Digital TV News: Amazon

Barb releases Q4 2023 UK SVOD subscriptions data
Feb 7, 2024 – Barb has released data from its Establishment Survey showing that 18.8m UK homes (65.4%) had access to an SVOD service in Q4 2023, a decrease from 19.3m (67.3%) in Q3 2023.
News categories: Barb, Doug Whelpdale, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, UK

Planetcast launches content supply chain management system
Feb 6, 2024 – Planetcast has launched its NexC single-window content supply chain management system to simplify content management, distribution and monetisation for media & entertainment companies.
News categories: Planetcast, Sanjay Duda, Venugopal Iyengar, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide

US streaming services must focus on value to retain subscribers
Jan 25, 2024 – Kantar has released figures showing that 95% of American households now have at least one streaming subscription, indicating near total market saturation in the country.
News categories: Kantar, Hannah Avery, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Prime Video ads to generate over $2bn in revenue in 2024
Jan 30, 2024 – Analysis from Omdia reveals that ad-supported Prime Video is set to generate more than $2bn in incremental revenue in 2024, its launch year, in addition to revenue already generated by ads during live sports.
News categories: Omdia, Matthew Bailey, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, Worldwide

Pixalate releases reports on top grossing CTV apps in Q4 2023
Jan 24, 2024 – Pixalate has released benchmark reports with data on the top grossing apps in open programmatic advertising by region across Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Samsung Smart TV.
News categories: Pixalate, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, North America, Streaming, TV OS, Worldwide

Apple previews entertainment experiences on Apple Vision Pro
Jan 16, 2024 – Apple has announced entertainment experiences for its Apple Vision Pro. Vision Pro enables users to watch new shows and films from streaming services including Apple TV+ and Disney+.
News categories: Apple, Disney, Greg Joswiak, Bob Iger, Digital TV, Metaverse, Streaming, Worldwide

Pixalate releases global H2 2023 SSAI benchmark report
Jan 17, 2024 – Pixalate has released its H2 2023 Server-Side Ad Insertion (SSAI) benchmark report, analyzing the state of SSAI implementation across top Connected TV (CTV) platforms.
News categories: Pixalate, Amit Shetty, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, Worldwide

Telly premieres new AI capabilities at CES
Jan 9, 2024 – Telly has released a slate of announcements at CES, including previewing one of its AI innovations - Telly’s new voice assistant powered by ChatGPT.
News categories: Telly, Advertising, CES2024, Digital TV, Smart TV, USA, UX

CommScope provides 'du' with set-top powered by Android TV
Jan 9, 2024 – CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM) has collaborated with 'du' to introduce the next evolution of du TV in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) market, with its VIP7802 Ultra HD Android TV set-top box.
News categories: CommScope, 'du', Joe Chow, Android TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Set Top Box, UAE