integrate AI-powered scheduling automation into its Amagi PLANNER product. The joint solution will be on demo at NAB Show 2024.
News categories: Amagi, Argoid AI, Baskar Subramanian, Gokul Muralidharan, Digital TV, NABShow, Streaming, Worldwide

KERV and Magnite programmatically deliver AI-powered interactive video ads
Apr 11, 2024 – KERV Interactive and Magnite (NASDAQ: MGNI) have joined forces to enable marketers to layer KERV's AI-powered interactive and shoppable video capabilities on Magnite's omnichannel inventory.
News categories: KERV Interactive, Magnite, Gary Mittman, Sean Buckley, Megan Pagliuca, Advertising, Digital TV, USA