Digital TV News: Media Networks

Telstra Broadcast Services and BT pool media network footprints
Nov 21, 2023 – Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) and BT have entered into an alliance to bring together each company's global media network teams, pooling their network infrastructure and localised expertise.
News categories: Telstra, BT Group, Karen Clark, Faisal Mahomed, Asia, Content Distribution, Digital TV, UK, Worldwide

Disney+ introduces ad-supported and ad-free UK plans
Nov 1, 2023 – Disney+ in the UK has introduced an ad-supported subscription plan, alongside two ad-free options, offering consumers a range of subscription plans and increased flexibility to suit their needs.
News categories: Disney+, Luke Bradley Jones, Deborah Armstrong, Digital TV, Streaming, UK

Beachfront releases part two of CTV Marketplace Insights Report
Aug 30, 2023 – Beachfront has released the second installment of its CTV Marketplace Insights Report, providing insights into the rapidly evolving CTV and OTT advertising landscape.
News categories: Beachfront, Amit Nigam, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

STARZ domestic OTT subscribers up 700,000 in 1Q 2023
May 25, 2023 – Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) has reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2023. Total global OTT subscribers increased by 1.3 million in the sequential quarter, on a pro forma basis.
News categories: Lionsgate, Jon Feltheimer, Digital TV, Results, Streaming, Subscribers, USA, Worldwide

Telstra, Dalet and Eluvio unveil end-to-end media supply chain network and managed service
Apr 13, 2023 – Telstra Broadcast Services, Dalet and Eluvio have unveiled a Web3 CDN-based end-to-end media supply chain network and managed service, delivering video from the camera lens to the consumer.
News categories: Eluvio, Dalet, Telstra, Michelle Munson, Ewan Johnston, Andreas Eriksson, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, Streaming, Worldwide

SES selects NOVELSAT BISS-CA content protection for sports events
Apr 4, 2023 – NOVELSAT has announced that SES has chosen NOVELSAT Ncrypt, its BISS-CA content protection solution, to ensure secure transmission of major global sports events content.
News categories: NOVELSAT, SES S.A, Gary Drutin, Michele Gosetti, Content Distribution, Content Protection, Digital TV, Worldwide

Net Insight and Skyline partner on live video workflows
Mar 29, 2023 – Net Insight and Skyline have announced a solution for live video that simplifies the planning of work orders, automates link provisioning, and secures media transport, both on-premises and in the cloud.
News categories: Net Insight, Skyline, Christer Bohm, Steven Soenens, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, Worldwide

Roku and Best Buy announce advertising and retail relationship
Mar 10, 2023 – Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) is partnering with Roku (Nasdaq:ROKU) to provide its first-party data for targeting and measurement. Best Buy will also give shoppers exclusive access to Roku-branded TVs.
News categories: Roku, Best Buy, Julian Mintz, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Smart TV, Streaming, USA

TVision concludes $16m investment round led by iSpot
Nov 15, 2022 – TVision has closed an investment round of $16m for the continued transformation and modernization of its person-level panel measurement. The round was led by iSpot along with continued support from SIG Capital, Accomplice, and Golden Ventures.
News categories: TVision, iSpot, Yan Liu, Sean Muller, Sean Cunningham, Kelly Abcarian, Andrea Zapata, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Streaming, USA, Venture Capital, Worldwide