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Barb releases Q1 2024 SVOD data from its Establishment Survey
Jun 3, 2024 – Barb has released data from its Establishment Survey showing that 19.5m UK homes (67.9%) had access to an SVOD service in Q1 2024, an increase from 18.8m UK homes (65.4%) in Q4 2023.
News categories: Barb, Doug Whelpdale, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, UK

ZTE launches soundbar STB powered by Android TV
May 30, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) unveiled a soundbar set-top box (STB) powered by Android TV at BroadcastAsia 2024. The STB also integrates Dolby Atmos immersive audio technology.
News categories: ZTE, Dolby, Android TV, Asia, BroadcastAsia, Digital TV, Set Top Box, UX

India's SVOD market to generate $2.1 billion in 2028
May 29, 2024 – GlobalData expects SVOD revenue in India to grow at a CAGR of 6.7% from $1.5bn in 2023 to $2.1 billion in 2028, driven by healthy growth in subscriptions and unique household penetration.
News categories: GlobalData, Hrushikesh Mahananda, Digital TV, India, Market Research, Streaming

Streaming video revenues in MENA to surpass $1.2bn in 2024
May 29, 2024 – The OTT video streaming market in the MENA region experienced robust growth in 2023, with Omdia data reporting a 13% increase across the region and revenues exceeding $1 billion.
News categories: Omdia, Maria Rua Aguete, CABSAT, Digital TV, Market Research, Middle-East, Streaming

Nielsen launches The Media Distributor Gauge
May 14, 2024 – Nielsen has launched The Media Distributor Gauge, a cross-platform view of total TV consumption across broadcast, cable and streaming, aggregated and ranked by media company.
News categories: Nielsen, Karthik Rao, Broadcast, Cable TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

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

Shift2Stream to use Tolka ATSC 3.0 certified software in Vélo STB
Apr 11, 2024 – Shift2Stream and Tolka have announced that Shift2Stream will use Tolka's ATSC 3.0 certified software stack in Vélo, its NextGen TV hybrid OTT/OTA Google-certified STB powered by Android TV.
News categories: Tolka, Shift2Stream, Alex Day, Mark Jensen, Android TV, ATSC 3, Digital TV, Middleware, Set Top Box, USA

Latin America to add 55 million SVOD subscriptions
Mar 7, 2024 – Digital TV Research forecasts that Latin America will have 165 million SVOD subscriptions by 2029, up from 110 million at end-2023.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Digital TV, Latin America, Market Research, Streaming

DAZN and GeoComply to pilot Content Access Control system
Feb 21, 2024 – DAZN launched GeoComply's VPN and proxy detection solution last year, and now plans to work with the GeoComply team to introduce a geolocation solution to the media and entertainment vertical.
News categories: GeoComply, DAZN, Anna Sainsbury, Sandeep Tiku, Content Protection, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide