Digital TV News: Discovery

Reach of NEXTGEN TV HDR tops 70 million homes in the U.S.
Jun 13, 2024 – U.S. broadcasters are launching new interactive services and enhanced picture and sound quality with NEXTGEN TV, now that three-quarters of households have access to NEXTGEN TV signals.
News categories: Pearl TV, RUN3TV, Anne Schelle, ATSC 3, Digital TV, Middleware, Smart TV, USA, UX

DTS report finds US in-vehicle video and gaming growing rapidly
Jun 12, 2024 – A report released by DTS (NYSE: XPER) examines consumption of entertainment in the car based on findings from surveys on how U.S. consumers listen to audio, watch video and play games in-vehicle.
News categories: Xperi Inc, DTS, Jeff Jury, Digital TV, Gaming, In-Car, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Max arrives in France and Poland
Jun 11, 2024 – Max is now live and available to watch in France and Poland, Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) has announced, completing the first wave of European launches that began last month.
News categories: Warner Bros. Discovery, JB Perrette, Digital TV, France, Poland, Streaming

Titan OS integrates CANAL+ Group apps
Jun 6, 2024 – Titan OS has announced that CANAL+ Group applications, from Canal+, Skylink, Direct One, Focus Sat, TV Vlaanderen and Télésat, will be pre-integrated on Titan OS covering ten European countries.
News categories: Titan OS, CANAL+ Group, Jacinto Roca, Philippe Schwerer, Apps, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Digital TV, France, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Smart TV, Switzerland, TV OS

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

Prime Video has lowest churn rate in North America at 8%
Jun 30, 2024 – Parks Associates has updated its Streaming Video Tracker. Data from the quarterly survey of 8,000 North American internet households shows that Prime Video has the lowest churn rate at 8%.
News categories: Parks Associates, Eric Sorensen, Digital TV, Market Research, North America, Streaming

Cloud TV 3.0 Smart TV operating system released
May 28, 2024 – Cloud TV, India's only provider of Smart TV operating systems, has announced its newest software update, Cloud TV 3.0, designed to enhance the user experience for affordable Smart TVs.
News categories: Cloud TV, Abhijeet Rajpurohit, Digital TV, India, Smart TV, TV OS

WSC Sports introduces three new fan personalization products
May 28, 2024 – WSC Sports is introducing three new solutions to its product suite: Around the Game, In-App Stories and Discovery Network. The solutions help sports entities better own their relationship with the fan.
News categories: WSC Sports, Daniel Shichman, Big Data, Digital TV, UX, Worldwide

Sky Stream available in Italy from June 3rd
May 27, 2024 – Sky Italia has announced that Sky Stream will be available in Italy from June 3. The Entertainment OS-based box integrates Sky content with streaming apps and FTA channels into a single interface.
News categories: Sky Italia, Andrea Duilio, Digital TV, Italy, Set Top Box, Streaming