Digital TV News: BASE

Anghami selects Bitmovin VOD encoder
Jul 16, 2024 – Bitmovin has announced that Anghami (NASDAQ: ANGH) has selected its VOD Encoding, deployed on AWS to encode its expansive catalogue of content in the highest quality at speed and scale.
News categories: Bitmovin, Anghami, Stefan Lederer, Elias Khoury, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Middle-East, Streaming

Global E&M revenues projected to hit $3.4 trillion in 2028
Jul 16, 2024 – According to PwC's Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2024-28 report, the entertainment & media (E&M) industry continued to grow in 2023, with global revenues up 5% in 2023 at US$2.8 trillion.
News categories: PwC, Werner Ballhaus, Wilson Chow, Advertising, Digital TV, Gaming, Market Research, Streaming, Worldwide

Samsung's Tizen OS to power Stellar TVs from Loewe
Jul 15, 2024 – Samsung has announced that Tizen OS will be embedded in Loewe's latest premium TV, stellar. Tizen OS offers a wealth of content and service options, making it the ideal choice for Loewe's customers.
News categories: Samsung, Loewe, YS Kim, Digital TV, Europe, Smart TV, TV OS

Telefónica repurposes over 19 million routers and set-tops
Jul 12, 2024 – Telefónica has developed a platform which uses blockchain to enhance traceability, monitoring and control of its CPEs. Since its implementation, the company has reused over 19 million STBs and routers.
News categories: Telefónica, Fernando Valero, Digital TV, IPTV, Router, Set Top Box, Spain

ZTE and Telkomsel deploy two millionth STB powered by Android TV
Jul 11, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) has held a collaborative event with Telkomsel to celebrate the distribution of two million set-top boxes powered by Android TV and one million internet modems.
News categories: ZTE, Telkomsel, Wu Xin, Android TV, Digital TV, Indonesia, IPTV, Results, Set Top Box

Partner Communications licenses video app technology from 'yes'
Jul 9, 2024 – yes (TASE: BEZQ) has entered into an agreement with Partner Communications, giving Partner the right to market to its subscribers a video app, provided and supported by yes, and based on yes's Sting+ service.
News categories: 'yes', Partner Communications, Apps, Digital TV, Israel, Streaming

DISH Media offers Pause Ads on Sling TV
Jul 9, 2024 – DISH Media has announced the launch of Pause Ads, a new format for advertisers to engage viewers in a non-disruptive manner when they pause live or on-demand content on Sling TV.
News categories: DISH Media, Sling, Tom Fochetta, Advertising, Digital TV, USA, UX

Vodafone and Meta optimise short-form video to improve network efficiency
Jul 9, 2024 – Vodafone and Meta have collaborated on a new way to free up network capacity for mobile customers, including allowing them to view more high-quality short videos.
News categories: Vodafone, Meta, Alberto Ripepi, Gaya Nagarajan, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Mobile

Free launches OQEE TV app on Titan OS Smart TVs in France
Jul 9, 2024 – Free has launched its OQEE TV app, developed for its mobile and Freebox subscribers, on Titan OS in France. The app brings to Titan OS over 230 channels and a wide range of OQEE TV services.
News categories: Titan OS, Free, Apps, Digital TV, France, Smart TV, TV Everywhere, TV OS