Digital TV News: Amazon

YouTube and Instagram redefine video service popularity in 2024
Jun 20, 2024 – Omdia research has found that YouTube continues to dominate as the most popular video service globally, while Instagram has surged ahead of Netflix and TikTok in the USA.
News categories: Omdia, Maria Rua Aguete, Brazil, Digital TV, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Market Research, Mexico, Spain, Streaming, UK, USA

XREAL brings Play Store apps to 3D space on XREAL AR glasses
Jun 18, 2024 – XREAL has unveiled an Android mobile device called XREAL Beam Pro, bringing Google Play Store apps, including entertainment streaming services, to 3D space when viewed through XREAL AR glasses.
News categories: XREAL, Qualcomm, Chi Xu, Sahil Bansal, Apps, Digital TV, Gaming, Hardware, Metaverse, Semiconductor, Streaming, Worldwide

TF1+ now available in Belgium and Luxembourg
Jun 17, 2024 – TF1 group's free streaming platform TF1+ has launched in Belgium and Luxembourg. The TF1+ app will be available on 4 screens: mobile, tablet, PC, and the entire smart TV universe.
News categories: TF1, Belgium, Digital TV, Luxembourg, Streaming

CTVMA publishes 2024 global Smart TV OS market share data
Jun 16, 2024 – The Connected TV Marketing Association (CTVMA) has announced its 2024 Global Smart TV Operating System (OS) Market Share Rankings covering eleven of the world's leading Smart TV OSes.
News categories: CTVMA, James Grant Hay, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide

Apple Vision Pro arrives in new countries and regions
Jun 10, 2024 – Apple Vision Pro will be available in China mainland, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore from June 28. In Australia, Canada, France, Germany and the UK the device will be available from July 12.
News categories: Apple, Tim Cook, Asia, Digital TV, Europe, Metaverse

Software private equity firm Clearhaven acquires Zixi
Jun 13, 2024 – Clearhaven Partners has announced that it has acquired Zixi. Zixi's executive leadership team invested alongside Clearhaven in the transaction. Financial terms were not disclosed.
News categories: Zixi, Clearhaven Partners, Gordon Brooks, Michelle Noon, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Worldwide

Cineverse exceeds ten million YouTube subscribers
Jun 13, 2024 – Cineverse (NASDAQ: CNVS) has passed 10 million subscribers to its fandom-focused YouTube channels, driven by social video channels for several of its brands.
News categories: Cineverse, Digital TV, Social TV, Streaming, Subscribers, USA

Ease Live and Bedrock create M6+ Live Sport Experience
Jun 11, 2024 – Bedrock and Ease Live are collaborating to provide media and entertainment companies with immersive video experiences through Interactive Overlays, significantly enhancing viewer engagement.
News categories: Ease Live, Bedrock, Kjetil Horneland, Jonas Engwall, Digital TV, France, Streaming, UX

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