Digital TV News: Android

PTCL Group announces Shoq TV box powered by Android TV
Feb 28, 2024 – PTCL Group announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024 in Barcelona that it is to launch in Pakistan its Shoq TV set-top box powered by Android TV.
News categories: PTCL, Google, Hatem Bamatraf, Karen Teo, Android TV, Digital TV, IPTV, MWC24, Pakistan, Set Top Box

A3SA releases new DVR content protection specification
Feb 26, 2024 – A new digital video recorder (DVR) specification is now available to licensees of the A3SA content protection technology that is being deployed in the U.S. with the launch of NEXTGEN TV.
News categories: A3SA, Ron Wheeler, ATSC 3, Content Protection, Digital TV, DVR, USA

Accedo offers end-to-end XR solution for pay TV operators
Feb 26, 2024 – Accedo has announced the development of an end-to-end XR offering for Pay TV operators built on a Snapdragon-based reference platform for XR distributed computing designed by Qualcomm.
News categories: Accedo, Qualcomm, Michael Lantz, Sahil Bansal, Digital TV, Metaverse, MWC24, Streaming, Worldwide

TV Sarpi/Ayety selects inext STBs for OK.TV service in Georgia
Feb 20, 2024 – inext has announced that it has been selected by TV Sarpi/Ayety to provide set-top boxes for the telecom operator's OK.TV service in Georgia.
News categories: inext, TV Sarpi, Maksym Schygol, Darya Voloshina, Digital TV, Georgia, IPTV, Set Top Box

castLabs' DRM and Synamedia forensic watermarking for new Plex TVOD service
Feb 13, 2024 – Plex has opted for castLabs cloud-based DRMtoday for their newly launched TVOD service: Plex Rentals. The premium library is secured using Synamedia's ContentArmor forensic watermarking.
News categories: castLabs, Synamedia, Plex, Michael Stattmann, Alain Durand, Shawn Eldridge, Digital TV, DRM, Streaming, USA, Watermarking

Nagra Sport and the EBU launch Eurovision Sport streaming service
Feb 6, 2024 – NAGRAVISION (SIX: KUD.S) and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) have announced a partnership to deliver and operate Eurovision Sport, a new worldwide D2C sports streaming service.
News categories: NAGRA, European Broadcasting Union, Eurovision Sport, André Kudelski, Noel Curran, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Swisscom chooses Bitmovin Player for blue TV
Feb 5, 2024 – Bitmovin has announced that Swisscom (SMI: SCMN) will deploy the Bitmovin Player as part of its blue TV service, ensuring flawless playback on the widest range devices.
News categories: Bitmovin, Swisscom, Stefan Lederer, Simon Maurer, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IPTV, Media Player, Switzerland

Netgem finishes 2023 with 677,000 netgem.tv subscribers
Jan 31, 2024 – Netgem concluded 2023 with a base of 677,000 netgem.tv subscribers, managed on behalf of around twenty fixed telecommunication operators in Europe, representing an annual growth of 33%.
News categories: Netgem, Mathias Hautefort, Digital TV, Europe, IPTV, Results, Subscribers

Bell launches next generation Fibe TV service
Jan 25, 2024 – Bell has launched its next generation Fibe TV service in Atlantic Canada with live TV, on demand shows and apps all in one place, and powerful search options to make the experience even better.
News categories: Bell, Glen LeBlanc, Android TV, Canada, Digital TV, IPTV, Set Top Box