Digital TV News: FOX

Minneapolis TV stations launch NEXTGEN TV broadcasts
Aug 22, 2023 – Minneapolis viewers can now experience the future of broadcast TV as five local stations - WUCW-TV, KSTP-TV, WCCO-TV, KMSP-TV and KARE-TV - launch NEXTGEN TV.
News categories: ONE Media, NAB, Minnesota Broadcasters Association, Jerald Fritz, Wendy Paulson, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

Yospace provides SSAI for streaming app from Norway's TV 2
Aug 17, 2023 – Norway's TV 2 has selected Yospace to support server-side ad insertion (SSAI) on its TV 2 Play app. The app integrated SSAI for VOD content at launch, with livestreams to be added in the autumn.
News categories: Yospace, TV 2, Edward New, Roy Kenneth Venjum, Advertising, Apps, Digital TV, IBC2023, Norway, Streaming

U.S. streaming climbs to record high in July
Aug 15, 2023 – Streaming accounted for a record high 38.7% of total U.S. TV usage in July, while linear TV viewership fell below 50% for the first time, according to Nielsen's July 2023 The Gauge report.
News categories: Nielsen, Broadcast, Cable TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

FOX deploys Zixi for affiliate contribution
Aug 15, 2023 – Zixi has announced that FOX Corporation has deployed Zixi for the initial delivery of the channels from their 190 local affiliates to their digital MVPD partners.
News categories: Zixi, FOX Corp, Gordon Brooks, Alastair Hamilton, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IBC2023, USA

Philadelphia television stations launch NEXTGEN TV
Aug 10, 2023 – Six television stations - KYW-TV, WPSG-TV, WPVI, WCAU-TV, WTXF-TV and WUVP-TV - have launched NEXTGEN TV, based on ATSC 3.0 broadcast standards, in Philadelphia.
News categories: Pearl TV, LTN, Anne Schelle, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

Foxxum and rlaxx TV acquired by ZEASN
Aug 1, 2023 – ZEASN has acquired Foxxum and rlaxx TV. The move is intended to position ZEASN as the leading independent provider of CTV operating systems and AVOD/FAST products in the market.
News categories: ZEASN, Foxxum, rlaxx TV, Jason He, Ronny Lutzi, Digital TV, IBC2023, MandA, Smart TV, Streaming, TV OS, Worldwide

Foxtel Media selects Magnite as programmatic ad partner for BINGE
Jul 5, 2023 – Magnite (Nasdaq:MGNI) has been chosen by Foxtel Media to enable programmatic advertising on BINGE's ad-supported tier, providing access to ad inventory on CTV and OTT platforms.
News categories: Magnite, Foxtel Media, Juliette Stead, Chris Oxley, Advertising, Australia, Digital TV, Streaming

NextGen TV launched in South Bend, Indiana
Jun 29, 2023 – Television stations serving the South Bend-Elkhart TV market have begun broadcasting with NextGen TV. The launch includes WSBT-TV, WNDU-TV, WSJV, WNI and WHME-TV.
News categories: BitPath, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

FreeWheel launches The Viewer Experience Lab in partnership with MediaScience
Jun 21, 2023 – FreeWheel has launched The Viewer Experience Lab in partnership with MediaScience with the goal of helping media companies ensure a quality experience across a growing array of advertising channels.
News categories: FreeWheel, MediaScience, Mark McKee, Dr. Duane Varan, Evan Adlman, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, Worldwide