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Pixalate releases April 2024 top grossing CTV apps report
May 15, 2024 – Pixalate has released its April 2024 Global Top Grossing Connected TV Apps Benchmark Reports for Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Samsung Smart TV.
News categories: Pixalate, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Worldwide

Panasonic offers Fire TV, Google TV and Powered by TiVo
May 14, 2024 – Panasonic has announced its line-up of OLED and LED TVs for 2024, with high-end TVs coming with Fire TV built in. Google TV and Powered by TiVo are also offered on its W70A and W60A LED models.
News categories: Panasonic, Paul Darch, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide

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

Pixalate releases Q1 2024 CTV ad supply chain report
May 8, 2024 – Pixalate has released its Q1 2024 Global Connected TV (CTV) Ad Supply Chain Trends Report. Pixalate has also released North America, APAC, EMEA, and LATAM versions of the report.
News categories: Pixalate, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Worldwide

Livepeer Studio cuts the cost of live streaming & transcoding
May 8, 2024 – Livepeer Studio enables providers to step away from using traditional cloud giants and tap into a decentralized network architecture, driving down video transcoding and delivery fees by up to 80%.
News categories: Livepeer Studio, Eric Tang, Bill Ottman, Rudy J. Ellis, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, Streaming, Worldwide

Aptoide sells stake in Faurecia Aptoide Automotive
May 2, 2024 – Aptoide has announced the sale of its participation in Faurecia Aptoide Automotive to Forvia. Faurecia Aptoide is forecast to achieve 20% market share in automotive apps by 2025 and 35% by 2030.
News categories: Aptoide, Forvia, Paulo Trezentos, Patrick Koller, Apps, Content Distribution, In-Car, MandA, Worldwide

Sky Sports Main Event latency reduced on Entertainment OS devices
Apr 18, 2024 – Sky Sports Main Event viewers will soon be able to watch the channel in low latency, reducing the time between the action on the pitch and watching on Sky Glass and Stream.
News categories: Sky, Digital TV, Gaming, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, UK, UX

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