Digital TV News: Amazon Prime Video

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

U.S. streaming revenue to overtake pay TV in 2024
Feb 26, 2024 – Research from Ampere Analysis finds that total revenues from streaming will overtake revenues from pay TV subscriptions in the US for the first time in Q3 2024.
News categories: Ampere Analysis, Rory Gooderick, Digital TV, Market Research, TV Services, USA

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

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

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